Sunday, September 19


agricultura, Chile, Desierto, Desierto de Atacama, Fósiles, hallazgo, norte de Chile, Noticias, restos humanos, Tendencias, violencia

What do the remains found in the Chilean desert reveal? | Digital Trends Spanish

Located in the north of Chile, the Atacama Desert constitutes a good setting for the study of the fossil remains of the ancient inhabitants, this due to the lack of humidity in the area since it is the driest desert in the world. A new study of human remains from tombs between 3,000 and 1,400 years old reveals the violent struggle that could have occurred between the inhabitants of the area when agriculture began. According to research to be published in the Journal of Anthropological Archeology, the inhabitants of the desert attacked each other with maces, knives and hunting weapons, probably fighting for the scarcity of water and the availability of fertile land. The study found dozens of individuals with hair, meat and organs still intact, due to the aridity of the desert. Vivien Sta...