Scholars’ views on this world heritage site of Unesco in South Africa is solely responsible to open the flood gates of mistakes on origin of life, on evolution of life and forms the base of many academic areas on which humans’ history has taken a wrong path to trace its origin.
Fossil studies, archaeological findings, and other areas of academic inquisitiveness which have taken the help of archaeology have largely pushed the scholarly works in a way that does not match the epic truth preserved in literary heritage of human civilization.
Unesco’s serial listing of this site ‘includes the Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai and Environs, and the Makapan Valley and Taung Skull Fossil Site. The Taung Skull, found in a limestone quarry at Dart Pinnacle amongst numerous archaeological and palaeontological sites south-west of the Sterkfontein Valley area, is a specimen of the species Australopithecus Africanus…. The nominated serial site bears exceptional testimony to some of the most important Australopithecine specimens dating back more than 3.5 million years. This therefore throws light on to the origins and then the evolution of humankind, through the hominisation process..’.
It has been held and human ideas have been paged academically and its growth similarly has accumulated supported steam to reach one and all from one corner of the world to the other to see and believe that ‘the fossil evidence contained within these sites proves conclusively that the African continent is the undisputed Cradle of Humankind..’
The term Africanus is decisively used and scientifically placed in Ptolemy’s Maps like some other ancient maps which show the land of an ancient people called in this name. This land’ geographical situation is contiguous to Gangetic plain as well as to ancient Babylon.
Those scientists who selected this site as ‘cradle of humanity’ did not understand the ancient maps and those scientists who controlled and contributed to academic thoughts did not reach to other preserved materials on world geographical situations; thus they committed blunders that shifted the bed of human origin and have built monumental works showing that ‘fossils found in the many archaeological caves of the Makapan Valley have enabled the identification of several specimens of early hominids, more particularly of Paranthropus, dating back between 4.5 million and 2.5 million years, as well as evidence of the domestication of fire 1.8 million to 1 million years ago’.
Geologists’ idea similarly on earth formation followed its own path to divide the geological time of earth in an imaginary scale of its ignorance. They collectively misled human history which does not find Africa at the centre of the earth to explain its epic origin to hold first-life on earth. When they link origin of ‘fire’ to Africa it shows their gross mistake on readings of Homeric epics(also the Indian epics) where the Acheans or the Agni people were considered as responsible to have discovered the ‘Fire’.
Name of Fossil Sites Ancient Names
Sterkfontein—Takka and Kantivana
Makapan Valley—Mokkaswar or Makkavana//Markana
Taung Skull Fossil Site—Tsiang-ling or Tsung-ling mountain same as Mt Imaos
Bolt’s Farm—Boitala or Mt Baital
Minnar’s Cave—Manasarovara Lake Sites//Minaagarga
Plover’s lake—Bavarian Lake
Wonder’s Cave—Ande;s cave same as caves in Herat
Drimolen—Dharmaranya or Dhamilo
Gladvsvale—Gadhi desha or settlements of Gad
Haasgat—Hasti-garta or Hasti-garha
Gondolin—Gundi-vana or country of Gonds and Gondapheres.
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