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Ancient Trypillia is the spiritual and cultural birthplace of Ukraine

Керносівський ідол Kernosivskyy idol is a stone statue, III millennium BC, discovered in 1973 in the village Kernosivka, Dnipropetrovsk region. Stored in Dnipropetrovsk Historical Museum. Dimensions: Weight: 950 kg Material: Sandstone

cucuteni trypillian culture Romania Moldova Ukraine oldest neolithic

cucuteni trypillian culture Romania Moldova Ukraine oldest neolithic

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Carved magnesite statue of Ashurnasirpal II on reddish dolomite stand. Reign of Ashurnasirpal II. Neo-Assyrian. 883 - 859 B.C. | The British Museum

Statue of Ashurnasirpal II. Magnesite (statue), red limestone (base), Nimrud, Temple of Ishtar Sharrat-niphi, 875 - 860 BCE. Statue H : W : D : The Trustees of the British Museum.

Ukrainian symbol Ankh (in form of axes heads) of Sabatynivka local archaeological culture-Trypillian civilization II millennium B.C.~ ( Sabatynivka, Kirovograd region of Ukraine)

Ukrainian symbol Ankh (in form of axes heads) of Sabatynivka local archaeological culture-Trypillian civilization II millennium B.~ ( Sabatynivka, Kirovograd region of Ukraine)

Trypilian Earthenware:  The Trypilians were a Stone Age people who lived in what is now Ukraine from 5400–2700 B.C. Apparently they created the largest settlements in the world (that we know of), only to burn them down and fade away. Makes you wonder if it was disease, war or just relocating and not wanting to share...

Trypilian Earthenware: The Trypilians were a Stone Age people who lived in what is now Ukraine from B. Apparently they created the largest settlements in the world (that we know of), only to burn them down and fade away.

Cucuteni-Trypillian culture pottery from Bilcze Złote (Ukraine). 3900-2700 BCE. Archaeological Museum in Kraków

Cucuteni-Trypillian culture pottery from Bilcze Złote (Ukraine). 3900-2700 BCE. Archaeological Museum in Kraków

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Why would a flourishing civilization, advanced for its time, suddenly cease to exist, its inhabitants gone and its architecture abandoned?

ARCHITECTURAL MODEL FOUND IN GUMELNITA (NOW BULGARIA), 4600BC: From a generator of ideas or a communication tool to a miniature utopia, the rich history of architectural models shows how they have developed with methods and technologies

The Cucuteni-Trypillian culture is known from the many excavated pottery artefacts, storage vessels, often decorated with painted or incised geometric designs .

“Before the glory that was Greece and Rome, even before the first cities of Mesopotamia or temples along the Nile, there lived in the Lower Danube Valley and the Balkan foothills people who were ahead of their time in art, technology and long-distance trade.” from A Lost European Culture, Pulled from Obscurity  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/01/science/01arch.html?_r=1=all  The Cucuteni-Trypillian culture is found in present-day Moldova, Romania and Ukraine. As of 2003, about 3000

“Before the glory that was Greece and Rome, even before the first cities of Mesopotamia or temples along the Nile, there lived in the Lower Danube Valley and the Balkan foothills people who were ahead of their time in art, technology and long-distance tra

Scytho-Cimmerian stelae ancient Kurdistan, 6th century B.C.

Scytho-Cimmerian stelae ancient Kurdistan, century B. Bears a striking resemblance to Barney Rubble ;

The Zbruch Idol is a 9th century sculpture, and one of the rarest monuments of pre-Christian Slavic beliefs. The pillar is commonly associated with the Slavic deity Svantevit, although opinions on the exact meaning of all the bas-reliefs and their symbols differ.

The Zbruch Idol is a century sculpture, and one of the rarest monuments of pre-Christian Slavic beliefs. The pillar is commonly associated with the Slavic deity Svantevit.

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*EGYPT ~ The god Ptah, father of Nefertum. His wife was Sekhmet the lioness headed goddess. He is shown here holding the djed is in the center and a was and a crook cross his body