Amazing new finds at the every-mysterious Stonehenge:
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Amazing new find, the Spinosaurus:
Persephone and Hades mystery mural unearthed:
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Berger believes someone had to have put the bodies there.
"Homo naledi was
deliberately disposing of its dead in a repeated, ritualized
fashion in this deep underground chamber," he says.
That's quite a claim — that kind of ritual has been thought
to be unique to modern humans or our very close relatives.
And really, the whole discovery — from the bones to their
bizarre location — has perplexed experts on human evolution.
"To be honest, I would really distrust anyone who thinks
they understand what the significance of these finds is,"
Wood, a paleoanthropologist at George Washington
I think they're dating it at 3 million years...
Specific funerary rituals dated 9000 years ago: