Ancient Monolith Suggests Humans Lived on Now-Underwater Archipelago

Ancient Monolith Suggests Humans Lived on Now-Underwater Archipelago
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A full view of the monolith, which is broken in half and resting on the seafloor about 131 feet (40 m) underwater. During a high-resolution mapping of the seafloor surrounding Sicily, researchers discovered an ancient treasure: a stone monolith spanning 39 feet (12 meters), resting on the bottom of the Mediterranean. Stunned, the researchers sent down divers with cameras and video recorders to get a closer look at the monolith, which had broken into two parts. They dove 131 feet (40 m) underwater in an area called the Pantelleria Vecchia Bank, located about 37 miles (60 kilometers) south of […]

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