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The true heritage of the recent international and the viewers, from either East and West, who traveled to the Americas lengthy prior to 1492

• offers greater than three hundred pictures and drawings, together with Celtic runes in New England, Gaelic inscriptions in Colorado, and Asian symbols within the West

• Reinterprets many archaeological reveals, similar to the Ohio Serpent Mound

• unearths Celtic, Hebrew, Roman, early Christian, Templar, Egyptian, chinese language, and eastern impacts in North American artifacts and ruins

As the parable of Columbus “discovering” the United States falls from the pedestal of confirmed historical past, we're given the chance to find the genuine tale of the recent international and the viewers, from either East and West, who traveled there lengthy earlier than 1492.

Sharing his greater than 25 years of study and commute to websites all through North the United States, Carl Lehrburger employs epigraphy, archaeology, and archaeoastronomy to bare large proof for pre-Columbian explorers in historical the United States. He presents greater than three hundred images and drawings of websites, relics, and rock paintings, together with Celtic and Norse runes in New England, Phoenician and Hebrew inscriptions within the Midwest, and old Shiva linga and Egyptian hieroglyphs within the West. He uncovers the true tale of Columbus and his reasons for coming to the Americas. He reinterprets many famous archaeological and astronomical unearths, equivalent to the Ohio Serpent Mound, America’s Stonehenge in New Hampshire, and the Crespi assortment in Ecuador. He unearths Celtic, Hebrew, Roman, early Christian, Templar, Egyptian, chinese language, and jap impacts in recognized stones and ruins, reconstructing the checklist of what particularly occurred at the American continents ahead of Columbus. He additionally seems to be at Hindu impacts in Mesoamerica and sacred sexuality encoded in archaeological websites.

Expanding upon the paintings of recognized diffusionists resembling Barry Fell and Gunnar Thompson, the writer records the travels and settlements of trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific explorers, miners, and settlers who made it to the Americas and left their marks for us to find. reading their sacred symbols, he indicates how their teachings, prayers, and cosmologies display the cosmic order and sacred panorama of the Americas.

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34 for instance, one blogger prompt that Theodorus, the 1st king of Calalus, was once no longer a Jewish chief in Rome, as steered by means of Covey, yet was once the Jewish king of Septimania, a Roman Jewish country in southern France. in fact, many skeptics persevered to insist that the Calalus relics have been a hoax. Professor Frank H. Fowler, who initially translated the Latin inscriptions, used to be quoted as declaring that the Calalus inscriptions heavily resembled costs from classical writers, together with Cicero and Vigil, present in Latin grammar books as early as 1881. different doubters in their authenticity claimed to have pointed out Timoteo Odohui, a tender neighborhood sculptor who used to be drawn to lead casting and languages, as in a position to undertaking the ruse. 35 yet why might Odohui visit such size to perpetuate a hoax? it sort of feels far-fetched that this kind of younger guy might have invented the tale, spent possibly many months or years developing and inscribing the relics, after which buried thirty-one relics six toes underground inside a mass of heat-hardened caliche. It took many Mexican employees to dig throughout the caliche throughout the excavations, and the unearthing of a few of the artifacts was once witnessed by way of college of Arizona professors. moving into the opposite part of the talk that started to encompass the artifacts are a special variety of professors who argued that they have been real, together with Andrew E. Douglass, the daddy of dendrochronology, that is the learn of the once a year progress jewelry of bushes or outdated bushes to find weather alterations. there has been additionally Arizona nation Museum archaeologist Karl Ruppert, Neil Judd of the Smithsonian establishment, entomologist Charles T. Vorhies, and C. J. Sarle, one of many eminent geologists of the Southwest. For loss of house, all of the different arguments for and opposed to the authenticity of the Calalus relics can't be offered. 36 even if, a such a lot compelling testomony to the authenticity of the Calalus relics comes from Todd Bostwick, who because the urban archaeologist for Phoenix from 1990 to 2010, was once accountable for the administration of archaeological websites positioned in the urban limits. although caliche is a calcium carbonate fabric that, with addition of water, is used in the course of the international for construction fabrics and hardens from a slush to severe hardness in a question of hours, Bostwick wrote, relating to a record by means of the geologist C. J. Sarle: [Sarle] supplied an in depth description of the geological features of the deposits during which the lead artifacts have been discovered. He saw 3 particular geological deposits within the uncovered profiles on the website. the higher part was once a depressing stratum of soil approximately fifteen inches in thickness. beneath that stratum was once “a thick sector solidly cemented by way of [the] deposition of lime,” referred to as caliche. lower than that moment quarter of caliche used to be the 3rd point, a gravel stratum, the place the artifacts have been came upon. In Sarle’s opinion, the geological features of the deposits represented “a seal, which nature has put on those artifacts, to not be counterfeited.

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