Earliest Example of Burial Flowers Found

We know the roots of burial flower traditions reach deep into human history.  Scientists in Israel have unearthed an ancient burial pit – dating back between 12,000 to 14,000 years – containing the earliest evidence of flowers being used when burying the dead.  The flowers used seem to have a strong emphasis on color, as well as herbs that contain an aromatic scent.

To read more, please see this link to a story in National Geographic’s Daily News:   National Geographic Burial Flowers Story

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