Contesting the massacre at Nataruk

  title={Contesting the massacre at Nataruk},
  author={Christopher M Stojanowski and Andrew C Seidel and Laura C. Fulginiti and Kent M. Johnson and Jane E. Buikstra},
Mirazón Lahr et al.1 present the earliest evidence of inter-group warfare at the East African site of Nataruk. Their evidence of warfare is based on three inferences: that the skeletons were all contemporaneous, that the bodies were left unburied, and that most individuals exhibited perimortem trauma consistent with interpersonal violence. We believe the data suggest that the burials are not contemporaneous and that most of the observed cranial damage is inconsistent with blunt force trauma… 
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