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Guardians of the “Gate to Hell” Discovered Just in Time for Halloween

courtesy of Jim Pennucci

Image courtesy of Jim Pennucci

During the coming weeks, people around the world will celebrate the supernatural and pay respects to the spirit world on holidays such as Halloween, El Dia de los Muertos, the Obon Festival and the Teng Chieh festival.  While holidays arose for different reasons, they each have a connection to the “other side” where the spirits of those who have gone before still dwell.  And now, almost as if on cue, a group of Italian archaeologists has announced an exciting discovery at the ancient “Gate to Hell,” reminding us that our fascination with the afterlife is nothing new. Continue reading