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Prehistoric goddess figurine found at the bosnian pyramids,Visoko!

October 11, 2011 1 comment

Sep 30, 2011

Neolithic artifacts have been discovered, this month, in several areas of the Visoko valley by locals tilling their fields. In addition to artifacts such as pottery fragments and lithic tools, a prehistoric goddess figurine has been unearthed from Visoko’s fertile soils.

According to Lithuanian archaeologist Marija Gimbutas, in Old Europe the pregnant Vegetation Goddess represented the annual cycle of germination, growth, and harvest. She wrote that ancient agriculturalists understood the parallel between grain seeds growing in the fields and new life growing in the womb. Representation of this parallel is found in many Old European cultures, including the Butmir culture, which existed in Europe between the 6th and 3rd millenium BC.

The pregnant vegetation goddess, popularly known as the earth goddess, or “Mother Earth”, was one of the most-represented female figures in Old European art. Hundreds of pregnant goddess figurines, commonly known as Venus figurines, have been unearthed in European excavations sites dating back to the Neolithic age. 

Old European cultures generally connected the pregnant goddess with food, especially grain and bread. Archaeologists often find pregnant goddess figurines near bread ovens. Farmers throughout prehsitory and history understood cyclical (seasonal) time, and they took advantage of annual cycles with planting and harvest activities, which became rituals.

During her lifetime, Marija Gimbutas identified a diverse and complex range of Neolithic female divinities, including Bird Goddess, Mistress of Animals, Snake Goddess, Deer Mother, Bear Mother, Birth-giver, Nurse, Pregnant Earth Goddess or Earth Mother, and many other female deities. Gimbutas thereby challenged the hypothesis of one “Great Mother” deity for the European Neolithic period.

Gimbutas also identified a rich array of Neolithic male deities, such as the ithyphallic Snake God (a proto-Hermes), a bull- or goat-masked proto-Dionysos, Sorrowful God, a dying and rising Vegetation God, proto-Asklepios, Master of Animals or Forest God, and others.

Gimbutas also deciphered the sacred Old European writing system and the meaning of each of these ideograms is most fully (and beautifully) presented in her book, The Language of the Goddess (1989). Gimbutas postulated that these ideograms were created to symbolise the life energy of nature and of humanity, and that combinations of them could be used to express “sonatas of becoming.”

Pregnant goddess figurines were created from many different raw materials, each possessing unique physical qualities that were likely selected for their different attributes of availability, workability, and/or surface appearance. These figurines have been made from ivory, serpentine, schist, limestone, hematite, lignite, calcite, steatite, fired clay, bone and antler. While they have been the subject of scholarly attention for more than a century, a detailed understanding of the techniques used to create them is still lacking.

Although today those female statuettes are called by most archaeologists “Venus figurines,” based on the assumption that they represent a standard of female beauty, Gimbutas explains that their function was more important than that of a Venus. These functions were the giving of life, the bringing of death, and the bringing of regeneration. According to Gimbutas, the large breasts and buttocks can be associated with the idea of regeneration and abundance.

Tilling the Earth, and Visoko’s Archaeological Heritage

The central part of the access ramp of the Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun, ploughed up by the land owner.

Unfortunately, modern farming is destroying dozens of precious archaeological sites in Bosnia every year, most of these sites dating back to Neolithic or Medieval times. Paradoxically, however, farming, which releases artifacts to the modern world, has been a vital force in developing archaeological knowledge. Modern non-intrusive farming practices should be applied in order to preserve Visoko’s historic landscapes. Modern farmers are the direct successors to the generations who worked and lived on the land before them. This valuable legacy is something local people should try to understand, cherish, and protect, for themselves and for future generations.

But managing archaeological sites on cultivated land presents a particular challenge, since regular cultivation – or even a single instance of unusually deep ploughing – can damage hidden artifacts or remains. Hopefully farmers will begin to play a positive role in ensuring that the access ramp of the Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun, as well as other archaeological sites in and around Visoko, are passed down unscathed to future generations.

Photo: Pottery fragment decorated in a green glazePhoto: Pottery fragment.

 Photo: Human bone unearthed during soil tillage.

 Neolithic pottery unearthed by farmers at hill Gradac, Visoko, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Photo: Neolithic vessel handle; Butmir culture.Photo: Neolithic vessel handle with decorations.Photo: Neolithic vessel handle shows typical decoration.

http://www.bosnian-pyramid.com/journal/2011/9/30/goddess-figurine-found-in-visoko.html

The US-Al Qaeda Alliance: Bosnia, Kosovo and Now Libya. Washington’s On-Going Collusion with Terrorists


Saturday, 30 July 2011 07:35

‘Twice in the last two decades, significant cuts in U.S. and western military spending were foreseen: first after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and then in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. But both times military spending soon increased, and among the factors contributing to the increase were America’s interventions in new areas: the Balkans in the 1990s, and Libya today.1 Hidden from public view in both cases was the extent to which al-Qaeda was a covert U.S. ally in both interventions, rather than its foe.

U.S. interventions in the Balkans and then Libya were presented by the compliant U.S. and allied mainstream media as humanitarian. Indeed, some Washington interventionists may have sincerely believed this. But deeper motivations – from oil to geostrategic priorities – were also at work in both instances.’

Read more: The US-Al Qaeda Alliance: Bosnia, Kosovo and Now Libya. Washington’s On-Going Collusion with Terrorists

Bosnian pyramids: Photos of the ravne tunnel complex


posted from:http://forum.davidicke.com/showthread.php?t=118565&page=4

This is probably the best example of a photographed orb within my photos of the Ravne tunnel complex. Ive so many, so no doubt more will turn up.

You see to the right of the photo is another dry stone wall within the tunnel fill which was excavated that day.
These walls indicate to us that the tunnel fill could not have been a natural deposit because dry stone walls dont form in natural deposits!
The Drywalls are positioned at intersects along the main passage where smaller side passages branch off. These are also filled in the same way as the main passageway. The material is unconsolidated and can be pulled from the tunnel walls quite easily.

The board on the floor protects various stones which are below. Larger boulders are placed along the floor of the tunnel at various positions. The actual tunnel floor is 30cm below what we are working on.
The position of these stones almost certainly has some importance and must be studied further.

These are the typical objects that get pulled out daily from the tunnel fill material

Much of this material here is either shaped stone or an artificial composition ie concrete.
Similar material can be identified in situ on the moon pyramid. This could indicate that the tunnels were filled in after the construction of the pyramids. Someone may have filled the tunnels with all the waste material. As you can see much of the material is broken and eroded bricks/tiles.
The white ball of material in the left corner is a sandy limestone. This material may have been used for the creation of a binding agent in the concrete.
The dark coloured artifact (Bottom, centre-left) is part of a larger slab made up of 4 pieces in total.
Each piece was pulled out in close succession over 2 days. There are markings across all four pieces. Someone had broken the complete slab and then buried it within the tunnel.


Here you can see the clear difference in colour between the natural post glacial deposit the tunnels are cut into and the material filling the tunnel.
The tunnel fill is a mix of unconsolidated sand, bands of clay and mixed sized boulders. Orientation of the stones and boulders are random. There is no preference for orientation as there would be if the material were deposited by water.
This and the fact there are dry stone walls within the fill gives us confidence in the idea that the tunnels were purposely blocked up.
The next step is to figure out whether it was blocked up from the outside, or from the inside.


Here is an interesting artifact!
Look closely and you can see the head is that of a bird.

New photos from the Bosnian pyramids


posted from: http://forum.davidicke.com/showthread.php?t=118565

We found another pyramid yesterday, bringing the total number of structures to 6 here in Visoko.

I got to meet some Bosnian government officials today, they seem very nervous of the whole thing.
Got myself on Bosnian national TV today as well haha. Madness.
Ive had about 4 interviews for the national press, people in Bosnia all know of these pyramids, tho most dont believe it. Many of the ppl living in the town where the Sun Pyramid towers over refuse to accept the reality. They are all nervous for what it means.

The weather has been very cloudy in the morning so Ive had no chance to get some good shots of the actual Pyramids cos they are covered in cloud.

Ill show you some photos of the labyrinth system. These are 100s of KMs of tunnels which connect all the pyramids in the complex.
At some point in the past every inch of these tunnels were filled in with rocks, sand and clay. It takes a team of miners a whole day to move about 4m deeper into the tunnels, just to get an idea of the scale we are talking about.

Also, something amazing, there are large megaliths placed around the tunnels. Dowsing shows that water is below these rocks.
One has 2 separate flows intersecting creating an energy vortex.
Now, in outside air it is usually 1000ppm ionised atoms. Next to these large stones the ionized particles increases to 36000 ppm. The air is fresher, cleaner and healthier within the tunnels than outside in the open country.

Here is the block with symbols carved. There is also a Swastika. Sorry the detail isnt very clear. Bad light.


This is the end of the tunnel with the debris extracted. The wall in front is the material we are removing.

This is one of the Megaliths

Section of the tunnel. Imagine you are a grey alien and the size of this passageway is a perfect fit. Not made for tall modern man.


Tony Robinson eat your heart out!

Main tunnel splits off into 2 separate passages. We have decided to concentrate our efforts on the Right hand side passage.

Pyramid of the Moon (left), Temple of Mother Earth (right) which is more of an elongated curved pyramid. The Moon pyramid has a terrace rather than a peak, similar to some S.American Pyramids.

More soon..