In fact, there are still many things about human history that archaeologists and scientists fail to understand. When you think about it that is absolutely incredible! Even crazier, it’s something that – at least to us – deepens the mystery of what it means to be a live and breathing on this little blue orb we call home.
Do you have a thirst for the unexplained? Are you a student of history that’s hungry for new mysteries of human existence to dive into? If so, then you’re in for a real treat below. Let’s take a look at 20 ancient artifacts that remain mysterious to this day! Who knows, maybe you’ll be the one to finally decode their meaning.
1. Qin Shi Huang’s Tomb
Protected by terracotta warriors, no one has ventured into this tomb, as it’s believed to be heavily booby-trapped and is contaminated by extreme amounts of mercury.
2. Noah’s Ark
Over the years, some archaeologists have come forward with “proof” that they’ve discovered pieces of the mythical ark. But, have they? Or is this another never-to-be discovered things like #20 on our list?
3. King Tut’s Death
Historians largely do not know what caused King Tut’s death thanks to the fact that his mummy caught fire after being interred in its tomb, likely due to a rushed embalming process.
4. Nazca Lines
Why would a society that existed long before flight make symbols, shapes and patterns in the land that can only be seen from the air?