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Dolmen. Hwasun County, Korea. Dolmens are megalithic stones, found both in Europe and in Asia, that mark the burial of prehistoric elites. Those in Hwasun date to the 6th-5th century BC, later than Gochang and Gonghwa. They belong to the "southern" type of dolmen, in which a capstone is supported upon a set of smaller stones and the burial is placed underground. There are hundreds of dolmens scattered around Hwasun County, between Hyosan-ri and Daesin-ri.

KOREA: Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites - extraordinary stone tombs that have lasted millennia

Silbury Hill, UK. Silbury Hill, near Avebury in Wiltshire, is the largest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe. It was created around 2660 BCE and stands 130 feet high, but its purpose is unknown. Despite centuries of study and excavation, it remains one of the most enigmatic of British prehistoric sites.

Silbury Hill, near Avebury in Wiltshire, is the largest prehistoric mound in Europe. It was created around 2660 BCE and stands 130 feet high. Despite centuries of study and excavation, it remains one of the most enigmatic of British prehistoric sites.

Efimerata: Catedrales circulares en Burgos. Dolmen la Cabaña

Efimerata: Catedrales circulares en Burgos. Dolmen la Cabaña

Osiris

Le tombeau mythique d'Osiris, dieu de l'au-delà, a été découvert en Egypte

The Mythical Tomb Of Osiris, God Of The Underworld, Has Been Uncovered In Egypt - Higher Perspective

25,000 Year Old Buildings Found In Russia | The repertoire of decoration for these tombs is not great. Vertical and horizontal zigzags, hanging triangles and concentric circles are the most common motifs. One decorative motif that is quite common is found across the top of the porthole slab. It can best be described as a lintel held up by two columns. Pairs of breasts, done in relief, have also been found on a few tombs. These breasts usually appear above the two columns of the porthole…

25,000 Year Old Buildings Found In Russia

Harald Bluetooth’s runestone in Jelling, Denmark.

Harald Bluetooth’s runestone in Jelling, Denmark. In Bluetooth with David Ebershoff in The Danish Girl.

"Dolmen. La Roche aux Fees. Bretaña Francesa."

A Megalith Tour: Essé. The barrow is about long by wide making it one of the largest of its kind in Europe, and it is made of about forty stones.

Could ancient Peruvians soften stone? Ancient Peruvian legends tell of a plant whose juices could soften any type of stone, making it malleable. According to researchers, the granite walls in Cuzco show evidence of being heated to a very high degree and vitrified; the outside surface becoming glassy and very smooth. Temperatures need to reach 1,100 degrees centigrade for vitrification and numerous archeological sites around Cuzco, including Sacsayhuaman and Qenko, showed signs of…

Could ancient Peruvians soften stone? Ancient Peruvian legends tell of a plant…

Minorca , in the Balearic Islands - Taulas and Talaiots - One of the best Megalithic archaeological sites is found in Trepucó.  It is one of the remains of a prehistoric cluster which has left a great mark on the Island of Menorca: Talaiots (Megaliths) and Taulas. In particular, the Taula (Megalith) of Trepucó, in the south of the island, is the most impressive of the preserved ones.

Minorca , in the Balearic Islands - Taulas and Talaiots - One of the best Megalithic archaeological sites is found in Trepucó. It is one of the remains of a prehistoric cluster which has left a great mark on the Island of Menorca: Talaiots (Megaliths) and Taulas. In particular, the Taula (Megalith) of Trepucó, in the south of the island, is the most impressive of the preserved ones.

Hy-Brasil was an island which appeared on ancient maps as early as 1325 and into the 1800s.  On most maps, it was located roughly 321km (200 miles) off the west coast of Ireland in the North Atla

Hy-Brasil: The Legendary Phantom Island of Ireland

Hy-Brasil was an island which appeared on ancient maps as early as 1325 and into the 1800s. On most maps, it was located roughly 321km (200 miles) off the west coast of Ireland in the North Atla

Kumari Kandam refers to a hypothetical lost continent with an ancient Tamil civilization, located south

Atlantis - snorkled the ruind with athena! Here might be the real thing. I love how desolated it looks yet so peaceful.

Sudan - The Black Pharaohs - The Meroe Pyramids are located in the North-East of Sudan near the banks of the Nile in the area commonly known as Nubia. There are close to two hundred pyramids in a relatively small area, the ancient burial site of the Merotic Kingdom (sometimes known as the Kingdom of Kush). The Pyramids are smaller than their Egyptian cousins but equally impressive due to their number

The Meroe Pyramids; ancient burial site of the Merotic Kingdom (aka the Kingdom of Kush). Sudan, near the banks of the Nile;

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