Category anthropology

Ancient cemetery tells a tale of constant, low level warfare

Crevecoeur and Antoine 2021 When archaeologists in the 1960s unearthed a 13,400-year-old cemetery at Jebel Sahaba in Sudan, it appeared like they’d stumbled across the aftermath of a substantial-scale fight fought throughout the Pleistocene. At the very least half the…

Earliest known burial in Africa is that of a small, fragile child

Mohammad Javad Shoaee A baby died two to 3 many years into their existence in the coastal highlands of what is now Kenya 78,000 years back. Archaeological proof suggests that survivors wrapped the modest overall body tightly prior to laying…