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Newly Found Megalithic Ruins In Russia Contain The Largest Blocks Of Stone Ever Discovered

Battery, Baghdad, 250 BCE. The Baghdad Battery is believed to be about 2000 years old (from the Parthian period, roughly 250 BCE to CE 250). The jar was found in Khujut Rabu just outside Baghdad and is composed of a clay jar with a stopper made of asphalt. Sticking through the asphalt is an iron rod surrounded by a copper cylinder. When filled with vinegar - orany other electrolytic solution - the jar produces about 1.1 volts.

Native American Stone animal scullpture from the Columbia Plateau by mharrsch, via Flickr

"You could see a human footprint like this today on any beach or patch of mud. But this footprint -- clearly from the anatomy of a modern human being -- is fossilized in stone estimated to be about 290 million years old."

The mystery stone from Lake Winnipesaukee is an alleged out-of-place artifact (OOPArt), reportedly found in 1872 while workers were digging a hole for a fence post. It is a carved stone about 4 inches (100 mm) long and 2.5 inches (64 mm) thick, dark and egg-shaped, bearing a variety of symbols.

Rune stone, Harg, Uppland, Sweden

Ardre image stone (one of ten), 8th - 11th AD, Stånga, Gotland County, Sweden

Stone discovered at Gobekli Tepe Temple in Turkey. images have been identified as a tree with a snake. The figure could be an eagle.

It is highly unlikely that any of the stones in Puma Punku were cut using ancient stone cutting techniques, at least not those that we are aware of. The stones in Puma Punku are made up of granite, and diorite, and the only stone that is harder that those two, is the diamond. If the people who built this place cut these stones using stone cutting techniques, then they would had to have used diamond tools. If they didn't use diamonds to cut these stones, then what did they use?

Hand knapped stone tools, Stone Age #festival of #stones

Large stone rings known so far only in Gobekli Tepe. Their function is still completely unknown.

Amazing stone masons. Machu Picchu.