From livescience: “The 7 Most Mysterious Archaeological Finds on Earth” 2010

Wonderful wandering all across the wonders

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Livescience

July 22, 2010
Heather Whipps

Atlantis
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Credit: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team
The lost city of Atlantis has been discovered in the Bahamas, the Greek Islands, Cuba, and even Japan if every claim was to be believed.

First described by the ancient Greek historian Plato in 360 B.C., the mythological island was supposedly a great naval power before sinking into the sea over 10,000 years ago in a catastrophic event.

Archaeologists debate the actual historical existence of the island as well as its most plausible location if it ever actually existed among the many sunken ruins discovered around the world. But even without definitive proof, Atlantis continues to engage the popular imagination like few other archaeological mysteries out there.

Stonehenge
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Credit: stock.xchng
Sprucing up an otherwise docile English field, the prehistoric monument commonly known as Stonehenge is one of the world’s most famous landmarks.

The ring of megalithic…

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