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Lost Civilization Under Persian Gulf?

Post by SamCogar on Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:29 am

"Where before there had been but a handful of scattered hunting camps, suddenly, over 60 new archaeological sites appear virtually overnight," Rose said. "These settlements boast well-built, permanent stone houses, long-distance trade networks, elaborately decorated pottery, domesticated animals, and even evidence for one of the oldest boats in the world."

Recently discovered archaeological sites in Yemen and Oman have yielded a stone tool style that is distinct from the East African tradition. That raises the possibility that humans were established on the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula beginning as far back as 100,000 years ago or more, Rose says. That is far earlier than the estimates generated by several recent migration models, which place the first successful migration into Arabia between 50,000 and 70,000 years ago.


For complete article:
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/12/08/lost-civilization-persian-gulf/?test=faces

The Out of Africa Theory has been getting quite shakey here of lately.



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