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4,000-year-old flowers found at grave site

By T.K. Randall
December 16, 2009 · Comment icon 3 comments

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Proof has been found for the first time ever that pre-historic people would have placed flowers at the graves of their deceased. A bronze age dig site near Perth yielded a bunch of meadowsweet blossoms placed at one such grave.
For the first time ever there is proof that pre-historic people placed bunches of flowers in the grave when they buried their dead, experts have said. Archaeologists have discovered a bunch of meadowsweet blossoms in a Bronze Age grave at Forteviot, south of Perth. The find is reported in the journal "British Archaeology", out this week.


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Comment icon #1 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 15 years ago
Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt are part of the Bronze Age. They knew about agriculture, mathematics, and astronomy. They weren't exactly primitive in this period. So why would their emotions be any different to ours when it comes to remembering a loved one? 4000 years ago is considered our near past in the evolutionary chain.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Metal Angel 15 years ago
I agree. There is nothing different about peoples feelings and emotions then or now.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Paracelse 15 years ago
For some odd reasons, culture has to come from the Middle East, therefore the Celt, the Tene Culture people have to be considered as barbarians by academia.. truth coming out?


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