News Release 10-157
Feasts at a Funeral
Ancient Israeli burial site suggests that feasts were important to building first communities
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See the remains of the ancient feast up close in this photo gallery.
Credit: Lisa Raffensperger, National Science Foundation
A structure at Hilazon Tachtit Cave, Israel, contained the remains from at least three aurochs (wild cattle) that were consumed by humans as part of a feast.
Credit: Photo by Naftali Hilger
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