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Attack by the lake: a prehistoric massacre

Archaeologists uncover the remains of a community brutally murdered, ten thousand years ago. The bones of men, women and children have emerged from the bed of an ancient lake, providing evidence of a violent massacre in prehistoric Kenya. Marta Mirazón Lahr describes the gruesome find in this Nature Video.

Read the paper: Inter-group violence among early Holocene hunter-gatherers of West Turkana, Kenya

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-00254-2

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