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11. Comalcalco: A Case for Early Pre-Columbian Contact and Influence? [SIS C&C Review $]
... European (pre-Indo-European) culture' [23. Focusing her research strictly on European evidence but including all Neolithic and subsequent cultures, Gimbutas covered an extremely large area extending from the Near East and south-eastern Europe, through central Europe and the Mediterranean, to western and northern Europe. According to Gimbutas, as the Old European peaceful, sedentary culture, with highly ... the Indus Valley (see Kenoyer [30) show close correspondence to both the artisan marks shown by Gimbutas and those from Comalcalco. It is interesting that the Rongorongo Script of Easter Island has a striking concordance with elements of Indus Valley Script. Certain scholars, notably Heine-Geldern [31 suggest a spread of the script from Indus valley to China, Easter Island ... . It is believed that during this period an Ice Age locked the earth's oceans in great glaciers, creating areas of dry land. One such land mass, Beringia, linked eastern Siberia with present day Alaska. After the glaciers melted, the Bering Strait land bridge was severed and the inhabitants of the American continent were cut off from Asia, Europe and ...
12. Return to the Tippe Top [SIS C&C Review $]
... ). He also holds a staff in his left hand (which appears to the right of the figure as we see it) and his right arm is held loosely down near his side. On one depiction (Hermopolis) a pleat line on his skirt runs from top left to bottom right. In the Seti tradition, Osiris does not stand erect ... and face north, not south." "With the reversed orientation of the south panel, Orion, the most conspicuous constellation of the southern sky, appeared to be moving eastward, i.e., in the wrong direction." "The real meaning of "the irrational orientation of the southern panel" and the "reversed position of Orion" appears ... follow Slabinski's advice, for the example is instructive. Let us complete Rose's argument. We have three conditions to satisfy: there is firstly a north-south reversal, and secondly an east-west reversal. These two are contained in Velikovsky's actual conclusion and emphasised by repetition. The third condition is for Orion to follow Sirius across the sky. This condition is not stated ...
13. Thera and the Exodus: the Cause and the Effect [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... . G. Galanopoulos, 1964). Conversations with Prof Galanopoulos on these causal relationships are given by James W. Mavor [2. Dr Hans Goedicke of the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins University claims that the parting of the Reed Sea in the Exodus was actually caused by a tidal wave resulting from the volcano Thera (Santorini): ... was reported in The Guardian [3 by Christopher Kilburn of the University of London Observatory, and member of the Royal Society's Volcanic Eruption Surveillance Team. In 1888 The Royal Society of Britain published the findings of a committee set up to study the eruption of Krakatoa in 1883. Together with the preliminary report of the Dutch Scientific Commission, they contain all the ... , is well sheltered by the remaining bulk of the island. Any wave created by such an enormous explosion would disperse its initial energy negotiating a reversal of direction from westwards to eastwards, before passing through the narrow straits and spreading into the open Mediterranean Sea. There is every reason to believe that a tsunami from Thera would reach Egypt, but considerable doubt ...
14. Index of Titles [Uncategorised]
... Study Group Report on meeting of 6th March 1999 Ancient Knowledge of Jupiter's Bands and Saturn's Rings Ancient Latin Name for Venus, An Ancient Mysteries by Peter James& Nick Thorpe Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World Ancient Near Eastern Chronology: To Revise or not to Revise? Ancient Near Eastern Chronology Revised Ancient Transatlantic Contacts? A Review of Fell, Van Sertima, ... Index of Article Titles[ CD-Rom Home...more Myths Monuments and Mnemonics: A Photographic Tour of Egyptian Antiquities...more Myths Monuments and Mnemonics: A Visit To Easter Island "A New Interpretation of the Assyrian King List" "Towards a New Chronology of Ancient Egypt," 10 Bright Sons of the East and the Sun 108-year Cyclicism of the Ancient ... March 1999 Ancient Knowledge of Jupiter's Bands and Saturn's Rings Ancient Latin Name for Venus, An Ancient Mysteries by Peter James& Nick Thorpe Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World Ancient Near Eastern Chronology: To Revise or not to Revise? Ancient Near Eastern Chronology Revised Ancient Transatlantic Contacts? A Review of Fell, Van Sertima, and Von Wuthenau Ancient World Web And ...
15. Earth Tectonics Viewed from Rock Mechanics [SIS C&C Review $]
... drift by an ice sheet drive. Brittle Fracture, Plastic, Unstable Shock, and Stable Shock Wave Damage i). Triple Branch Fractures, ITB and BTB Figure 4: Near ITB Initiation of tensile fracture gives rise generally to three propagating branches going out from the point of initiation normally at 120 degrees from each other. Only one initiation triple branch, ... ,31. Carey's map is also incorrect in following Wegener [32 concerning 'westward drift' for all continents. Only North and South America shifted westerly; the continents of the eastern hemisphere shifted easterly under the forces of continental drift by an ice sheet drive. Brittle Fracture, Plastic, Unstable Shock, and Stable Shock Wave Damage i). Triple Branch ... long, including a 400 mile long megashear and two other minor shears. After impacting the Tasman Plateau it turned in a dextral single branch fork for about 1200 miles, then eastward about 8000 miles (including about an 800 mile megashear along the Eltanin Fracture Zone). For most of this distance P-wave distortions went out for about 500 miles on each side ...
16. Dating the Wars of Seti I [SIS C&C Review $]
... each provides for Seti's military activities in Syria and Palestine. It will be argued that a date at the end of the 9th century BC best fits the Biblical and other ancient Near Eastern evidence, and the possibility will be raised that Seti actually features, albeit anonymously, in the Old Testament. However, it is important to stress that the choice between ... two revised dates does not depend on these arguments alone, and attention will be drawn briefly to other evidence which requires the earlier date. I. Seti I in Velikovsky's Revision Readers of Velikovsky's Ramses II and His Time will be aware that Velikovsky renumbers Seti I (whom he often calls Seti the Great) as Seti "II" (9). ... , Hazael successfully took all Israel's territory east of the Jordan, as far south as the River Arnon; "Hazael defeated them throughout the territory of Israel: from the Jordan eastward, all the land of Gilead, the Gadites, the Reubenites, and the Manassites, from Aroer, which is by the valley of the Arnon" (II Kings 10 ...
17. Problems of Early Anatolian History Part I [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... and location of, the later Urartians? Or, is their homeland west of Urkish in Anatolia or even in the islands west of Anatolia? The Hurrian presence at Dilbat (near Babylon) could have been atrading colony, which might show their connection with the Habur region (northwest Mesopotamia) and areas further west. Their eruption into the lands around Mt ... , anumber of ritual texts in the Hurrian language have been found." 6 A series of questions must now be posed: does the original Hurrian movement represent a southern or eastern migration? Is the indigenous homeland of the Hurrians in the Caucasus region, as most authorities agree, because of the known affinities with, and location of, the later Urartians ... and especially at the end of the Early Bronze 2 (ca. 2300 B.C.), there was a great disaster which spread from the northwest around Troy both southward and eastward. "The end of the E.B. 2 period is marked in Western and Southern Anatolia by a catastrophe of such magnitude as to remain unparalleled until the very end of the ...
18. The Signature of Catastrophe (Reinterpreting the Geological Record) [Aeon Journal $]
... land masses. A competing idea holds that a single landmass Pangea I, split during the Early Paleozoic into two. These two, whichever their origin, reunited into Pangea II near the end of the Paleozoic. A final rifting occurred during the Mesozoic, beginning in the Triassic Period. After falling into disfavor and being ignored for a number of years, ... at one time joined together. He envisaged a supercontinent, Pangea, that began to separate during the Mesozoic. Much of his hypothesis was based on the apparent geographic fit of eastern South America and Western Africa. More recently it has been suggested that there were originally two land masses. A competing idea holds that a single landmass Pangea I, split during ... coasts. Sea levels drop catastrophically in one region and rise in another as the waters begin to move from west to east. Gradually they gather into a heap, still moving eastward as they pile up, then sweep across much of the world's landmass, crashing down far inland. Then they recede westward, rolling back across the beds from whence they came ...
19. The Israelite Exodus and the Volcanic Eruption of Thera [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... into the sea at one time (as happened, with Krakatoa), and on pumice found at a height of 150 feet above sea level on Anaphi, a srriall island near Thera, and at 15feet above sea level at a spot just north of Tel Aviv. [22 But recent study has determined that the pumice at Anaphi was not from the ... unlikely interpretations can this text be seen as an account of events related to the exodus. More importantly, the evidence from Crete and from a number of deep-sea cores from the eastern Mediterranean makes it extremely unlikely that the eruption of Thera could have had the effects in Egypt ascribed by this theory. A map of the amount of ash fall at various places ... the tradition that the pillar of cloud or fire led Israel out of Egypt could have developed from a sighting of Thera's smoke on the distant horizon. The Israelites headed in an easterly direction out of Egypt (different theories have them marching anywhere from a northeasterly to southeasterly direction). But Thera lies northwest of the Egyptian delta! If the Israelites had headed ...
20. The Location of Punt/Ophir Part I [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... unsolved riddles. Among these are the location of King Solomon's gold-land Ophir and the location of the Land of Punt, shown in the reliefs of Pharaoh Hatshepsut's temple at Deir-el-Bahari, near ancient Thebes in Egypt. Scholars have tried to locate Ophir in Asia, in Arabia, and in Africa-- even in America. Others have tried to locate Punt on ... anywhere near Sofala." (JE:14) The Hottentots were not of a dwarfish stature; although in the Cape Province there were groups of smaller stature, in the eastern part of South Africa there were some who measured more than 6 feet tall. (JE:18) The word "Hottentot" is a Dutch word derived from "stotteraar ... Taba-Zimbi, became a mass of tunnels in which tens of thousands of chained slaves worked and died. "Long trains of oxen and even tamed zebras began to wind their way eastward over mountains and across plains, heavily laden with gold, iron ore and ivory, to be loaded onto ships of the Strange Ones and taken across the sea. "Elephants ...
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