World’s Oldest Funerary Fish Hooks Indicate Women Fished in Ancient Indonesia

Published: 13/12/2017
World’s Oldest Funerary Fish Hooks Indicate Women Fished in Ancient Indonesia
Source: WWW.ANCIENT-ORIGINS.NET

Fishing was an important part of life, and apparently death as well, in the Pleistocene on Indonesia's Alor Island, northwest of East Timor. The collection of fish hooks placed alongside the remains of a woman who lived there about 12,000 years ago are the oldest known fish hooks to be found as part of funerary goods in the world. They also show there were some similarities – and some argue conne

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