Masuda-no-iwafune (Masuda-mountain-ship? Ship on Masuda mountain?)



Masuda no iwafune

Traces of ancient advanced engineering-skills


The article concerning this monolith was written by Dr. Prof. Ryofu Pussel from Japan for our magazine SAGENHAFTE ZEITEN No. 2/2020. “The Monolith has an east-west length of eleven metres, a north-south length of eight metres and a height (measured on the north side surface) of 4.7 metres. You can see a flat, square incision running from the flat surface immediately east to the upper half of the east-west side with a width of 1.8 meters, a depth of 0.4 meters in western direction with a groove in the southern side edge that maintains exactly 90°. What might this have been used for? Particularly striking are the two square holes in the west and east with a distance of four metres. Both have the same dimensions of 1.6 x 1.6 x 1.3 metres.”…