Monday 23 July 2012

‘Africans came to America before Columbus’

Few days ago, a Caribbean-based professor says there were evidences that African explorers were in the Americas before Colombus. Her argument corroborated similar earlier researches. 
One of the giant size Olmec Heads 
The scholar, Carolyn Cooper, who is a professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies, according to her article published in a Kingston, a Jamaica-based medium The Gleaner, Olmec heads were already in the Americas before the Mayan, Ican or Aztec. She writes: “In 1862, the first Olmec head was unearthed in the state of Tabasco. Almost a century later, the American archaeologist Matthew Stirling began excavations in 1942 in the ancient city of La Venta. He discovered even more Olmec heads and found evidence of a civilisation much older than the Mayan, Incan or Aztec, dating from about 1,200 BC to 400 BC.” 
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