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The Dog Catacombs of Egypt

LiveScience has posted an interesting article about the Dog Catacombs in Egypt, which contain the remains of millions of animals, mostly dogs and jackals. The Dog Catacombs, as they are known, date to 747-730 B.C., and are dedicated to the Anubis, the Egyptians' jackal-headed god of the dead. They were first

Unlocking the secrets of Serpent Mound

Scientists are looking to unlock the secrets of Serpent Mound in Ohio, the largest prehistoric effigy of its kind in the world. Nearly a quarter-mile long as measured by the centerline of its curves, Serpent Mound is the largest prehistoric effigy of its kind in the world. It was built on

American Indians and their dogs

The Modesto Bee has posted an interesting article about California's American Indian groups and their warm relationships with their dogs. They were also family pets, as shown by the respect with which they were buried, said Paul Langenwalter, a professor of archaeology and anthropology at Biola University in La Mirada. He

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