AwE130 Miscellaneous Clippings
Prehistoric finding Indonesia
20 September 1911, Prehistoric Mastodon Elephas Progenies.
We received by telegraph: The skeleton pieces found on the site of the Perning sugar factory in Modjokerto, some time ago, have proved to be the jaw of a Mastodon Elephas Progenies, the research conducted by Mr PA Ouwens, curator at the Department of Agriculture in Buitenzorg concluded this. The fossils have been brought to Buitenzorg for further research.
Prehistoric finding Germany
24 April 1879, Diameter of 14 meter and 15 meters high.
In the parish of Hemstedt (Holstein), a Hunnenbed (Prehistoric grave) with a diameter of 14 meters and 15 meters high was found by chance. When it was opened the next morning, an intolerable mud smell, which had not even departed in the afternoon, came out of the grave. Two urns were found in the grave, of which only one was in good condition, also a stone shaped human foot, a stone knife of about 50 centimeters in length and a stone battle ax were found.
Missing link Indonesia
28 March 1936, Prehistoric finding in Modjokerto.
Aneta reports from Batavia (Today Jakarta): A surveyor from the Mining Department has found a child's skull in the vicinity of Modjokerto, which could be traced back to the Pithecanthropus erectus, a "missing link" in the Darwinian doctrine. This is why Dr. Koenigswald left Bandoeng for Batavia so he could work together with Prof. Mysberg, to document this important discovery.
discovery of ancient jewelry in Russia
5 May 1988, Children find treasure.
MOSCOW - In the Central Asian Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan, playing children made the discovery of their lives. On the banks of a stream, they discovered all kinds of glittering objects that, according to experts, turned out to be centuries old and most of it was golden jewelry. Some objects are from the sixth and seventh centuries BC, including two gold pendants in the shape of a deer lying down.
The tools used by the pyramid builders
26 April 1894, Evidence you can see in the British Museum.
Although the awesome stone carving of ancient Egyptians has been preserved to this day, all mentioning of the tools they used to process the hard material has been lost. However, Mr. W.M. Flinders Petrie, a diligent navy man, has succeeded in demonstrating, from half-finished and unsuccessful objects, that the Egyptians have worked the stones with both straight and circular diamond saws, as well as with solid, pipe-shaped diamond drills.
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