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Carbón confirma la presencia humana aquí hace 12.000 años - EL PAÍS - La Nación

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By Tom Knox

Remarkable find: A frieze from Gobekli Tepe-'So I think they began cultivating the wild grasses on the hills. Religion motivated people to take up farming.'

Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization.

Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun, Feb 12, 1924

Bimini Road, stones submerged off the coast of the Bahamas said by some to be a man-made wall some 10,000 to 20,000 years old. It is part of body of evidence some say show prehistoric civilizations were far more advanced than conventional science is willing to admit. (Shutterstock*)

: : goddess : : A fired clay Cucuteni-Trypillian figurine (4050-3900 BCE). At their height, the Cucuteni-Trypillian society built the largest Neolithic settlements in Europe, with some housing up to 15,000 people. The Cucuteni-Trypillian culture was matriarchal, the women were the heads of the household and also did the agricultural work and made pottery, textiles and clothing.

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History of Humans on Planet Earth

Archaeological Guide to Human History: Hunters and Gatherers (20,000-12,000 years ago)

5 Mysterious Ruins That Predate Known Civilization?Here’s a look at some disputed sites, thought by some to hold evidence of prehistoric civilizations far more advanced than scientists thought possible. Some of these structures have been submerged as sea levels have risen over the course of thousands of years.

MAINZ, GERMANY—It had been thought that the first farmers were a homogenous group living in the Fertile Crescent some 12,000 years ago. But a new genetic study suggests that farming was invented by multiple distinct groups that separated from each other between 46,000 and 77,000 years ago.

Estimates of people’s presence in the Americas have ranged from about 12,000 to 50,000 years. A new study by a team of archaeologists that has been researching the subject, has found a site dati