Researcher uses carbon dating ancient items
Based on the knowledge we do have, this mechanism shouldn’t even exist.
According to Professor Michael Edmunds of Cardiff University, who led the team studying the mechanism:“This device is just extraordinary, the only thing of its kind.
Apparently, it’s so old that a section of the handle has begun the transformation to coal.
Creationists, of course, were all over this, and creationist Carl Baugh latched on to the hammer in the eighties, even using it as the basis of speculation of how the atmospheric quality of a pre-flood earth could have encouraged the growth of giants.
Every once in a while, archaeologists (and sometimes amateur archaeologists) make remarkable and bizarre discoveries.
Sometimes, the finding is so surprising that they are unable to explain what it is they’ve found, how it came into existence, or ascertain its value.
However, research wasn’t continued – or at least it wasn’t made public.
But the spiral, as it turns out, is composed of tiny hieroglyphics.
When studied and translated, it was revealed that the discs tell the amazing story of spaceships that crashed into the mountains, piloted by people who called themselves the Dropa.
Discovered during the 1898 excavation of the Pa-di-Imen tomb in Saqqara, Egypt, the Saqqara bird is (as you could have guessed) a bird shaped artifact made from the wood of a sycamore tree.
Weighing in at just under 40 grams and with a wingspan of more than 7 inches, it’s been dated back to approximately 200 BC – 2200 years ago.