(NY Post) People don’t tend to spend days traveling through the desert if they can help it.
Which could be why most people outside Saudi Arabia have never heard of the Al-Ula county – an area humans have occupied for over 6,000 years.
The rocky landscape, which covers around 9,000 square miles in the northwest of the country, contains mysterious drawings and writing that date back around 6,000 years.
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According to CNN, an international team of experts currently surveying the area has found thousands of archaeological sites that feature everything from mysterious triangular constructions to ancient tombs.