The body was buried pointing eastwards and surrounded by domestic crockery, rituals normally reserved for female graves (men were buried pointing west, surrounded by manly things such as flint knives).
Couldn’t it just be a mix-up or a Copper Age practical joke? “It is highly unlikely that this positioning was a mistake,” says the lead archeologist, Kamila Remisova Vesinova. “Far more likely is that he was a man with a different sexual orientation.”
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