Mayan Crystal Skull Riddle: Ritual Props of the Priests or Fake Archaeologists
It was an early summer morning on the Yucatan Peninsula. Archaeologists who excavated the ancient…

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Found the 3700-year-old remains of a pregnant woman: How to give birth in ancient Egypt
During excavations in southern Egypt, archaeologists discovered the skeleton of a pregnant woman. The burial…

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5 valuable pieces of art that were found quite by accident
When by chance (or not quite) people find a picture of a famous artist, a…

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Mayan Crystal Skull Riddle: Ritual Props of the Priests or Fake Archaeologists
It was an early summer morning on the Yucatan Peninsula. Archaeologists who excavated the ancient…

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Skulls with patterns and other mysteries of the ancient Turkish city of Gobekli Tepe, which became an archaeological sensation

The place where the ruins of Gobekli-Tepe are located first came to the attention of scientists back in the 1960s. However, at first almost no one paid attention to the archaeological find. Only at the turn of the XX-XXI centuries, the scientific community recognized the great importance of this temple complex, which harbors many mysteries and makes rethink the whole history of mankind.
1. The scale of construction causes only guesswork.
For a long time nobody knew about Gobekli-Tepe. Nearby residents, who plowed up a field here and grew oats, continually cleaned the stones that prevented them, did not even suspect that in this way they destroyed the upper part of the temple, built back in the Stone Age.
Near the round-shaped sanctuary, archaeologists have discovered several smaller structures. Since there are no signs that the people lived here, the buildings were most likely intended for rituals. Continue reading