thought you might find this of interest
Any relation to the line in Nasca, Peru? (IIRC)
The Jews first real successful attempt at...
get ready for it....
Another sort of kite was found on steep slopes or ridges below a plateau or shoulder of a hill so that animals driven over the ridge would suddenly be confronted by the installation before and below them, Avner explained.
As for why the kites fell out of use, it’s still a bit of a mystery, says Nadel.
“They were abandoned, in several south-Negev cases, by the beginning of the middle Bronze age,” said Nadel. “This may suggest a climatic change and or a shift in subsistence strategies.”
Naw. A bunch of Left Leaning Witches wearing PETA badges convinced the hunters that the Earth Mother was upset.
Well, we now know the wild asses were caught and sent to North America where they became the Democrats.
The author speculates that they might have stopped using them because of climate change. How could this happen at a time when there was no industrialization, autos, coal power plants or large scale farms? Why do these idiots never make the connection between climate changes in the past and present?
Thanks Enchante. I think I'd read about this on FR before, but I'm gonna be a wild man and just ping it already. ;')
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