Who Kissed First? Archaeology Has an Answer.

February 13, 2024

“I had asked my cousin if he knew any nice single guys with long hair and long beards,” Dr. Rasmussen said. “I do,” said Dr. Rasmussen, who had taken some of the same classes. “In the small, specialized field of Assyriology, there is a tendency to focus inward and not so much outward,” Dr. Rasmussen said. “Lip-kissing has been observed in chimpanzees and bonobos, our closest living relatives,” Dr. Rasmussen added. “The kissing practices of these primates hints at something fundamental that goes way back in human history,” Dr. Rasmussen said.