Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Mysterious Elk-Shaped Structure Discovered in Russia

Image Courtesy of Google Earth and LiveScience.
October 11, 2012.
Owen Jarus, of LiveScience, has written an interesting article about the recently discovered Siberian geoglyph which has been confirmed as the world's oldest and largest figure image; dating back to about 4,000 BC.


"Fieldwork carried out this past summer has shed more light on the glyph's composition and date, suggesting it may be the product of a "megalithic culture," researchers say. They note that hundreds ofmegalithic sites have been discovered in the Urals, with the most elaborate structures located on a freshwater island about 35 miles (60 km) northeast of the geoglyph"


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