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Hot pots helped ancient Siberian hunters survive the Ice Age

February 2, 2020 - General

A new study shows that ancient Siberian hunters created heat resistant pots so that they could cook hot meals – surviving the harshest seasons of the ice age by extracting nutritious bone grease and marrow from meat.

Shards of pottery from a cooking pot used by Siberian hunters
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