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By Rabee Jaber

Through the violence and chaos of the Lebanese Civil warfare, a automobile pulls as much as a roadblock on a slender facet highway in Beirut. After a short and harassed alternate, numerous rounds of bullets are fired into the auto, killing every body within apart from a small boy of 4 or 5. The boy is taken to the clinic, followed by means of one of many assassins, and raised in a brand new kinfolk. “My father used to kidnap and kill humans …” starts this haunting story of a kid who used to be raised by means of the assassin of his genuine kin. The narrator of Confessions doesn’t shrink back from the terrible fact of his murderous father—instead he confronts his upbringing and seeks to appreciate the distortions and complexities of his thoughts, his war-torn kingdom, and the quiet struggle that rages inside him.

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Was dies bedeutet, dürfte klar sein: Weit davon entfernt, ein gewaltiger Jäger zu sein, war der Frühmensch allem Anschein nach der letzte, am meisten benachteiligte aller damaligen Aasfresser. 57 3 Leben und Tod an der Wasserstelle Wo aßen und schliefen die Frühmenschen? Kapitel 2 zeigte uns, wie Brains Untersuchungen noch heute ablaufender Prozesse nach und nach zu Erkenntnlssen führten, die es möglich machten, die Schichten südafrikanischer Höhlen aus der Dynamik ihres Entstehens zu interpretieren.

Wie weit dieses Bild zutrifft, vermögen wir noch nicht mit Sicherheit zu sagen. Noch immer müssen wir mit allem Nachdruck darauf hinweisen, daß etwa zwei Dutzend archäologischer Niveaus, die rund l,2 Millionen Jahre umspannen und immer mehr Zerstörungen aufweisen, je jünger sie sind, den größten Teil des Materials darstellen, auf das wir uns berufen können und das unseren Vorstellungen vom Tun und Lassen unserer frühesten Vorfahren im Pleistozän zugrunde liegt. Immerhin zeichnen sich in den uns vorliegenden Informationen gewisse Linien ab.

Also fragten sich Brain – und andere mit ihm –, ob die von Dart untersuchten Ablagerungen vielleicht gar nicht aus einstigen Höhlen oder ehemaligen Abris (»Halbhöhlen«, Nischen unter Felsvorsprüngen bzw. Felsüberhängen) stammten, sondern aus tiefen Spalten, in die die Knochen gespült worden oder in die gelegentlich auch lebende Tiere gestürzt waren. 24 Außerdem hatte er darauf hingewiesen, daß die Gewohnheit von Leoparden, in Felsspalten zu hausen, besonders dann, wenn ein Leopardenweibchen Junge hat, ihrerseits bei der Schichtenbildung eine Rolle gespielt haben könnte.

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