Skip to comments.British archaeologist finds cave paintings at 100 new African sites
Posted on 09/18/2010 2:55:15 AM PDT by Islander7
Striking prehistoric rock art created up to 5,000 years ago has been discovered at almost 100 sites in Somaliland on the Gulf of Aden in eastern Africa.
A local team headed by Dr Sada Mire of the Institute of Archaeology at University College London (UCL) made the finds which included a man on horseback, painted around 4,000 years ago one of the earliest known depictions of a mounted hunter.
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Well well well...some prehistoric tagger was certainly busy!
LOL! Makes you wonder why no prehistoric cans of spray paint haven’t been found.
I can believe it.
Pardon me if this all seems too good to be true.
Fraud in archeology is certainly nothing new. This many new discoveries by one researcher in a short time with new never before seen depictions of animals and hunters, extraordinarily well preserved.
If it is too good to be true; it probably is not true.
It’s just an old blackboard. Kids just drew on the board back then because papyrus was hard to come by and it was hard to carry rocks home. It was even harder putting them on the refrigerator,
To Funny! Nice Job.
Dang kids. Graffiti. It's ageless.
You do know who that man on horseback is, right?
Hmm . . . I had not considered that. If you are wrong it is a great discovery, if you are right, it is a great movie plot.
See! It’s a win win.
LOL! Not that is rich.
#6, I don’t know why, Pontiac, but the first thing that I thought about this was “Yeah, right...”
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The Lone Ranger?
Well, Somaliland has been closed to outsiders, and still is closed to outsiders.
For some reason archaeologists from Western Universities are adverse to threat of decapitation in their quest to discover previously undocumented ancient sites.
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