Engraved artifacts from Gough’s Cave. | Bello et al.
History

Prehistoric Brits Ate People and Then Turned Their Bones Into Art

Excavations of human remains in England show that the bodies were eaten, with the skulls shaped into cups and the bones engraved, suggesting ritualistic associations.

Published On 08/09/2017
7:41 PM EDT
An engraved kapala. | Wikimedia Commons
A chamber and mirror pool inside Gough’s Cave. | Wikimedia Commons