Today’s Planet Earth Report: Massive Ancient Cemetery Found–“Reshapes Our Thinking About How Complex Human Societies Form”

An international team, including researchers at Stony Brook University and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, has found the earliest and largest monumental cemetery in eastern Africa. The Lothagam North Pillar Site was built 5,000 years ago by early pastoralists living around Lake Turkana, Kenya.

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