Here is yet another discovery that boggles the minds of archeologists – a giant stone structure sitting on the floor of the sea of Galilee – a structure that was likely built on land and then submerged under the water as the sea level rose. No one knows how old it is, but our guess is that its age, once discovered, will shock the scientific community yet again.┬áIs the cradle of civilization older than we think?

 

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Stone Mystery in Sea of Galilee

BY OWEN JARUS, LIVESCIENCE (Discovery.com)

 

 

“A giant “monumental” stone structure discovered beneath the waters of the Sea of Galilee in Israel has archaeologists puzzled as to its purpose and even how long ago it was built.

 

 

The mysterious structure is cone shaped, made of “unhewn basalt cobbles and boulders,” and weighs an estimated 60,000 tons the researchers said. That makes it heavier than most modern-day warships.

 

 

Rising nearly 32 feet (10 meters) high, it has a diameter of about 230 feet (70 meters). To put that in perspective, the outer stone circle of Stonehenge has a diameter just half that with its tallest stones not reaching that height. (See Photos of the Mysterious Sea of Galilee Structure”)…

 

 

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