1. Antikythera Mechanism
The mechanism was finally reconstructed after using advanced X-ray and other scanning techniques to examine it.
The First Model to Incorporate All the Main Features:
2. The Baigong Pipes
The Baigong Pipes are described as a sophisticated system of metal pipes, buried in geology in such a way that precludes the possibility of having been installed in modern times. They are located on Mt. Baigong in the Qinghai province of China, about 40 kilometers southwest of Delingha. Most accounts describe a pyramid-shaped outcropping on the mountain, and the cave containing the pipes is on this pyramid. 80 meters from the mouth of this cave is a salt lake (the twin of an adjacent freshwater lake), and more pipes can be found poking up along the shore.
3. The Roman Dodecahedra
4. Baghdad Battery
5. The Piri Reis Map
Short Documentary from History Channel about the Antikythera, the Baghdad Battery and Piri Reis Map:
6. The Voynich Manuscript
Generally presumed to be some kind of ciphertext, the Voynich manuscript has been studied by many professional and amateur cryptographers, including American and British codebreakers from both World War I and World War II. Yet it has defied all decipherment attempts, becoming a historical cryptology cause célèbre. The mystery surrounding it has excited the popular imagination, making the manuscript a subject of both fanciful theories and novels.
7. The Giant Stone Spheres of Costa Rica (and all over the planet)
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