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2 March 2009, JellyBean @ 8:59 am

It is funny how certain themes crop up in batches. This past week seems to be the week of religious aspects of the mysterious that have dominated my surfing. This is not intentional as I haven’t been searching for anything in particular, or outside of my usual sources.

Well here is the latest story which I found on the Daily Mail website which says that archaeologists claim to have found the gateway to the Garden of Eden. Take a look:

Garden of EdenFor the old Kurdish shepherd, it was just another burning hot day in the rolling plains of eastern Turkey. Following his flock over the arid hillsides, he passed the single mulberry tree, which the locals regarded as ‘sacred’. The bells on his sheep tinkled in the stillness. Then he spotted something. Crouching down, he brushed away the dust, and exposed a strange, large, oblong stone.

The man looked left and right: there were similar stone rectangles, peeping from the sands. Calling his dog to heel, the shepherd resolved to inform someone of his finds when he got back to the village. Maybe the stones were important.

They certainly were important. The solitary Kurdish man, on that summer’s day in 1994, had made the greatest archaeological discovery in 50 years. Others would say he’d made the greatest archaeological discovery ever: a site that has revolutionised the way we look at human history, the origin of religion – and perhaps even the truth behind the Garden of Eden.”

Read the whole amazing article on the Daily Mail website by clicking on this hyperlink.

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