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Boa Island and the Caldragh Cemetery Stone Figures. Boa is named after Babdb, Celtic goddess of Battles and frequently found in the company of (or disguise as) a crow. The strange monument is often described as a "Janus", referring to the two-faced Roman god. The statue is more than likely pre-Christian. The much smaller statue , equally enigmatic was "imported" from nearby Lusty Beg island - fittingly named the "Lusty Man".

Boa Island and the Caldragh Cemetery Stone Figures. Boa is named after Babdb, Celtic goddess of Battles and frequently found in the company of (or disguise as) a crow. The strange monument is often described as a "Janus", referring to the two-faced Roman god. The statue is more than likely pre-Christian. The much smaller statue , equally enigmatic was "imported" from nearby Lusty Beg island - fittingly named the "Lusty Man".

“Remotely located near Penzance in the west Cornish moors is the unique and enigmatic Men-an-Tol stone. Archaeologists suggest that the three stones that comprise the Men-an-Tol are the remains of a Neolithic tomb because various types of holed stones have been found near the entrances to many burial chambers…”

“Remotely located near Penzance in the west Cornish moors is the unique and enigmatic Men-an-Tol stone. Archaeologists suggest that the three stones that comprise the Men-an-Tol are the remains of a Neolithic tomb because various types of holed stones have been found near the entrances to many burial chambers…”

Years ago people in Ireland got married or renewed their wedding contracts (annually) by joining hands through the Stone of Accord on the Old Head in Kinsale in county Cork, Ireland.

Years ago people in Ireland got married or renewed their wedding contracts (annually) by joining hands through the Stone of Accord on the Old Head in Kinsale in county Cork, Ireland.

American Ancients: 10 of the United States' Most Intriguing Archaeological Mysteries | Atlas Obscura

10 Archaeological Mysteries of the United States

Bishop’s Itchington, Westley Waterless: there is plenty to smile or snigger at on a map of the UK. But in fact, these names reveal a hidden – and fascinating – history.

Why does Britain have such bizarre place names?

Bishop’s Itchington, Westley Waterless: there is plenty to smile or snigger at on a map of the UK. But in fact, these names reveal a hidden – and fascinating – history.

The Godfather filming location: Corleone compound, Longfellow Road, Staten Island

The Godfather filming location: Corleone compound, Longfellow Road, Staten Island

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