'Abnormally shaped' skulls from ancient hypogeum in Malta to be studied

July 30, 2019 - General

Human skulls found at the prehistoric Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum are to be studied in attempt to uncover the mystery of their origin and abnormal shape.

The skulls, dating back to 3000-2500 BC, were first discovered in 1902
[Credit: Times of Malta]In 1926, Temi Zammit described the skulls found at the prehistoric burial site as being “of the long variety (dolichocephalic.)”

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