An engraved human bone associated with ritualistic cannibalism can be seen in this photo provided by the Natural History Museum in London. The bone was found in Gough’s Cave in Somerset. Photo: Reuters

Engraved human bones reveal the macabre rituals of Britain’s prehistoric cave cannibals

‘They’ve cleaned off the flesh, then someone sits down and very carefully carves this design and only afterwards do they break open the bone to get the marrow out’

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An engraved human bone associated with ritualistic cannibalism can be seen in this photo provided by the Natural History Museum in London. The bone was found in Gough’s Cave in Somerset. Photo: Reuters
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