Kenya: a “mass murder”, it’s already there 10,000 years

Kenya: a “mass murder”, it’s already there 10,000 years

How long the men of war are there? Researchers have found in Kenya a set of skeletons bearing traces of fatal injury, suggesting a “mass murder” 10,000 years ago when prehistoric man was not yet settled.

“These remains testify to the intentional killing of a small group of people in search of food. They provide the only proof of a warrior event among hunter-gatherers of prehistoric times,” say the scientists in a study published Wednesday in the British journal Nature.

“I never imagined in my dreams find the remains of the oldest documented massacres of History” in hunter-gatherer, enthuses Marta Mirazon Lahr, an anthropologist at the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), which spearheaded the excavations (…)

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