Mysterious Stone Structures

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In this post we present an eclectic collection of the  Mysterious Stone Structures Are you of an adventurous spirit and probing mind that wants to “dig deeper” than the standard and frankly worn out concept that the Inca built everything of note in Peru and Bolivia? Then come and explore with us, either through cyberspace or in person the wonders of this ancient land…and … [Read more...]

Ancient Treasures

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Ancient Treasures Lost Roman Gold, Priceless Stolen Artworks, sunken Spanish galleons, Viking plunder: “Indiana Jones’-style” Stories of Ancient Treasures Why are we so drawn to stories of hidden treasure and lost loot? Just imagine unearthing centuries?old silver from the Roman Empire, salvaged Spanish coins and art stolen from the museums of Afghanistan. Author Brian … [Read more...]

Colossal Sculptures – Mount Rushmore

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The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota, in the United States. Sculpted by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and … [Read more...]

Gigantic Unfinished Stele Abandoned in Chinese Quarry

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Thought to be the largest monolith in the world, Stele Base an unfinished construction from the Ming Empire, located near Nanjing, China. It's estimated weight is approximately 16,300 tons. Gigantic Unfinished Stele Abandoned in Chinese Quarry Gigantic unfinished stele abandoned in an ancient Chinese quarry could provide the answer to the question how other megalithic stone … [Read more...]

Atlantean Puzzle Pieces

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  See the following Nahuatl (Aztec Words) before beginning this article: Atl = Water.Atlan = In, by, alongside, under water.Atlah= Abundant water.Ahtlantica=A big stretch of abundant water (A Nahuatl name for the Atlantic Ocean.).Atlantona = Resplendent Lady of Water (Another Nahuatl name for the Atlantic Ocean).Atlantech/Atlantesh = Place under, by, in, alongside … [Read more...]

Beautiful British Columbia

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This is a special update for our regular visitors. There were no posts for over a week because we took a short break to visit beautiful British Columbia (Canada).We have many new articles to be presented in the next few weeks. Please visit our blog often for updates...    Here are few random photos from our trip. Vancouver  BC Ferries Victoria Butchart … [Read more...]

Introduction to the Realm of The Moire Arena

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Introduction to the Realm of The Moire Arena by Ron O. Cook 3/17/12 Story: Moiré Arenaby Ron O. Cook   “Although the amount of arable land which could be made available with the most careful terracing was not large enough to support a very great population, Machu Picchu offered an impregnable citadel to the chiefs and priests and their handful of followers who were obliged … [Read more...]

Ancient Cities and Megalithic Sites Underwater

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A wealth of human history lies submerged in ancient cities at the bottoms of lakes, seas and oceans of the world. Some of these urban centers were sent into the water via earthquakes, tsunamis or other disasters thousands of years ago. Many ruins have just recently been rediscovered, by accident or through emergent technological innovations. Some have even caused scientists … [Read more...]

Colossal Sculptures Around the World – Europe

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Colossal Sculptures and Rock-cut Architecture Around the World - Europe This is a list of colossal sculptures and rock-cut artchitecture that were carved in situ (or “in place”), sometimes referred to as “living rock”. Most of these were carved in ancient times. The Hypogeum of Paola, Malta The Hypogeum of Paola, Malta,  literally meaning "underground" in Greek, is a … [Read more...]

Prehistoric Cave Paintings

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One might expect that the first examples of art would be simple and crude. However the oldest cave paintings are the evidence that modern humans were astonishingly quick in developing their artistic skills. Ancient Cave Paintings Cave paintings are paintings found on cave walls and ceilings, and especially refer to those of prehistoric origin. The earliest such art in Europe … [Read more...]

Serpent Mound

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SERPENT MOUND: An American Indian Mystery School by William John Meegan Presented with author’s permission ABSTRACT Serpent Mound is located in Adams County, Ohio, USA.  The effigy of a serpent is found atop a precipice: a stretch of land looking very much like a peninsula plateau within a meteor impact crater[1].  The serpent effigy is thirteen hundred and seventy feet in … [Read more...]

The El Dorado – ET Link

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Muisca raft, representation of the initiation of the new Zipa in the lake of Guatavita, possible source of the legend of El Dorado. It was found in a cave in Pasca, Colombia in 1856, together with many other gold objects. It is 19.5 cm long, 10.1 cm wide and 10.2 cm high. Dated between 1200 and 1500 BC. It is made of an alloy of gold (80%), silver and copper, by using the lost … [Read more...]

INSPIRATION for the Ancient World Grid

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INSPIRATION for the Ancient World Grid by Doug Yurchey The truth needs to be told of strange events exactly 40 years ago to the day (July 3rd, 1973).  On the 40th "anniversary" of my odd 4 and a half-year marriage (from 1973-77), the feeling is bittersweet.  On one hand, the girl I loved showed me amazing new worlds and inspired the next 4 decades of my … [Read more...]

Colossal Sculptures Around the World – Asia

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Colossal Sculptures and Rock-cut Architecture Around the World This is a list of colossal sculptures and rock-cut artchitecture that were carved in situ (or “in place”), sometimes referred to as “living rock”. Most of these were carved in ancient times. This list includes two colossal stones that were intended to be moved; however they were never broken free of the quarry in … [Read more...]

Colossal Sculptures Around the World – Africa

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Colossal Sculptures Around the World This is a list of colossal sculptures that were carved in situ (or "in place"), sometimes referred to as "living rock". This list includes two colossal stones that were intended to be moved; however they were never broken free of the quarry in which they were carved and therefore they would be considered carved in situ. Most of these were … [Read more...]

Mysterious Sites – Part 2

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1. The Olmec Stone Heads The Olmec colossal heads are at least seventeen monumental stone representations of human heads sculpted from large basalt boulders. The heads date from at least before 900 BC and are a distinctive feature of the Olmec civilization of ancient Mesoamerica. All portray mature men with fleshy cheeks, flat noses, and slightly crossed eyes; their physical … [Read more...]