Indus-Harappan Seal. Much conjecture exists as to who the man is. This is the classic pose of the masters of the Jain religion; naked standing with arms and legs not touching the body. Jainism predates the Vedas, Hinduism and Buddhism. Yet the Vedas do mention the Jain masters.
AKKADIAN-ASSYRIAN CALENDAR, ASHUR,1800 BC. Stone-cast disc, brown-ochre hydrostone, 120 mm (4.75 inches), 10 mm thickness (approx half inch) with parchment description. Calendar tablets like this and others discovered at Mari in Syria, make it clear that the Semitic Akkadians possessed a highly developed calendar by 1800 BC, with allocations based on a 29 and 30 day lunar month.
Minoa. The Bull was a central theme in the Minoan civilization, with bull heads and bull horns used as symbols in the Knossos palace. Minoan frescos and ceramics depict the bull-leaping ritual in which participants of both sexes vaulted over bulls by grasping their horns. Crete For the Greeks, the bull was strongly linked to the Bull of Crete: Theseus of Athens had to capture the ancient sacred b...See More
Ivanov at Varna, Bulgaria - lost city - grave found of early advanced civilization ~5000 BC. This was a very important archaeological find- predates most well known civilizations in Egypt, Mesopotamia, etc. Hidden civilization was found because they were digging to put in electrical wires! Entire civilizations can be taken out rather easily by nature it seems.
ca. 376–414. Gold Coin Showing King Chandragupta II as an Archer. The Gupta king is credited with conquering 21 kingdoms and tribes inside and outside India incoporating them into the Indian Empire. The Golden Age of India where Hindusim flourished.
Seal -12, Harappan Civilization, C- 2700-2000 BC | Seals appear in the Indus Valley around 2600 B.C. with the rise of the cities and associated administrators. Square and rectangular seals were made from fired steatite. The soft soapstone was carved, polished, and then fired in a kiln to whiten and harden the surface. Seals made of metal are extremely rare, but copper and silver examples are known. | photo by Mukul Banerjee on 500px
In cleared-away areas of the upper Amazon basin, researchers, using satellite imagery, have recently pinpointed a vast network of monumental earthworks, including geometrically aligned roads and structures, constructed by a hitherto unknown civilization.
This archaeological finding was discovered in 1998. The artifact has an appearance of an electronic component embedded in a naturally formed stone (granite, quartz, feldspar, mica). It resembles an electronic XLR connector and reveals no trace of having been glued or welded. It shows a weak magnetic attraction, and ohm meter readings reveal that it has a strength approaching that of an open circuit. The three-pronged plug does not appear to be manufactured out of wood, plastic, rubber, metal
Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan. Literally, Mound of the Dead, was built around 2600 BC, was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of the world's earliest major urban settlements, existing at the same time as the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Crete. Mohenjo-daro was abandoned in the 19th century BC and to this day archeologist still don't know what caused the deaths of everyone in the city. Most the skeletons were found in the open and…