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Scientists A ‘Step Closer’ To Shed Light On Mysterious Origins of Stonehenge’s Epic Bluestones

One of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe, Stonehenge, consists of a ring of standing stones, each about 4 metres high, 2.1 metres wide and weighing around 25 tons.

A team of archaeologists and geologists from University College London (UCL) have provided new evidence of how the so-called “bluestones” used in the construction of the world-famous Stonehenge monument were quarried 5,000 years ago, according to a study published in the Antiquity journal.

UCL Professor Mike Parker Pearson explained that the really exciting thing about the new discoveries is that “they take us a step closer to unlocking Stonehenge’s greatest mystery — why its stones came from so far away”.

“Every other Neolithic monument in Europe was built of megaliths brought from no more than 10 miles [16 kilometres] away. We’re now looking to find out just what was so special about the Preseli hills 5,000 years ago, and whether there were any important stone circles here, built before the bluestones were moved to Stonehenge,” he said.

The largest quarry was discovered almost 180 miles (289 kilometres) away from Stonehenge on the outcrop of Carn Goedog, situated near the north slope of the Preseli hills.

Geologist Richard Bevins called it “the dominant source of Stonehenge’s spotted dolerite, so-called because it has white spots in the igneous blue rock”.

“At least five of Stonehenge’s bluestones, and probably more, came from Carn Goedog,” he added.

Frost-shattered rocks on Carn Menyn. Photo © Copyright Gareth James (Image Source)

During excavations at two quarries in Wales, known to be the source of the Stonehenge “bluestones”, the researchers found that the bluestone outcrops were formed of natural, vertical pillars.

They suggested that unlike obelisks and blocks in ancient Egypt, the pillars were easier to exploit and neolithic quarry workers needed only to insert wedges into the ready-made joints between pillars in order to lower each one to the foot of the outcrop.

Additionally, scientists recovered pieces of charcoal in the quarries dating back to around 3000 BC.The discoveries prompted the researchers to suggest that Stonehenge was initially a circle of unworked bluestone pillars set in pits known as the Aubrey Holes and that sandstone blocks were added to Stonehenge about 500 years later.

The discoveries also questioned a popular theory claiming that the bluestones were transported to Stonehenge by sea.

source: Sputnik

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Archaeologists amazed to find a 2100 years old phone like object

A group of archaeologists has found a strange black rectangular object next to the skeleton of a woman in a grave at the excavation site of Ala-Tey, in the mountainous Republic of Tuvá (Russia). The 2100 years old phone like device amazed the Archaeologists.

2100 years old phone

The researchers nicknamed “Natasha” to the ancestral woman, while the mysterious object that accompanied her was called “iPhone” because of her resemblance to Apple’s product. The 2100 years old phone like device has holes in the top and bottom just like the modern device.

However, and far from being an oopart, the object is actually a belt buckle more than 2,100 years old, unearthed in a tomb in the so-called «Russian Atlantis», the name given to a mountainous region in Siberia, already It is covered with water and only appears for a few weeks a year.

Pavel Leus, one of the archaeologists who participate in the excavations, explained that the team has been carrying out expeditions to the Ala-Tey burial site for several years. Leus added that the finding of that interesting 2100 years old phone like device was made in 2016, but the results have been made public only now.

“The burial of” Natasha “with an” iPhone “of the Xiongnu era remains one of the most interesting in this burial site,” said the expert.

The buckle, 18 by 9 centimeters, is made of precious stones inlaid with turquoise, carnelian, and mother of pearl, and is decorated with Chinese Wu Zhu coins. These coins have helped scientists date the object 2,137 years ago when they were minted.

Source: The Siberian Times

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Just Myths? | Enoch, Great Pyramid of Egypt, and the Anunnaki Civilization Saga?

Since the dawn of man, the time has been his ruthless enemy. There was nothing man could do to escape his earthly demise.

But the pyramids towering over man and his creations fear no time.

Much has been said about the origins of these mysterious structures, so much that the truth has been concealed within piles of false assumptions.

But an archaic figure has cracked the riddle of both time and pyramid.

His name is Enoch – the man who cheated death to go rule over the otherworldly kingdom of a higher force.

Before departing for these higher beings, Enoch had left a luxuriant cultural heritage for the generations to come.

He wished for them to solve the riddle of time, just like him, so he concealed the answers within his teachings, and within the greatest architectural mystery of present-day – The Great Pyramid of Egypt.

Sumerian and Mayan accounts remind of Enoch as the one who conquered time and who encoded this secret within the time-defying pyramids – his masterpiece.

It is now up to YOU to decipher this timeworn knowledge and garner its unimaginable benefits.

Anunnaki is believed to be a group of deities in several ancient Mesopotamian cultures such as the Babylonian, Sumerian, Assyrian, and Akkadian.

The name Anunnaki is a derivative of the names heaven “Anu”, and earth “Ki”. However, some groups translate them as “princely offspring” or “Those of Royal Blood”.

The Sumerian legends and the ancient texts use the word Annunaki to refer to a group of gods who came from heaven.

They were considered as the main gods of the Sumerian pantheon. The Sumerians worshipped these gods long before the great pantheon of ancient Greece and before the ancient Egyptian gods.

The Anunnaki descended from An, the supreme being that reigned over all the Sumerian gods.

The Babylonian myths of creation say there were 300 Anunnaki who kept the heavens and 300 others who guarded the underworld.

These deities were so important that they were also mentioned in the Epic of Gilgamesh.

The development of Sumerian civilization occurred in the Persian Gulf while growing to strength over time.

The “Plain of the Land of Shinar” is the territory that was renamed to Babylon after 2000 B.C.

These people lived in the Middle East on the territory we know as Iran and Iraq today.

Source: Matrix World Disclosure

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Revealed Photos Show Something Huge May be Hidden in Ancient Egypt

A recent discovery at a notable ancient Egyptian site, which for some reason, is yet to be shared with the public or reported in the headlines. It’s from the ancient Egyptians.

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