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Ancient Civilizations

Strange, Ancient Places

Chronologically Presented
Summary Wikipedia 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 (some*) ancient astronaut theorists believe"
 . . . Georgio Tsoukalos (I added "some")

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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Estimated
Time Span

Strange Place/
Large Event

Location

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B.C. - Starting w/ Oldest

13.8 Billion Years BC

Age of Universe

13.8 Billion years BC

4.6 B BC

Age of the Sun

4.6 Billion years BC

4.54 B BC

Age of Earth

4.54 Billion years BC

Geologic Time Scale
Eons - Eras - Period - Epoch

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Huge Gap (4 billion years)

635 M BC

Last Snowball Earth

At least 3 of them

66 M BC

Dinosaurs wiped out

Chicxulub crater, Yucatan

Big Gap (63 million yeras)

3.4 M BC

Stone Age began

3,400,000 BC

1.5 M BC

Homo erectus
First humans in Africa

1,500,000 BC

1 M BC

Beginning of Rapid Increase of Human Brain Size

Attributed to great climate fluctuation.

640,000 BC

Yellowstone Eruption

Elev. = 8,000 feet

500,000 BC

Humans into India

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433,000 BC

Anunnaki
Sumeria and Akkadia
Nephilim
Suns of God, daughters of men

Iraq - Mesopotamia
Tigris-Euphrates
Akkad - Assyria
Babylon - Sumer

300,000 BC

Humans in Africa
Homo Sapiens

Homo Neanderthal

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100,000 BC

Last Ice Age began

Last Ice Age Began
Sea level = 400 feet lower

50,000 BC

Humans to Australia

DNA sequenced from this far back.

Meteor Crater, AZ

Elev. = 5,710 feet
Depth = 560 feet

40,000 BC

Homo Neanderthal finished off

Humans into Europe
Denisovan race

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? - 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. = 9,200 feet
Discovery =

17,000 BC

(Ancient Alien theory)
Puma Punku
Interlocking H blocks

Bolivia
Elev. = 12,000 feet
Discovery =

15,000 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

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11,000 BC

Bosnia Pyramids
Man-made?
Or just geology?

Bosnia
Elev. = ??
Discovery = ancient

9.500 BC

Bay of Cambay
Sunken city

Gujarat, India
Elev.= -200 feet BSL
Discovery = 2001

7,500 BC -

9,000 BC

Gobekli Tepe
Buried city - Why?
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Turkey
Elev. = 2,493 feet
Discovery = 1963

9,000 BC

Baalbek
Temple of Jupiter
300-ton stones

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

5,000 BC

Stone Age End

Current sea levels achieved

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170

200 - 450


3,200 BC

Bronze Age Began

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4,500 BC -

3,000 BC

Carnac Stones
Rows of stones
8 rows x 2 miles long
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Brittany, France
Elev. = 52 feet
Discovery = ancient

4,100 BC -

2,500 BC

Malta Megalithics
Temples of Malta
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South of Sicily
Elev. = 200 feet
Discovery =

4,004 BC

Biblical Adam

According to Ussher.
Newton said 4000 BC.

4,000 BC

The Watchers
Had sex with human women
Produced the Nephilim

Pozzo Sacro di Santa Cristina Sardinia, Italy

3,000 BC

Earliest Writing

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2,500 BC

Mohenjo-daro

Sindh, Pakistan
Elev. = 150 feet
Vitrification -
Ancient nuclear boom?

2,500 BC

Great Pyramid
Khufu's tomb
Orion's Belt layout

Giza, Egypt
Elev. = 62 feet
Discovery = ancient

2,350 BC

Noah's Flood

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2,600 BC -

2,000 BC

Caral
Huge pyramids

Near Lima Peru
Elev. = 1,148 feet
Discovery = 1948

2,100 BC

Epic of Gilgamesh

Sumeria

1,330 BC

Moses -
King Tutanhamun

Egypt
Discovery= 1922

1,200 BC

Sanxingdui
Disappeared aliens?

Guanghan, China
Elev. =
Discovery = 1929, 1986

1,200 BC

Bronze Age End

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170

200 - 450


800 BC

Derinkuyu
Underground city

Turkey
Elev. = 4,265 feet
Opened = 1969

800 BC -

800 AD

Nazca Plain
Lines on the plain

Nazca, Peru
Elev. = 1,706 feet
Discovery = 1927

300 BC -

900 AD

Tikal
Mayan city
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Guatemala
Elev. = 400 feet
Discovery = 1840s

400-480 BC

Buddha

Asia

330 BC

Alexander the Great

Europe, Asia Minor

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 AD

4 BC

Birth of CHRIST

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A.D. - Starting w/ Oldest

100 BC -

700 AD

Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
Orion's belt layout
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Mexico, Mexico City
Elev. = 7,482 feet
Discovery = ancient

500 AD ?

"Band of holes"
1000s of weird holes
8 holes wide x 2 miles long
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Pisco, Peru
Elev. = 3.000 feet
Discovery = 1931

300 BC -

1000 AD

Tiwanaku
Inca City ruins
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Western Bolivia
Elev. = 12,600 feet
Discovery = 1549 AD

Gate of the Sun

Western Bolivia
Elev. = 12,549 feet
Discovery = 1549 AD

536 AD -

600 AD

Pumapunku
Interlocking H blocks

Western Bolivia
Elev. = 13,000 feet
Discovery =

600 AD

Muhammad

Arabia

400 AD -

800 AD

Copan, Hond.
Mayan city
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Western Honduras
Elev. = 2,300 feet
Discovery =

800 AD

Borobudur
Largest Buddhist Temple

Java, Indonesia
Elev. = 115 feet
Discovery = 1814

226 BC -

799 AD

Palenque
Mayan City

Southern Mexico
Elev. = 492 feet
Discovery = 1773

1000 AD

Leif Erikson

North America

1100 AD

Angkor Wat
Huge Temple Complex

Cambodia
Elev. = 213 feet
Discovery =

1162 AD

Ghengis Khan

Asian conquerer

1300 AD

Lalibela
11 rock cut churches

Ethiopia
Elev. = 8,500 feet
Discovery =

1492 AD

Columbus

North America

1517 AD

Martin Luther
Reformation - Protestants

Beginning of 500 new Christian religions, starting with Lutherans.

1500 AD -

1700 AD

Easter Island
The Rapa Nui
The Moai (900)
- Lost race of giants
     - Long ears

Pacific Ocean
Elev. = 0 feet
Discovery = 1722

1700 AD

Cascadia quake/ tsunami

Oregon, WA

1,800 AD

Industrial Revolution

CO2 levels

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Notes:

Africa

Red

Notable Men

Yellow

Asia

Green

Europe

Blue

Central, South America

Violet

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170

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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