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141. When The Comet Fell Ch.11 (The Riddle of the Earth) [Books]
... is the only possible way by which those who assume the Drift to be more or less moraine can account for the carriage of enormous weights. Secondly, most of the rocks and stones are found scratched and polished, which is ascribed to friction and pressure caused by icebergs, glaciers, or ice sheets, as they scraped and ground their ... to that of its earliest historical occupants, the period when this wild and barren moor was the scene of life and intelligence and, it may be, of many useful arts." * * Earle: Trans. of the Bath Nat. History and Field Club. 185. In 1914two Scottish archeologists discovered ancient cairns in the Isle of ...
142. Chapter 16 Hittites ? Lydians [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... for it"51 which means no evidence for it! As far as the tin mines of Bohemia are concerned, "tin occurs in the form of vein-deposits in granite rock, and because of the hardness of this rock [neither copper nor bronze tools could dig into it, making it] completely inaccessible to ancient miners."52 ... complete darkness. ' "These are the words of Ekrem Akurgal, a prominent Turkish archaeologist who carefully surveyed large regions of Asia Minor. The area contains no relics of art or industry, no remains of human culture or even habitation, for a full span of four hundred and fifty years. [Akurgal goes on to say:] ...
... ; thou who didst make the fountains that were corrupted to flow, so as to be fit for drinking, and didst furnish us with water that came out of the rocks, when we were in want of it; thou who didst preserve our lives with [quails, which was] food from the sea, when the fruits of ... , saying, "That it was a very sad thing that they should overlook Moses, while hunted after and paved the way to glory for himself, and by ill arts should obtain it, under the pretense of God's command, while, contrary to laws, he had given the priesthood to Aaron, the common suffrage of the multitude ...
144. The Opening Of The Mouth Ritual - Part I [Journals] [Aeon]
... ).  From its entrance at the base of the valley's cliff face to the tomb far below, the structure stretches 164 meters, hollowed out of solid rock. This tomb (tombs were also called the House of Eternity or Place of Truth) is said to be one of the best decorated in the valley and there ... give it the potential for reanimation in order to act as a servant of the deceased. A good short description of the process is this one from the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology at the University of Memphis: "Instructions for the rite were read by a priest as the heir of the deceased would purify and animate the mummy or ...
145. Velikovsky in Shakespeare [Articles]
... and that slain men Should solder up the rift. 3.4 .30 - 32. We think of the evidence Dr. Velikovsky presents in Earth in Upheaval of rock fissures choked with massed broken fragments of bones.[4 ] She herself, if considered a heavenly body consistent with the major personages, is drawn from Octavius to ... . They are a distinctive element in the artistic whole. Then, on the basis of this evidence, I will offer my own theory about the nature of enduring narrative art, about what makes a great artist create and how he does it, and about what happens when man reacts to such art. In my opinion, the nest ...
146. The Age Of Man In America [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... years old are the simpler flakes of people she says, who probably gathered plants and other foods."22 To add to this, archeological work carried out in a rock shelter in Meadowcroft, Pennsylvania, J. M. Adovasio and his colleagues reported that they have 50 correlated consistent dates some of which were derived by employing accelerator mass ... , page 2 titled "Darwinism in Archeology." "Archeologists were initially attracted to Pedra Furada, in northeastern Brazil.... But it is not the rock art that is controversial about Pedra Furada; it is the 595 pieces of quartz selected by French archeologist N. Guidon. These bits of stone closely resemble human-crafted choppers, ...
147. "A Tomb-Pit in the Rock". Part 2 (Oedipus and Akhnaton) [Velikovsky]
... From "Oedipus and Akhnaton" © 1960 by Immanuel Velikovsky | FULL TEXT NOT AVAILABLE Contents "A Tomb-Pit in the Rock"CREON, the ruler of Thebes, decreed that one fallen prince should be buried with all honors and riches, the other left unburied; and it was announced to the people of Thebes: "Eteocles, ... on the estate of William Jennings Bryan in Florida. In 1941 H. E. Winlock published a memoir5 in the series of "Papers" of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, to which Dr. Walter Fedem, my erudite friend and a bibliographer in Egyptology, only recently drew my attention, saying that there I would ...
148. Deluges [Books] [de Grazia books]
... They can, also as tides, be generated from a heavy meteoroid impact on the ocean, directly and also indirectly as in all cases above, from the winds, rock shifts and seismism accompanying them. Deluges and tides both cause flooding. Some distinctions are necessary, though, for the next chapter continues this one with the story of ... high that every culture can recite the story of a universal flood which practically nobody survived.[2 ] The deluge is frequently pictured, too, in ancient and modern art. A. Durer and Leonardo da Vinci painted their images of it, both making it a kind of typhoon. And indeed, in the ancient Chaldean story of ...
149. Ladder to Heaven [Journals] [Aeon]
... according to them, it was possible to climb to heaven along this tree: "The Bataks of Sumatra say that at the middle of the earth there was formerly a rock, of which the top reached up to heaven, and by which certain privileged beings, such as heroes and priests, could mount up to the sky. In ... New World and Old alike. In order to understand the traditions of a ladder associated with the ancient sun-god, it is instructive to take note of the evidence from rock art. Consider the image represented in Figure Two, from prehistoric California: Here a ladder-like form distends downwards from a so-called sun image. Inasmuch as this image has no ...
... deposits were laid from Skye to the Giant's Causeway, these were on pre-existent land surfaces. But there is no reason to believe Staffa was an island, or even a rock, before this refuse was hurled down on the area. It is uniquely one solid mass of basaltic material and that alone. Nothing in the world can compare with ... giving the illusion of a great natural temple, the Scots-American McLean last century, fired by the romance of this remarkable product of nature, put the startling poser whether the art of employing capitals and columns for temples were not derived from Fingal's Cave-startling because if it were so it implied that the ancient Ionians, Corinthians, and Dorians drew their ...
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