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Ruins of 7,000-year-old city found in Egypt oasis

  1. Jan 30, 2008 #1

    Astronuc

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080129/wl_mideast_afp/egyptarchaeology

    The remains date back to the Neolithic period between 5,200 and 4,500 BC!

    Pretty cool.
     
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  3. Jan 30, 2008 #2

    jim mcnamara

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    There are a lot of Neolithic agricultural "city" sites, Ban-Po is the most famous, in China. They all date between 5000 and 7000BCE. Most of them were millet growing cultures, not rice.
     
  4. Jan 30, 2008 #3
    The Indus River Valley civilization is another interesting one. Search Harappa on google for more information, there's a bunch of research going into these historical sites, fascinating stuff.
     
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