‘Largest surviving stone monument ever’ discovered near Stonehenge

 

 

 

Huge Ritual Monument Found Near StonehengeA general view of Stonehenge during the annual Perseid meteor shower in the night sky in Salisbury Plain, southern England August 13, 2013. The Perseid meteor shower is sparked every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. Picture taken using a long exposure. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty (BRITAIN - Tags: TRAVEL SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY ENVIRONMENT) - RTX12J7X

Ancient Monument Appears to Have Been Realigned 4,500 Years Ago 0:41

LONDON — The hidden remains of a major prehistoric stone monument have been discovered about a mile from Britain’s iconic Stonehenge site.

At least 90 enormous stone monoliths, some measuring up to 15 feet, lined an “arena” forming what researchers have called a “superhenge” near the neolilthic site in Wiltshire, England. Archaeologists believe they may have been used for religious rites or solstice rituals. The Rest Of The Story…

Huge 5,000-Year-Old Underground City Discovered in Turkey

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A 5,000-year-old underground city discovered in central Turkey in December 2014 is thought to be the largest in the world!

The previously unknown ancient metropolis was unearthed in the course of the implementation of an urban transformation project initiated by Turkey’s Housing Development Administration’s (TOKİ) in Nevşehir province of Central Anatolia.

While carrying out earthmoving works in the area, which was meant to be used for the construction of new buildings, the developers stumbled upon a massive underground network of cave tunnels, escape galleries and chambers spanning over 3.5 miles (7 kilometers). The Rest Of The Story…

‘Britain’s Atlantis’ found at bottom of North sea – a huge undersea world swallowed by the sea in 6500BC

Divers from St Andrews University, find remains of Doggerland, the underwater country dubbed 'Britain's Atlantis'

  • Divers have found traces of ancient land swallowed by waves 8500 years ago
  • Doggerland once stretched from Scotland to Denmark
  • Rivers seen underwater by seismic scans
  • Britain was not an island – and area under North Sea was roamed by mammoths and other giant animals
  • Described as the ‘real heartland’ of Europe
  • Had population of tens of thousands – but devastated by sea level rises

‘Britain’s Atlantis’ – a hidden underwater world swallowed by the North Sea – has been discovered by divers working with science teams from the University of St Andrews.

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