South african ruins 75000 years old?

By | September 15, 2008

When historians first stumbled upon these structures they simply assumed that they were cattle kraal left behind by the Bantu people as they moved south and settled the land from around the 13th century. But research work done by people like Cyril Hromnik, Richard Wade, Johan Heine and a handful of others over the past twenty years, into ancient southern African history, has revealed that these stone structures are in fact more than just cattle kraal, but the remains of ancient temples and astronomical observatories of lost ancient civilisations that stretch back for thousands of years.
These circular ruins are spread over thousands of square kilometres. They can only truly be appreciated from the air, and those lucky enough to view these ruins from the air will be able to see hundreds of ruins in a one-hour trip.
Many of them have almost completely eroded or have been covered by the movement of soil, while some have survived and still display the great sizes of the original walls that stand 2,5 metres high and over a metre wide in places. Prof Guy Charlesworth of Wits University concurs that if these were the original heights of some of the walls, it would have taken thousands of years to erode to knee-height through the effects of nature alone. … – mysterytopia

Interesting floorplan.

2 thoughts on “South african ruins 75000 years old?

  1. Ann

    When early European colonists first saw the ancient Bantu ruins in Zimbabwe (I think it was), they couldn’t fathom, given their racist world view, that African ancestors had constructed them. So, they developed notions that they must have been built by one of the lost tribes of Israel and like in the distant past.

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