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Ancient Civilizations

Strange, Ancient Places
Summary Wiki Index
by Vaughn Aubuchon

HUH? Where's that?
How curious are you?

Here is a chronological index to selected, significant, fascinating ancient archeological locations.

Many can be found at -

"In search of ancient astronauts"
  . . .
Ancient Aliens

"As most ancient astronaut theorists believe"
 . . . Georgio Tsoukalos

Where did they go? Will they return soon?

Check out where some of them may have been on Earth in the distant past.
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300

140

Estimated
Time Span

Strange Place

Location

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B.C. - Starting w/ Oldest

13.8B BC

Age of Universe

13.8 Billion years BC

4.54B BC

Age of Earth

4.54 Billion years BC

3,400,000 BC

Stone Age began

3,400,000 BC

1,500,000 BC

Homo erectus

-

300,000 BC

Humans in Africa
Homo Sapiens

Homo Neanderthal

-

100,000 BC

Last Ice Age began

Last Ice Age Began

Sea level = 400 feet lower

DNA sequenced

70,000 BC

Humans into India

50,000 BC

Humans to Australia

40,000 BC

Humans into Europe
Denisovan race

? - 30,000 BC

Markawasi
Huge weird rocks

Peru, east of Lima
Elev. = 12,500 feet
Discovery = 1950s

? - 20,000 BC

Gate of the Gods
Giant Rock Doorway
Star gate, time portal?

Peru
Elev. = ??
Discovery =

13,000 BC

Humans in Alaska

Last Ice Age Ended

12,000 BC

Last Ice Age ended
Humans in the U.S.

10,000 BC

Earliest known human Ancient history

-

11,000 BC

Bosnia Pyramids
Man-made?
Or just geology?

Bosnia
Elev. = ??
Discovery = ancient

9.500 BC

Bay of Cambay
Sunken city

India
Elev.= -200 feet BSL
Discovery = 2001

7,500 BC -

9,000 BC

Gobekli Tepe
Buried city - Why?
.

Turkey
Elev. = 2,493 feet
Discovery = 1963

9,000 BC

Ballbek
Temple of Jupiter
300-ton stones

Lebanon, NE of Beirut
Elev. = 3,840 ft
Discovery = ancient

5,000 BC

End of Stone Age

Current sea levels achieved

4,500 BC -

3,000 BC

Carnac Stones
Rows of stones
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Brittany, France
Elev. =
Discovery = ancient

4,100 BC -

2,500 BC

Malta Megalithics
Temples of Malta
.

South of Sicily
Elev. = 200 feet
Discovery =

4,004 BC

Biblical Adam

-

2,500 BC

Great Pyramid
Khufu's tomb
.

Giza, Egypt
Elev. = 62 feet
Discovery = ancient

2350 BC

Noah's Flood

-

2,600 BC -

2,000 BC

Caral
Huge pyramids
.

Near Lima Peru
Elev. =
Discovery = 1948

1,330 BC

Moses - King Tut

Discovery= 1922

800 BC

Derinkuyu
Underground city
.

Turkey
Elev. =
Opened = 1969

800 BC -

800 AD

Nazca
Lines on the plain
.

Nazca, Peru
Elev. =
Discovery = 1927

300 BC -

900 AD

Tikal
Mayan city
.

Guatemala
Elev. =
Discovery = 1840s

330 BC

Alexander the Great

-

150 BC

China Pyramids
Hidden by China
.

Shaanxi, China
Elev. =
Discovery =

62 BC

Nemrut Dagi
King Antiochus
.

Kahta, Eastern Turkey
Elev. = 7,054 feet
Re-discovery = 1881

CHRIST

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A.D. - Starting w/ Oldest

100 BC -

700 AD

Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
.

Mexico, Mexico City
Elev. =
Discovery = ancient

500 AD ?

"Band of holes"
1000s of weird holes
.

Pisco, Peru
Elev. = 3.000 feet
Discovery =

300 AD -

1000 AD

Tiwanaku
Inca City ruins
.

Western Bolivia
Elev. = 3,728 feet
Discovery = 1,549

536 AD -

600 AD

Puma Punku
Interlocking H blocks
.

Bolivia
Elev. = 12,000 feet
Discovery =

600 AD

Muhammad

-

400 AD -

800 AD

Copan, Hond.
Mayan city
.

Western Honduras
Elev. = 2,300 feet
Discovery =

800 AD

Borobudur
Largest Buddhist Temple
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Java, Indonesia
Elev. = low
Discovery = 1814

226 BC -

799 AD

Palenque
Mayan City
.

Southern Mexico
Elev. = 492 feet
Discovery = 1773

1100 AD

Angkor Wat
Huge Temple Complex
.

Cambodia
Elev. = low
Discovery =

1300 AD

Lalibela
11 rock cut churches
.

Ethiopia
Elev. =
Discovery =

1492 AD

Columbus

-

1517 AD

Reformation - Protestants

500 new religions

1500 AD -

1700 AD

Easter Island
The Rapa Nui
The Moai

Pacific Ocean
Elev. = 0
Discovery = 1722

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150

200 - 450



DISCLAIMER
All info is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
The purpose of this page is to pique your interest.
Read, have fun, explore the links.

Sometimes it is fun to ponder mysteries of the ancient past.

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