New York Times: Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

New York Times: Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert. “Google Earth has unlocked the gates to ancient mysteries around the world. For years, amateur and professional archaeologists have used the search engine’s satellite imagery to discover mysterious earthworks in Kazakhstan, Roman ruins, a forgotten fortress in Afghanistan and more. In the past decade, Google Earth also has helped identify thousands of burial sites and other ‘works of the old men,’ as they’re called, scattered across Saudi Arabia. Now, archaeologists have uncovered nearly 400 previously undocumented stone structures they call “gates” in the Arabian desert that they believe may have been built by nomadic tribes thousands of years ago.”

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