Giant Stone Balls
Diquis Delta Region, Costa Rica
The Costa Rican Stone Balls Mystery
Posted by: Kiss Timea
Translated from Hungarian
The stone balls are
at least 500 years old and were found in the 1930s
in the Costa Rican jungle. The mysterious stone
balls are regular geometric almost perfect spheres.
These stone balls are today one of the
archaeological mystery, because their time,
their purpose and origin unknown, but undoubtedly
are of artificial origin. The approach adopted
pursuant to the representatives of the Diquís
culture made them extinct. Today, roughly 300
different sizes of stone balls found in the
The stone balls range in size from a few centimeters diameter to 2.14 meters. The bigger ones weigh up to 15 tons. Some are gabbro granite, limestone, sandstone and granite materials as well. Their shape is perfectly spherical. One of them is engraved otherwise there are no signs or decorations. Interestingly, there was no such tools would make them. With more than 300 stone balls surely they are man made, but exactly who and for what purpose, and what tools where used to make the stone spheres, it is impossible to know.
As for the scientists to worry that a nearly perfect spherical geometric shapes these stones are formed by natural processes. Decorations and engraved signs on the stones are not be found. The stones were found in the vicinity of these locations is not a means by which the ball had figures. The stone balls were discovered in the nineteenth century, but only in 1930 were scientific papers written.
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