World's Oldest Calendar Reveals The Beginning Of Time

16/07/2013 09:08

15 July, 2013 - Archaeologists revealed they have discovered what could be the world's oldest created by hunter-gatherer societies and dating back to around 8,000 BC.

The lunar calendar was found in an Aberdeenshire field in Scotland. An analysis by a team led by the University of Birmingham sheds remarkable new light on the luni-solar device, which pre-dates the first formal time-measuring devices known to Man, found in the Near East, by nearly 5,000 years. [Read more] ...