in eastern Lebanon stands the temple complex of Baalbek. Situated atop a high point in the fertile Bekaa valley, the ruins are one of the most extraordinary and enigmatic holy places of ancient times. Long before the Romans conquered the site and built their enormous temple of Jupiter, long even before the Phoenicians constructed a temple to the god Baal, there stood at Baalbek the largest stone block construction found in the entire world.
Seahenge has a sister: Second timber circle found off Norwich coast
While digging to put in electrical wires near Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort, a lost civilization was found that predates most well known civilizations in Egypt, Mesopotamia. This was a grave found dating to 5000 BC. The gold artefacts were older and richer than any others ever discovered anywhere. Read more about it
Stone-age cave paintings, Chauvet, France, Stone-age cave paintings. Artwork of horses painted on the wall of a cave. These paintings are found in the Chauvet Cave, France, the site of the earliest known cave paintings (as of 2011), which have been dated to between 32,900 and 30,000 years ago.