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Posted by Hal Neumann (+9345) 10 years ago
A Lost European Culture, Pulled From Obscurity
By John Noble Wilford
THE NEW YORK TIMES
November 30, 2009

Before the glory that was Greece and Rome, even before the first cities of Mesopotamia or temples along the Nile, there lived in the Lower Danube Valley and the Balkan foothills people who were ahead of their time in art, technology and long-distance trade

For 1,500 years, starting earlier than 5000 B.C., they farmed and built sizable towns, a few with as many as 2,000 dwellings. They mastered large-scale copper smelting, the new technology of the age. Their graves held an impressive array of exquisite headdresses and necklaces and, in one cemetery, the earliest major assemblage of gold artifacts to be found anywhere in the world. . . .

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Posted by Kacey (+3151) 10 years ago
Interesting article. I loved the photos! Apparently the women of so long ago were overly endowed..on the bottom half!
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Posted by Chad (+1767) 10 years ago
"The story now emerging is of pioneer farmers after about 6200 B.C. moving north into Old Europe from Greece and Macedonia..."

This story is a ficticious tale made up by neo-scientists trying to sway people into believing the world is older than it really is. Everyone knows the earth is only about 6000 years old-

http://www.creationtips.c...hsage.html
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Posted by Levi Forman (+3716) 10 years ago
Apparently the women of so long ago were overly endowed..on the bottom half!


They make the rockin' world go round.
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Posted by stephen (+253) 10 years ago
Sir mix a lot said it best...
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6018) 10 years ago
Levi's right, Stephen. Freddie said it better.
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