Archeology

Neolithic Residents of Çatalhöyük, Turkey Painted Exhumed Bones

[ad_1] The skeletal remains of a male individual between 35 and 50 years old, and with a cinnabar painting on the skull. Photo: Marco Milella Archaeological evidence from the ancient city of Çatalhöyük reveals a complex funerary ritual in which human bones were dug up, circulated among the community, painted, and reburied. The coloring on …

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