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... . The Swastika The Earliest Known Symbol, and its Migrations; With Observations on the Migration of Certain Industries in Prehistoric Times.Thomas Wilson Curator, U.s . National Museum of Anthropology and Prehistory. Table of Contents Preface ... , Description, and Origin Dispersion of the Swastika, Forms Allied to the Swastika. The Cross Among the American Indians. Significance of the Swastika. The Migration of Symbols. Historic Objects Associated with the Swastika, Found in Both ... . "Ceramic Art in Remote Ages," p,12. 15. Tenth Congress International d'Anthropologie et d'Archaeologie Prehistoriques, Paris, 1889, p. 474. 16. Archaeologia, XLVII, pt. 1,11. ...
2. Applying the Revised Chronology [Journals] [Pensee]
... furnished some of the richest and most exciting finds to come from Mycenae, or, in fact, from any prehistoric European site. Since the graves are mainly contemporaneous with the early 18th Dynasty of Egypt, they are put in ... the Mycenaean" or "Late Helladic" or "Late Bronze" Age of Greece as the period of Greek prehistory contemporary with the reigns of the 18th and 19th Dynasties of Egypt; this alone is responsible for the absolute dates ... most thoroughly excavated and studied places in Greece. For almost a century now, German, Greek, and British prehistorians have revealed a wealth of archaeological information as well as costly and beautiful artifacts. Work still continues there on a ...
3. The Earliest Arrival of Celts in the British Isles [Journals] [Kronos]
... or primarily in linguistics, focus their interest mainly on ethnicity and are consequently more willing than most scholars to identify prehistoric industries with historic peoples. Most of those, on the other hand, who prefer safer first millennium dates are ... Roger W. Wescott In reading Alban Wall's interesting article "An Ancient Celtic Water Cult: Its Significance in British Prehistory" (KRONOS X:1 , Fall 1984, pp. 58-61), I was surprised by his statement ... the matter. What was unexpected, however, was the extent of that diversity. After consulting sixteen philologists and prehistorians, I discovered that well over two millennia separated the earliest estimate of the time of Celtic arrival (c . ...
4. Quantalism And Prehistory [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... will proceed to present my theses. The first and most important of them is that the most persuasive evidence of prehistoric catastrophe comes not from physical traces or early historic documents, but from the observable behavior of contemporary beings. ( ... From: The Velikovskian Vol 3 No 4 (1997) Home | Issue Contents Quantalism And Prehistory Roger W. Wescott What is "quantalism"? Quantalism is my abridgement of George Gaylord Simpson's phrase "quantum evolution." ... I prefer for this zoographic enigma, as pondered by two generations of catastrophists, is that the awesome snakes of prehistory-often hair-covered and fire-breathing-were seen not on the ground but in the sky. For the sky was the television screen of ...
5. Mycenae, the Danube, and Homeric Troy [Journals] [Kronos]
... the Geometric period in Greece and the early Iron Age in general. See A. Mahr, et al, Prehistoric Crave Material from Carnida, etc. (New York, 1934), pp. 9-11. 2. Ibid ... 1985) Home | Issue Contents Mycenae, the Danube, and Homeric Troy Jan N. Sammer In Danube in Prehistory, Gordon Childe tells of the fierce controversy" occasioned by the various attempts at dating the Hungarian urnfields. Did ... trying to respond "to the clamours of the Italian archaeologists" and also "meet the needs of the Aegean prehistorians",(6 ) Childe reluctantly opted for an early dating, accepting the antiquity of some finds to be ...
6. A Failed Excursion to the Caves of Aquitaine [Books] [de Grazia books]
... Issue Contents CHAPTER TWELVE A Failed Excursion to the Caves of Aquitaine When the Ninth Congress of the International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences announced an excursion to the paleolithic sites of Southwest France, I joined up. It was September ... the excursion: "In the first place, to return as a pilgrimage to the sources of the science of prehistory; to see or revisit these world-renowned sites, which have given their name to the great epochs of Prehistory: ... preponderant elements of a profession that has few findings with which to work, and a deep suspicion of theory. Prehistorians prefer to study coprolites rather than human thought. They are like pollsters who, by getting rid of anomalous, ...
7. Bookshelf [Journals] [SIS Review]
... how disturbing to archaeologists are the implications of Thom's work, because they do not fit the conceptual model of the prehistory of Europe which has been current during the whole of the present century, and even now is only beginning to ... of the required mathematical and astronomical knowledge in the apparent absence of written records. He also discusses the resistance of prehistorians to Thom's work, and here we are on familiar ground. It is Important that non-archaeologists should understand how disturbing ... of Astronomy (Vol. VI, 1975, pp. 42-52). Under the title Megalithic Astronomy - a Prehistorian's Comments', he reviews eight papers published in the Journal between 1971 and 1974, describing Thom's findings at several ...
8. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... to have only evolved 20 million years ago. What a bind Scientific American April 1991, p. 14 Even prehistoric cave paintings can now be assessed by radio-carbon dating methods. The inorganic pigments cannot be assessed but it has now ... , pp. 122-124 This is a review of a book, Fantastic Archaeology: The Wild Side of North American Prehistory by Stephen Williams. It opens for consideration many of the wilder ideas held by scholar and layman alike. The ... Renaissance. ' However, among and over the Palaeolithic images are geometric patterns which have long been a puzzle to prehistorians. Now a South African archaeologist, after studying Bushman art, suggests that these patterns are images seen' by ...
9. Polymathics and Catastrophism: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Problems of Evolutionary Theory [Journals] [Kronos]
... Moreover, it embraces several highly distinctive subdisciplines, of which the most widely recognized in America are: ethnology, prehistoric archeology, human biology, and linguistics. Nonetheless, broad as anthropology is, I soon found it too narrow ... Such an abandonment occurred in the 1960's, when dendrochronology replaced radiocarbon dating among archeologists, especially those specializing in European prehistory. More precisely, archeologists who had previously accepted carbon-14 dates without reservation, encountered evidence that the amount of radiocarbon ... other techniques, such as the thermoluminescence of ceramics, than do calibrated dates. For this reason, many senior prehistorians, including Grahame Clark of Cambridge University, have declined to jump on the bristle-cone band-wagon.(10) A ...
10. The Past Comes Down [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... the present author is advancing the central thesis that contemporary conventional chronology is assigning an exaggerated age to the cultures of prehistoric Europe (i .e . earlier than 500 B.C .) . The magnification ratio of the dates ... (July 1991) Home | Issue Contents The Past Comes Down A Proposal for a Drastically Shortened Chronology for Our Prehistory (Palaeo-, Neo-, and Megalithic) and early Advanced Civilizations, up to the Beginnings of Roman ... . Already three months prior to the ostracism of Glozel, the annual general meeting of German anthropologists, ethnologists and prehistorians in Cologne, had accepted evidence of an important parallel (translated, from Joseph Mendel's report in the Vossische Zeitung ...
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