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Archaeological Find From Ancient Times Sparks Discussion About Possible Apocalyptic Event

For hundreds of years, people around the world have been predicting a coming apocalypse. A recent archaeological discovery has indicated that these predictions have been around for a lot longer. The study of ancient stone carvings, tablets, and cities has revealed an astonishing amount of information about Neolithic civilizations.

For many years, ancient historians, archaeologists, and scientists have believed that during the ‘Younger Dryas’ period, the Earth was subject to a minor ice age. A team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh has made a striking discovery that links this idea to a stone carving, found in Gobekli Tepe, Turkey, also known as Anatolia in ancient times.

This carving dates to a period that matches the Younger Dryas epoch. More importantly, it is believed to record the history of humans in Turkey during the Younger Dryas. To symbolize the numerous deaths during this time the carving is inscribed with a headless human figure and several animals. Even more telling is the landscape carved into the stone, showing a sky full of comet fragments.

This has further reinforced the oft-quoted hypothesis that the impact of a comet was responsible for the mini ice age during the Younger Dryas period, close to 13,000 years ago.

As an era, the Younger Dryas was an instrumental part of human history. Before the global cooling, humans were isolationist and operated in small groups that roamed the land like nomads.

However, the difficulties posed by a minor ice age prompted a massive increase in human cooperation and permanent settlement. This would later lead to the cultivation of crops and agricultural practices, solidifying humanity’s position as Earth’s pre-eminent species.

While the results of the archaeological find are yet to unfold fully, it is important to remember that the ‘comet hypothesis’ is still unproven and no impact point has been found. However, historians, scientists, and professional archaeologists believe that further investigation may uncover more secrets about the mysterious rise of Neolithic civilization.

Source: Yahoo
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