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Social inequality in Bronze Age households

October 12, 2019 - General

Archaeogenetic analyses provide new insights into social inequality 4000 years ago: nuclear families lived together with foreign women and individuals from lower social classes in the same household.

Illustration of Bronze Age Europeans [Credit: bunterhund]Social inequality already existed in southern Germany 4000 years ago, even within one household, a new study published in the Science finds. Archaeological and archaeogenetic…

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