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Extensive Ancient Underground Networks Discovered Throughout Europe

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Archaeologists uncovered thousands of Stone Age underground tunnels, stretching across Europe from Scotland to Turkey, perplexing researchers as to their original purpose.

German archaeologist Dr Heinrich Kusch, in his book ‘ Secrets of the Underground Door to an Ancient World ’ (Original title in German: "Tore zur Unterwelt: Das Geheimnis der unterirdischen Gänge aus uralter Zeit ...") revealed that tunnels were dug under literally hundreds of Neolithic settlements all over Europe and the fact that so many tunnels have survived 12,000 years indicates that the original networks must have been huge.

'In Bavaria in Germany alone we have found 700 metres of these underground tunnel networks. In Styria in Austria we have found 350 metres,' he said. 'Across Europe there were thousands of them - from the north in Scotland down to the Mediterranean.

The tunnels are quite small, measuring only 70cm in width, which is just enough for a person to crawl through. In some places there are small rooms, storage chambers and seating areas.

While many believe Stone Age humans were primitive, incredible discoveries such as the 12,000 year-old temple called Gobekli Tepe in Turkey and Stonehenge in England - which demonstrate advanced astronomical knowledge - indicate that they were not as primitive as many believe.

The discovery of a vast network of tunnels suggests that Stone Age humans were not just spending their days hunting and gathering.  However, the real purpose of the tunnels is still a matter of speculation. Some experts believe they were a way of protecting man from predators while others believe they were a way for people to travel safely, sheltered from harsh weather conditions or even wars and violence. However, at this stage scientists are only able to guess, as the tunnels have not yet revealed all their secrets of the past.

You may also like to read Part 1 of my research on Underground Cities and Networks worldwide, as well as Part 2 on incredible discoveries all around the World.

You can read Part 2 here: Discoveries of vast underground networks spanning countries and maybe even continents. - See more at: http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-europe-asia-americas/underg...
You can read Part 2 here: Discoveries of vast underground networks spanning countries and maybe even continents. - See more at: http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-europe-asia-americas/underg...

By April Holloway

Comments

The pyramids at Giza is much much older than from the bronze age.

Interesting I guess you solved the mystery and beat all the scientist to the explanation huh? Instead of acting like you know it all you should just sit out.

re SANDRA2224

Hi Sandra there is a really good book that was written by Louis Lamour called The Walking Drum, the main character travels throughout midevil Europe and part of the book is about the tunnels. This is a novel however Louis Lamour was very renowned for his expert research and subject knowledge. I would tend to believe his account as much as current archeology in this publish or perish atmosphere. There are also many other well researched historical facts from the midevil times in the book, all in a very good read. Most used books stores will have a copy.

Why trust them ?? Or people in power I should say , we are told to be leave that people that wrote the bible or about the past got it right when they cant now ! We have miners getting killed all the time and nowhere near what was done when according to some we couldn't write

In fact Andrew's comment has quite a neutral tone, for a scientific comment. You should see how a critical comment looks like!
As others have mentioned, they are a variety of things which are unreasonable in the article, the most disappointing of which is the misleading title. In scientific pursuit we try to express things in a manner which is as precise and accurate as possible, and comment on a rigorous manner, as not to waste each other's time. We rarely give each other pats on the back (though probably from the humanistic, motivational perspective this might seem sad or unfriendly). Nor are the scientists doing the work which is being commented upon meant to feel destroyed or stop working. Is just a simple process through which we confront each other's errors, rectify them, and make better research. Andrew's comment is very valuable, though it might not sound like the normal comments people make to popular science articles (e.g. "wow, that's awesome, dude!").

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