Wednesday, September 1, 2010

First Clear Evidence Of Organized Feasting By Early Humans

This is a view of excavation area at Hilazon Tachtit Cave, Israel. (Credit: Naftali Hilger)

From Science Daily:

ScienceDaily (Aug. 30, 2010) — Community feasting is one of the most universal and important social behaviors found among humans. Now, scientists have found the earliest clear evidence of organized feasting, from a burial site dated about 12,000 years ago. These remains represent the first archaeological verification that human feasting began before the advent of agriculture.

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My Comment: I guess this tells us that the 'family get together' has been with us since the beginning of time.

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