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81. Mysterious Earth [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... Some of it is, surely. And that's fine by us, because nonsense is fun. However, we also believe that there are tantalizing clues about a variety of prehistoric mysteries buried within the ever-increasing database that is the web. By finding and logging interesting sites, be they silly or scholarly, we are conducting an ongoing archaeology of ... internet. If you're so inclined, you can think of this endeavor as meta-research into the already "published" rumors about what humans have forgotten about their prehistory. If you want to contact Bill and Michael regarding Mysterious Earth, send us email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. ...
82. Centuries of Darkness? - the reviewers reviewed [Journals] [SIS Review]
... 1991), p. 13 P. J. James, in TLS 4606 (12th July 1991), p. 13 S. Sherratt, in Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 57:2 (1991) A. Snodgrass, in London Review of Books (25th July 1991), pp. 18-19 P. J. James, ... the radiocarbon dates for Thera, which are about 150 years earlier than predicted by the conventional chronology, he notes: "Yet it has persuaded an ever-growing number of Aegean prehistorians to abandon their long-cherished conventional chronology." Just so, but as Bob Porter has noted (Review XIV, p. 34: see also my comments in JACF ...
83. In Memoriam: Dr Claude Schaeffer-Forrer, 1898-1982: An Appreciation [Journals] [SIS Review]
... when Alsace was returned to France. In 1923, he married Odile Forrer and shortly afterwards became Keeper of the Archaeological Museum at Strasbourg. His first published work dealt with prehistoric burial mounds in the forest of Hagenau. However, it was the Ancient Near East which was to prove both a life-long interest for more than five decades and the ... excavations in Cyprus (mainly at Enkomi) between 1932 and 1970 and at Malatya, Turkey, in 1947-1950. In addition, he not only occupied the chairs of European prehistory at the École du Louvre (1951-54) and of the Archaeology of Western Asia at the College de France (1954-69) but was also Vice President of the Commission ...
84. Kintraw and Bibby (Forum) [Journals] [Kronos]
... no more have been made on the ledge than from the field beside the menhir itself."(10) Thus the hypothesis that the ledge could have functioned as a prehistoric observing platform is in error. This leaves no known reason why the megalith builders at Kintraw would have been interested in constructing a stone platform on the ledge - thus ... Kintraw site, he is even more confused than I thought. A further point should here be clarified, one which concerns the potential significance of the stone layer to European prehistory. Dr. MacKie had excavated the ledge at a point he believed to be the backsight of a "most important solar observatory". The total absence of any ...
85. On Number As Artifact (Part 1: Introduction) [Journals] [Horus]
... past can be learned through a new avenue of inquiry drawing upon philology and archaeology, but essentially mathematical in nature. Nicolas Rashevsky suggested in 1968 that mathematical methods might serve prehistory in ways heretofore unanticipated. He cautioned, further, that the notion was bound to be regarded abrasively by many: There are undoubtedly many skeptics who will feel that ... . To get the whole picture of man's past, they must once again be joined. The kind of specialized compartmentalization that serves modem science so well will not help the prehistorian. We need generalists! Once again there is some good news to report. There are a few generalists out there: mavericks, by and large. Like Dr ...
86. Buried Forests [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... of these forests back to 8,000 years ago. Nevertheless, there is much more evidence of buried forests on the mainland of Europe. Geikie in his book, Prehistoric Europe, devotes a part of that work to this topic. "In Holland, Denmark and Northern Germany, enormous tracts of country are covered with . . . ... "tremendous amount of contamination" happening via the circulation of young and old carbon in the water. Colin Renfew, one of the world's foremost archeologists and anthropologists of European prehistory, states directly that when oak wood gives an unacceptable radiocarbon date, the "favourite explanation for archaeologists" is "bog oak."193 That is, when ...
... From: The Riddle of Prehistoric Britain by Comyns Beaumont CD Home | Contents Part One: Britain's Great Antiquity Chapter VIII Hermes, The Druid God . . . But ere I reached The Palace of the sorceress, a God Met me, the bearer of the golden wand, Hermes. he seemed a stripling in his prime, His ... ' war between the Giants and the Gods. Such, I suggest, was the reason for the military defeat and downfall of the Celtic hegemony in a critical period of prehistory. One great centre of initiation and procedure in this magic was on the island of Samothrace, the scene of the betrayal in the first place. Another was Thebes ...
88. SIS Silver Jubilee Conference: Abstracts [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... Martin Bryne reports alignments related to the moon in tombs at Carrowkeel in the Bricklieve Mountains, County Sligo. These associations with the moon prompt further consideration of its role in prehistoric times. This paper seeks to bring together possible answers to three hitherto unconnected puzzles: characteristics of the moon which are contrary to expectations; neolithic glyphs or carvings on ... the Saturnists seem to be increasingly settling into a crypto-uniformitarian position. Recent research in geology and archaeology, post-Velikovsky, has shown that there were indeed many catastrophic events in recent prehistory. To mention a few: The Allerod conflagration near the end of the Ice Age, as argued by Han Kloosterman, which wiped out the Pleistocene mega-fauna. Though ...
89. Prelude to Creation [Journals] [Aeon]
... the diligence of Anthony Peratt. As it happened, however, back in 2000, Peratt came to the stunning realization that many of the figures left to us by our prehistoric ancestors bear an uncanny resemblance to the plasma instabilities with which he was personally involved and which, in fact, were named after him. It is of course understandable ... 44] Idem, as reported on the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology "News Release" in relation to the 2001 seminar titled "Celestial Catastrophes in Human Prehistory?"  Ibid.  Ibid.  Ibid.  Ibid.  Ibid.  Ibid ...
90. The Lion Gate at Mycenae [Journals] [Pensee]
... or the other chronologies [involves] a corresponding shortening of Minoan chronology, and hence of the chronology of other Mediterranean cultures and indeed of the chronology of the whole of prehistoric Europe (14)." Attempts to substantiate an absolute chronology through the use of the "Carbon 14" method (15) have not always proven satisfactory either ... ); E. S. Deevey, Jr., "Radiocarbon Dating," Scientific American (February, 1952); C. Renfrew, "Carbon-14 and the Prehistory of Europe," Scientific American (October, 1971); Supra # 12. 16. Platon, op. cit., 100. 17. Mylonas: ...
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