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Seeking the Roots of Ritual

Science  18 Jan 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5861, pp. 278-280
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5861.278

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In the hills of Turkey, researchers are slowly uncovering the world's oldest monumental structures, strange monoliths built by hunter-gatherers perhaps 11,000 years ago.