Tag Archives: Civilization

9500 Year Old City Underwater Off Indian Coast

A nice city of about 5 miles long, along the river where it meets the sea, under 120 feet of water and from 9500 years ago. Continue reading

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Civilization in the Ice Age

What did the world look like during the last Ice Age, and what does that say about likely locations for ancient civilizations? Continue reading

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Persia Dig Older Than Mesopotamia

We keep pushing back the history of civilization. This video claims a 3000 BC site in Persia with writing, before the oldest Mesopotamian finds. Iconography includes a “scorpion man” and some other bits that are also known from Mesopotamia, so it may be a precursor culture. Continue reading

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Little Jack

Does civilization begin with one act of kindness, and one acceptance of a stranger? Continue reading

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