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The stones have been used by some creationists to claim that humans lived in proximity with dinosaurs, which contradicts evidence that the extinction of dinosaurs predates mankind by approximately 66 million years.ICA opened its doors in 2013 to help satisfy the growing need for affordable radiocarbon dating analysis with a fast turn-around.The images vary from simple pictures on one side of a pebble, up to designs of great complexity.Some of the designs are in styles which can be recognized as belonging to the Paracas, Nazca, Tiwanaku, or Inca cultures.On it was carved a design which might be abstract, or could be taken as a flower with eight petals. In the San Evaristo cemetery in Toma Luz, he found a carved stone of similar size to the previous one, with a realistic image of a fish.The context dated the tomb to the Middle Horizon (600-1000 A. In a grave not far away in the same cemetery, he found a stone with the fairly realistic design of a llama, in a context typical of the Ica culture.
This stone was fairly flat and irregular in shape, approximately 7 cm × 6 cm × 2 cm (2.76 in × 2.36 in × 0.79 in) in size.It consists of a weathering rind in which weathering has turned some of the feldspar into clay, resulting in a softer material, rated 3 to 4 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, which can be scratched.They are shallowly engraved with a variety of images, some directly incised, others by removing the background, leaving the image in relief.In this he argued that the stones were evidence "that man is at least 405 million years old" and for what he calls "gliptolithic" man, humans from another planet.He said that "Through the transplantation of cognitive codes to highly intelligent primates, the men from outer space created new men on earth." Later, Uschuya recanted the forging story during an interview with a German journalist, saying that he had claimed they were a hoax to avoid imprisonment for selling archaeological artifacts.