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The Denisova Cave in the Altai Krai region of southern Siberia. Here over the last decade archaeologists have uncovered anatomical evidence of a previously unknown hominin today known as the Denisovans. Inset, left, one of the two huge Denisovan molars found in the cave’s layer 11 and, right, one of the pierced ostrich eggshell beads along with the fragment of choritolite bracelet found in the same layer of archaeological activity (Wiki Commons Agreement, 2018).

The Lost Legacy of the Super Intelligent Denisovans Who Calculated Cygnocentric-based Cosmological Alignments 45,000 Years Ago

A chance discovery by archaeologists in 2008 of a finger phalanx of an archaic human found in the Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains of southern Siberia has helped change everything we know about the origins of civilization. The sequencing of the bone’s genome in 2010 showed that it belonged to an extinct type of hominin. This previously unknown human population are today known as the Denisovans (pronounced Denis-ô-vans or, more commonly, Denis-o-vans) in honor of the cave in which the finger bone was found.

Map of the Altai, Tarim Basin and Baikal regions of Central and Eastern Asia showing Upper Paleolithic sites and other locations mentioned in The Cygnus Key, including the Denisova Cave. (Image credit: Andrew Collins)

Map of the Altai, Tarim Basin and Baikal regions of Central and Eastern Asia showing Upper Paleolithic sites and other locations mentioned in The Cygnus Key, including the Denisova Cave. (Image credit: Andrew Collins)

Robust Individuals

Since that time the Denisova Cave (named after a hermit called Denis who lived there in the 18th century) has produced further evidence of Denisovan occupation between 100,000 and 40,000 years ago. It comes from the discovery of three molars, two from adults and one from an adolescent. All are extremely robust, suggesting that at least some Denisovans were of exceptional size and height.

Denisovan Ancestry

In addition to this, up to 5 to 6 percent Denisovan DNA has been traced in modern human populations from Central Asia in the west across to East Asia, South Asia, Melanesia and Australia in the east. It is present also among the Yi or Lolo peoples of China, Vietnam and Thailand, and the indigenous Sherpa populations of the Tibetan Plateau. Denisovan DNA is even present among the First Peoples of both North and South America, opening up all sorts of possibilities concerning the migration of Denisovan hybrid groups into the Americas during the Upper Paleolithic age, circa 40000 to 9600 BC (a matter explored by Dr Greg Little and the present author in the book Path of Souls (2014).

Advanced Human Behavior

In addition to this, the floor level that has mostly produced evidence for the presence of Denisovan occupation in the Denisova Cave (Layer 11) has offered various tantalizing examples of advanced human behavior, including a beautifully polished arm bracelet made of bottle green chloritolite, a form of chlorite.  This shows evidence of having been sawed, polished and, finally, drilled to create a hole through its width so that a second object, perhaps a stone ring, could be hung from a cord.

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The author thanks Debbie Cartwright, Rodney Hale, Greg Little, and Richard Ward for their help and inspiration in the writing of this material.

Top Image: The Denisova Cave in the Altai Krai region of southern Siberia. Here over the last decade archaeologists have uncovered anatomical evidence of a previously unknown hominin today known as the Denisovans. Inset, left, one of the two huge Denisovan molars found in the cave’s layer 11 and, right, one of the pierced ostrich eggshell beads along with the fragment of choritolite bracelet found in the same layer of archaeological activity (Wiki Commons Agreement, 2018).

By Andrew Collins

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