5,000-Year-Old Crescent-Shaped Monument Discovered in Israel

September 16, 2014 11:37 AM

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5,000-Year-Old Crescent-Shaped Monument Discovered in Israel

A large lunar-shaped crescent monument built around 5,000 years ago has been identified by archaeologists in Israel.

Scientists previously thought the structure was part of a city wall but new research by Ido Wachtel, as part of his master's thesis at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has indicated it is a monument, as there are no remains of a city beside it.

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