Chinese archaeologists have discovered a stunning 30,000-year-old engraved stone artifact in a collection of stone tools unearthed at the Paleolithic site of Shuidonggou in 1980.
That’s about 23,000 years before the creation of Earth!
It’s an early example of vote counting. The Democrat won, and the results are set in stone and can’t be changed.
Dating rocks can be a little tricky.
does it say “Unicorn Ranch”??
Stunning. Simply stunning. That’s as fine an example of rock writing as I’ve ever seen. Marvelous. Scientists everywhere can hold their heads a little higher today. The scratches are, I think, some of the best displays of bimodal attenuation ever found. Normally, you don’t find this kind of work from a young artist. The artist usually has to suffer for several years. Did they find a cut off piece of ear by it? Well, one can hope.
P.S. sunkenciv; never think that I’m making fun of you. I do appreciate what you put on Free Republic.
Sharpening a blade, more like. Two strokes connect like the blade came down on the right side, then the left.
How similar are these markings to known Runic markings?
Is it a calendar that says the Mayans were wrong with their calendar?
This would have been done during the last glaciation, towards the end. The individuals that would have done this must have been very resourceful.
Looks like something was dragged across the rock. I think you have to know the total surroundings to even make a wild guess.
In the future we’ll be implanting cheeps into rocks, like we currently implant into dogs and cats, to hold and collect (not necessarily in that order) data for use by future generations of scientists.