In a world where science and technology have taken over every aspect of our lives, there still remain some ancient relics and artifacts that have puzzled historians and archaeologists alike. These 15 mystical ancient relics of the past, shrouded in mysticism and legend, were created for purposes and using techniques which may entirely escape our understanding.
From the Saqqara bird that dates back to 200 BC, which some believe is an ancient plane, to the undeciphered Voynich manuscript, easily one of the most mysterious texts known to man, everything about these ancient relics screams mystery.
Some of the relics, such as the Nazca lines in Peru or the Dendera light in Egypt, have fueled wild speculations about their purpose and usage. Despite many experts’ attempts to decode them, the true meaning of these relics remains a mystery to this day. These are 15 of the most mystical ancient relics from history and what they might really mean
Top image: Digital reconstruction of the Dendera light. Source: AkuAku / Adobe Stock.