Ten Unbelievable Artifacts that Defy Geological Science and Human History

As science and religion often spar over issues of physics and faith, there's a great deal of physical evidence that shows how the history of life may have evolved quite differently than generally accepted anthropological and geological theories have described.

The examples of artifacts that describe various oddities of science collected in this interesting About.com article will, no doubt, amaze you. What follows is a sampling of these wonderful archeological finds. As your interest grows, click on the link below for the entire list.

  • A battery found in Baghdad that's at least 2,000 years old.
  • Ceremonial burial stones as much as 1,500 years old that display etchings of dinosaurs and, even more strangely, open-heart surgery.
  • Artifacts from Central America and ancient Egypt that look like modern airplanes.
  • The discovery of hundreds of stone disks made as long as 12,000 years ago that resemble ancient vinyl records, complete with spiral grooves.

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