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Free Virtual Lecture: Love and Death in the Stone Age

Presented by Harvard Museums of Science and Culture at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge MA

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Sep 24 2020
Free Virtual Lecture: Love and Death in the Stone Age

Havard Museums of Science & Culture Mary C. Stiner Regents Professor, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona

Humans are the only animal species that bury their dead, and this practice is preserved in Paleolithic sites as early as 120,000 years ago. The emergence of burial traditions in this time period implies that both Neanderthals and early humans had already begun to conceive of the individual as unique and irreplaceable. Mary Stiner will discuss the archaeological evidence for burial practices in the Paleolithic, the earliest-known ritualized bridge between the living and the deceased in human

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