Introduction This series of articles is about the inventions and innovations of the ancients. It will fascinate the casual reader as well as technology, science, and history buffs. Our ancestors, however long ago they may have lived and whatever part of the […]
Official position of science presents the picture of the past in which humanity started from primitive beginnings, and steadily progressed upward in the development of culture and science. However many unearthed “out-of-place artifacts” create obvious contradictions to the conservative picture of antiquity. They don’t fit the established pattern of prehistory, pointing back instead to the existence of advanced civilizations before any of the known ancient cultures came into being.