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Eternal love? mother and baby in a 4,800-year embrace

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Eternal love? mother and baby in a 4,800-year embrace

Archaeologists have discovered the fossilised remains of a mother cradling a baby in Taiwan.


The mother and child were found during the excavation of 48 sets of remains and are believed to be the earliest evidence of human activity in central Taiwan.

The embrace has lasted for 4,800 years.

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