Topic ID #36634 - posted 1/21/2016 9:03 PM

Stone-age massacre offers earliest evidence of human warfare



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Researchers say remains of 27 murdered tribespeople in Kenya prove attacks were normal part of hunter-gatherer relations.

Some 10,000 years ago a woman in the last stages of pregnancy met a terrible death, trussed like a captive animal and dumped into shallow water at the edge of a Kenyan lagoon. She died with at least 27 members of her tribe, all equally brutally murdered, in the earliest evidence of warfare between stone age hunter-gatherers.

Stone-age massacre offers earliest evidence of human warfare

What a 10,000-year-old massacre can tell us about the origins of human violence






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