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Ancient civilisation

  1. May 29, 2008 #1
    I don't think we caught this one, did we?


    edit, we did but not here:


    Anyway, here is a picture of one of the artefacts:
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  3. Jun 12, 2008 #2
    Cool, thanks andre! I was also interested to hear they recently found a new pyramid in egypt buried in the sand
  4. Jun 12, 2008 #3


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    You make one small mistake in the plans and 1000s of years later you are still hearing about it. :tongue:
  5. Jul 10, 2008 #4


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    Thanks for that Andre, I'm just starting to get caught up on posts here.
  6. Jul 12, 2008 #5
    I would love to see more of the artifacts, like the bronze pot they keep referring to.
  7. Jul 12, 2008 #6


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    I've checked and I can't find anything that shows the artifacts. Found some interesting additional information about the history of the area.

    Go down to the last post.

  8. Jul 13, 2008 #7


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    Here is the original story for RIA Novosti.

    It's unfortunate that no pictures of the artifacts are yet available. People seem to keep tight control on such information.

    Some more commentary - http://arky-news.livejournal.com/52486.html#cutid1
    They apparently had some knowledge (advanced perhaps) of bronze metallurgy.

    Another commentary on some of the history - http://www.assembly.kz/eng/expo_art_gallery.shtml?f=show&type=10021&id=21023164713

    It would be interesting if Avestan script/inscriptions were found.

    I know of at least two Scythian mummies that have been found. One is reported here -
    http://www.spiegel.de/international/0,1518,433600,00.html and

    Many years ago there was a mummified woman found.

    Apparently there is a discussion of Scythian mummies in Ch 15 of this book -
    Mummies, Disease and Ancient Cultures
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