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Cambridge University: Nataruk: Evidence of a prehistoric massacre


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Skeletal remains of a group of foragers massacred around 10,000 years ago on the shores of a lagoon is unique evidence of a violent encounter between clashing groups of ancient hunter-gatherers, and suggests the “presence of warfare” in late Stone Age foraging societies.

Listen to researchers from Cambridge’s Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies discuss the findings, and what they mean for the history of inter-group violence between humans.

 

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