Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Today's breaking news: Earliest shaman grave is female from Israel

Reuters, and others, ran a story today that the earliest known grave of a shaman was discovered. The grave is 12,000 years old, located in present day Israel, and the remains are female. Ha'aretz called her "the petite priestess." The full story can be read here:

Haaretz - Israelis Unearth Skeleton of 'Petite' Priestess Who Died 12,000
Years Ago

Reuters - Earliest Known Shaman Grave Site Found:

National Geographic - Oldest Shaman Grave Found; Includes Foot, Animal Parts: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/11/081104-israel-shaman-missions.html

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