Stephen Bové - Art, Technology, Right Action

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Empathy across the ages.

Did they die together or were they placed this way by their tribe? A husband and wife who died at the same time from disease or wounds? Two children buried by loving parents after some calamity?

"A pair of human skeletons lie in an eternal embrace at an Neolithic archaeological dig site near Mantova, Italy, in this photo released February 6, 2007. Archaeologists in northern Italy believe the couple was buried 5,000-6,000 years ago, their arms still wrapped around each other in a hug that has lasted millennia. REUTERS/Enrico Pajello/Handout (ITALY)."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070206/sc_nm/italy_embrace_dc

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