Transport around 6,000 BC

The Globe




Southwest Asia




Indus Valley





Carbon-14 dating shows Knossos, which is the earliest recorded settlement on Crete, to have been founded around 6100 BC, coeval with early levels at Catal Huyuk. The presence at base level of sheep, goat, cattle, and pig, as well as the most advanced grains of the day, has led archaeologists to conclude that the founders of Knossos arrived by sea with already domesticated animals and crops. (Plato Prehistorian)

South America




North America North America there are found Equus samples, which do indeed appear in the time frame between the last ice age and the arrival of Columbus. The first of these was found in Pratt Cave, near El Paso, Texas...dated to BCE 6020 to 5890 BCE. (The Lost History of Ancient America)