Friday, January 15, 2010

World’s oldest ritual worshipped the python 70,000 years ago

Here is some interesting Archaeology news from Oslo Norway's - Apollon:

"A startling archaeological discovery this summer changes our understanding of human history. While, up until now, scholars have largely held that man’s first rituals were carried out over 40, 000 years ago in Europe, it now appears that they were wrong about both the time and place.

Associate Professor Sheila Coulson, from the University of Oslo, can now show that modern humans, Homo sapiens, have performed advanced rituals in Africa for 70,000 years. She has, in other words, discovered mankind’s oldest known ritual." ...(Cont.)...