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Thursday, July 11, 2019

The long-buried structure, dating back at least 4,600 years, was constructed of marble transported from nearby Aegean islands on tiny wooden ships.

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"It is by far the largest prehistoric marine transport operation that has ever come to light anywhere in the world," said Dr Julian Whitewright, a leading maritime archaeologist at the University of Southampton, told the Independent.

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Ships? No. Try saucers. The illustrations on the pottery where just to throw us off.

They knew we would find it eventually.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-11 01:09 PM | Reply

Something changed in Mankind about 10,000 years ago. When farming was discovered, herding came after it 100 years later. Also, when that fish-god came from the sea and showered the Mesopotamians how to brew beer, they recorded it all over their pottery. Right down to the recipe and how they drank it (straws, two at a time).

And you can drink it warm.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-11 01:28 PM | Reply

Except that it's not. It's a roughly pyramid-shaped island with buildings on it that were constructed of marble.

#3 | Posted by MUSTANG at 2019-07-11 01:45 PM | Reply

#3 Check out what we know about Theros. They had plumbing. The bill was a little high but it didn't ruin their civilization until God came along.

#4 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-11 02:09 PM | Reply

We have to do something about this God person. Or whatever it is.

#5 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-11 02:12 PM | Reply

They had ocean going ships 4,600 years ago? What happened to them?

#6 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-07-11 04:03 PM | Reply

"They had ocean going ships 4,600 years ago? What happened to them?"

Dinosaurs ate them, little Sniper.

#7 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-07-11 04:12 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

Sniper, how do you think Africans got to Australia 70,000 years ago? There have been many ancient sea-fearing civilizations, seemingly using the stars for guidance, wiped out one after another.

Bastards.

Fortunately God is here to put a stop to stuff like that. Or the aliens.

I hope it's not the aliens.

#8 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-12 01:17 AM | Reply

They had ocean going ships 4,600 years ago? What happened to them?

#6 | POSTED BY SNIPER AT 2019-07-11 04:03 PM | REPLY

The only (almost) completely intact ship found so far is 2400 years old. It's 80' long and used mixed oars and sails to get around. That's twice the length of a sloop that could easily take you around the world.

#9 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2019-07-12 08:17 AM | Reply

Sniper, how do you think Africans got to Australia 70,000 years ago?

#8 | Posted by HeliumRat

Rat, You think it was on a ship large enough to carry blocks for as pyramid?

#10 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-07-12 11:07 AM | Reply

Sniper, probably a long caravan of small stuff over time after the first scout came back. Remember what the last English prisoner to be exiled to Australia said? "I can't believe I'm exiled to whatever Australia is". Then he saw the beach. "Oh. Wait. G'day!"

And that's how motto got invented.

The problem is everything can kill you, probably hates you, and the rats are six feet tall and faster than you.

#11 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-12 02:28 PM | Reply

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