Groundbreaking Discovery Confronts Known Claims Regarding the Roles Women Played in Ancient Societies

​Prehistoric women who lived in the South American Andes have also been hunting, archaeologists have revealed. The old notion of gender-specific roles in the household is now looking extremely down at the heels thanks to a 9,000-year-old discovery. So far, historians have claimed there was a division of labor in early human groups that saw men hunt for food and women foraging and gathering food. However, researchers from the University of California have unearthed an ancient burial in Peru’s Andes Mountains that shows women participated in the big-game hunt expeditions…

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