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Archaeologists in Bulgaria say they have uncovered the oldest prehistoric town found to date in Europe.
Archaeologists believe that the town was home to some 350 people and dates back to between 4700 and 4200 BC.
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
reply to post by jude11
6000 years ago, it could be entirely possible that the axiom of "might makes right" was the governmental approach of the day. And this could have just been a slave labor camp for salt production.
It would be extremely interesting to have insights into how various operations were governed in the distant antiquity of our beginning civilizations.
Originally posted by OccamsRazor04
reply to post by kdog1982
I imagine with salt being such a high priced commodity back then they were a very likely target for raiders, for both the salt and the wealth they had accumulated. Even back then it appears most people didn't want to work for things and wanted it handed to them