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Primrose, Ireland, before excavation

Image   •   Apr 15, 2019 20:00 BST

In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, an international research team, led from Uppsala University, discovered kin relationships among Stone Age individuals buried in megalithic tombs on Ireland and in Sweden. The kin relations can be traced for more than ten generations and suggests that megaliths were graves for kindred groups in Stone Age northwestern Europe.
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Photographer / Source Göran Burenhult
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