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70,000 year old writing and art found in South Africa   The artifacts discovered in Blombos cave were made of the iron ore stone ochre. Small pieces of ochre were first scraped and ground to create flat surfaces. The early artist decorated the stones with a complex geometric array of carved lines.

year old writing and art found in South Africa The artifacts discovered…

Set of Three Neolithic Age Stone Artifacts were found just off the shore of the island of Funen, Denmark. This was the site of an ancient stone age settlement called "Mejloe", which is now covered by the Baltic sea.  The settlement dates to the Ertebölle Culture: 5,400 to 3,900 B.C.

Set of Three Neolithic Age Stone Artifacts were found just off the shore of the…

JOJO POST STAR GATES: WYOMING, USA, ANCIENT CASTLE GARDENS PETROGLIPHS CASPER. WHAT IS THE MESSAGE THAT THEY LEFT HERE FOR THE FUTURE GENERATIONS  ON PLANET EARTH?? WHAT DO YOU SEE?? WHAT DO YOU THINK?? WHAT DO WE KNOW??

JOJO POST STAR GATES: WYOMING, USA, ANCIENT CASTLE GARDENS PETROGLIPHS CASPER. WHAT IS THE MESSAGE THAT THEY LEFT HERE FOR THE FUTURE GENERATIONS ON PLANET EARTH?? WHAT DO YOU SEE?? WHAT DO YOU THINK?? WHAT DO WE KNOW??

Neolithic Hand Tool | by thefossilstore.com... The Neolithic 1 (PPNA) period began roughly 10,000 years ago in the Levant.[2] A temple area in southeastern Turkey

Neolithic Hand Tool | by thefossilstore.com... The Neolithic 1 (PPNA) period began roughly 10,000 years ago in the Levant.[2] A temple area in southeastern Turkey

Engraved stone from the Ness of Brodgar.

Inscribed Stone Found at Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site - ORKNEY, SCOTLAND—A second inscribed stone has been unearthed at the Ness of Brodgar, where archaeologists discovered a large complex of monumental Neolithic buildings in

Circlets:Found  in a natural cave used for burial, eight precious circlets were discovered next to bones. mined in southern Egypt, this is the oldest gold "EVER" found in the land, and amongst the oldest in the entire world. Chalcolithic period,( 4500 BCE). The Israel Museum.

Chalcolithic Era Gold Circlets - Circa 4500 BCE -- Discovered in a natural cave used for burial, adjacent to human bones -- Gold is believed to have been mined in Egypt -- Belonging to the Israeli Museum.

Interesting theory on the first peopling of North America-  Did the Solutreans settle America first?  A controversial new archaeological theory says the continent’s earliest humans may have come from Europe, not Asia.  Theory is based off stone tools found at the Meadowcroft Rockshelter in Pennsylvania.

Did the Solutreans settle America first?

Did the Solutreans settle America first? A controversial new archaeological theory says the continent’s earliest humans may have come from Europe, not Asia Biface lithic blade

Oldest Footprint Ever Found  This fossil footprint found near Ileret, Kenya, is 1.5 million years old. These footprints are the oldest ever found of the human genus.

Oldest Footprint Ever Found. This fossil footprint found near Ileret, Kenya and is million years old. These footprints are the oldest ever found of the human genus

Face to Face: The Oldest Masks in the World features a dozen masks that date to the pre-pottery Neolithic B period (8300 – 5500 B.C.E.) and come from the Judean Hills and Wilderness. The stone masks are fashioned to look like human faces with short noses and holes for eyes and a mouth, many boasting articulated teeth.

The exhibit Face to Face: The Oldest Masks in the World at the Israel Museum features a dozen masks that date to the pre-pottery Neolithic B period – 5500 B.) and come from the Judean Hills and Wilderness.

When we did the research on this artifact and especially on this metal ball, next morning the Professor called me and told me that somebody must have done a bad joke to me. I asked: Why? Because the result of the research was this metal material is chrome steel and chrome steel was found first time at the beginning of the 20th century in Austria. That means it was impossible inside a statue with the age of approximately 17,000 years!

Left: Statue with opening containing metal ball. Right: X-ray of statue before it was opened up, showing metal ball inside

45,000 Year Old Artefact Overlooked as Mining Approved at Sacred Ganga Maya Cave

Year Old Artefact Overlooked as Mining Approved at Sacred Ganga Maya Cave

Smoking Pipe  Find Spot: Mound 8, Mound City, Ohio  200BC-300AD  Height: 5.8 cm  Hopewell Culture  An effigy smoking pipe carved in the shade of a seated mammal (bear, racoon?), made of a dark coloured stone.

Smoking Pipe Find Spot: Mound Mound City, Ohio 200 CE Height: cm Hopewell Culture An effigy smoking pipe carved in the shade of a seated mammal (bear, raccoon?), made of a dark coloured stone.

The Oldest Surviving Substantial Collection of Buddhist Manuscripts (Circa 1 CE – 100 CE):  "In 1994, the British Library Oriental and India Office Collections acquired a collection of twenty‐nine fragments of manuscripts written on birch bark scrolls in the Gāndhārī (a dialect of Prakrit) language and in the Kharoṣṭhī script. They were contained inside a clay pot, also bearing an inscription in the same language, in which they had been buried in antiquity. Preliminary analysis of these...

The Oldest Surviving Substantial Collection of Buddhist Manuscripts: The Dead Sea Scrolls of Buddhism (Circa 50 CE)

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