Imagine you're an airplane pilot flying over Jordan in the 1920s. You look down from your cockpit and see these strange lines of stones — hundreds of them, forming intricate geometric patterns measuring hundreds of feet across. The next time you land, you ask one of the Bedouin nomads what they are. "The works of the old men," he cryptically replies. If you're like us, you'd get out of there before any eldritch curses from the time before time get you.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas November 26, 2017
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