'Multiregional' hypothesis vs 'Out of Africa' hypothesis
Map depicting the hypothesized Out of Africa migrations
Overview map of the world around 2,000 B.C.
Ruins of Göbekli Tepe 9,000 B.C
The main details of the site still are up for debate, but it’s generally thought to have been a sort of grain repository or seed bank that was developed in late neolithic times that coincided with the domestication of wheat.
This would have been crucial during the time that humans were going from a kind of hunter-gatherer society to an agrarian society which is needed to sustain a civilization with a larger populations.
(Egyptian grain storage pictured below)
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Concept for the Kingdom of Ur
Sumerian tablet recording workers that were paid in beer.
Cuneiform record of rations of beer, bread, oil, and onions for messengers - 2028 B.C.
Mesopotamian writing system
Sumerian and Chinese scripts
How Chinese changed over time
Did people from Asia migrate to Western America?
Ancient Chinese script carved into rocks may prove Asians lived in New World 3,300 years ago.
Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Oracle bone script from the Shang Dynasty
Comparison of characters in Shang bronzeware script (first and fourth rows), oracle bone script (second and fifth rows), and regular script (third and sixth rows)
Comparison of oracle bone script, large and small seal scripts, and regular script characters for autumn (秋)
Starting to see a thread here..