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Butchered bones gives clue to cannibalism

Cut marks on a 9,000 year old human bone discovered in Kents Cavern could be evidence of cannibalism.

Researchers from Torquay Museum and the University of Oxford's School of Archaeology have discovered extremely rare evidence of ancient human bone bearing cut marks made by stone tools.

The 9,000 year-old human bone was identified by Museum staff documenting animal bones discovered in Kents Cavern prehistoric caves in Torquay, Devon.

 

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