In the depths of the Sea of Galilee, in Israel, a huge stone monument. Archaeologists do not know the purpose, nor its time creation. According to the researchers, a mysterious monument weighing in 60 thousand tons has a conical shape and is built of “uncut basalt stones. “The height of the structure is 10 meters, and cone diameter 2 times larger than the largest stone Stonehenge.
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Upon closer inspection, it turned out that the monument represents a huge pyramid of stones set on top of each other. Such structures can be found in different parts of the world, and usually serve to designate burial grounds. However, researchers cannot confirm whether the found monument serves the same purpose. Structure discovered in the summer of 2003 during sonar research southwestern part of the sea. Since then, more than once plunged into the sea divers to further explore an interesting find. In his report researchers say that with more thorough underwater the study found that the structure consists of basalt stones meter length, set on top of each other without a special algorithm. Nobody cut or polished these stones, so they saved its natural look. Unfortunately, it was not possible to understand with what technology these stones were stacked on top of each other. Scientists are sure that this monument was built by people, and most likely, initially on land, and later, when the sea level rose, he was under water. Neither a figure nor a structure, the monument resembles the existing ones. natural objects, so we can conclude that this pyramid is the work of man’s hands, the researchers explained. To find the necessary antiquities to determine the age and purpose of the structure, researchers need to conduct underwater archaeological excavations. University of Israel Researcher Izhak Patz suggested that the age of the monument is more than 4 thousand years. “Most likely, this building was created in the third millennium before AD, since many evidence of that era was found nearby, ” – added Patz. If the monument is really erected in the third millennium BC, then researchers will be able to confidently say that he was in the ancient city of Bet Yer or Hirbet Kerak. At that time, this city was one of the largest in region, said Patz.
Translation by Sergey Vasilenkov
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