A British team from the University of Cambridge was able last month to find new traces of a human (Neanderthals) in the cave of Shanidar
north-east of Irbil.(end).
Esta tarea ya la llevo a cabo la comunidad prehistorica de Shanidar
, acogiendo y cuidando a uno de sus miembros con movilidad reducida; lo siguio haciendo San Zotikos (siglo IV despues de Cristo) acogiendo a los leprosos que estaban destinados a vivir en la intemperie, alejados de las poblaciones de Constantinopla, y la sigue realizando Jean Vanier y las Comunidades Arca acogiendo a las personas con las vidas y los cuerpos rotos, para transformar ese sufrimiento en una creativa vida comunitaria.
1, another Neanderthal specimen found in Iraq, bore signs of injuries and deformities that look severe enough to result in an early death.
Microfossils in calculus demonstrate consumption of plants and cooked foods in Neanderthal diets (Shanidar
III, Iraq; Spy I and II, Belgium).
"Given the fact that human fossils from this period have been found in Bisitun and Shanidar
caves, it is safe to assume that the residents of the area had most likely been from the Neanderthal species that became extinct about 40,000 years ago," he said.
For example, Trinkaus (1982:198-9), while evaluating Neanderthals excavated from the upper Mousterian levels of the Shanidar
Cave north of Baghdad, Iraq, traced the history of this cultural practice back to 45,000 BP.
Leroi Gourhan, "The flowers found with Shanidar
IV, a Neanderthal burial in Iraq," Science, vol.
caves are the source of the first Neanderthal skeletons to be found in the ancient Near East, long before the land once known as Mesopotamia was famous for its Assyrian and Babylonian civilisations and written, cuneiform script.
They are in fact reminiscent in their similarity to one scientist's hypothesis that flowers had been buried at a Neanderthal grave sixty thousand years ago in the Shanidar
cave in what is now Iraq, a gesture which, if true, perhaps shows that grief is an emotion that spans ages and species, one that overcomes its bearer but, more importantly, one in which the person grieving seeks solace in presenting something beautiful to the memory of their loved one.
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There is no clear evidence of grave goods in any Neanderthal burial site, and even the famous "flower burial" one at Shanidar
Cave is ambiguous.
Another is the Shanidar
Cave, where nine Neanderthal skeletons were found, dating back 60,000 to 80,000 years.