There are loads of things we can borrow from our history. Even with that said, there are plenty of unsolved mysteries from history that bring with them bittersweet memories to say the least. This article will attempt to shade some light on the biggest historical mysteries that have graced the face of the earth and are yet to be solved. Here is a list of the top 10 historical mysteries:
For thousand years, the Stonehenge has continued to captivate people and attract visitors from all over the world. The area has 30 upright stones and is a beauty to look at. The mystery surrounding the Stonehenge relates to its coming into being. There are theories claiming that it resulted from an enormous bluestone, some claim it was an alien creation while others believe it resulted from ropes and timber.
John F. Kennedy Assassination
There are many conspiracy theories surrounding John F. Kennedy death. According to one of the theories, it is believed that they were more than two shooters who committed the assassination. Another conspiracy claims that there were many cover ups performed by the federal government.
Making it to the list of the top 10 historical mysteries is Crystal skulls. The mystery surrounding the skulls relates to their formation. Some believe that it was created by the aliens while others hold the thought that the skulls came from Atlantis or Lemuria.
Tomb of Vlad Dracula
The most consistent theory about the tomb is that Vlad was buried at a monastery in the island of Snagov. However, several archaeological discoveries were made later on which revealed that Vald’s body was not buried there.
Amongst the many unsolved mysteries from history, the Amber room is one of them. While some people believe that the room was destroyed by the bombing, others still believe that the room is still buried underground.
The Riddle of the Sphinx
The mystery surrounding the Riddle of the Sphinx relates to the actual age of the Great Sphinx. According to conventional science, the Sphinx was engraved in around 2500 BC by Pharaoh Kafre. However, John Anthony West together with Robert M. Schoch came up with another argument claiming that the Sphinx was older than early speculated.
Jack the ripper
Taking the fourth spot in our list of the top 10 historical mysteries is the mystery about Jack the ripper. It has been over 120 years but this case about the Whitechapel Murderer is yet to be solved. The case has resulted to many suspects being identified but all in theory.
The Ark of the Covenant
The begging question is whether the Ark of the Covenant really existed. It is believed that the ark was kept in the Temple of Solomon until when it was destroyed in 586 BC; ever since, it has never been seen again.
King Arthur falls in the list of the unsolved mysteries from history. The mystery surrounding King Arthur can be based on a number of real people from the past. One of the theories portrayed King Arthur as a Roman commander.
The lost island of Atlantis
Topping the list of the biggest historical mysteries is the lost island of Atlantis. The mystery surrounds its location. There have been a number of proposed location of Atlantis including; the Bermuda Triangle, Santorini in Greece, and Greece’s Crete.