Lovers of Modena skeletons holding hands were both men

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The skeletons, buried in Roman times, have been holding hands for around 1,500 years

Researchers have found that a integrate of skeletons famous as a Lovers of Modena, since they are holding hands, were both men.

The researchers could not establish a sex of a skeletons when they were found in Italy in 2009 since they were badly preserved.

But a new technique, regulating a protein on tooth enamel, suggested their sex.

The tangible attribute between a skeletons from a 4-6th Century AD stays a mystery.

The researchers contend a dual adult males were intentionally buried hand-in-hand.

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Some of a suggestions for a couple between a dual skeletons are that they are siblings, cousins or soldiers who died together in battle, investigate author Federico Lugli told Italy’s Rai news site (in Italian).

Researchers advise that their wake site could have been a fight cemetery.

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The researchers from Italy’s University of Bologna pronounced in Scientific Reports that a commentary had surpassing implications for bargain wake practices during that time in Italy.

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