What's This Giant Mysterious Structure Under the Sea of Galilee?


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Archaeologists are baffled with the discovery of a large, mysterious structure under the waters of the Sea of Galilee:

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. [...]

Researcher Yitzhak Paz, of the Israel Antiquities Authority and Ben-Gurion University, believes it could date back more than 4,000 years. "The more logical possibility is that it belongs to the third millennium B.C., because there are other megalithic phenomena [from that time] that are found close by," Paz told LiveScience in an interview, noting that those sites are associated with fortified settlements. 

Owen Jarus of LiveScience has more: Link


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"The boulders have natural faces with no signs of cutting or chiselling. Similarly, we did not find any sign of arrangement or walls that delineate this structure."

"They say it is definitely human-made and probably was built on land"

If the boulders have natural faces and they weren't cut or chiseled then how could it be human made. Sounds to me like an eroded volcano.
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