Posts Tagged ‘neolithic’

Kahin Tepe Excavation Uncovers Neolithic Temple in Turkey

Archaeologists at the Kahin Tepe site in Turkey have discovered an ancient temple dating back to the Stone Age, between 7,000 and 12,000 years ago. This could have especially important implications for understanding the prehistory of Anatolia. Moreover, it appears that there may be links between Kahin Tepe and the famed Göbekli Tepe , which […]

Neolithic Revolution Challenged! Are These The Real Roots of Civilization?

Conventional wisdom tells us that civilization began with the so-called agricultural revolution – AKA the invention of farming, but I suggest a different story. From my perspective, the roots of civilization spring from specialized tool makers whose crafts attracted others and thus created trade.  The roots of civilization and the domestication of humans is really […]

Exo-Geologist Reveals Neolithic Petroglyphs In “Alien Mountain” Caves

A highly-driven and groundbreaking Astrobiologist & Exo-Geologiist in Sri Lanka has written about “unique Neolithic petroglyphs” that match nothing else ever discovered on Sri Lanka, carved on cave walls on the legendary “Alien Mountain”. Mr Aravinda Ravibhanu Sumanarathna  (PhD), is the CEO & Senior Research Scientist at the South Asian Astrobiology & Earth Sciences Research […]

Ancient Gods In Anatolia: Founders Of The Neolithic Era

Almost 12,000 years ago, in the remote recesses of Anatolia, today’s southeast Turkey, something happened that, seemingly overnight, completely changed the course of human evolution. Far flung bands of hunter-gatherers who previously had wandered the landscape, existing day to day by foraging from whatever nature provided, suddenly gathered in one place, organized themselves into a […]

Pits of Skulls Found in Shimao: China’s Neolithic City of Mystery

Shimao’s step pyramid. (Zhouyong Sun and Jing Shao/ Antiquity)

Shimao is an ancient Chinese city that was lost for a long time. But in recent years it has yielded many of its secrets to archaeologists. Among the most astonishing finds are a step-pyramid and evidence of human sacrifice. The grisly discoveries are offering new insight into the origin of early Chinese civilization and the […]

Neolithic “Woodhenge” Discovered at Perdigões’ Complex Portugal

Remains of a Neolithic “Woodhenge” have recently been unearthed by a team of archaeologists at Perdigões in Portugal. The newly found wooden structure was built at the end of the Stone Age and is similar in design to the famous Stonehenge circle in England. The Perdigões Neolithic “Woodhenge” discovery is remarkable because nothing like it […]

Neolithic Wealth Gap Wasn’t Just for the Living

An international team of archaeologists in Poland have been working to answer a very interesting question. Were the people buried with rich grave goods necessarily as wealthy in life as they were in death? Their focus was a Neolithic cemetery dating to 4,600 BC that is located at Osłonki, Poland. Although they did not set […]

Bizarre ‘Spider Stones’ Found at Site of Neolithic Sun-Worshipers on Baltic Island Bornholm

Strangely marked stones and other artifacts unearthed on the island of Bornholm in Denmark have raised new mysteries about a Neolithic sun-worshipping religion centered there about 5,000 years ago. The new finds include “spider stones,” inscribed with pattern like a spider’s web, and a piece of copper from a time when the metal could not […]

Doggerland: The Cradle of Ancient British Neolithic Civilisation?

From Ancient Architects The sunken landmass of Doggerland in the North Sea was once home to an estimated 100,000 people, sinking under the waves at the exact time when Neolithic culture arrived in Britain and Scandinavia. It is my belief that this lost civilisation transformed Britain around 4000 BC. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/doggerland-cradle-ancient-british-neolithic-civilisation/ Hits: […]

The Fusioneers

The Fusioneers May 26th, 2016 Via: Washington Post: At first glance, the outbuilding attached to Richard Hull’s Richmond home looks like any lean-to built by a retiree with time on his hands: a slap-dash affair with wood that appears salvaged from home projects gone […]

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