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« on: April 01, 2010, 11:24:08 am »

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/03/100329-roman-sarcophagus-gladiator-lead-burrito/

Somewhat unrespectful to call a grave "lead burrito", but the subject is interesting.
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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2010, 10:31:48 pm »

Let us hope it won't become a particle detector shield!
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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2010, 02:27:08 pm »

I saw the article on that when it first came out, and was equally perplexed by the "lead burrito" reference lol
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