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Göbekli Tepe Archeology

Göbekli Tepe Archeology
Lately, I've come across a number of stories in the news about very ancient archeological sites, which pre-date the Egyptian Pyramids by a fair bit. Although some very ancient sites are known (for example, the oldest remains in Jericho have been dated to about 9000 BC), I was under the impression that these were very fragmentary (perhaps known only by a hearth fire or a few stone structures), and little detailed information exists. Gobekli Tepe is located in southern Turkey, just north of the Syrian border. I've seen several other intriguing reports about very ancient sites in the Gulf of Cambay in India, Syria, etc. But the site at Göbekli Tepe in Turkey seems to be the most ancient and also relatively well studied, so I decided to collect what information I could find about it. Göbekli Tepe is a site in Turkey, just north of the Syrian border, a bit south of the Euphrates river, and about 15 km northeast of the town Sanilurfa in Turkey. The mound at Göbekli Tepe

Ley-lines There are several developed theories on the purpose of ley-lines, many of which offer valid potential; something which in itself illustrates the complexity of unravelling the myriad of alignments from several millennia of activity. It is likely that ley-lines are a product of different elements from several of the following theories, being created at different times, for different purposes. The following examples are the current contenders for explaining how such a dedication to straight-lines has led mankind its present position. It is important to recognise the distinction between ley-lines and geometric alignments. Spirit ways and Death roads - (Funerary paths): Although there is little direct evidence for 'religious' worship in the modern sense of the word at megalithic sites, there is certainly evidence that funerary rites were involved at several important locations (some of which may be classed a secondary use). Feng shui - (Earths Magnetic Field) Astronomical Alignments: The St.

"Dinosaur and Human Tracks Found Together, Page 3" This is an unusual and remarkable petroglyph of what appears to be a fire-breathing dragon! Did this Anasazi artist just have a wild imagination or did he see something that we don't see in our world today? Dr. Don Patton is shown here with an Indian rock art that he believes depicts a Triceratops dinosaur. This petroglyph (carving in rock) is in Montrose County, near Montrose, Colorado Notice the three horns on the head of the rock carving and how similar it is in appearance to what scientists now believe Triceratops actually looked like. CLICK HERE to continue your DINOSAUR TOUR. "The Dinosaur Display features fascinating information about dinosaurs and answers the questions: How long ago did dinosaurs roam the planet? This petroglyph can be seen at the Wupatki National Park near Flagstaff, Arizona. This particular petroglyph appears to be a depiction of a fire-breathing dinosaur. You can receive a free copy of the coloring page at

The Ancient Maya and their origins The Maya were a civilization that devoted much of their time to the worship and study of the cosmos and celestial bodies. A belief in astronomy and cosmology dominated their culture, religion and their every day lives in ways that we are only beginning to understand. The Maya lived their lives by a very complex calendar that was based upon the movements of the stars and planets, and while many of their beliefs and practices may appear to be nothing but superstition, it seems evident that their calendar was based upon real events and real movements in the sky that do in fact have an effect on the Earth. In Mayan society a belief in astronomy and in the importance of the movements of celestial bodies was utterly essential to their culture and to how they conducted their everyday lives, and while some of their practices can certainly fall under the “superstition” banner some of their beliefs and practices can not be easily rejected and definitely had a profound effect on their lives.

When Earth's Human Population Was 18,500! Scientists have calculated that for a period lasting one million years and beginning 1.2 million years ago, at a time when our ancestors were spreading through Africa, Europe and Asia, there were probably between 18,500 to 26,000 individuals capable of breeding (and no more than 26,000). This made them an endangered species with a smaller population than today’s species such as gorillas which number 25,000 breeding individuals and chimpanzees (21,000). Researchers have proposed a number of explanations , such as events in which a significant proportion of the population is killed or prevented from reproducing. One such event was the Toba super-volcano in Indonesia that erupted around 70,000 years ago, triggering a nuclear winter. Only an estimated 15,000 humans are thought to have survived. The new research is concerned with the entire genome rather than specific genetic lineages studied in the earlier research work. Human geneticist Lynn B. Casey Kazan Sources:

Top 10 Mysteries Surrounding Ancient Aliens Mysteries Ancient aliens is the idea that aliens visited earth in the past. The idea of ancient aliens is not a new one either. The idea of evolution has been used to describe the gradual change of traits that living organisms undergo over time, which is related to the environment, but it doesn’t explain how the biological cells of human’s first ancestor were spawned. The idea surrounding ancient aliens is a basic one. This concept is related to the religious practice of a cargo cult, which can be seen in modern day pre-industrial tribal societies. It has been proposed that, with the current age of the universe and its vast number of stars, if the Earth was typical, extraterrestrial life should be common. The idea of ancient alien as astronauts has spawned a UFO religion named Raëlism. The Quran depicts a story of angels that are given minds of their own, found in verse [2:34]. Modern Technical Advancement Many of the accounts include unexplained lights, sounds and UFOs.

The Piri Re‘is map of 1513 The controversial Piri Re’s map The map drawn by Piri Re‘is dated to the month of Muharrem 919 AH (corresponding to spring 1513 CE) is well known in the fringe literature. Piri Re‘is was an admiral of the Turkish navy and this map, showing the Atlantic Ocean, West Africa, the Iberian Peninsula and lands on the western side of the Ocean, seems to have been based on twenty different maps. What does it consist of? It was drawn on camel skin parchment, using nine different colours of ink; it is 860 mm tall, 610 mm wide at the top (north) and 410 mm wide at the base (south). Portolans developed in the late Middle Ages as mariners’ charts of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic coasts of Europe, based on the use of the magnetic compass and dead reckoning to calculate longitude. There are also thirty legends around the map, twenty-nine in Turkish and one in Arabic, the latter identifying the mapmaker and dating it. The life of Muhyi-iddin Piri (c 1465×70-1554) Muhyi-iddin Piri (c 1465×70-1554)

Deadly time vortex appears over Antarctica Sector of erupting anomalies. Disturbing news has been leaking out from the giant continent at the bottom of the world. Some scientists manning lonely outposts under the drifting and shifting aurora are nearly paralyzed with fear. Their clipped reports are being reviewed by astonished superiors back in the home countries. Russian researchers posted near the giant South Pole sub-glacial Lake Vostok have reported eerie anomalies and incidents over the past few years that sometimes seem to border on the frayed edge of creeping madness. Artificial structure found under two miles of ice During April 2001 one of the world’s great secrets was revealed: an ancient structure or apparatus that lay encased miles under the hard Antarctic ice was detected by a roving spy satellite. Despite the news blackout, reports still surfaced that a secretive excavation project had commenced on the heels of the discovery. Excavation deep into the ice…What’s down there? High technology and strange events Source

8 Conspiracy Theories That Make the Reptilians Seem Normal So you’re in the market for a good conspiracy theory to justify your chronic social isolation. But you don’t want to be one of those conspiracy theory conformists. You want to stand out from the crowd of Truthers, Reptilians, and whatever you call those people who think that the Third Reich continues at the center of the Earth. Well, don’t despair! Our world is rife with even crazier conspiracy theories that you can believe in while still keeping your individuality alive. 1. No, we don’t mean that Bush, Sr. was a Nazi in the Internet hyperbole sense, in which everyone who disagrees with you that Evil Dead 2 was better than Army of Darkness is worse than Hitler. But wait, there’s more… According to this unique take on world history, George Scherff/Bush was also the basis for the character of George in the monkey the ‘Curious George’ series of children’s books. 2. John Lennon was shot dead by Mark Chapman in New York City in 1980. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. If you’re not so pro-Russian, don’t worry.

Lost World under the North Sea It also serves as a warning for the scale of impact that climate change can cause, Professor Gaffney says. Human communities would have lost their homelands as the rising water began to encroach upon the wide, low-lying plains. "At times this change would have been insidious and slow - but at times, it could have been terrifyingly fast. It would have been very traumatic for these people," he says. [Some of the advances by the sea would have been similar to the widespread flooding of the English East Coast in 1953. That happened overnight as a result of strong winds and a particularly high tide, but in the case of the North Sea plains the floodwaters would not have receded - at least not completely, and not permanently.] "It would be a mistake to think that these people were unsophisticated or without culture... they would have had names for the rivers and hills and spiritual associations - it would have been a catastrophic loss," says Professor Gaffney.

Ancient underwater cities being found that are 10,000 years old Lost city 'could rewrite history' By BBC News Online's Tom Housden The remains of what has been described as a huge lost city may force historians and archaeologists to radically reconsider their view of ancient human history. Marine scientists say archaeological remains discovered 36 meters (120 feet) underwater in the Gulf of Cambay off the western coast of India could be over 9,000 years old. The vast city - which is five miles long and two miles wide - is believed to predate the oldest known remains in the subcontinent by more than 5,000 years. The site was discovered by chance last year by oceanographers from India's National Institute of Ocean Technology conducting a survey of pollution. Using sidescan sonar - which sends a beam of sound waves down to the bottom of the ocean they identified huge geometrical structures at a depth of 120ft. Lost civilization The city is believed to be even older than the ancient Harappan civilization, which dates back around 4,000 years. Continued...