View Full Version : New archaeological discovery in the Kurdistan Region

04-04-2016, 12:13 PM
"This village is older than Jarmo. The very first steps of the transition from hunting to farming." Professor Roger Matthews, an archeologist told Rudaw.

Video (http://rudaw.net/Embed.aspx?ID=89847)

In the video he says, it's from 7700 - 7600 BC. They've found lots of human remains day by day, mostly belong to infants. So far they found more than 30 people buried. They also found some carnelian beads that are alien to the area(Bronze and Iron Age carnelian bead production in the UAE and Armenia: new perspectives) (https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/41223969.pdf?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents.)

You can check The Central Zagros Archaelogical Project (http://www.czap.org/bestansur)

Here's also a abstract at page 13 along with many other archaelogical projects going on in the Kurdistan region. Archaeological Projects in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq
(https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/14022526/Archaeological%20Projects%20in%20the%20Kurdistan%2 0Region%202015_0.pdf?sequence=1)

04-04-2016, 10:09 PM

04-04-2016, 10:48 PM

Possibly. It was known in the region.


04-04-2016, 11:55 PM
Sounds like child sacrifice to me.