Unique female sculpture found in Turkey's Çatalhöyük. Archaeological excavations in the Central Anatolian province of Konya’s Çatalhöyük,headed by Professor Ian Hadder,have unearthed a well-preserved female figurine from the Neolithic era of 8,000-8,500 B.C. The figurine has all parts of its body intact and has been defined as “unique.”This is one of the earliest large human settlements in the world and provides important evidence of the transition from settled villages to urban…
The perfectly-preserved settlement was discovered by accident in the 18th century, buried under 30ft (9 metres) of ash. Archaeologists were amazed to find human remains inside the voids. Plaster of Paris was poured inside to create casts of humans, and when this material is broken it reveals bones inside (shown)
During the period of these early Celtic and Viking settlements, the climate was significantly warmer, and about 25% of Iceland was covered with forest compared to 1% now. Description from shelf3d.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Somehow, we must keep the humanity of the people in Syria before us. Anything thing we do or do not do, or say or do not say, should be about them, not about us. We must live perpetually in hope of a negotiated settlement. Forces are too evenly balanced, and the suffering will continue and the death toll continue to mount horrifyingly until there’s some kind of negotiated peace. No one is going to win this war.