Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Top 10 Archaeological Mysteries by Alltime10s

Top 10 Archaeological Mysteries by Alltime10sWe are still posting top 10 topics regarding archaeology courtesy of Alltime10s channel on Youtube. For this post we are now discussing the top 10 archaeological mysteries of the past history. Here they are guys!

TOP 1 : Lost Inca Gold
Location : Ecuador
Description :
  • Huge sums of Inca gold supposedly buried in a secret mountain cave. Treasure hunter Barth Blake allegedly found it but died before he could reveal the location.
Lost Inca Gold
Image source lostincagold.com

TOP 2 : The Well of Souls
Location : Israel
Description :
  • Thought to be located underneath the Dome of Rock - a holy site in Jerusalem. Rumored to contain the Ark of the Covenant.
The Well of Souls
Image source israelimages.com

TOP 3 : The Legendary Seven Cities of Gold
Location : United States of America
Description :
  • Spanish explorers heard tales of the fantastic wealth contained at Cibola. Allegedly founded by friar Marcos de Niza in 1539 subsequent expeditions never located the city.
The Legendary Seven Cities of Gold
Image source www.redbubble.com

TOP 4 : Machu Picchu
Location : Peru
Description :
  • Inca ruins discovered a century ago. Why it was built, what took place there and why it ws abandoned are unknown.
Image source www.topvisitplaces.com

TOP 5 : Crystal Skulls
Location : Central America
Description :
  • Some claim these artifacts were carved by an ancient Mesoamerican civilization. Many believe them to be fake.
Crystal Skulls
Image source wikipedia.org

TOP 6 : The Great City of Teotihuacan
Location : Mexico
Description :
  • Abandoned ancient city that was once home to 100,000 people. Who built it and why it was abandoned remain unknown.
The Great City of Teotihuacan
Image source wikipedia.org

TOP 7 :  Stonehenge
Location : United Kingdom
Description :
  • Built some 4600 years ago, archaeologists cannot determine whether it acted as a holy site or an observatory.
Image source nationageographic.com

TOP 8 : The Pyramids of Giza
Location : Egypt
Description :
  • These complex structures were constructed around 4500 years ago. How they were built remains unknown.
The Pyramids of Giza
Image source hdwallpapers.com

TOP 9 : Mohenjo Daro
Location : Pakistan
Description :
  • Vast city that formed part of the Indus civilization. Flooding could have caused its demise but this is much debated.
Mohenjo Daro
Image source nationageographic.com

TOP 10 : The Tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi
Location : China
Description :
  • Guarded by the famous Terracotta Army, this tomb is said to contain a bounty of riches. It has never been excavated.
The Tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi
Image source mrbpielglobal.edublogs.org

That is the top 10 archaeological mysteries of the present and past archaeological discoveries. Source : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJII8jTjts0.

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Please be noted that the top 10 that we are including here in our blog are all unofficial rankings unless otherwise noted. Most of the top ten lists are based on Google search results and collected mainly from different blogs and websites around the internet world.

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