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Carved skulls provide the first evidence of a neolithic ‘skull cult’ at Göbekli Tepe

In Turkey, Carved Skulls Provide the First Evidence of a Neolithic "Skull Cult": Three carved skull fragments uncovered at a Neolithic dig site in Turkey feature modifications not seen before among human remains of the time, researchers say. The post Carved skulls provide the first evidence of a neolithic ‘skull cult’ at Göbekli Tepe appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.
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Academics / Archaeology : The Guardian: Archaeology

Fragments of three skulls found at Göbekli Tepe have hallmarks of being carved with flint after being scalped and defleshed first Fragments of carved bone unearthed at an ancient site on a Turkish hillside are evidence that the peop...

First evidence of a Neolithic ‘skull cult’ at Göbekli Tepe

Academics / Archaeology : Past Horizons

Three carved skull fragments uncovered at a Neolithic dig site in Turkey feature modifications not seen before among human remains of the time.

In Turkey, carved skulls provide the first evidence of a neolithic 'skull cult'

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(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Three carved skull fragments uncovered at a Neolithic dig site in Turkey feature modifications not seen before among human remains of the time, researchers say. Thus, these modif...

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