27th Aug 2020

Mystery of the Monuments found in Saudi Arabia

Archaeologists have discovered new instances of ancient stone structures, called “mustatils” (meaning “rectangles” in Arabic), in Al Nafud Al Kabir, a large desert in Northern Saudi Arabia. These findings shed some much needed light on the function of these structures. Mustatils are characteristically rectangular, featuring a very clearly defined perimeter of rocks, which were a common and freely available building material for ancient Arabian peoples. These new discoveries cement the age of these structures as...