WTF Fun Fact – Nabta Playa

The world’s oldest known astronomical site, Nabta Playa, was built in Africa and is 2,000 years older than Stonehenge. Located in the Sahara desert, the 7,000-year-old stone circle was used to track the summer solstice and the arrival of the annual monsoon season. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Nabta Playa: The world’s first astronomical site was built in Africa | Astronomy.com

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4 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – Nabta Playa”

  1. I’d like to call bullshit on this one…a look up at the sky for rain clouds would have told them the same thing.

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  2. Damn, we could have had so much knowledge from these ancient civilizations if the British didn’t flex their gunpowder so much

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