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I totally agree. I give the ancients more credit than that, too.

It could very well be yet another example of bad translation methods based on modern contextual influences and gross unfounded presumptions about past cultures. Traditional archaeology has proven itself to be extremely...

    Gullible:
    - chicken-scratched glyphs determine the provenance of the block they're envgraved into.

    Short-sighted:
    - assuming a single linear culture was responsible for everything we see there.

    Lacking a basic understanding of human nature:
    - neglecting to consider that a latter culture would reuse and adapt artifacts, structures, etc., remaining from a previous culture.
    - using the presence of the most recent culture to date the provenance of the entire vicinity.
    - not taking into account the intelligence of the ancients, the true complexity and advanced nature of the stonework, the resources (knowledge, energy, tools, methods) required to achieve that stonework, and the time required for technological development.

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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 284 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 13:49
Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 320 Vanya 04-Oct-17 15:30
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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 215 Eddie Larry 07-Oct-17 14:06
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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 199 Aine 05-Oct-17 12:29
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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 274 Thanos5150 05-Oct-17 02:57
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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 270 Thanos5150 06-Oct-17 00:12
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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 230 Thanos5150 06-Oct-17 22:50
Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 237 Origyptian 06-Oct-17 17:14
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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 210 Origyptian 06-Oct-17 21:06
Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 283 Thanos5150 07-Oct-17 00:38
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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 294 Aine 09-Oct-17 01:08
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Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 225 Thanos5150 10-Oct-17 01:26
Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 224 Eddie Larry 10-Oct-17 01:47
Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 167 Aine 11-Oct-17 13:00
Re: Adji Kui- Turkmenistan One of the Greatest Ancient Cities on Earth 151 Eddie Larry 11-Oct-17 15:27
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