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Italy: Famed ancient skeletons buried hand-in-hand revealed to be two men

Italy: Famed ancient skeletons buried hand-in-hand revealed to be two men

A pair of ancient skeletons, known as the ‘Lovers of Modena’ after being found in Italy buried hand-in-hand, were actually two men, Italian scientists have found. Discovered in 2009 in the northern city of Modena, the remains, dating from between the 4th and 6th centuries AD, had degraded so much it was thought impossible to […]