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Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life. (Excerpted from the book, The Story of B) With every audience and every individual, I have to begin by making them see that the cultural self-awareness we inherit from our parents and pass on to our children is squarely and solidly built on a Great Forgetting that occurred in our culture worldwide during the formative millennia of our civilization.

Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life

What happened during those formative millennia of our civilization? What happened was that Neolithic farming communes turned into villages, villages turned into towns, and towns were gathered into kingdoms. Concomitant with these events were the development of division of labor along craft lines, the establishment of regional and interregional trade systems, and the emergence of commerce as a separate profession.

We can hardly be surprised that the forgetting took place. By the time anyone was ready to write the human story, the foundation events of our culture were ancient, ancient developments - but this didn’t make them unimaginable. Q. A. Neanderthals Could Understand and Produce Human Speech. Neanderthals — the closest ancestor to modern humans — possessed the ability to perceive and produce human speech, according to a new study published by an international multidisciplinary team of researchers including Binghamton University Associate Professor of Anthropology Rolf Quam and graduate student Alex Velez.

Neanderthals Could Understand and Produce Human Speech

“This is one of the most important studies I have been involved in during my career,” said Quam. “The results are solid and clearly show the Neanderthals had the capacity to perceive and produce human speech. This is one of the very few current, ongoing research lines relying on fossil evidence to study the evolution of language, a notoriously tricky subject in anthropology.”

Buried for 4,000 years, this ancient culture could expand the 'Cradle of Civilization' In 2001 a flood of archaeological objects began appearing in the antiquities market seemingly out of nowhere.

Buried for 4,000 years, this ancient culture could expand the 'Cradle of Civilization'

For sale were distinctive pieces of jewelry, weapons, finely crafted ceramics, drinking vessels, and game boards—featuring unusual artistry and magnificent inlays of carnelian and lapis lazuli. These extraordinary pieces featured a complex symbology of animals, both wild and domesticated, depicted fighting among themselves or with human figures, the humans always triumphant. America first populated in 'a single wave of migration from Siberia' no more than 23,000 years ago. Family Group Noatak Eskimos.

America first populated in 'a single wave of migration from Siberia' no more than 23,000 years ago

Picture: Edward Curtis Analysis of DNA of present day indigineous people throws new light on how our ancestors crossed the Bering land and ice bridge which then connected modern-day Chukotka and Alaska. A study led by the Centre for GeoGenetics at the University of Copenhagen, asserts that there was one one initial migration from Siberia to America. Around 10,000 years later there was a split in these human ancestors into two groups, which anthropologists call Amerindians (American Indians) and Athabascans (a native Alaskan people).

Previous research had suggested that Amerindian and Athabascan ancestors had crossed the strait independently. These petroglyphs believed to be drawn 8,000 to 10,000 years ago in remotest Siberia. Stylistically, the drawings match the Paleolithic era, some 8,000 to 10,000 years ago.

These petroglyphs believed to be drawn 8,000 to 10,000 years ago in remotest Siberia

Picture: Lidia Zotkina A new expedition to the Ukok plateau, some 2,500 metres high in the Altai Mountains close to the modern-day Russian border with Mongolia, China and Kazakhstan, has found evidence that a set of intriguing petroglyphs are far older than previously thought. Stylistically, the drawings match the Paleolithic tradition, some 8,000 to 10,000 years ago. If this is true, they will be the oldest in Siberia by several millennia. New DNA tests on ancient Denisovan people 'shows them occupying Altai cave 170,000 years ago'

It was here in the Deinsova Cave in 2008 that Siberian scientists discovered a finger bone fragment of 'X woman', a juvenile female.

New DNA tests on ancient Denisovan people 'shows them occupying Altai cave 170,000 years ago'

Picture: Max Planck Institute It has been called the cave that holds the key to man's origins, and it keeps producing more surprises. New DNA tests on ancient Denisovan people 'shows them occupying Altai cave 170,000 years ago' Denisova cave reveals sex between modern humans and Neanderthals 100,000 years ago. The 'smoking gun' proof is a Neanderthal toe bone from the Denisova cave which in its genome has traces of human DNA.

Denisova cave reveals sex between modern humans and Neanderthals 100,000 years ago

Picture: Max Planck Institute. 200,000 year old soil found at mysterious crater, a 'gate to the subterranean world' Batagaika started to form in 1960s after a chunk of forest was cleared: the land sunk, and has continued to do so, evidently speeded by recent warmer temperatures melting the permafrost.

200,000 year old soil found at mysterious crater, a 'gate to the subterranean world'

Picture: Alexander Gabyshev Many Yakutian people are said to be scared to approach the Batagaika Crater - also known as the Batagaika Megaslump: believing in the upper, middle and under worlds, they see this as a doorway to the last of these. The fearsome noises are probably just the thuds of falling soil at a landmark that is a one kilometre-long gash up to 100 metres (328 feet) deep in the Siberian taiga. Batagaika started to form in 1960s after a chunk of forest was cleared: the land sunk, and has continued to do so, evidently speeded by recent warmer temperatures melting the permafrost, so unbinding the layers on the surface and below. Major flooding in 2008 increased the size of the depression which grows at up to 15 metres per year. Magical new 4,500 year old finds add to 'oldest toy collection in the world'

The toy animal head is made from antler or horn.

Magical new 4,500 year old finds add to 'oldest toy collection in the world'

Picture: IIMK RAS The rare discoveries of the pre-historic toys were made at the Itkol II burial ground in the Republic of Khakassia, southern Siberia. The doll had ‘carefully worked out facial features’ and was made of soapstone - a soft rock made mostly of talc, said archeologist Dr Andrey Polyakov, from the Institute of History of Material Culture in St Petersburg. The head of the doll is around 5 centimetres tall. The doll had ‘carefully worked out facial features’ and was made of soapstone. The toy animal head is made from antler or horn. Experts are as yet unsure what animal it depicts but it is perhaps mythical.

In both cases the bodies of the toys were made from organic material and did not preserve. 50,000 year old Siberian bones may be the ‘oldest Homo sapiens' outside Africa and Middle East. The older set of bones found on Tuyana site dated to 50,000 years ago.

50,000 year old Siberian bones may be the ‘oldest Homo sapiens' outside Africa and Middle East

Picture: Vesti.Irkutsk If the discovery in Buryatia is verified as being Homo sapiens, it will alter scientific thinking about the arrival of man in Siberia. The discovery was made in the Tunkinskaya Valley by Irkutsk scientists in 2016. Older bones date to 50,000 years ago, younger ones at the same site to around 30,000 years ago, and they were found alongside tools and animal bones indicating these ancients were proficient hunters of cave lions, bison, horses and deer. Homo sapiens or Denisovans? Who made stunning cave jewellery and artefacts up to 48,000 years ago?

At issue is who made items such as a stunning bracelet of green-hued chlorite, bead jewellery comprising ostrich eggs, and a needle - still useable today - pictured here. Picture: IAET SB RAS Two new scientific studies have led to a questioning of the theory espoused in recent years by Russian and foreign experts familiar with Denisova cave in the Altai Mountains that a remarkable collection of jewellery and artefacts unearthed here were the creations of neither Homo sapiens nor Neanderthals.

There is no dispute as to the existence of a distinct but long extinct early human species known as the Denisovans. The two new studies in Nature accept that this grouping occupied the limestone cave from around 287,000 to 55,000 years ago, sharing it for some of this period with Neanderthals (193,000 to 97,000 years ago, so predating the time when these exciting artefacts were made). The distance between Denisova Cave and Ust'-Ishim.

Did Denisovans usher in the Stone Age in Mongolia? ‘If the Denisovans existed both in Altai and in China, they could not help but pass through Mongolia.' Picture here and below: IAET SB RAS The early human species known as Denisovans were initially known only for living in a cave in the Altai Mountains. Recent analysis of the teeth in a jawbone found on the Tibetan plateau in China’s Gansu province and dated as 160,000 years fixed the remains of this extinct grouping outside Siberia for the first time. Now Siberian scientists are to examine whether large pointed stone implements found at two archeological sites in Mongolia offer proof of the Denisovan existence here, too. The tools resemble those known to be used by jewellery-making Denisovans in the Denisova Cave in Altai. Neanderthals made two epic invasions of Siberia, says new study.

At the fascinating Chagyrskaya cave the remains of at least five Neanderthal adults and four children were found. Picture: The Siberian Times Intriguing new findings about the adventurous bison-hunting Neanderthals and their love of the Siberian cold are revealed today. Their ability to survive and adapt to the cold and dry steppe begs the question: why did they become extinct around 40,000 years ago? Neanderthal woman’s walk of love some 90,000 years ago between two caves 106 km apart. Neanderthal woman’s walk of love. Picture: The Siberian Times New research suggests that the mother of Denny, aged around 13, was a Neanderthal woman from a second wave of European emigration to Siberia.

Ancient girl Amazon warrior no older than 13 is confirmed by modern scientific techniques. ‘It was so stunning when we just opened the lid and I saw the face there, with that wart, looking so impressive.’ Pictures: Vladimir Semyonov, M.O. Mashezerskaya The 'stunning' discovery appears further confirmation of ancient Greek claims about female fighters known as Amazons among the Scythians of central Asia. 13-letnia Amazonka została pochowana z bronią. Tajemnice grobu sprzed 2 600 lat - National Geographic. 30 lat temu na Syberii odnaleziono liczący kilka wieków grób, a w nim szczątki młodego człowieka.

Naukowcy założyli, że był to nastoletni wojownik. Teraz badania genetyczne szkieletu obaliły ich teorię. Spójrz w oczy denisowianina. Nasz daleki krewny po raz pierwszy zrekonstruowany - National Geographic. Ten gatunek człowieka wciąż nie został do końca zidentyfikowany. Nowe badanie: homo sapiens i neandertalczyków łączył międzygatunkowy seks - National Geographic. Sformułowanie “dziki seks” nabrało właśnie nowego znaczenia – najnowsze badania genomów wykazały, że ludzie i neandertalczycy na terenie Eurazji często ze sobą spółkowali. Jako ludzkość całkiem niedawno zdaliśmy sobie sprawę, jak duża część naszej ewolucyjnej historii wypełniona jest międzygatunkowym seksem. Analizując DNA setek ludzi o euroazjatyckich korzeniach, badacze znaleźli materiał genetyczny związany z neandertalczykami z gór współczesnej Syberii.

Neandertalczycy toczyli wojnę z ludźmi przez 100 tys. lat. Właśnie to odkryto - National Geographic. Około 600 tys. lat temu ludzkość podzieliła się na dwie grupy. Jedna została w Afryce, druga ruszyła mostem lądowym do Azji i Europy. Neandertalczycy używali rąk inaczej niż ludzie. Potwierdza badanie - National Geographic. To, że nasi neandertalscy przodkowie doskonale radzili sobie z własnoręcznym wykonywaniem i skutecznym wykorzystywaniem wielu narzędzi, wiemy od dawna. Nowe badania naukowców z Uniwersytetu Kent wykazały jednak, że ich dłonie różniły się od dłoni współczesnych ludzi nie tylko wielkością, ale i budową, co mogło umożliwiać im stosowanie znacznie mocniejszych chwytów. Przebiegunowanie Ziemi winne wyginięcia neandertalczyków i zmian klimatu. Może się powtórzyć - National Geographic. Nie walki z homo sapiens i niemożność przystosowania do zmian klimatu, a odwrócenie biegunów magnetycznych Ziemi mogło doprowadzić do wyginięcia neandertalczyków – wynika z nowych badań. La Grotte Chauvet-Pont d'Arc.

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