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The Crystal Skulls: A Mysterious History

4 pages | 980 words

The crystal skulls have been a source of fascination and controversy for over a century. First appearing in London in the early 1800s, the skulls have been variously claimed to be of pre-Columbian origin, to have supernatural powers, or to be nothing more than clever fakes. In recent years, new scientific explanations and tools have shed light on the mystery of the skulls, and while some questions remain, the most likely story is now clear. In this essay, we will trace the history of the crystal skulls, explore how they were made, and consider the implications of their existence.

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