Stone Age funerals reveal failed brain surgery and possible human sacrifice

A Stone Age skull found in a Spanish cave is the mark of a failed brain surgery and postmortem decapitation.

The skull, which may be that of an adult woman, dates from about 7 BC00 BC to 4550 BC. Archaeologists found the skull deep on the Iberian Peninsula within the DeBriella Cave, along with a second adult skull – probably from a man – and the remains of a young goat, they reported in the journal, August 13 one more.

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