Date: 4 months ago   Category: History

In America have found traces of the ancient developed civilization


Researchers from the Museum of archeology and ethnology in the University of São Paulo (Brazil) have come to a conclusion that hunters collectors in a southwest part of Amazonia became farmers more than six thousand years ago that much earlier, than scientists considered. It is reported in article published in the PLOS One.Arkheologi magazine have studied the artifacts found on the parking of Teotonio which is on the river Madeira, one of inflows of Amazon. Experts have found out that tools were used to processing of food. Besides, signs of cultivation of crops, including a cassava (Manihot esculenta), pumpkins have been found (Cucurbita sp.) haricots (Phaseolus sp.) and also kariokara (Caryocar sp.) and guavas (Psidium sp.). The age of finds reaches 7-12 thousand years. In February the American archeologists have found in Guatemala traces more than 60 thousand earlier unknown constructions belonging to the Maya civilization. According to scientists, existence of numerous irrigation canals, roads, fortresses and pyramids indicates existence in the ancient time in the explored territories of dozens of large cities. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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