Markings Puzzle Israel Archaeologists
Three 'V' shapes carved in newly unearthed room in Jerusalem
By Dustin Lushing, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 7, 2011 5:03 PM CST
Israeli archeologist Eli Shukron sweeps marks carved in the bedrock in an archeological excavation.   (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

(Newser) – Peculiar, unexplained stone carvings created thousands of years ago and recently unearthed in Jerusalem are baffling archaeologists, reports AP. Israeli excavators discovered them in the floor of a newly discovered room under the oldest section of the city. The three mysterious "V" shapes are about 2 inches deep and 20 inches long.

"The markings are very strange, and very intriguing. I've never seen anything like them," says one of the dig's directors. The symbols were made at least 2,800 years ago. A few ideas being pondered by the dig's archaelogists: They were part of some ritual or maybe just supported a long-gone wooden structure.

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expattaffy
Feb 16, 2012 9:42 AM CST
OK folks. a serious discussion on these markings. As it says in the report, its got all the experts baffled, nobody has a clue. The explanations for these markings can be found in my recently published ebook titled, Alien Mysteries solved. Author, William Swithin , a book I have written after having an extraordinary experience of receiving alien messages explaining many of the mysteries baffling experts today. Take one of the theories that they are for roof supports. Now any builder in the world would agree that if that was the case then the same would be used in other places, it would be a common practice. Next, if these signs were anything to do with roof supports they would be taking up nearly all the room, Next, everyone seems to be obsessed with the letter V. Now looking from one direction you get all the Vs laying down, perhaps they have had to much to drink. Looking from another side we have one V upright and two upside down. from the other side we have two upright and one upside down, so if they are intended to be Vs why put one or two upside down. I can assure you all that after reading all comments on these signs not one of you have a clue as to their true meaning. Thanks to messages received from aliens I have been given the complet explanation of these markings. What they are telling is a message from aliens to humans, the markings here done by humans, of a interstella event 5 million years ago regarding our planet earth. If you know what to look for the explanation is staring you in the face. I will not give you all the full story here because of the skeptics who always come up with comments such as PROVE IT. We can tackle it another way if any of you wish to participate in a sensible discussion.
majik124
Dec 8, 2011 1:23 PM CST
Archaeologist go to answer, "It was a ritual". What would science do without religion to explain all the batshit crazy things
Dewser
Dec 8, 2011 7:42 AM CST
Toilets, they were toilets...