Monday, December 13, 2010

Lost Civilization could have lived in the Persian Gulf

There is evidence being discovered now that shows that one of humanity's first settlements outside of Africa may have been what is now underwater in the Persian Gulf.

From the article:
In fact, in recent years, archaeologists have turned up evidence of a wave of human settlements along the shores of the Gulf dating to about 7,500 years ago.

This is really cool, I love geneology and human history. A few years ago I did a genetic test and found out that I was part Wookie! (that last part may not be 100% accurate). Nonetheless this is an amazing discovery and an interesting read. See below for the link. I don't foresee any issues trying to dig further and explore the general area at all...

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