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19 October 2010

Flour found in Stone Age diet

The popular image may be of Stone Age people gnawing on a chunk of meat, but new research indicates their diet may have been more balanced after all.

The popular image may be of Stone Age people gnawing on a chunk of meat, but new research indicates their diet may have been more balanced after all.

The team led by Anna Revedin of the Italian Institute of Prehistory and Early History in Florence found grinding stones, similar to a stone and pestle, with remains of grains at the sites.

 
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