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Top 10 Ancient Civilizations With Advanced Technology

Like a real life Indiana Jones, maverick archeologist David Hatcher Childress has taken many incredible journeys to some of the oldest and most remote spots on earth. Writing prolifically of lost cities and ancient civilizations, he has produced no less than six lengthy books (the Lost Cities series) chronicling the dimly remembered glories of obscure locales from the Gobi desert to Puma Punku in Bolivia, from Mohenjo Daro to Ba'albek. We caught up with him shortly before taking off for New Guinea on yet another archeological expedition and asked him if he would be willing to write an exclusive for Atlantis Rising on the Top 10 Ancient Civilizations with Advanced Technology. He agreed to dig through his archives and give us a story. According to various esoteric sources, the first civilization arose 78,000 years ago on the giant continent known as Mu or Lemuria and lasted for an astonishing 52,000 years. Supposedly, there was one language and one government. 6. Related:  Mysteries/History/DiscoveriesAncient History

Strange Artifacts, Baghdad Battery This experiment proved that electric batteries were used some 1,800 years before their modern invention by Alessandro Volta in 1799. It also seems that the use of similar batteries can be safely placed into ancient Egypt, where several objects with traces of electroplated precious metals have been found at different locations. There are several anomalous finds from other regions, which suggests use of electricity on a grander scale. The Riddle of "Baghdad's batteries" Arran Frood investigates what could have been the very first batteries and how these important archaeological and technological artefacts are now at risk from the impending war in Iraq. I don't think anyone can say for sure what they were used for, but they may have been batteries because they do work Dr Marjorie Senechal War can destroy more than a people, an army or a leader. Biblical clues THE KEY COMPONENTS Batteries dated to around 200 BC Could have been used in gilding Scientific awareness "They are a one-off. Enough zap

Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old! By Dan Eden for viewzone. They have always been there. People noticed them before. Something amazing has been discovered in an area of South Africa, about 150 miles inland, west of the port of Maputo. The image [top of page] is a close-up view of just a few hundred meters of the landscape taken from google-earth. This changed when researcher and author, Michael Tellinger, teamed up with Johan Heine, a local fireman and pilot who had been looking at these ruins from his years flying over the region. "When Johan first introduced me to the ancient stone ruins of southern Africa, I had no idea of the incredible discoveries we would make in the year or two that followed. Where it was found The area is significant for one striking thing -- gold. Did gold play some role in the dense population that once lived here? The individual ruins [see below] mostly consist of stone circles. How the Site was dated NEXT: The Dating of the Site Viewzone || Comments?

30 Challenges for 30 Days Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. The path is not clear yet, and your surroundings don’t agree. Old habits urge you to stay the same. So, take a moment to reflect on the question ‘Who do I want to be in 5 years?’ Check out this short TED talk first to get inspired: Now pick one or more challenges and stick with them! However, be cautioned, picking too many challenges at the same time can easily result in a failure of all of them. #1 Write a I-Like-This-About-You note/text/email each day for someone (Easy) This is the perfect way to let someone else know you care. #2 Talk to one stranger each day (Hard) This is a great one to cure approaching anxiety. #3 Take one picture each day (Hard) This one gets harder nearing the end of the challenge because at one point you will run out of the easy shots. We recommend:

Great Pyramid - Secret Tunnels of Giza Plateau Secret Tunnels of the Giza Plateau Boris Said Interviewed By Kenneth and Dee Burke Boris Said is the Emmy award-winning writer and producer of the NBC-TV feature documentary, "The Mystery of the Sphinx", hosted by Charlton Heston, which focused on the research of John Anthony West, alleging that the "water weathering" on the Sphinx indicates that it is much older than previously believed. Boris also produced the documentary "Secret Chamber", about the opening of the room under the Sphinx which was located during the "Mystery of the Sphinx", research. Before becoming a well-known film documentarian, Boris was a champion auto racer and the driver of the U.S. LE: Our readership will be interested in the kind of presentation of your material that you are planning to give at the February Global Sciences Congress in Florida. What developed out of that was a conspiracy theory, which my good friend Richard Hoagland added to, with this discovery of an allegedly illicit tunnel in the Pyramid.

Two Stone Age 9,500-Year-Old Artifacts Unearthed MessageToEagle.com - Archaeologists have unearthed two Stone Age figurines – c. 9,500 year old – in Tel Motza located between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. The ancient figurines, found in excavations prior to widening Highway 1 in the area, depict a ram and a wild pig or buffalo. The ram, made from limestone, has intricately carved horns and is about 15 centimeters. A rare early neolithic ram figurine. Anna Eirikh, the other co-director of the dig, believes that the figurines are linked to the process of animal domestication, as the inhabitants began to build complex societies and agricultural villages. Wild bovine. However, according to another theory, the figurines were used as talismans. “Presumably, the figurines served as good-luck statues for ensuring the success of the hunt and might have been the focus of a traditional ceremony the hunters performed before going out into the field to pursue their prey,” he said. Original source: - here MessageToEagle.com

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Earliest Complete Human Figurine Unearthed On Cyprus Get our top stories Follow MessageToEagle.com Subscribe in a reader Other Popular Articles Sirius Mystery by Robert Temple - Book Review A spaceship arrived from the sky and landed with a great noise and wind, on three legs. Millennia Old Stone Faces Of Unknown Origin: Who Carved Them And For What Purpose? Strange faces and heads carved in stones have been discovered worldwide. Thousands Unknown Ancient StructuresSeen From Space: Puzzling Aerial Archeology In The Middle East Thousands of huge ancient structures made of stone are clearly visible from the air. Elusive Underwater Object Still A Great Puzzle - Divers Say They Felt Frightened The Swedish news agency Rapport is offering new unique images of the mysterious underwater object that many refer to as the "Baltic UFO". Destruction Of Ancient Timbuktu Shrines A ‘War Crime’ ICC Prosecutor Says Out-Of-Place Artifact With DNA "Not Similar" To Anything Ever Found On Earth Archaeological Mystery: What Was He Doing Underwater 7000 Years Ago?

Look Ma, No Solder: Amazing Scrap Sculptures Of Wildlife By Edouard Martinet (Photos) Photos: Edouard Martinet (Above: Frog made from car lights, iron and two chrome pieces of a car, rear legs are bumpers of a 1950's car and bike brakes; front legs from bike pieces, car-mirror parts and taps) One man's junk is another man's art -- that's the phrase for the intricate wildlife art pieces by French artist Edouard Martinet, who crafts astoundingly detailed and life-like sculptures of fish, birds and insects from pieces of discarded junk -- but without any soldering! A ruckus of scrap materials (Top: Grasshopper; Wings: Moped chain guards; Abdomen: Bike fender, Solex fender and old toys; Rear legs: Bike forks; Forlegs: Bike brakes; Ends of legs: plugs for plaster walls; Thorax and head: Car and bike parts; Antennae: Bike spokes. Middle: Fish; Body: Moped fenders and chain guards; Bones: Small spoons; Guts: Trumpet horns; Eyes: Flashlights; Fins: Fish slices. Like this?

Earliest Complete Human Figurine Unearthed On Cyprus Get our top stories Follow MessageToEagle.com Subscribe in a reader Other Popular Articles Sirius Mystery by Robert Temple - Book Review A spaceship arrived from the sky and landed with a great noise and wind, on three legs. Millennia Old Stone Faces Of Unknown Origin: Who Carved Them And For What Purpose? Strange faces and heads carved in stones have been discovered worldwide. Thousands Unknown Ancient StructuresSeen From Space: Puzzling Aerial Archeology In The Middle East Thousands of huge ancient structures made of stone are clearly visible from the air. Elusive Underwater Object Still A Great Puzzle - Divers Say They Felt Frightened The Swedish news agency Rapport is offering new unique images of the mysterious underwater object that many refer to as the "Baltic UFO". Destruction Of Ancient Timbuktu Shrines A ‘War Crime’ ICC Prosecutor Says Out-Of-Place Artifact With DNA "Not Similar" To Anything Ever Found On Earth Archaeological Mystery: What Was He Doing Underwater 7000 Years Ago?

Hieroglyphs Hieroglyphs. . . . . .A brief description. The Alphabet. . . . . .These are the signs that make the sound of one letter. These glyphs are used to translate into our modern languages. Biliteral glyphs. . . . . . signs that make the sound of two letters. Triliteral glyphs. . . . . . signs that make the sound of three letters. Determinative glyphs. . . . . . Number glyphs. Gardiner's Sign List . .Sir Alan Gardiner, arranged the signs into a number of sections in order to aid categorisation. Gardiner's Sign List on Wikipedia, very good. AEL (Ancient Egyptian Language) . . . . . Egyptian Name Translator . . . . . Hieroglyphic Translation Service Egyptian Hieroglyphic Grammar Translate English Into Egyptian Hieroglyphics in real-time, learn the history and get flashcards. Suggested Reading These are the books that I have in my library. . . . . . . . . which represent "mt", could be read as met, mat, amta, emt or any other combinations of vowels and "mt". as "met". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Stapleless Paper by Sherwood Forlee A Little Bit of College Ruled Genius By our friend and returning Yanko champion, Sherwood Forlee. Check out the simplicity. Get out there and kick-start the economy! That Forlee, always thinking with his heart. Visit his portfolio or click below to see the other things by SF that have been featured on Yanko Design. Designer: Sherwood Forlee 10 Civilizations That Mysteriously Disappeared Throughout our history, most civilizations have either met a slow demise or were wiped out by sudden natural disasters or invasion. But there are a few societies whose disappearance has scholars truly stumped: 10. One of the first Mesoamerican societies, the Olmec inhabited the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico. Where did they go? 9. The Nabateans were a Semitic culture that inhabited parts of Jordan, Canaan and Arabia from around the sixth century BC. 8. The Aksumite Empire began in the first century AD in what is now Ethiopia and is believed to be the home of the Queen of Sheba. 7.The Mycenaeans Growing out of the Minoan civilization, the Myceanaeans merged around 1600 BC in southern Greece. 6. The Khmer Empire grew out of the kingdom of Chenla in what is now Cambodia around the 9th century AD and became one of the most powerful empires in Southeast Asia. 5. 4. A prehistoric Native American people, the Clovis culture dates back to 10,000 BC. 3. 2.The Anasazi 1. Via toptenz

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