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by shawomet
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: New World
Topic: A Look at American Pseudoarchaeology
Replies: 1
Views: 31

A Look at American Pseudoarchaeology

I have not read any of these essays as yet, and I prefer not to be too judgemental, as I am interested in alternative nterpretations of the human past. The most recent journal of the Society for American Archaeology(SAA), has devoted 27 pages to: “Pseudoarchaeology, Scholarship, and Popular Interest...
by shawomet
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Idaho, huh?
Replies: 10
Views: 2638

Re: Idaho, huh?

I've read articles & papers where 'Clovis Firsters' were working on Clovis sites... They stopped & dug no further after clearing the Clovis layers... instead of continuing until they cleared all the way to sterile layers... That, of course, was because there was 'nothing to find' below the Clovis l...
by shawomet
Fri May 03, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: New World
Topic: Ancient Footprint Identified in Chile
Replies: 7
Views: 3612

Re: Ancient Footprint Identified in Chile

"Early human occupation in southern South America (Patagonia) has been the focus of intense debate over the recent years. Current detailed chronologies show that human presence in the area can be traced back as far as ∼15 kyr [2,10] with a period of ∼3500 years of coexistence with extinct megafauna...
by shawomet
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: New World
Topic: Ancient Footprint Identified in Chile
Replies: 7
Views: 3612

Ancient Footprint Identified in Chile

A 15,000-16,000 year old human footprint has been identified in Chile....

https://www.ancient-origins.net/news-hi ... nt-0011809

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/artic ... ne.0213572
by shawomet
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: climate-change-and-cahokia
Replies: 16
Views: 4286

Re: climate-change-and-cahokia

Here's my two cents worth... Humankind, in its inexhaustible arrogance, has deemed that if this planet is rendered uninhabitable to such an extent that all humans will perish, then the planet will naturally be kaput... Yet... How many humongous extinction events has this planet experienced in its e...
by shawomet
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: New World
Topic: climate-change-and-cahokia
Replies: 16
Views: 4286

Re: climate-change-and-cahokia

I thought man caused change was a fake when Al G first brought it up. In spite of our egos, we are just to small to affect something so big. Henry Ford made the automobile affordable, and therefore affordable to the masses, by applying assembly line technology to the production of automobiles. Addr...
by shawomet
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: European Megaliths Originated in France
Replies: 9
Views: 3808

Re: European Megaliths Originated in France

I would never order a megalithic tomb from anybody but the finest Parisian dolmen craftsmen. I mean really. I have some pride....
by shawomet
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: European Megaliths Originated in France
Replies: 9
Views: 3808

European Megaliths Originated in France

According to the study described in this article:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/articles ... 180971467/
by shawomet
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Massive Impact Crater Found In Greenland
Replies: 10
Views: 6217

Re: Massive Impact Crater Found In Greenland

Thanks, Min! Great YouTube video at this link. There seems to be a very good chance that the Cape York iron meteorites, which were known to, and used to fashion iron tools by, Eskimos, are related to this crater.

https://bgr.com/2018/11/15/greenland-me ... ice-sheet/
by shawomet
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Massive Impact Crater Found In Greenland
Replies: 10
Views: 6217

Re: Massive Impact Crater Found In Greenland

Here's the paper: http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/11/eaar8173 And further briefs: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/massive-crater-under-greenland-s-ice-points-climate-altering-impact-time-humans https://www.dailygrail.com/2018/11/discovery-of-a-massive-crater-in-greenland-supports-co...
by shawomet
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Massive Impact Crater Found In Greenland
Replies: 10
Views: 6217

Re: Massive Impact Crater Found In Greenland

It surely is an impact crater, but on site mineral analysis awaits to confirm. The timeline is c.12,000-3,000,000 years, so it's understandable that hope it's a Younger Dryas impact crater is high, but it's a big date range, until it isn't. I doubt there will be any shortage of funding to answer tho...
by shawomet
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Ancient Genetic Flow North America-South America
Replies: 16
Views: 4184

Re: Ancient Genetic Flow North America-South America

The Extremely Fast Peopling of the Americas: a second genetic study, which both supports and differs from the findings described in the previous link:

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/arc ... as/575335/
by shawomet
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Ancient Genetic Flow North America-South America
Replies: 16
Views: 4184

Ancient Genetic Flow North America-South America

https://www.inverse.com/article/50624-genetic-flow-north-south-america "We report genome-wide ancient DNA from 49 individuals forming four parallel time transects in Belize, Brazil, the Central Andes, and the Southern Cone, each dating to at least ∼9,000 years ago. The common ancestral population ra...