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Personal logo Black Cavalier Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2015 10:06 p.m. PST

Why do they assume it wasn't built by an underwater race? You know the strange gold crowns and jewelry are buried nearby.


Mad Mecha Guy Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Aug 2015 11:39 p.m. PST

15000 years ago the Mediterranean wasn't a sea, there was still a dam across between Gibraltar & Africa.

There was a short series (forgotten name) about Underwater lost kingdoms & had section on a set of squared off caves (with bench/ledge) across Malta there are underwater.

jpattern205 Aug 2015 7:15 a.m. PST

The Med has been a sea for 5.33 million years, not 15,000. Maybe you're thinking of the Med-Black Sea flood 9,400 years ago?

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP05 Aug 2015 7:55 a.m. PST

I believe Mad Mecha is thinking of the last glaciation when all seas were lower. The Mediterranean being shallow had much of it's present extent dry land. There is some thought that the Straights of Gibraltar may have been dry then but the difference in water level over it would not have the significance of the pre Ice Age influx that first formed the Med.


RavenscraftCybernetics Inactive Member05 Aug 2015 8:06 a.m. PST
Terrement05 Aug 2015 8:11 a.m. PST

Deep ones?

Personal logo Black Cavalier Supporting Member of TMP05 Aug 2015 8:54 a.m. PST

Correct, Terrement.

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP06 Aug 2015 6:53 a.m. PST

6,000 years older than Stonehenge? Before writing and farming developed? Really?

RavenscraftCybernetics Inactive Member06 Aug 2015 8:28 a.m. PST

6,000 years older than Stonehenge? Before writing and farming developed? Really?

before writing and farming were RE-developed actually.
10,000 yrs from now, there will be very little evidence of our own accomplishments.

RavenscraftCybernetics Inactive Member06 Aug 2015 8:32 a.m. PST
Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP06 Aug 2015 9:25 a.m. PST

I'll wait to see if the dating holds up. Since it was sitting at the bottom of the sea it's quite possible that will get revised.

Also, we need more investigation in the area to rule out the possibility that it ended up where it was found because it was on a barge that didn't complete its voyage.

I'm all in favor of discovering a civilization that works and moves 40' stone blocks 10,000 years ago, but I'd like to know more about it than the location, and I'd like more evidence. Right now all we have is the seed of an argument and a reason to do more diving there, nothing more.

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP06 Aug 2015 8:40 p.m. PST


Thanks for that link.

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