|Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom, the unique 1500 years old Orthodox temple), |
served as Eastern Orthodox cathedral and seat of the Patriarchate of Constantinople
You can read about Sri Lankan "sarcophagus" here: Mihintale, Sigiriya and Yapahuwa: mysterious triangle of sacral objects, memory of whose went through the Millenniums. Masonic symbols before the Buddhist era. Chapter 4 of a Detailed Photo Essay on Sigiriya.
The mysterious stone "sarcophagus", carved by shape of the human body
silhouette, located on the territory of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom,
the unique ancient Orthodox church), Istanbul, Turkey.
I've found them at the temple of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom, the unique ancient Orthodox church). To be exact, these "bath tubs" were excavated from the much more ancient temple at the foundation of Hagia Sophia.
|Hagia Sophia stone sarcophagus|
with shape of the human body,
view from the "head side"
|Stone sarcophagus with shape of the |
human body, view from the "legs side"
|Shape of stone sarcophagus carving, place for head, with some kind of "pillow"|
Of course, "sarcophagi" from Hagia Sophia might be just imitation, but imitation of something... what exactly ancient orthodox masters might have seen somewhere else… in Sri Lanka?!?
It seems that Hagia Sophia was built atop the much more ancient object, the same way as Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem and Temple of Jupiter in Baalbek were built on unknown substructures of age of dozens of millenniums…
By the way, there was something to think about when I read an information plate on the place of excavations near to Hagia Sophia, from where these "sarcophagi" were drawn out: "In order not to harm the present Hagia Sophia building, further excavations works were not carried out".
|An information plate on the place of excavations near to Hagia Sophia says:|
"In order not to harm the present Hagia Sophia building,
further excavations works were not carried out".
|Place of excavations near Hagia Sophia, Istanbul |
with remnants of some ancient stone works
Dear Turkish and Sri Lankan scientists, what do you think about it?