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10 mysterious geoglyphs around the globe

By: Bryan Nelson on March 5, 2014, 4:01 p.m.
Works of the Old Men

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Works of the Old Men

Recent aerial photography has revealed extensive geoglyphs scattered across Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan depicting an array of “wheels,” among other motifs. Dubbed the “Works of the Old Men,” the features are believed by some to be several thousand years old, which would make them far older than the more famous Nazca Lines.

There is no agreement on two key questions: When were they built? And why?