Saturday, July 24, 2010

Oldest Writing in New World


Apparently the stone tablet you can see on the left is the oldest writing in the New World. Scientists could not tell what is written on it yet but still very fascinated. The fascination is coming from the possible origin of the people who had written the tablet. According to scientists, they might be the mighty Olmecs!

Olmecs are an ancient people who ruled in New World between 1500BCE-400BCE. The tables is thought to be created around 900BCE.

Further information can be found at:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/09/060914-oldest-writing.html

1 comments:

matarama su ko said...

I think it's a shopping list.

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