Deriv; Ancient Celtic dolmen from Poulnabrone, Ireland and carved Egyptian deity Thoth

Thoth’s Storm: New Evidence for Ancient Egyptians in Ireland?

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DNA is an excellent source. A similar study compared Minoan DNA (taken from bones) with modern European populations. The highest concentration was in the UK and Ireland! This makes sense as they would trade over huge distances to acquire metal, specifically tin at around 1700BCE, the open quarried sites aeound the med were becoming depleted they had to go further for it, Spain, then Britany, then Ireland and Cornwall.
There are other odd parallels. Minoan kings had a fixed term in office 9 years, as did the Kings in Ireland and the British Isles at this time. A grave stone cover had carved double axis on the inner on the trade route between Cornwall and Scotland. The Druid and Minoan cultures have similarities and a common outlook on life.
The Minoans may have taken the queen there. They traded with the Egyptians. It was an asymmetric relationship, the Minoans went to them, they could not get to the Cyclades Islands.
The first plate is interesting, outstretched arms, that has parallels with the Master of Animals. Noting it is referring to technology, wheels of a cart to move goods
Good read, thanks.
By the Way can someone that knows Gaelic/Welsh look at Linear A. If loan words were transferred into Gaelic, we may be able to decipher an undecipherable language. If the DNA transferred so may the language, we need a primer.

DNA is an excellent source. A similar study compared Minoan DNA (taken from bones) with modern European populations. The highest concentration was in the UK and Ireland! This makes sense as they would trade over huge distances to acquire metal, specifically tin at around 1700BCE, the open quarried sites aeound the med were becoming depleted they had to go further for it, Spain, then Britany, then Ireland and Cornwall.
There are other odd parallels. Minoan kings had a fixed term in office 9 years, as did the Kings in Ireland and the British Isles at this time. A grave stone cover had carved double axis on the inner on the trade route between Cornwall and Scotland. The Druid and Minoan cultures have similarities and a common outlook on life.
The Minoans may have taken the queen there. They traded with the Egyptians. It was an asymmetric relationship, the Minoans went to them, they could not get to the Cyclades Islands.
The first plate is interesting, outstretched arms, that has parallels with the Master of Animals. Noting it is referring to technology, wheels of a cart to move goods
Good read, thanks.
By the Way can someone that knows Gaelic/Welsh look at Linear A. If loan words were transferred into Gaelic, we may be able to decipher an undecipherable language. If the DNA transferred so may the language, we need a primer.

The ancient alphabet of Ogham has fascinated and intrigued for many centuries.
Has it any connection with any other ancient alphabet?

Bobby E I too am fascinated by Ogham writing. If you look up Jankovich Cave, Tatarlaska Disk , Moros River disks and finally have a look at Vinca Writing/Script, you may see some similarities to the basic ogham script.
Following up on Davids article above, my thoughts are that the Pontic peoples who emigrated to Ireland had the original Pontic script that never developed past the Ogham stage, due to an Oral culture taking precedence ie the Druids. Vinca eventually morphed into Sumerian is a possible theory, but when I have seen Ogham in situ it is incredible to think that it is a language at all!!
Cheers Bobby!!

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Hi. Thanks for the comments. You both might be interested in this lecture by Lucy Wyatt which touches upon many of the subjects in my research.

Thanks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3QM6VwDxgk

David Halpin

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