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In New Guinea, human thigh bone daggers were hot property: study

New Guinea warriors harvested thigh bones from their dead fathers to fashion into ornamental but deadly daggers used to kill and maim enemies, sometimes to eat them. A human thigh Bone Dagger Attributed to the Upper Sepik River (up) and cassowary bone dagger attributed to the Abelam people (down) [Credit: Nathaniel Dominy, Dartmouth College via AFP]But why use human bone when equally lethal daggers were made from the shin bones of...

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