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florinandrei
01-12-09, 07:26
Technically, they were my very distant ancestors (assuming my family did not come from somewhere else).

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/01/science/01arch.html?hp

Before the glory that was Greece and Rome, even before the first cities of Mesopotamia or temples along the Nile, there lived in the Lower Danube Valley and the Balkan foothills people who were ahead of their time in art, technology and long-distance trade.

Death Mask
01-12-09, 07:51
Nice find!

It's amazing how long ago Europeans started contributing to society with great inventions, art, and culture, I'm very proud of my ancestors. :)

rowanlim
01-12-09, 14:30
That's very interesting! Some of the sculptures look very modern, IMO! :D

LightningRider
01-12-09, 14:32
Wow, they seem very far advanced from the generation of then! Imagine if they continued! :eek:

tombofwinston
01-12-09, 16:05
Wow, they seem very far advanced from the generation of then! Imagine if they continued! :eek:

*CoughATLANTISCoughNatlaCough*

Chocola teapot
01-12-09, 16:10
Oh my gosh WOW! :)

I was about to mention Atlantis!:vlol:

That is very interesting! :D

Icarus60
01-12-09, 16:56
I thought this was going to be about the Welsh