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The Natufian Shaman -- The Natufian culture flourished in the southern Levant between 15,000 and 11,600 years ago. One of the places that Natufian dead were buried is a small cave named Hilazon Tachtit, located on a steep cliff about 500 feet above the Hilazon River, with a sweeping view of the river and the Mediterranean shoreline, in which twenty-eight burials have been excavated. These burials can be dated to between 12,400 and 12,000 years ago. Was one of them of a female shaman?

Stacked Stones at the Oregon Coast

Stacked Rocks - These pictures were taken about two miles south of Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon, one of the most photographed natural features in the state.

See the pyramids ~ Pyramid of Khafre, Giza, c. 2,600-2,480 BC, Cairo, Egypt (4th Dynasty, Old Kingdom)

The City of Chan Chan, the ancient adobe city of the Chimu culture is simply immense, covering almost 5,000 acres.

...there’s a salient and largely unexamined feature of the Chavín culture which offers a lead into the heart of the mystery: the presence of a complex of powerful plant hallucinogens in its ritual world. The San Pedro cactus (Trichocereus/Echinopsis spp.) is explicitly featured in its iconography; . Objects excavated from the site also include snuff trays and bone tubes similar to those still used in the Peruvian Amazon for inhaling seeds and barks containing the powerful hallucinogen DMT.