Stone Age skeletons found in Sahara desert
Published on March 8th, 2013 | by Admin1
It must have been a place of memory,” said study co-author Mary Anne Tafuri, an archaeologist at the University of Cambridge. “People throughout time have kept it, and they have buried their people, over and over, generation after generation.”
About 15 women and children were buried in the rock shelter, while five men and juveniles were buried under giant stone heaps called tumuli outside the shelter during a later period, when the region turned to desert.
Story: Tia Ghose, LiveScience | Photo: Mary Anne Tafuri