Whenever something incredibly ancient and incredibly cool turns up, there’s always someone on hand to shout that it’s evidence of aliens. Awesome as it would be to know ET was hanging out here in 10,000 B.C. (or whenever), the truth is both much simpler and much more interesting. See, you don’t need aliens to explain away intricate ancient objects. We humans have been capable of creating incredible stuff since before there were even humans.
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10. Ice Age “Batons” (Approx. 28,000 years old)
9. Animal Figurines (30,000-40,000 years old)
8. Neanderthal Cave Art (40,800 years ago)
7. Ancient Flutes (42,000 years old)
6. Aterian Beads (110,000 years old)
5. Bone Awls (200,000-400,000 years old)
4. Projectile Points (200,000-400,000 years old)
3. Hand Axe (1.76m years old)
2. Oldowan Tools (Around 2.5m years ago)
1. Contents of the Lake Turkana Toolbox (3.3m years old)
how the [email protected]#$ is that presumed to be a dildo?
what is it with archaeologists
that every dodad they find
has something to do with
sex, war, hunt or gods?
maybe its art?
or a kids toy?
or a tool?
maybe its some random garbage!
I live in the American Southwest. I can go down to the river less than a mile from my home and literally can't take a step without stepping on fragments of Native American pottery, I've been told that some of it could be as old as 2000 years. The biggest piece I've found was about as big as my palm.
There is no reason to believe that stone tools were the first tools. They just last longer in the archaeological record, but things like slingshots, darts, canteens, twine, bags, etc, were likely used long before climate changes made softer materials less available for tool making. Also, those "Venus" sculptures were most likely intended as "mommy dolls" for the comforting of those whose mothers had passed on and were facing childbirth or other difficulties alone.
Disagree with the assumed age but just imagine the world back then when the guy was making it.on a second note the ape men were dependants of Cain some mated with the ape like creature others with human and so on thats where we get the neanderthal and other human like beings some of Cain's direct dependants may have floted around and survived the flood carrying the mark to this day
Jewelry was used to mark wealth of a tribe. Not our wealth tho. Back then, you struggle every day to live. You can die getting food, you can die by a random predator, you can starve or freeze to death if hunters can’t hunt. And then you come across a tribe who have tunics decorated with shells and beads, intricate fur designs along with it all. That means they have the time to make things pretty. They aren’t struggling for food, defending themselves at all time, in constant danger, or in fear of starving. They have time to sit around and carve holes into shells and sew them onto the things that keep them warm. That’s luxury.
Wow who is this brilliant bald cone head fella that talks very fast, doesn't stutter and isn't reading from a script? Its amazing how many brilliant people like this are making videos on YouTube on so many diversified subjects.
The idea that the "Venus" figures are erotica is only one of several hypotheses about their function, and many are convinced that they did not have an erotic function. I believe the research behind this video was very cursory and shallow.
Neanderthals were 100% human. Caucasians share 4% of their bloodline. Cro Magnon (whom had a brain size a tennis ball larger than current size caucasians brains) bred with them.
Australian aborigines are likely similar in brain capacity to Neanderthals, though Neanderthals anatomy evolved to attack prey with a hand held (non throwing) spear causing a short and stout physical structure.
Or perhaps carrying around a heap of tools is heavy. If you have a nomadic lifestyle it would probably be easier (after downing the animal with your spear or arrow that you take with you) to lean over and smash two rocks together to get a sharp edge and start skinning.
Also in the last 100 years the amount of carbon14 in our atmosphere has changed as much as 3%. Apparently 200k years ago it was several times what it is now. I don't think carbon 14 can be relied upon for dating.
Don't the beads prove that we lived a somewhat relaxed lifestyle? If there was jewelery then there was a society for someone to care about that jewelery.
I think it's a bigger discovery than really let on. I think it's proof of that cyclical society theory.
We are not the first height.
4:29 Due to the way genetics works, you are related to some (if not all) of the people whose hands are outlined on that cave wall some 40,000 years ago. That would be something like your great great great great great.... add on about 800 more "greats"... grandmother or grandfather. I find that chilling and comforting at the same time. Those were homo sapiens, they viewed the world the same way we do, just without as much information, their capacity for intelligence however was the same as our own.
Neanderthals weren't human? Homo Sapiens Neanderthanensis? Then why do many modern people have a small percentage of Neanderthan DNA in them? They would necessarily have to be human for that to happen. And "Saber-Toothed Tiger"? We've known for many decades they were not "Tigers" There are more factual errors in this flawed presentation than should be allowed on youtube. Appalling.
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