Mayan entrance in the caves of Xcaret, Riviera Maya, Mexico (by raulmacias).

Mayan entrance in the caves of Xcaret, Riviera Maya, Mexico.been to Mexico, but never to the Mayan ruins--One day!

Snakes are a symbol of healing and primal energy. In art, the Naginis are figures of beauty. In many Hindu societies, snakes are worshipped as guardians of the home; and it is said that when a snake enters your life, there will be a new birth of creativity and wisdom.

Snakes are a symbol of healing. In art, the Naginis are figures of beauty. In many Hindu societies, snakes are worshipped as guardians of the home; and it is said that when a snake enters your life, there will be a new birth of creativity and wisdom.

Pictish stones are monumental stelae found in Scotland, mostly north of the Clyde-Forth line. The ancestors of modern Scottish people left behind mysterious, carved stones that new research has just determined contain the written language of the Picts, an Iron Age society that existed in Scotland from 300 to 843.

Pictish stones with 35 symbols, Replica of the Class II Hilton of Cadboll Stone at the original location - The Eassie Stone depicts ancient ceremonies and rituals.

Examples of Pictish symbols found in Scotland (Image: Patrick Dieudonne/Robert Harding/Rex Features)

Statistical analysis has shown that signs carved by an ancient Scottish people were a long-forgotten language – it may help decode animal language too

Mongolia - Mongolian Deer Stone. Deer stones (also known as reindeer stones) are ancient megaliths carved with symbols that can be found all over the world but are concentrated largely in Siberia and Mongolia. The name comes from their carved depictions of flying deer.

Mongolian Deer Stone, ancient megaliths carved with symbols that can be found all over the world but are concentrated largely in Siberia and Mongolia and are believed to have originated there. The name comes from their carved depictions of flying deer

Rune Stone, 11th Century CE. Sanby, Sweden. http://www.odinsvolk.ca/runes.htm

Rune Stone, 11th Century CE. Sanby, Sweden. http://www.odinsvolk.ca/runes.htm

Turoe Stone from Loughrea, Co. Galway. It is decorated in the La Tène style and dates from approximately 200 BC.

Turoe Stone from Loughrea, Co. Galway, decorated in the La Tène Style & Dates from approximately 200 BC .

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