Seven thousand years ago, societies across Eurasia began to show signs of lasting divisions between haves and have-nots. In new research published in the journal Antiquity, scientists chart the precipitous surge of prehistoric inequality and trace its economic origins back to the adoption of ox-drawn ploughs.
A Canadienne ox at a historic village in New Brunswick, Canada
[Credit: Amy Bogaard]Their findings challenge a long-held view…
[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]