Methods of dating ancient pottery
For thousands of years marijuana was not only legal, but an important crop among cultures throughout history, and held commercial, medicinal, and spiritual value.
Cannabis sativa plant ( Wikimedia Commons ) The cultivation of cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, can be traced back at least 12,000 years, which places the plant among humanity's oldest cultivated crops.
The Greeks make mention of it as a remedy for earache, edema, and inflammation in 200 B. From there marijuana went to Britain during the 5th century Anglo-Saxon invasions.
Cannabis sativa, as seen in the Grandes Heures of Anne of Bretagne, (1505-1508).
However, in ancient times the plant’s popularity was far greater, and its use much more common...
Bloodthirsty, warrior giants which came from far across the sea? Perhaps they were more like monsters with a single leg, arm, and eye? A team of archaeologists has announced the discovery of over a thousand stone artifacts, with some of them being up to 1.76 million years old.
Cannabis plants are believed to have evolved in Central Asia in the regions of Mongolia and southern Siberia. Archaeological evidence shows they wore hemp clothing, wove hemp, and produced hemp pottery.
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In 1997, a hemp rope dating back to 26,900 BC was found in Czechoslovakia, making it the oldest known object to be associated with cannabis.
Since that time, hemp has played an important role in humanity’s development.
What is the explanation for that irrational ban anyway?
It appears to me that this ban is founded in something that is not factual, not objective, and not science.
Left: Hemp fiber from the Cannabis sativa plant ( Wikimedia Commons ). They called cannabis “bhang.” In India, the Aryan religion grew through oral tradition and was recorded in the four Vedas , or books of knowledge compiled between 14 B. They worshipped the spirits of plants and animals, and marijuana played an active role in their rituals.