5,000-Year-Old Stone Monument Found in Israel

September 16, 2014 7:14 PM

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5,000-Year-Old Stone Monument Found in Israel

A massive lunar-crescent-shaped stone monument believed to predate the Pyramids and Stonehenge has been identified near the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel.

Located about 8 miles (13 kilometers) northwest of the Sea of Galilee, the structure is massive — its volume is about 14,000 cubic meters (almost 500,000 cubic feet) and it has a length of about 150 meters (492 feet), making it longer than an American football field. Pottery excavated at the structu...

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