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Historic drought leads to discovery of ancient Spanish “Stone Henge” in lake
So much has been uncovered with the recent dry spells but this has to be one of the most magnificent finds to date. It's certainly one of the oldest.
Randy Aragon
09.12.22

As the worldwide heatwaves slowly begin to cool down, experts are making some incredible discoveries thanks to the record droughts in places like Europe.

Uncovering a Spanish “Stone Henge”

Those same droughts unearthed a “Spanish Stonehenge” formation that is thousands of years old and has been under water since the 1960s.

It’s amazing to think about how these were formed back then.

Europe’s worst drought in 500 years

This year has been particularly brutal when it comes to the heat.

From dangerous and unprecedented heatwaves in India to thousands of cows randomly dying of heat exhaustion in Kansas.

Now, ancient artifacts that act like stark warnings are being uncovered by the droughts in Europe.

A silver lining?

While archeologists are in awe of the old artifacts, climate scientists are raising alarm about what these droughts could be a sign of in the future years to come.

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It’s been “discovered” before.

The Spanish stone henge was originally discovered in 1926, but flooded in 1963 disappearing until now.

Made up of 150 large granite stones, the Spanish Stonehenge was built in a circular formation and dates up to 7,000 years ago.

Archeologists discovered it in 1926, but the site was flooded to make a man-made reservoir in 1963.

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Some believe the Spanish Stonehenge to be some sort of burial sight or solar temple, but no one really knows the exact purpose of the magnificent artifact.

It’s not a stand-alone discovery.

The ruins of an 11th-century church was also revealed in another part of Spain.

The depleted water levels of the reservoirs and dams in Spain also made way for the 11th-century church to reemerge in Catalonia, in the village of Sant Roma de San.

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Tourists are going crazy for the new historical sights, but it’s hard to ignore the alarming reason why these ancient sites have suddenly reappeared.

The droughts also revealed Nazi warships

Among the old artifacts being unearthed all through Europe, is a fleet of 20 sunken Nazi warships discovered along the Danube river in Prahova, Serbia.

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Bridging the gap

Another artifact discovered was an ancient Roman bridge.

In Italy, a historic old bridge built for the Fifth Roman Emperor, Nero, 2000 years ago was also revealed due to the droughts.

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One discovery carried an ominous warning

Probably the most terrifying artifact that the droughts have revealed is called a hunger stone which recently surfaced on the Elba river that runs through Decin, Czech Republic.

On the stones are carvings to signify past droughts and on this one is a scary message from the year 1616 that reads:

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“If you see this, weep”

The warning comes as Europe faces enormous problems from the drought.

Not only is the drought causing wildfires, but the crops are hardly flourishing, sending the food prices in Europe skyrocketing.

We can only hope this is just one of those years and not a glimpse into the future.

Get a closer look at this 7,000-year-old “Stone Henge” in the video below!

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By Randy Aragon
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Randy Aragon is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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