No. 91: Jan-Feb 1994
We usually think of Germany as a land of old castles rather than ancient pyramids. Yet, W.-J. Langbien sends this English summary of an article that has appeared in a German magazine:
"Magazin fur Grenzwissenshaften has received information about a Celtic monument from an amateur archeologist. Walter Haug contacted us and described this prehistoric structure. He had attempted to bring about an investigation by German federal agencies. However, this was refused. The professional archeologists are of the opinion that they are dealing with a quarry. MG investigated the matter. We visited this alleged early quarry and discovered a few things! We thought it odd that that it's been classified as a Roman or Celtic quarry.
"The site itself is located in the Sternenfels district about 25 km west of Pfortzheim/Baden-Wurttemberg.
"The structure consists of:
Summarizing additional data from the translation: (1) This is the largest pyramid in Europe; (2) The surrounding rock walls show tool marks, several petroglyphs, and Celtic symbols; and (3) It is suspected that this site might have been used for ritual purposes.
(Magazin fur Grenzwissenschaften, no. 5, 1993. Cr. W.-J. Langbein)
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