If the theory holds true then we need to start looking at other locations not just the "Nile, Euphrates, Indus valley or the Yellow river" This scenario could have played out elsewhere. I wonder if some have thought of looking along other ancient "River locations" which are now dead dry river valleys or river valleys that are now submerged? [Besides the already known areas] Or search along present rivers but see if we can spot by Satellite images their ancient river paths/course which have changed directions over the past 30,000 years or so. Maybe along those ancient paths/courses there are settlements now buried still to be discovered?
But much archaeological heritage has been destroyed by human activity - for example, by modern construction methods in urban development and expansion of the road network, by modern agricultural techniques (in particular deep ploughing or drainage of wetlands), and by mineral extraction.
An ancient river bed that has lain unseen for 185,000 years has been uncovered by scientists mapping the parts of the English Channel in the run up to the 2012 Olympics. The groundbreaking discovery was made during a two-year £300,000 project to map 500 square miles of seabed off the Jurassic coast in Dorset. Using new and incredibly accurate mapping techniques, experts traced the river that may have once been used as a watering hole by woolly mammoths that roamed the area.
"Why do we get dumber?"
Originally posted by SLAYER69
reply to post by Asktheanimals
Your contribution is always anticipated. I thought that would shake up things a bit. People can't believe we can lose knowledge or "Get Dumber" but the proof has been staring us in the face for centuries. For the longest time we couldn't read Hieroglyphs, Mayan writing or Sanskrit etc.
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