Skip to comments.[tr]...proto-Sinaitic inscriptions found along the coast of Uruguay
Posted on 02/02/2018 10:11:40 PM PST by SunkenCiv
Proto-Sinaitic led to the development of the Phoenician alphabet and its variants, many characters from which are clearly visible within the Uruguayan petroglyphs. Based upon this hypothesis, the characters would be dated from 1850 BC to 1100 BC. After this date (1100 BC) came the fully developed, 22 character, Phoenician 'international' writing system subsequently used by all West Semitic languages. I observed that many of the 'new international' characters do not appear among the petroglyphs suggesting movement away from this particular coastline 'port of call' some time after 1100 BC...
Proto-Sinaitic has, allegedly, been found in Brazil at Itacoatiara, near Manaus, and at Curraes Velhos, Rio Grande do Norte State. A tablet with very similar proto-Sinaitic characters was found at the Deir-Alla excavations in Jordan, thus reinforcing and supporting a Trans-Oceanic Mediterranean - South American connection. (Mattievich,E. "Journey to the Mythological Inferno". Rogem Press, Denver. 2010. Chap IV, Page 93).
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Figure 1: One of the satellite photographs clearly showing the vast amount of inscriptive material discovered by Archaeoastronomer, William James Veall, on the South Atlantic coastline of Uruguay, South America. (Copyright William J Veall 2014)
Blown waaaaayyyy off course.
this sure smells an awful lot like those “Faces on Mars” , not ready to buy this yet
“Proto-Sinaitic” ? I thought that was some medical jargon that the doctors on the tv shows yell out when a patient is being rushed into the ER. “He’s Proto-Sinaitic ! 100 mgs of Lorazepam, STAT !”
I recently saw a story of a 19 year old who just rowed across the Atlantic by himself in under two months - about 60 miles per day.
With sails and currents, other could probably do it much easier.
Traces of cocaine and tobacco have been found in Egyptian mummies, both sourced only in the Western hemisphere. Trans-Atlantic trade has been going on for thousands of years.
Very fascinating. Thanks.
I thought they were talking about cave rock carvings.....
Cruisers numbering hundreds if not thousands per yer make the trek across the Atlantic without much fanfare. I've read stories of sailors on 26' ketches making it from Cape Verde to the eastern Caribbean. Most cruisers over 38' are comfortable enough to provision and cross in less than a couple weeks, depending on winds.
The difference between then and now is that we know the boundaries of the Atlantic thanks to cartography and satellites. Back then, to them, it was just open ocean as far as the imagination could go. As long as they stayed out of the doldrums and sailed right west, they could conceivably make it on personal watercraft. Would take some serious stones to want to do that though.
The guy that taught me how to really sail was making his second lap around the world in a 28 foot Beneteau.
The Polynesians did it in the Pacific. Just because we don't know how they would have done it doesn't mean that they couldn't have figured it out (it also doesn't mean that anybody did figure it out).
It is only very recently that the navigational technology of the Vikings has been re-discovered.
I think this is wonderful. Though I am NOT a student of languages, I have been fascinated by the similarities of some words within several languages...Malagasy and Tagalog are two that fascinated me in particular.
After some years of not paying much attention, some smart person (not me) wrote a paper discussing exactly that similarity and supported his or her contention with long-sea routes of exploration from Indonesia going in both directions, i.e. toward the Philippine Islands and toward Madagascar. Of course that person included “word drift”. And that explained to me why I found comfort in Malagasy while living there. It is wonderful how interconnected we are with our current and past.
YEHOVAH God told Ezekiel, And say to Tyre, 0 you who dwell at entrance to the sea, who are merchants of the peoples of many islands and coastlands. . . The inhabitants of Sion and [the island] of Arvad were your oarsmen; your skilled wise men, O Tyre, were in you, they were your pilots. The old men of Gebal [a city north of Sidon] and its skilled and wise men in you were your calkers; all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in you to deal in your merchandise and trading (Ezekiel 27:3, 8-9).
Ezekiel goes on, Your rowers brought you out into the great and deep waters; the east wind has broken and wrecked you in the heart of the seas . . . When your wares came forth from the seas, you met the desire, and the demand, and the necessity of many people; you enriched the KINGS OF THE EARTH with your abundant wealth and merchandise. Now you are shattered by the seas . . . (vs. 26, 33-34, Amplified Bible).
We also read in the Bible: For the king [Solomon] had at sea a navy of Tarshish with the navy of Hiram: once in three years came the navy of Tarshish, bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks (I Kings 10:22).
And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Ezion-geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom. And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon. And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon (I Kings 9:26-28).
We read in II Chronicles 8, beginning verse 8:
Then went Solomon to Ezion-geber, and to Eloth, at the sea side in the land of Edom. And Huram sent him by the hands of his servants ships, and servants that had knowledge of the sea; and they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and took thence four hundred and fifty talents of gold, and brought them to king Solomon (v. 17-18).
There is archaeological evidence, in fact, that the fleets of Solomon and Hiram of Tyre circumnavigated the globe, sailing from Ezion-geber, a port at tne terminus of the Red Sea, near modern Aqaba or Eliat! Hebrew customs, discovered by the early English settlers in the Americas, were found among some of the Indian tribes, including the wearing of phylacteries! Minoan and Phoenician coins have been found, and inscriptions of ancient Phoenician and Minoan scripts, in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and the Star of David was even found in an ancient ruin of the Pueblo Indians in New Mexico! In the middle of the second millennium, B.C., and down to the time of Solomon, circa 1000 B.C., oceanic travel by maritime powers in the Middle East seems to have been fairly common.
Is it not significant that Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigated the globe, requiring three years from 1519-1522? Is it not meaningful that Sir Francis Drake, the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world, took three years to do so (1577-80)?
But theres even more evidence!
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Thanks Wiz-Nerd. Circumnavigation of Africa is attested in ancient texts, and reportedly took two years. Tarshish (when equated with Tartessos) wasn't in Spain as often claimed (and neither was Tartessos), but referred to Crete. To reach Crete from Ezion-Geber meant circumnavigation of Africa.
Circumnavigation of the Earth was probably not tried until the Age of Sail, although the oceans have never been the insurmountable barrier as believed by the landlubbers who seem to scrawl all the Clovis-First-and-Only rubbish.
The striking thing to me is that like the Nazca lines
this “message” can only be read from the air or perhaps
some elevated point in which case the letters would have
to have been distorted to compensate for the fore shortening.
Are the markings stretched out in any way?
>> “this sure smells an awful lot like those ‘Faces on Mars’ <<
And Phoenicians are not “Semetic.” They descend from Cain, a son of Ham. Pagan fools!
I’m not sure, and I don’t recall there being a scale, either. Appears to be carved, but into what, and vertical or horz surface I dunno.
I’m not saying it can’t be done in smaller boats, but there’s comfort and safety to consider on the “high seas.” 28 foot is good size for a single person, but relying on electronics for guidance while you sleep can be dangerous.
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