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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2020 3:30 p.m. PST

… Lost Civilization.

"A University of California, Berkeley, archaeologist has dug up ancient human feces, among other demographic clues, to challenge the narrative around the legendary demise of Cahokia, North America's most iconic pre-Columbian metropolis.

In its heyday in the 1100s, Cahokia located in what is now southern Illinois was the center for Mississippian culture and home to tens of thousands of Native Americans who farmed, fished, traded and built giant ritual mounds.

By the 1400s, Cahokia had been abandoned due to floods, droughts, resource scarcity and other drivers of depopulation. But contrary to romanticized notions of Cahokia's lost civilization, the exodus was short-lived, according to a new UC Berkeley study…"
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John Leahy Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2020 7:39 a.m. PST

That was interesting. Thanks Armand!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2020 9:12 a.m. PST

Interesting but not surprising. The Earth abides.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2020 11:55 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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Bowman21 Feb 2020 3:09 p.m. PST

The Earth abides.

I thought that was The Dude?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2020 12:00 p.m. PST

Ha!Ha!….

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