Earliest adorned female infant burial in Europe/Understanding Evolution of Personhood

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https://phys.org/news/2021-12-earliest-adorned-female-infant-burial.html

"Ten thousand years ago, just after the last Ice Age, a group of hunter-gatherers buried an infant girl in an Italian cave. They entombed her with a rich selection of their treasured beads and pendants, and an eagle-owl talon, signaling their grief, and showing that even the youngest females were recognized as full persons in their society. The excavations and analysis of the discovery are published this week in Nature Scientific Reports and offers insight into the early Mesolithic period, from which few recorded burials are known. "

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Arma Veirana, a cave in the Ligurian pre-Alps of northwestern Italy, is a popular spot for local families to visit. Looters also discovered the site, and their digging exposed the late Pleistocene tools that drew researchers to the area."

More information: Jamie Hodgkins et al. "An infant burial from Arma Veirana in northwestern Italy provides insights into funerary practices and female personhood in early Mesolithic Europe," Scientific Reports (2021). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-02804-zJournal information: Scientific Reports
 
Thanks for sharing.
Her mtDNA Is U5b2b.
 

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