Mysterious 'Stonehenge' Monolith Found Off Sicily's Coast

Aug 13, 2015 835

In deep water off the coast of Sicily, scientists have found a large and very mysterious monolith that is believed to have been hewn from rock some 10,000 years ago.

"Considering its shape and length, it can be called a Stonehenge-type monolith, but its age is remarkably older," Dr. Emanuele Lodolo, a marine geophysicist at the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics in Trieste, Italy and co-author of a new paper describing the discovery, told The Huffington Post in an email. Stonehenge is believed to have been built 4,000 to 5,000 years ago.

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