Krasnodar, Russia dolmen (a single-chamber, megalithic tomb that usually consists of three or more upright stones that support a large, flat, horizontal capstone. Most dolmens date back to the early Neolithic period 4,000-3,000 BC). This one is from the 4th century B.C. and contained a woman hugging a man. Both were about 60 years old at death and the woman’s hands were decorated with bracelets made of bronze beads, untypical of tribes known to have inhabited the area in ancient times. Old Buildings, Archaeology Mysteries, Stones Wall, Google Search, Ancient Megalith, Russian Stuff, North Caucasus, Dolmen Russia, Black
The female figurine from Berekhat Ram, in Israel. It is the oldest known figurative carving in the world, and is somewhere between 233 000 and 800 000 years old, older than Neanderthal man, and probably carved by Homo Erectus. The date is between these values because it has been found between two layers of volcanics, the upper one is about 230,000 years old, and the lower one approximates 800,000 years old
Stone of the Pregnant Woman - The BaalBek Block - A huge block, considered the largest hewn stone in the world, still sits where it was cut almost 2,000 years ago. (Some say 12,000 years ago) Called the "Stone of the Pregnant Woman", it weighs an estimated 1,000 tons. Not even our biggest and best cranes in modern times could lift this stone block, so how on earth was it moved to its present position?
Iran. Aerial view of the ruins at Persepolis. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BCE.