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Woman's Skeleton Found at Bottom of Prehistoric Well
FOXNews.com ^ | Wednesday, June 14, 2009 | AP via FOXNews.com

Posted on 06/25/2009 7:21:15 AM PDT by NCDragon

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Archeologists have discovered a water well in Cyprus that was built as long as 10,500 years ago, and the skeleton of a young woman at the bottom of it, an official said Wednesday.

Pavlos Flourentzos, the nation's top antiquities official, said the 16-foot (5-meter) deep cylindrical shaft was found last month at a construction site in Kissonerga, a village near the Mediterranean island nation's southwestern coast.

After the well dried up it apparently was used to dispose trash, and the items found in it included the poorly preserved skeleton of the young woman, animal bone fragments, worked flints, stone beads and pendants from the island's early Neolithic period, Flourentzos said.

The skeleton could be as old as the well itself, but archeologists don't know how the girl died or when and why the skeleton was left there, he said. Radiocarbon dating found the well is between 9,000 to 10,500 years old, he said.

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KEYWORDS: creation; evolution; godsgravesglyphs; halfwitliteralists; neolithic; oldearthspeculation; youngearthnimrods

1 posted on 06/25/2009 7:21:15 AM PDT by NCDragon
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To: NCDragon

cold case??


2 posted on 06/25/2009 7:21:55 AM PDT by varmintman
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To: NCDragon

I hope they find the perp.


3 posted on 06/25/2009 7:24:45 AM PDT by SIDENET ("Join me or die. Can you do any less?" -Mr. Sparkle)
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To: SIDENET

She should have left well enough alone.


4 posted on 06/25/2009 7:25:05 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: VRWCmember

You guys area Horrible! But truth be told, you make reading the news, oh so deliciously FUN!!!


5 posted on 06/25/2009 7:26:44 AM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: NCDragon
Tedsuelo Bundyzos

;^)

6 posted on 06/25/2009 7:27:21 AM PDT by Dumpster Baby (The chair is against the wall. John has a long mustache.)
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To: NCDragon

Some ancestor of Teddy Kennedy?


7 posted on 06/25/2009 7:27:29 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: NCDragon
Obviously, she wanted that pendant. It was likely a "cat fight" and she lost....

Hey, my guess is as good as anyone's except they said: "No Grant Money for You!!"

8 posted on 06/25/2009 7:27:46 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: VRWCmember

Talk about getting the shaft!


9 posted on 06/25/2009 7:28:52 AM PDT by SIDENET ("Join me or die. Can you do any less?" -Mr. Sparkle)
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To: NCDragon

She shoulda stopped digging...


10 posted on 06/25/2009 7:29:19 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Barak Obama: Pontificator in Chief and Poster Child for the Peter Principle)
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To: SunkenCiv

Old bones ping


11 posted on 06/25/2009 7:29:41 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: NCDragon

Now we know the 12th Iman is NOT coming back. Maybe the jihadists can give it a rest.


12 posted on 06/25/2009 7:32:39 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Lurker

“Seven days.”


13 posted on 06/25/2009 7:33:04 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Lurker

“Seven days.”


14 posted on 06/25/2009 7:33:54 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: SIDENET

It is a deep subject.


15 posted on 06/25/2009 7:35:46 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: NCDragon

> but archeologists don’t know how the girl died or when and why the skeleton was left there

Arkancide? Did it look like an accident?


16 posted on 06/25/2009 7:36:28 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: NCDragon
"9000 B.C. Hide and Seek World Champion."


17 posted on 06/25/2009 7:36:49 AM PDT by SIDENET ("Join me or die. Can you do any less?" -Mr. Sparkle)
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To: Sacajaweau
It is a deep subject.

Well worth researching.

18 posted on 06/25/2009 7:38:06 AM PDT by SIDENET ("Join me or die. Can you do any less?" -Mr. Sparkle)
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To: massgopguy

19 posted on 06/25/2009 7:38:36 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: Lurker
"Old bones ping"

Hey ... leave me out of this!

20 posted on 06/25/2009 7:39:36 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: NCDragon

There’s a video tape that was recorded at the scene. I watched it seven days ago.

Ah hang on, the phone’s ringing.


21 posted on 06/25/2009 7:41:02 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
Some ancestor of Teddy Kennedy?

Nawww. The Kennedys crawled out of the low end of the gene pool, not some deep well.

22 posted on 06/25/2009 7:42:03 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Oops! Forgot to add, The killer whale crawled out of a shallow tidal pool and left the girl to die.


23 posted on 06/25/2009 7:43:47 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: NCDragon
After the well dried up it apparently was used to dispose trash, and the items found in it included the poorly preserved skeleton of the young woman,

Or, the well was abandoned after the water became rancid because there was a dead woman in it.

The skeleton could be as old as the well itself, but archeologists don't know how the girl died or when and why the skeleton was left there, he said. Radiocarbon dating found the well is between 9,000 to 10,500 years old, he said.

How about death by drowning? makes sense yeah? Why was the skeleton left there? Gezz, there's brain twister....

And carbon dating is completely inaccurate, and doesn't even work on things under 15,000 years old. For all they know, it's probably a 100 year old well.

24 posted on 06/25/2009 7:46:23 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: NCDragon

Probably burned the mastodon roast again


25 posted on 06/25/2009 7:55:40 AM PDT by Mentos
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To: varmintman

I was thinking more along the lines of Bones!:)


26 posted on 06/25/2009 8:00:15 AM PDT by calex59
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To: Sacajaweau

Does she have any cisterns?


27 posted on 06/25/2009 8:01:45 AM PDT by Larry Lucido (Why excerpt your own blog? If its that damned important, then (Excerpted. Click here to read more))
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To: NCDragon

Do they suspect that this is the work of a serial killer?


28 posted on 06/25/2009 8:05:02 AM PDT by Deaf Smith (I spent all my money on women & booze, the other rest I just plain blew.)
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To: Nathan Zachary; NCDragon

“And carbon dating is completely inaccurate, and doesn’t even work on things under 15,000 years old. For all they know, it’s probably a 100 year old well. “

LOL!


29 posted on 06/25/2009 8:05:33 AM PDT by Natufian (The mesolithic wasn't so bad, was it?)
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To: Larry Lucido
Does she have any cisterns?

LOL, not bad.

30 posted on 06/25/2009 8:05:56 AM PDT by Dumpster Baby (The chair is against the wall. John has a long mustache.)
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To: SIDENET

re: Talk about getting the shaft!

Thanks for jogging my memory. Made me head off to Napster and listen to Jerry Reed’s “She Got the Goldmine, I Got the Shaft”. I like the line, “They split it right down the middle, and she got the better half!”


31 posted on 06/25/2009 8:29:06 AM PDT by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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To: SunkenCiv

GGG ping


32 posted on 06/25/2009 8:29:32 AM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

you beat me to that reply LOL


33 posted on 06/25/2009 8:30:15 AM PDT by Merlinator (One Big A$$ Mistake America)
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To: Larry Lucido

Several cisterns apparently....The local dudes mentioned the size of the jugs they had seen


34 posted on 06/25/2009 8:37:32 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Deaf Smith
"Do they suspect that this is the work of a serial killer?"

Yes, he calls himself "Kurgan:"


35 posted on 06/25/2009 8:40:58 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: NCDragon; All
Woman's Skeleton Found at Bottom of Prehistoric Well


(Surprised I am the 1st to post this!)
36 posted on 06/25/2009 8:59:52 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Damn you Red in Blue PA, damn you to hell!!!


37 posted on 06/25/2009 9:56:07 AM PDT by A Texan (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: NCDragon

For some reason, I’m thinking of the 300 movie.


38 posted on 06/25/2009 10:01:13 AM PDT by DejaJude
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To: NCDragon

An early ancestor of Jessica McClure, it would seem.


39 posted on 06/25/2009 12:11:44 PM PDT by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: NCDragon

Maybe she was Jewish and they took Borat's lyrics literally.

40 posted on 06/25/2009 12:14:31 PM PDT by dfwgator
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41 posted on 06/25/2009 1:33:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.troopathon.org/index.php -- June 25th -- the Troopathon)
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Maybe she was really, really thirsty. The well *is* dry, after all.

Went to the well once too often.

42 posted on 06/25/2009 2:02:51 PM PDT by colorado tanker ("Lastly, I'd like to apologize for America's disproportionate response to Pearl Harbor . . . ")
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To: NCDragon
Archeologists have discovered a water well in Cyprus that was built as long as 10,500 years ago, and the skeleton of a young woman at the bottom of it, an official said Wednesday.

Pavlos Flourentzos, the nation's top antiquities official, said the 16-foot (5-meter) deep cylindrical shaft

World's first attempt at a Sweet-16 party?

43 posted on 06/25/2009 5:10:50 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: Nathan Zachary; SunkenCiv
Or, the well was abandoned after the water became rancid because there was a dead woman in it.

Ding, dong, bell,
Pussy's in the well!
Who put her in?
We swore to never tell.

44 posted on 06/25/2009 5:20:17 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: varmintman

very cold case!


45 posted on 06/26/2009 5:49:58 AM PDT by silverleaf ("Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal ( Martin Luther King))
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

or that the 12th imam will come back as a woman...

And boy will she be ticked when she has to wear a headscarf or be beaten by religious police..


46 posted on 06/26/2009 5:51:25 AM PDT by silverleaf ("Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal ( Martin Luther King))
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To: ApplegateRanch

:’D Well, that will make the censor’s head spin around.


47 posted on 06/26/2009 9:55:23 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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