Thanks to the multitude of archaeological discoveries found around the world, we understand that human history is much more complex than we ever imagined. Here are 10 mysterious archaeological discoveries that come with unanswered questions.
1. Derinkuyu Underground City
Derinkuyu Underground City is located in Turkey, built thousands of years ago and is considered the largest underground city on the planet. It was a very unique ancient technical achievement. Until now, people have not been able to discover how the people of that time were able to dig hundreds of meters into the depths of the Earth to build a city.
The history and origin of the city remains a mystery. No one has been able to fully explain why and how the city was built.
Some experts have theorized that the ancients built the city to avoid climate change.
2. Long Du Cave
Long Du Cave is a complex of man-made carved caves dating back more than 2,000 years in Zhejiang province, China.
This complex is one of the largest structures ever excavated by human hands.
The cave was first discovered in 1992, so far 24 caves have been found. One of them has been developed into a tourist attraction.
Interestingly, to date, no historical record has been found detailing the removal of more than 1,000,000 cubic meters of stone for construction.
3. Giant stone spheres
There are a number of giant stone spheres on Earth, discovered on several continents. Costa Rica is home to the most stone bridges, Europe and some other places are also recorded with these stone spheres.
In 1930, when workers in Costa Rica cleared the forest to build a banana plantation, they discovered the first stone spheres. No one really understood what the spheres were made for.
4. Great Pyramid of Giza has the ability to generate energy
Pyramids generate energy? You didn’t get it wrong, it’s true!
The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the most impressive structures ever built in ancient times. It is the only ancient wonder that has stood the test of time to still exist today.
We only know this great pyramid was built thousands of years ago, but its true purpose has not been discovered yet. Some people believe that it was used as a mausoleum, but there is no concrete evidence to support this theory.
According to a 2018 study published in the Journal of Applied Physics , the Great Pyramid of Giza was able to focus electromagnetic energy in its hollow chambers. It then focuses the lower-level electromagnetic energy below the surface.
5. Extra large monolith cut with laser-like precision
Humanity today has found a lot of works built by ancient civilizations. In it, making people very surprised there is a large rock called Al-Naslaa in Saudi Arabia.
Unlike any rock you’ve ever seen, it’s cut in half with laser-like precision. The two halves of the rock are perfectly balanced and have intricately carved symbols on the surface.
6. Mohenjo-Daro . Settlement
In 1992, when Indian archaeologist R. Banardzhi found ancient ruins on the banks of the Indus River, they discovered Mohenjo-Daro. It was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus valley civilization, built around 2500 BC.
It was also one of the world’s first major cities, contemporaneous with the civilizations of Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Minos of Crete, and Norte Chico. However, its level of development far exceeded any other city that existed at the time.
It is said that the city was destroyed after a catastrophic event. Theories in the epic suggest that aliens may have helped destroy the city.
7. Rough road rut in Malta
The prehistoric site of Misrah Ghar il-Kbir near Dunli Cliffs in Malta has become famous for a series of mysterious wheel marks deeply embedded in the rock. It’s an intricate network of wheel-track grooves carved into the rock and known by experts as the “cart rut”.
Scientists have yet to determine the exact date and purpose of the traces. However, they suggest that the site appeared around 2000 BC when the Sicilian people arrived here to start the Bronze Age in Malta.
Particularly, Russian geologist – Dr. Alexander Koltypin said that the mysterious traces can be dated to millions of years old, they may even be traces of advanced ancient civilizations that existed. was on Earth before history was written.
8. Japan’s Atlantis Rock
It is a mysterious monolith, found under the Sea of Japan. Diving instructor Khachiro Arataki was the first to discover the rock.
It is also known as the underwater monument of Yonaguni Island because its shape resembles a large pyramid submerged on the ocean floor. Some experts say it is evidence of complex civilizations before the last ice age on Earth.
9. Giant knife
The photo above shows three divers holding what looks like a giant knife. It appeared on social networks such as (Facebook, Reddit), other than that there is no other information about the photo.
Some people think that the photo above is fake. However, there are also people who think that the image above is no joke and that artifacts like this force us to learn more about historical periods that we do not know.
10. Rare metal mask off the coast of Florida
According to experts, this mask is at least 10,000 years old, made in South America from alloys of rare metals. What is even more surprising is that this alloy contains Iridium – the rarest metal in the Earth’s crust and the most resistant to corrosion.
This precious mask is said to be an antiquity lost in a shipwreck near Florida (USA) while traveling from South America to Europe. It was most likely stolen by Spanish tomb intruders thousands of years ago.