The events of July 16th to 22nd 1994, when the remnants of a fragmenting comet, P/Shoemaker-Levy 9, bombarded the surface of Jupiter causing fireballs many times the size of our own planet, were an abrupt wake-up call even for those who were aware of them. The historical sciences generally, and Archaeology in particular, have collectively painted a picture of the past as if our planet stands alone in empty space. Nothing could be further from reality. Our resilient planet exists in a solar system that has experienced a very dynamic history over the past 20 to 30 millennia, and it is only from this wider solar system perspective that the true history of human civilisation will ever be fully understood. The Morien Institute archive therefore contains relevant material from many disciplines.

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"Egypt Discovers Archaeological Industrial Zone in Luxor's 'Valley of the Monkeys'"
News18 (India)

"Hundreds Of Viking Sword Fragments Discovered In Estonia
Forbes (USA)

"Spectacular Gold Treasures of Ancient Africa Revealed"
Ancient Origins (Australia)

"Hawass announces 2 remarkable archaeological discoveries in Luxor"
Egypt Today (Egypt)

"Amateur archaeologists find evidence of Sangam period town"
The Hindu (India)


"Israeli archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old 'cosmopolitan' city buried next to highway"
ABC News (Australia)
"The remains of a large, 5,000-year-old city have been discovered in Israel, shedding new light on experts' understanding of the period, Israel's Antiquities Authority says.

Calling it a 'cosmopolitan and planned city', the authority said the early Bronze Age settlement covered 160 acres and was home to about 6,000 people.

'We have here an immense urban construction, planned with streets that separate neighbourhoods and public spaces', Yitzhak Paz, a director of excavation, said.

The discovery cast doubts on the colonial Aryan Migration Theory (AMT), popularly called AIT (Aryan Invasion Theory).

'In this city, we have a planned settlement with a whole net of streets and alleys and squares, drainage installations and a storage installation.'

The Antiquities Authority said that during the dig, archaeologists also found evidence of an earlier settlement dating back 7,000 years underneath the city's houses."


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[What an amazing discovery in this area of the middle east! Though not surprising given the general area was settled many thousands of years before this date, an urban construction complete with drainage is nevertheless very rare.

The images on the ABC News site are well worth a visit to see while reading the full story - Ed.]


"Turkish dam consigns cradle of civilisation to a watery grave"
The Sunday Times (UK)

"Return to the Antikythera shipwreck as underwater archaeology resumes"
Neos Kosmos (Greece)

"Egyptian police uncover artifact gang, seize ancient relics"
XinuaNet(China)

"Sunset on Turkey’s massive stone heads"
CNBC18 (USA)

"Hoard of gold coins found in Bulgaria’s Devnya"
The Sofia Globe (Bulgaria)

"Sri Lanka’s Sophisticated Stone Tools Dated to 48,000 Years Ago"
Cosmos Magazine (Australia)

"Uncovering secrets of mystery civilization in Saudi Arabia"
BBC News (UK)

"Gigantic Prehistoric City Found in Israel During Roadworks"
Ha'aretz (Israel)

"Norwegian archaeologists found the 'house of the dead' the days of the Vikings"
The MICE Times of Asia (Singapore)

"Ancient DNA traces the Black Death to Russia’s Volga region"
Science Magazine (USA)

"Ram temple existed before Babri mosque in Ayodhya"
The Times of India (India)

"Project launched to uncover secrets of mysterious sea wrecks off Chesil Beach"
Dorset Echo (England)

"Archaeological find from Dubai unveiled at Louvre Abu Dhabi"
The National (UAE)

"Grand Egyptian Museum receives 331 artifacts, including 42 that belonged to King Tut"
Egypt Independent (Egypt)


"The Antikythera Mechanism Research Project"
Cardiff/Athens Universites (Cymru/Greece)
[In October 1900, Captain Dimitrious Kondos was leading a team of sponge divers near the the island of Antikythera off the coast of Greece. They noticed a shipwreck about 180 feet below the surface and began to investigate. Amongst the artifacts that they brought up was a coral-encrusted piece of metal that later archaeologists found was some sort of gear wheel.

The rest of the artifacts, along with the shape of the boat, suggested a date around 2000 years ago, which made the find one of the most anomalous that had ever been recovered from the Greek seas. It became known as The Antikythera Mechanism.

In 2006 the journal "Nature" published a
letter, and another paper about the mechanism was published in 2008, detailing the findings of Prof. Mike G. Edmunds of Cardiff University. Using high-resolution X-ray tomography to study the fragments of the anomalous Antikythera Mechanism, they found that it was in fact a bronze mechanical analog computer that could be used to calculate the astronomical positions and various cycles of the Moon - as seen from the Earth: - Ed]


Part of the Antikythera Mechanism
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More Antikythera Mechanism Information & Commentary:

"Return to the Antikythera shipwreck as underwater archaeology resumes"
Neos Kosmos (Greece)

"Human Skeleton Found on Famed Antikythera Shipwreck"
Scientific American (USA)

"Scientists decipher purpose of mysterious astronomy tool made by ancient Greeks"
CBC News (Canada)

"Beyond the Antikythera mechanism"
Nature Blogs (UK)

"Archimedes’ legendary sphere brought to life"
Nature News (UK)

"Discovery about the Antikythera Mechanism reveals surprising advances in early Greek science"
University of Puget Sound (USA)

"World's oldest computer is more ancient than first thought... "
The Daily Mail Online (UK)

"New international mission ready to explore Antikythera shipwreck"
eKathimerini (Greece)

"Return to Antikythera: Divers revisit wreck where ancient computer found"
The Guardian Science Blog (UK)

"In search of lost time"
Nature (UK)

"World’s First Computer Displayed Olympic Calendar"
Wired Gadget Lab (USA)

"Antikythera Mechanism - World's earliest existing analogue computer"
HotnHit News (India)

"In search of lost time"
Nature (UK)

"Imaging the Antikythera Computer"
Wired Gadget Lab (USA)

"Decoding an Ancient Computer: Greek Technology Tracked the Heavens"
Scientific American (USA)

"2,000 Year Old Computer Yields Her Secrets"
Wired Gadget Lab (USA)

"Watch a video explaining the Antikythera mechanism"
Nature (UK)

"Antikythera mechanism"
Wikipedia (USA)

"World's First Computer Rebuilt, Rebooted After 2,000 Years"
Wired Gadget Lab (USA)

"Antikythera: A 2,000-year-old Greek computer comes back to life"
The Guardian Science Blog (UK)

Google image search results for The Antikythera mechanism
Google (USA)


 

"Atlantis Pyramids Floods"

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Dennis Brooks

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"Researchers have many questions regarding both the Great Flood and Atlantis: Which areas were flooded? Where did the flood waters come from? What caused the flooding? How was Atlantis destroyed? Where was Atlantis located?

The short answers: Noah's Flood was caused by tsunami waves that covered all the costal areas around the Atlantic Ocean.

They also flooded the Mediterranean Basin temporarily raising sea level above 600 feet.

The tsunamis were created by comet fragments that landed in the ocean and within the Americas.

Some estimations claim that over 500,000 comet fragments hit the Americas. The craters are called Carolina Bays.

These craters are concentrated along the Atlantic seaboard within the coastal states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, and as far away as Nebraska.

Atlantis was part of Plato's boundless continent, North America. Plato: '. . .and the surrounding land may be most truly called a boundless continent."

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"Origins of the Sphinx:
Celestial Guardian of Pre-Pharaonic Civilization"


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Dr Robert M. Schoch
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Robert Bauval

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