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May 20, 2016

Dude

Oh squeeze me this is awesome.

Check out the exhibit at the British Museum, "Lost Worlds: Egypt's Sunken Cities."

Cool pictures here.

Apparently these two towns were lost to the River Nile not in a cataclysm but bit-by-bit as the river widened.

But they left the cool sh*t behind. Lazy f*x.

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Also cool: this church in Czechia (the new name of the Czech Republic) decorated with the bones of 40-70,000 people who died in the Black Death.

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More about the ossuary (bone chapel) at Wikipedia.

The ossuary is crumbling and as of 2014 they were trying to figure out how the hell you do a repair job on a chapel made of human bones.


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