"Eternal Embrace" – Have You Ever Dreamed of This???

A pair of human skeletons lie in an eternal embrace at an Neolithic archaeological dig site near Mantova, Italy, in this photo released February 6, 2007. (Enrico Pajello/Handout/Reuters)

ROME (Reuters) – Call it the eternal embrace.
Archaeologists in Italy have discovered a couple buried 5,000 to 6,000 years ago, hugging each other.
“It’s an extraordinary case,” said Elena Menotti, who led the team on their dig near the northern city of Mantova.
“There has not been a double burial found in the Neolithic period, much less two people hugging — and they really are hugging.”
Menotti said she believed the two, almost certainly a man and a woman although that needs to be confirmed, died young because their teeth were mostly intact and not worn down.
“I must say that when we discovered it, we all became very excited. I’ve been doing this job for 25 years. I’ve done digs at Pompeii, all the famous sites,” she told Reuters.
“But I’ve never been so moved because this is the discovery of something special.”

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4 Responses to "Eternal Embrace" – Have You Ever Dreamed of This???

  1. Anonymous says:

    Well, this photo sums up everything you've been posting for a couple of days, two loving skeletons embracing each other eternally. Life and Death are One literally. To all the readers: send your Social Resumes (Nine December Two-Thousand And Six) you may win a homicidal love from the published author of this blog.

  2. BeeBee says:

    Hehehe! Nice one! Thanx for the reply! Would have rather had a name to know the reason behind the "offensiveness" yet, I appreciate ur thoughts and the fact that u've been reading what I write since way back! :)Note: I don't wanna kill someone! I wanna die in the arms of "the ONE"! Think about the difference!

  3. Kamal says:

    wow. someone is bitter

  4. Anonymous says:

    I guess a hug from you like the one we used to share is similar to this one,cos for me,i wont ever forget your hugs

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