An Ancient, Brutal Massacre May Be the Earliest Evidence of War

Battered skeletons discovered west of Kenya's Lake Turkana, serve as sobering evidence that brutal behavior occurred among nomadic peoples as much as 10,000 years ago, long before more settled human societies arose. They also provide poignant clues that could help answer questions that have long plagued humanity: Why do we go to war, and where did our all too common practice of group violence originate?

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