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Indus Valley Civilisation: The Genesis [2 of 3]

Notable in civilization around the Indus Valley is the lack of strong resemblances to other early civilizations to the west of Mesopotamia, which indicates that Harappa was not a colony. Skeletal remains, however, show that the dominant human type of the peoples who built the civilization was a tall, long faced, dark-haired strain much like those from the Mediterranean region.

An Indus Valley Seal of what seems to be a standing Pashupati in the upper left. Photo credits to Mel Copeland: Banquet of the Gods A relation between Pashupati and Shiva Archaeological findings dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization (about 3.300 - 1.300 BCE) of e.g. seals that depict a yogi figure i.e. Pashupati or "proto-Shiva" (Flood, Gavin, 1996.

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Mesopotamia, Civilization And The Sumerians: The Cradle and the Fertile Crescent

Ancient Mesopotamia

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.

The oldest and most populated city of the ancient Assyrian Empire, Nineveh, sat on the eastern bank of the Tigris river. The city is first mentioned about 1800 BC as a center of worship of Ishtar whose cult was responsible for the city's early importance. A statue of the goddess was sent to Amenhotep III, Pharaoh of Egypt in the 14th century BC by orders of the king of Mitanni.

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Ancient Disk's Mysterious Code Finally Cracked

Scientists Finally Crack The Code Of The Ancient 'Phaistos Disk': It's a prayer to their Goddess.

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.

Ivanov at Varna- 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.

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

ca 9th-8th cent. BCE. Neo-Assyrian Ivory plaque with ram-headed sphinx, Nimrud. Mesopotamia.

Compare the 12,000 year old Armenian rock carving below with the Native American cave wall illustrations in Sego Canyon, Utah that date back to 5,000 B.C. Are the similarities between them merely a coincidence? Tell us what you think below.

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.

Gold seal - Sumerian goddess Inanna/Ishtar as "Mistress of Animals", Turkmenistan, ca 2000 BC ~~ Jehovah called the false gods of the nations "dungy idols". Ishtar, a fertility goddess also known as Aster, Astre, Artemis is behind Easter with it's eggs, bunnies etc. (NON CHRISTIAN!)