First detailed study deepens the mystery of vast stone monuments in Saudi Arabia (

In the north of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the Nefud Desert, archaeologists have recently catalogued vast stone monuments dating back 7,000 years. Shaped like long rectangles, the ‘mustatil’ structures are a mystery – but new evidence suggests they were possibly used for ritual or social purposes.

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