12 Artifacts You Won’t Believe Were Uncovered On Earth

Archeology could be considered on of the most underrated but interesting sciences that exists in our society today. Many don’t find it to be any bit fascinating unless some type of breakthrough is had or some amazing discovery made. Whether or not you find it interesting, each discovery made is of the utmost importance, revealing to us our unknown past, and even solving some of life’s many riddles along the way. There are many archeological discoveries that are not commonly taught in your typical history class. The following is a good representation of just that.

#12  The Unfinished Obelisk Artifacts

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk artifacts is said to be the tallest known obelisk discovered by archeologists. Located in Aswan, Egypt, it was carved from solid bedrock, but was never finished because it developed large fractures in the granite. It is believed these cracks occured because it was attempted to move it when it was first created, which was likely during the reign of Queen Hapshepsut during the 18th dynasty. The obelisk gives historians many clues on just how the ancient Egyptians quarries their stone and granite. The key to one of the great mysteries of the world lies in this ancient artifact. 

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