Article on viewzone.com about a 200,000 year old city whose ruins have been discovered in South Africa. Some think it is where homo sapiens began. The link for the page is http://www.viewzone.com/adamscalendar.html . Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old! Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old! viewzone.com This is the same area where the 70,000 year old python shrine was found. This are is already known, but was thought to be around 100,000 years old, and the extent of it wasn't known either.