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House built 10,000 years ago dating back to the beginning of civilisation...
Daily Mail ^ | 30 November | DAMIEN GAYLE

Posted on 11/30/2013 9:05:09 PM PST by Fractal Trader

A 10,000-year-old house has been unearthed in Israel, offering what archaeologists say is a fascinating glimpse into human development. The structure, which dates back to the beginning of civilisation, was discovered close to Jerusalem in a region known as the Judean Shephelah. It is the oldest structure yet found in the region and dates back to the period in human history when communities first began to domesticate plants and animals.

Work being conducted at the excavation in the Judean Shephelah: A 10,000-year-old house has been unearthed in the dig, offering what archaeologists say is a fascinating glimpse into human development Work being conducted at the excavation in the Judean Shephelah: A 10,000-year-old house has been unearthed in the dig, offering what archaeologists say is a fascinating glimpse into human development 'It should be emphasized that whoever built the house did something that was totally innovative because up until this period man migrated from place to place in search of food,' said the excavation directors.

'Here we have evidence of man’s transition to permanent dwellings and that in fact is the beginning of the domestication of animals and plants; instead of searching out wild sheep, ancient man started raising them near the house.'

The remarkable finds, the oldest of which are described as hailing from the Pre-Pottery Neolithic Period, were made during an excavation prior to the widening of a highway.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Israel; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: godsgravesglyphs; letshavejerusalem

1 posted on 11/30/2013 9:05:09 PM PST by Fractal Trader
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To: SunkenCiv

ping


2 posted on 11/30/2013 9:05:21 PM PST by Fractal Trader
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To: Fractal Trader

“Beginning of civilization” only 10,000 years ago?

Nope.


3 posted on 11/30/2013 9:08:11 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Fractal Trader

They really knew how to build stuff back then.
Not like the cheap junk you see these days.


4 posted on 11/30/2013 9:11:50 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

And the best part is there’s only three months left on the second mortgage.


5 posted on 11/30/2013 9:14:15 PM PST by stormhill (Guns Save Lives!)
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To: Fractal Trader

Historic cottage, fixerupper, perfect for young couple.
You’ll swoon over the paleolithic fixtures, real rock
walls, water close by. Has opening for double pane window.
Close to schools. Etc. Etc.


6 posted on 11/30/2013 9:17:03 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Fractal Trader
Civilisation huh???

Newspapers can't use spell check?

7 posted on 11/30/2013 9:17:20 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: mountn man

Civilisation huh???
Newspapers can’t use spell check?


I think that’s the British spelling.


8 posted on 11/30/2013 9:25:26 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: mountn man
Newspapers can't use spell check?

I think that's how they spell it back in Ye Merrye Olde Englande.

9 posted on 11/30/2013 9:30:22 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: Fractal Trader

Yeah, and you could get a good loan back then without government involvement.

There were no property taxes.

You could own rocks, sticks, bows and arrows without having to register them.

The media back then didn’t reference them as items of hate, and those who owned them as Tea Baggers.

The family was able to home school with no problem. Religion was in it’s infancy, and man was free to think as he wanted.

When kids came, it was a celebration. Women didn’t come round trying to get the mom to kill her fetus.

You tossed seeds in the ground, covered it up, and watered. Then months later after the harvest, you took seeds from the harvest and replanted them without having to get permission, or pay for the right.

Water fell from the sky. It didn’t fall from Uncle Sam. Territorial oppresses didn’t even dare try to charge for it. It would take 10,000 years of progress for that to take place.

Divorce wasn’t a word that would be invented for thousands of years. Children knew their parents until they died.

Ah, the good old days.


10 posted on 11/30/2013 9:31:59 PM PST by DoughtyOne (May his name be striken from every tablet, stone, building, and never be said again short of blame!)
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To: Fractal Trader

What a dump.

No plumbing, lazy-boy or ice maker...


11 posted on 11/30/2013 9:53:36 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: laplata; mountn man

It’s as bad as their teeth.


12 posted on 11/30/2013 9:54:41 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

LOL!! That’s for sure.


13 posted on 11/30/2013 10:02:17 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Fractal Trader

Yeah, civilization, because according to Bammie, there wouldn’t be a house if there weren’t roads to it, and there wouldn’t be roads if there weren’t government...


14 posted on 11/30/2013 10:08:20 PM PST by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: Thorliveshere

Yeah, civilization, because according to Bammie, there wouldn’t be a house if there weren’t roads to it, and there wouldn’t be roads if there weren’t government...


And 10,000 years ago, any “government” was despotic and cruel, to say the least. But Bammie thinks all government is god.


15 posted on 11/30/2013 10:23:08 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Fractal Trader

“instead of searching out wild sheep”

“Sheep Gone Wild, 10,000 BC”


16 posted on 11/30/2013 10:25:18 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Fractal Trader

Probably just got the mortgage paid off.


17 posted on 11/30/2013 10:45:29 PM PST by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: tet68

Former owners were the Flintstone family.


18 posted on 11/30/2013 10:56:07 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (A pox on the House of Apple and the ios7 horse they rode in on.)
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To: Fractal Trader

Bringing it up to code is gonna cost a bundle.


19 posted on 12/01/2013 5:10:51 AM PST by Oratam
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To: Fractal Trader

If you like your stone hut, you can keep it.


20 posted on 12/01/2013 5:14:32 AM PST by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: Fractal Trader

Did they found any ‘Better Stone Home and Gardens’, ‘Martha Stewart Cave Living’ or ‘Good Cavekeeping’ magazines around? If not how about a tv, radio or a hot tub?


21 posted on 12/01/2013 5:49:03 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul or Sara/Nikki in 2016)
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To: Fractal Trader
Cool find but it shows the beginning of settlements not civilization. We live in the era of dumbing down all definitions.
22 posted on 12/01/2013 5:50:41 AM PST by Varda
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To: ExCTCitizen

Most popular band: Stone Temple Pilots.


23 posted on 12/01/2013 5:50:47 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: BenLurkin

I thought it was 6000 years ago.


24 posted on 12/01/2013 5:53:11 AM PST by Burkean (.)
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To: Fractal Trader

“A 10,000-year-old house has been unearthed in Israel...”

This is what happens if you allow dirt to accumulate. Dust and mop your home at least once a week.


25 posted on 12/01/2013 5:59:45 AM PST by sergeantdave
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To: Fractal Trader

So long as they leave the “homeowners association” that came with it buried...


26 posted on 12/01/2013 6:02:23 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Fractal Trader

Is this where the chimp got it on with a pig?


27 posted on 12/01/2013 6:02:34 AM PST by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: Fractal Trader

thanks Fractal Trader, alas:

10,000-year-old house uncovered outside Jerusalem
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3095297/posts


28 posted on 12/01/2013 7:32:53 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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Thanks Fractal Trader.

29 posted on 12/01/2013 7:33:28 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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