Scary Tales from Archaeology

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Four Frightening Archaeological Finds

Paris, the very city where you travel to hear flowery language and dine on light croissants, holds within its bowels a dark and macabre secret.

170 miles of catacombs extend beneath the picturesque European city, containing the remains of more than six million people. In many places, bones are arranged to form walls, columns, and sculptures -- the catacombs are literally made of bodies.

It just goes to show that what lies below ground is often spookier than what lies above. Archaeologists have discovered this firsthand. Here are four frightening archaeological finds.

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