Many ancient architectural wonders are still hidden and waiting to be discovered all over the world.
Angelo Pitoni was an agronomist, geologist, and botanist. He was an emerald and gold mine discoverer as well as a Lapis Lazuli expert.
During his travels throughout Siera Leone, he came across an unusual find: an ancient sculpture that could be a relic of an ancient African civilization.
Pitoni discovered an ancient sculpture of a woman carved into a mountain, or perhaps the mountain is the sculpture itself, near the border of Siera Leone and Mali. A woman’s figure reaches out from Mount Lour itself at a height of 1500 meters.
Pitoni concluded that this is a hand-made sculpture with a 12,000-year age after careful inspection and analysis.
Pitoni said the statue is located in the north of Conakry City, near the Mali border, in an interview with journalist Carmen Machado. Its age is estimated to be around 12,000 years old, according to the geologist.
There are also caves with mummies in that area, which are guarded by locals who claim these are their Atlantean ancestors.
Professor Pitoni died in 2009, leaving behind many secrets that he had unearthed but never revealed.
The discovery of the Lady of Mali is a contentious one that will keep researchers busy for years to come.
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