Skip to comments.New artifacts suggest civilization in America began earlier than thought
Posted on 03/28/2013 3:31:37 AM PDT by WCH
Dr. Clark Wernecke says 2.6 million artifacts have been discovered at the Gault Site in Central Texas.
"That's just an unheard of quantity," said Wernecke.
What's also surprising, the artifacts suggest people must have arrived somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 years ago.
Wernecke said, "So, much earlier than we had originally thought."
"Very slow going," added Wernecke. "Every object larger than a dime, we get its exact depth, with a laser...It goes on with a permanent maker on a tag in a little baggie, then all that information goes on the outside of the bag. Everything is done two or three times because we can't afford to lose any information."
The years of dedication to meticulous digging is finally paying off.
(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxaustin.com ...
And all the mormons are wondering if these were Semites or Lamenated-ites :)
Texas has always been a popular destination.
It made sense to me, and I'm glad to see this data coming out.
There is a lot of evidence that points to previous advanced “modern” civilizations. Too bad it’s all been wiped clean. Who knows what troves of historic/designs/inventions were lost in the books at Alexandria, and Constantinople. Such waste. Humans could have died off at the peak of a civilization much like ours and we will never know.
Some of your stuff ping.
It's where you find early Shruggers
And what troves were lost in the destruction of Inca, Maya, Aztec, etc. records here in the Americas!
And its ending sooner than expected.
Cen Tx artifacts ping.
And ZERO artifacts have been found at Cumorah...
The Nephites gather to the land of Cumorah for the final battlesMormon hides the sacred records in the hill CumorahThe Lamanites are victorious, and the Nephite nation is destroyedHundreds of thousands are slain with the sword. About A.D. 385.
1 And now I finish my record concerning the destruction of my people, the Nephites. And it came to pass that we did march forth before the Lamanites.
2 And I, Mormon, wrote an epistle unto the king of the Lamanites, and desired of him that he would grant unto us that we might gather together our people unto the land of Cumorah, by a hill which was called Cumorah, and there we could give them battle.
3 And it came to pass that the king of the Lamanites did grant unto me the thing which I desired.
4 And it came to pass that we did march forth to the land of Cumorah, and we did pitch our tents around about the hill Cumorah; and it was in a land of many waters, rivers, and fountains; and here we had hope to gain advantage over the Lamanites.
5 And *when three hundred and eighty and four years had passed away, we had gathered in all the remainder of our people unto the land of Cumorah.
6 And it came to pass that when we had gathered in all our people in one to the land of Cumorah, behold I, Mormon, began to be old; and knowing it to be the last struggle of my people, and having been commanded of the Lord that I should not suffer the records which had been handed down by our fathers, which were sacred, to fall into the hands of the Lamanites, (for the Lamanites would destroy them) therefore I made this record out of the plates of Nephi, and hid up in the hill Cumorah all the records which had been entrusted to me by the hand of the Lord, save it were these few plates which I gave unto my son Moroni.
7 And it came to pass that my people, with their wives and their children, did now behold the armies of the Lamanites marching towards them; and with that awful fear of death which fills the breasts of all the wicked, did they await to receive them.
8 And it came to pass that they came to battle against us, and every soul was filled with terror because of the greatness of their numbers.
9 And it came to pass that they did fall upon my people with the sword, and with the bow, and with the arrow, and with the ax, and with all manner of weapons of war.
10 And it came to pass that my men were hewn down, yea, even my ten thousand who were with me, and I fell wounded in the midst; and they passed by me that they did not put an end to my life.
11And when they had gone through and hewn down all my people save it were twenty and four of us, (among whom was my son Moroni) and we having survived the dead of our people, did behold on the morrow, when the Lamanites had returned unto their camps, from the top of the hill Cumorah, the ten thousand of my people who were hewn down, being led in the front by me.
12 And we also beheld the ten thousand of my people who were led by my son Moroni.
13 And behold, the ten thousand of Gidgiddonah had fallen, and he also in the midst.
14 And Lamah had fallen with his ten thousand; and Gilgal had fallen with his ten thousand; and Limhah had fallen with his ten thousand; and Jeneum had fallen with his ten thousand; and Cumenihah, and Moronihah, and Antionum, and Shiblom, and Shem, and Josh, had fallen with their ten thousand each.
15 And it came to pass that there were ten more who did fall by the sword, with their ten thousand each; yea, even all my people, save it were those twenty and four who were with me, and also a few who had escaped into the south countries, and a few who had deserted over unto the Lamanites, had fallen; and their flesh, and bones, and blood lay upon the face of the earth, being left by the hands of those who slew them to molder upon the land, and to crumble and to return to their mother earth.
16 And my soul was rent with anguish, because of the slain of my people, and I cried:
17 O ye fair ones, how could ye have departed from the ways of the Lord! O ye fair ones, how could ye have rejected that Jesus, who stood with open arms to receive you!
18 Behold, if ye had not done this, ye would not have fallen. But behold, ye are fallen, and I mourn your loss.
19 O ye fair sons and daughters, ye fathers and mothers, ye husbands and wives, ye fair ones, how is it that ye could have fallen!
20 But behold, ye are gone, and my sorrows cannot bring your return.
21 And the day soon cometh that your mortal must put on immortality, and these bodies which are now moldering in corruption must soon become incorruptible bodies; and then ye must stand before the judgment-seat of Christ, to be judged according to your works; and if it so be that ye are righteous, then are ye blessed with your fathers who have gone before you.
22 O that ye had repented before this great destruction had come upon you. But behold, ye are gone, and the Father, yea, the Eternal Father of heaven, knoweth your state; and he doeth with you according to his justice and mercy.
Central American MORMON lands tour...
Writer Charles Mann’s two recent books cover this subject pretty well. They are “1491” and “1492.”
The first book deals with evidence of large population groups in Central and South America before the Spaniels arrived.
Or has been deliberately hidden in the deepest basements of the Smithsonian - much by Smithson himself.
See Back and Current issues of Ancient American for the huge amount of stuff found in the US that is never talked about.
Just checked the link I was going to post, but is not working - was basically just one guy doing the publishing, and he may have gone under.
There are a lot of artifacts in central Texas. There is an Indian burial ground on the land I inherited from my family. I want to keep it preserved as best as possible. My older sister couldn’t understand why I wanted that part until I took her there and showed it to her.
There are also a lot near Georgetown. They have some areas fenced off with razor wire on top. The Corps of Engineers were real smart. They have signs at all the parks on Lake Georgetown that state “It is illegal to pick up artifacts”. What a better way to advertise..
Our landfills will testify to our civilization for thousands of years.
**”... the artifacts suggest people must have arrived somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 years ago. ****
Well I wish they would make up their mind!
Nat Geo years ago said artifacts on their cover were 20,000 years old! Then several years later admitted they were only 2,000 years old.
And a dig in So Cal showed artifacts that were supposed to be 10,000 years old. L S B Leakey visited the scene and declared them to be 100,000 years old.No one called him on it.
“Every one of the tools we dig up, I can still buy at Home Depot and Wal-Mart,”