'At least three were used, and they had different blade widths.
People were passing on knowledge with the help of the Idol.' Only one of the seven faces is three dimensional.
And while some people may seem content with the story as it stands, our view is that there exists countless mysteries, scientific anomalies and surprising artifacts that have yet to be discovered and explained.
The goal of Ancient Origins is to highlight recent archaeological discoveries, peer-reviewed academic research and evidence, as well as offering alternative viewpoints and explanations of science, archaeology, mythology, religion and history around the globe.
In 1823, John Haywood mentioned the impressive mound: “of a conical form, 75 feet high.
In the interior of this mound, human bones were found, of uncommonly large size.” At Ancient Origins, we believe that one of the most important fields of knowledge we can pursue as human beings is our beginnings.