The Best Cyprus Community

Skip to content


Archeology/History Thread

Everything related to politics in Cyprus and the rest of the world.

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Thu May 25, 2023 1:57 am

Greek, the language and its evolution.

User avatar
repulsewarrior
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 13984
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:13 am
Location: homeless in Canada

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Fri Jul 07, 2023 5:26 am

"We compared the site where broken pottery had been plowed during farming with the magnetometer map, which showed large cavities one to two meters below the surface. This led us to continue investigating the area and to discover the tombs."

Tombs rich in artifacts discovered by Swedish expedition in Cyprus
https://phys.org/news/2023-07-tombs-ric ... yprus.html
User avatar
repulsewarrior
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 13984
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:13 am
Location: homeless in Canada

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Wed Jul 19, 2023 6:11 am

...this one is too sad,

Incompetence reigns in historic Kyrenia renovation works
https://cyprus-mail.com/2023/07/16/inco ... ion-works/

...concrete, ignorance, and corruption have left the Harbor scarred.
User avatar
repulsewarrior
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 13984
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:13 am
Location: homeless in Canada

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Fri Jul 21, 2023 10:19 pm



...enjoyed watching this.
User avatar
repulsewarrior
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 13984
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:13 am
Location: homeless in Canada

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Tue Jul 25, 2023 12:39 am

https://www.terradaily.com/reports/Turk ... e_999.html

...and in Turkey, news on the earthquake recovery.
User avatar
repulsewarrior
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 13984
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:13 am
Location: homeless in Canada

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Sat Aug 19, 2023 4:39 am



...interesting stuff about copper and tin; of course Cyprus is in the middle of it.
User avatar
repulsewarrior
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 13984
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:13 am
Location: homeless in Canada

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby Lordo » Mon Aug 28, 2023 9:03 pm

This is incredible.

User avatar
Lordo
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 21531
Joined: Wed Oct 05, 2011 2:13 pm
Location: From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free. Walk on Swine walk on

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Wed Aug 30, 2023 2:19 am

40 to 50 thousand years ago, beautiful round holes; how did they do it?
User avatar
repulsewarrior
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 13984
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:13 am
Location: homeless in Canada

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby Lordo » Wed Aug 30, 2023 11:52 am

repulsewarrior wrote:40 to 50 thousand years ago, beautiful round holes; how did they do it?


There is a way of creating such holes. I suspect this method was used with some variation to create the hole in bow drilling. All you need to do is attach a hard stone at the end of the spindle and bob's your uncle.

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/GOdI4DqKghI

We do not give enough credit to the intelligence of these people. We owe everything we have to them.
User avatar
Lordo
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 21531
Joined: Wed Oct 05, 2011 2:13 pm
Location: From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free. Walk on Swine walk on

Re: Archeology/History Thread

Postby repulsewarrior » Sat Nov 25, 2023 6:08 am



...it's too interesting to not post here.

(warning: the Channel is "Christian based")
User avatar
repulsewarrior
Leading Contributor
Leading Contributor
 
Posts: 13984
Joined: Sat Apr 08, 2006 2:13 am
Location: homeless in Canada

PreviousNext

Return to Politics and Elections

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests