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Russia: 'Conehead' skeleton not proof of aliens, scientists reveal00:38

Russia: 'Conehead' skeleton not proof of aliens, scientists reveal

Russian Federation, Arkaim
July 29, 2015 at 05:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

A full skeleton with an extended skull discovered at Arkaim archaeological is not evidence of aliens visiting the earth, it was revealed, Wednesday. The shape of the skull had led UFO truthers and those who believe that Earth has been visited by other forms of life to conclude that other forms of life do indeed walk amongst us. However, researchers found that the remains are those of a Sarmatian woman who lived about 2,000 years ago.

The strange cranial shape was the consequence of a tradition in which tribespeople tied ropes around heads to elongate the skull. The bones were unearthed in good conditions, easing the research process. It is not clear why the tradition emerged.

Since its discovery, Arkaim has attracted public and media attention, including a significant number of esoteric, New Age and pseudoscientific organisations. It has been branded as the 'Russian version of Stonehenge,' due to its 4,000 year history, with evidence that those who lived there studied the stars.

Russia: 'Conehead' skeleton not proof of aliens, scientists reveal00:38
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A full skeleton with an extended skull discovered at Arkaim archaeological is not evidence of aliens visiting the earth, it was revealed, Wednesday. The shape of the skull had led UFO truthers and those who believe that Earth has been visited by other forms of life to conclude that other forms of life do indeed walk amongst us. However, researchers found that the remains are those of a Sarmatian woman who lived about 2,000 years ago.

The strange cranial shape was the consequence of a tradition in which tribespeople tied ropes around heads to elongate the skull. The bones were unearthed in good conditions, easing the research process. It is not clear why the tradition emerged.

Since its discovery, Arkaim has attracted public and media attention, including a significant number of esoteric, New Age and pseudoscientific organisations. It has been branded as the 'Russian version of Stonehenge,' due to its 4,000 year history, with evidence that those who lived there studied the stars.

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