Home to a large Pleistocene fossil site, Saltville, Virginia has revolutionized modern archeology. The locality is especially significant because of unique interactions that took place between animals and humans 15,000 years ago. There has been recent evidence uncovered that Paleo-humans and the mammals in the surrounding Appalachian region interacted and the humans relied on the animals for survival. The deep history preserved in the land of Saltville reveals a past ecosystem that drew megafauna to its locality. The region, rich with life, is the second oldest known Pre-Clovis site in the Americas, marking its significance in history and archeology.
Sumerian DBQ Surprisingly ancient civilizations have influenced this modern world starting at 3500 BC in what now day middle east ,the first of ancient civilizations began. Ancient Mesopotamia influenced in our world today in many ways. Two contributions from the Mesopotamian civilization were the inventions of cuneiform and Hammurabi’s Code.
It also confirms the floor space of the cave, being 400m² and that pretty much dead center of Australia. After the excavation on the Monte Bello Islands, currently just over 100KM of the Pilbara Coast, evidence of Pleistocene occupation was found. On Campbell Island 3 limestone caves have been excavated. 1 marine shell cultural material at the base of the deposit in Noala Cave gave an age of about 27,220 BP. The deposits showed that the occupants were hunting Kangaroos as well as other mammals in
The article I chose was “Ancient City Found in Mexico; Shows Olmec Influence.” When the archeologist looked under a housing development they discovered the city Zazacatla more than 2,500 years old. However this wasn’t just any ancient city, this provided information on early trade throughout long distances and early development. There was also probable cause that suggests Olmec influences in the city. This may seem weird that there was an unknown city near central Mexico, however according to National Geographic; ninety-five percent of Mexico is unexplored.
In the article First of Our Kind, Kate Wong explains why the fossils found by paleoanthropologist Lee Berger could challenge current notions about human evolution. Geologists dated the fossils to be 1.9 million-years-old which makes this species younger than Australopithecus africanus and contemporary with Homo habilis. This, along with the mix of Homo and Australopithecine traits, led Berger to the theorize that this species was a descendant of A. africanus because of its location, and ancestor to Homo ergaster because of the Homo traits. Berger 's theory would thereby toss A. afarensis and H. habilis into the junk drawer where hominid dead ends are kept.
He also had published a carefully made sketch to go along with his account agreeing with Mclean’s findings he published in 1885. Holmes had his attention drawn to this resemblance of how Indians view of such mounds in the words: “Having the idea of a great serpent in the mind, one is at once struck with the remarkable
The top slowly turned yellow as the water rose up. Lastly, the green ink was just about the same as the previous experiment but this time, only the top was pointed. It was dark blue in the middle, going into green, and finally to yellow. This shows that, using chromatography, we were able to separate the dyes into their key components. Some of the colors in the dyes moved slower than the others which is what resulted in the different patterns and
Typical features include single-story structures with flat roofs, talud-tablero style. Obsidian and volcanic stone were used to build the structures. Volcano’s and caves were the door to their sacred culture. The Pyramid of the Sun is one of the largest structures in of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and built over the multi-chambered cave that may have first inspired the religious practice and order of Teotihuacan. Teotihuacan structures formed specific backgrounds for rituals and public events.
In passage 2: the mystery of the Moai the text states, “Joanne Van Tilburg concluded that it took many kinds of materials and many people to carve, move, and raise a moai. It probably took a long time to move just one moai from the volcano area to its ahu. No one idea for moving the model moai and raising it seemed to be 100 percent correct.” Although It’s still a mystery to us, the people of Easter Island already know how these statues came to be, they tell you what they believe. They believe that moai walked and stepped onto their ahu when they were told to.
These carving included combining creatures such as, feline, human, reptiles, birds, and mythological creatures. In the Paracas culture exemplified Peruvian art. The Paraca art styles used textiles mainly for funerary purposes. They would wrap the deceased bodies in multiple layers. It helped preserve the body during the dry desert climate.
The ancient earthwork known as the Nazca Lines, located on the high desert plains of Peru, is the most unusual drawing in the world. Some lines are straight and geometrical, while there are also depictions of animals, plants, and humans. In the drawing, lines define the shape onto the landscape at such enormous scale that it can only be seen from the sky. In fact, the Nazca Lines were first discovered by overflying commercial aircraft. One of the most intriguing designs of Nazca is the one which represents a Spider.
After the painting of the board, I started painting the title board. I painted the title board blue first then sponged on white to give the appearance of a sky with clouds. I then sketched out the tree branches with a pencil before painting over the pencil with brown acrylic paint with a detail paintbrush. After the branches had dried, I began on the cherry blossoms. Using stippling motions and a stiff brush, I painted on the cherry blossoms with a medium pink acrylic paint.
They made the scroll in hopes of the reader having an intimate knowledge of the obscure references. For example in column two of the scroll, verses one to three says, "In the salt pit that is under the steps: forty-one talents of silver." Some believe that these were the treasures stashed away from the prying eyes of the Romans. When they estimated the possible worth of the treasure in 1960, it would top more than $1,000,000. Scholars have continued to debate whether the treasure actually exists.