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
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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?
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Chauvet, engraving of an owl. The paintings there are the oldest known, carbon-dated to approximately 33,000 years ago, almost twice the age of the Lascaux cave paintings. The dates have been a matter of dispute but a study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately 30,000-32,000 BP
“Horus of Gold” inlay, made in Egypt in the 4th century BC