Author: Lea Surugue

Ritual Sacrifice May Have Shaped Dog Domestication

Lea Surugue , September 6th, 2018


[no-caption] Marc Lester/Getty Images In the Siberian Arctic, the Ob River flows lazily across vast, cold stretches of tundra. In the city of Salekhard, Russia, where it meets…


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Why This Paleolithic Burial Site Is So Strange (and So Important)

Lea Surugue , February 22nd, 2018


Ivory beads and ochre—affixed to the pelvic bones of a child—likely decorated the burial clothing of this 10-year-old interred at Sunghir some 34,000 years ago. E. Trinkaus/Trinkaus and…


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