Man may have purchased 3,000-year-old seal of Pharaoh Ramesses II for $19


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It sounds like a good bargain until you realize that every previous owner has been plagued by vengeful wraiths.


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“Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!”
Nothing beside remains; all sold for charity.
The wealth of ages past has been stripped bare,
Its selling price an ignominious disparity.


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I bet they nailed him on the shipping.


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It turns out it is the seal of Ramses, but it’s also epoxied together.


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“build monuments to the gods, and of course, to himself”

But you repeat yourself


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A couple of months ago he found what may be an Anglo-Saxon or Viking stonework artifact that was on sale as a garden stone.
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James Balme, the lucky archaeologist, told the Mail Online that the stone cartouche is being analyzed by experts to determine whether it is the genuine article

Whoops.

Also at the Ancient Origins site:

Did Humans Walk the Earth with Dinosaurs? Triceratops Horn Dated to 33,500 Years


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Perhaps this will be news to readers:
PRELIMINARY STUDY AND FIRST PHOTOGRAPHS
OF A SMALL SKULL OF HUMAN TYPE
FOUND IN MOROCCO


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And let’s not forget the sadly untrue fossilized barbie story.


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