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The advanced technology involved with creating beautifully carved, geometrical, cut and dressed blocks of hard stone, like granite and diorite, is always a wonder to behold. On the other hand we have to be careful not to label every example of advanced technology the work of a pre-dynastic lost civilisation. The skills to create such blocks were developed across thousands of years, with their final flowering on the Nile Valley during the Pyramid Age.

Having said this, I am convinced that the savant-like mindset of the Denisovans lingered among hybrid groups across countless generations, spreading into many parts of the ancient world. Their descendants crossed the Urals and Russian Steppe and headed south through the Caucasus into Anatolia, where they eventually controlled the construction of sites like Gobekli Tepe. The technology was then carried south through the Levant until it reached the Nile Valley as early as 8000 BCE. Here it rested at sites like Helwan, south of Cairo, for thousands of years until eventually it was used to create the earliest funerary structures. These, as I show in The Cygnus Key, contained huge megalithic blocks of tuff turn limestone as early as 3000 BC. The technology was in full flow, and the developments came quickly thereafter until the age of Imhotep and, finally, the kings of the Fourth Dynasty.

The greatest achievements of the Denisovan legacy are, IMO, the Great Pyramid and its neighbours. They are the end product of a line of transmission and ancestry that began as much as 40,000 years earlier in the Altai Mountains of Siberia.

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The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 3119 Andrew Collins Author 03-Jul-18 17:29
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 410 SallyA 04-Jul-18 19:44
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 395 Andrew Collins Author 04-Jul-18 21:51
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 432 michael seabrook 04-Jul-18 21:56
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 393 Andrew Collins Author 05-Jul-18 21:28
Paranormalist 389 greengirl5 06-Jul-18 00:04
Re: Paranormalist 368 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 22:52
Re: Paranormalist 331 greengirl5 07-Jul-18 23:36
Re: Paranormalist 322 Andrew Collins Author 08-Jul-18 15:44
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 357 michael seabrook 06-Jul-18 20:55
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 361 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 22:59
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 314 michael seabrook 06-Jul-18 23:13
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 318 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:25
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 389 SallyA 05-Jul-18 00:57
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? .. Mod help, please .. 395 SallyA 05-Jul-18 01:27
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? .. Mod help, please .. 372 Andrew Collins Author 05-Jul-18 21:45
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 358 Andrew Collins Author 05-Jul-18 21:42
More snakes 513 Robert Jameson 05-Jul-18 06:26
Re: More snakes 372 Andrew Collins Author 05-Jul-18 21:54
Re: More snakes 331 Robert Jameson 06-Jul-18 13:59
Re: More snakes 338 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:11
Re: More snakes 320 drrayeye 07-Jul-18 00:29
Re: More snakes 328 Andrew Collins Author 08-Jul-18 15:47
Re: More snakes 310 Robert Jameson 08-Jul-18 17:07
Re: the pyramids of Giza, built, how? 322 SallyA 08-Jul-18 23:48
Re: the pyramids of Giza, built, how? 326 Andrew Collins Author 09-Jul-18 20:40
Re: More snakes 318 Andrew Collins Author 09-Jul-18 20:30
Sperm cells and microscopes 348 greengirl5 05-Jul-18 23:41
Re: Serpents, "THE Serpent of Creation" from the Dream Time, her two companions, and her master . . 337 SallyA 06-Jul-18 02:38
Re: Yeti ... are actual, have rather odd eyes and are fast and very capable 322 SallyA 06-Jul-18 02:49
Re: Yeti ... source page: 327 SallyA 06-Jul-18 03:05
Re: Yeti ... source page: 325 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:24
Re: Yeti ... are actual, have rather odd eyes and are fast and very capable 323 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:26
Re: Serpents, "THE Serpent of Creation" from the Dream Time, her two companions, and her master . . 337 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:23
Re: Serpents, "THE Serpent of Creation" ... images of House of Sokar . . 3 serpents as on Gobekli pillar: 322 SallyA 17-Jul-18 18:14
Re: O.T., . . Looking for the BIG picture, the temporal ghestalts . . 345 SallyA 17-Jul-18 19:12
Re: Serpents, "THE Serpent of Creation" ... images of House of Sokar . . 3 serpents as on Gobekli pillar: 311 Andrew Collins Author 23-Jul-18 13:27
Re: Serpents, "THE Serpent of Creation" ... images of House of Sokar . . 3 serpents as on Gobekli pillar: 457 SallyA 24-Jul-18 16:57
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 325 Robert Jameson 06-Jul-18 14:02
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 317 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:27
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 297 michael seabrook 08-Jul-18 07:22
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 304 Andrew Collins Author 08-Jul-18 15:51
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 310 michael seabrook 08-Jul-18 07:02
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 310 Andrew Collins Author 08-Jul-18 15:53
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 308 Robert Jameson 08-Jul-18 17:49
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 300 SallyA 09-Jul-18 00:20
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 301 Robert Jameson 09-Jul-18 00:40
Yes, how? 305 greengirl5 09-Jul-18 01:48
Re: Yes, how? 309 Robert Jameson 09-Jul-18 03:17
Re: Yes, how? 300 greengirl5 09-Jul-18 05:35
Re: Yes, how? 330 Robert Jameson 09-Jul-18 12:27
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 308 Andrew Collins Author 09-Jul-18 20:44
Crick, Watson and accuracy . . thank you, amended . . . 292 SallyA 11-Jul-18 16:05
Re: Crick, Watson and accuracy . . thank you, amended . . . 296 Andrew Collins Author 11-Jul-18 17:35
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 310 Andrew Collins Author 09-Jul-18 20:38
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 315 Robert Jameson 10-Jul-18 00:51
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 302 Andrew Collins Author 11-Jul-18 17:38
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 341 Robert Jameson 12-Jul-18 00:02
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 286 Andrew Collins Author 13-Jul-18 22:18
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 313 Robert Jameson 14-Jul-18 01:58
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 327 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:14
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 310 greengirl5 07-Jul-18 14:01
Re: Sperm cells and microscopes 308 Andrew Collins Author 08-Jul-18 15:56
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 366 drrayeye 05-Jul-18 06:35
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 352 Andrew Collins Author 05-Jul-18 21:59
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 326 SallyA 06-Jul-18 03:22
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 334 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:40
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: Aesir & Vanir, and . . . 306 SallyA 09-Jul-18 00:32
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: Aesir & Vanir, and . . . 339 Andrew Collins Author 09-Jul-18 20:37
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: Agree 100%, . . Odin from general vicinity of Anatolia . . NM 296 SallyA 10-Jul-18 15:31
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: Agree 100%, . . Odin from general vicinity of Anatolia . . NM 308 Andrew Collins Author 11-Jul-18 17:41
Balanced speculation 315 drrayeye 06-Jul-18 18:38
Re: Balanced speculation 308 Andrew Collins Author 06-Jul-18 23:43
Re: Balanced speculation 322 drrayeye 07-Jul-18 00:22
Re: Balanced speculation 312 Andrew Collins Author 08-Jul-18 16:09
The Black Swan 336 Robert Jameson 07-Jul-18 11:36
Re: The Black Swan 326 Robert Jameson 07-Jul-18 23:52
Re: The Black Swan 344 Andrew Collins Author 08-Jul-18 16:16
Re: The Black Swan 312 greengirl5 09-Jul-18 02:03
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 322 jazzmumbles 08-Jul-18 03:15
Re: The Denisovan Legacy: the True Origins of Civilization? 309 Andrew Collins Author 08-Jul-18 16:25
The Idigna Bird and Kal 329 MDaines 08-Jul-18 16:49
Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal 310 SallyA 09-Jul-18 01:07
Kailasa and swans 323 drew 09-Jul-18 02:18
Re: Kailasa and swans 329 SallyA 09-Jul-18 03:23
Re: Kailasa and swans 302 drew 09-Jul-18 03:54
Re: Kailasa . . pardon, rebounding, and centering . . 317 SallyA 09-Jul-18 18:38
Re: Kailasa and swans 338 MDaines 09-Jul-18 07:56
Re: having an author to chat to 313 drew 09-Jul-18 20:53
Re: having an author to chat to 318 Andrew Collins Author 09-Jul-18 21:13
Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal 315 Andrew Collins Author 09-Jul-18 21:03
Late comer..... 328 Itatw70s 10-Jul-18 00:17
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Re: Late comer..... 312 Itatw70s 12-Jul-18 18:20
Re: Late comer..... 295 Andrew Collins Author 13-Jul-18 23:12
Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal 357 MDaines 10-Jul-18 08:42
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Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal 315 Andrew Collins Author 11-Jul-18 18:07
Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal 329 Andrew Collins Author 11-Jul-18 17:58
What's in a name? 339 MDaines 12-Jul-18 10:34
Re: What's in a name? 330 Andrew Collins Author 13-Jul-18 23:08
Re: What's in a name? 313 MDaines 14-Jul-18 07:04
Re: What's in a name? 301 Andrew Collins Author 23-Jul-18 13:30
Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal 327 Broker 16-Jul-18 22:17
Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal . . and leopards 314 SallyA 19-Jul-18 19:13
Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal . . and leopards 317 Andrew Collins Author 23-Jul-18 13:36
Re: The Idigna Bird and Kal 313 Andrew Collins Author 23-Jul-18 13:35


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