According to archaeological records, early humans began doing what no other primate had done before; intentionally covering their dead with earth. From these simple beginnings, we developed our funerary practices making humanity’s attitude toward death a defining part of our species.
‘Monkey in Front of Skeleton’ by Gabriel Cornelius Ritter von Max, c.1900
[Credit: Kyoto University]And as our understanding of other living creatures…
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