In The Vicinity Of Samara Found Traces Of Ritual Eating Dogs In The Bronze Age


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Ancient Indo-Europeans, Apparently, Attached Some Kind of Mystical Importance to Dogs and Wolves. The Epic Literature Has RepeateDly Been Described Scenes Wearing Dog Skins and Ritual Eating Of Dog Meat. However, No One Has Found Archaeological Evidence Of Such Ceremonies, Which Gave Rise to Doubt The Reliability of Literary Sources. But it seems that such evidence is found.

Researchers from College Hartwick (USA) discovered signs that the ancient residents of the carcass parking culture in the vicinity of the village of Krasnosamarian about 3.7-3.9 thousand. years ago they used in food a doggy, and its cutting, with a purely culinary point of view, was clearly impractical. In his article published in the Journal of Anthropological Archeology, David Anthony (David Anthony) and Dorcas Brown (Dorcas Brown) describe the bone remains and lead arguments in favor of what they were firing and that it was part of some ritual rite.

Dog’s bones were abundant (only 2770 bone remains, mainly fragments) were found during the excavations of 1999-2001. In addition to dogs, bones of 18 wolves were found. All of them were blown (or cut) on parts of a standard value, which allows you to confidently assume the ritualization of their consumption. In addition, signs indicating their culinary processing are preserved on the bones.

Our ancient ancestors sometimes ate dogs and simply from hunger, but such happened usually in the spring – at the beginning of summer, when the food reserves have ended, and the new ones were still on the way. Krasnosamar dogs ate autumn or early spring. As a rule, these were adult animals and most often male, which also indicates the ritual component of what happened.

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