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More ‘Los Bolas’ as they are known in Costa Rica have been discovered during construction excavation on a banana plantation. These stone spheres are just the latest discovery, there are over three hundred of these spheres in Costa Rica. The balls, which are perfectly formed, range in size from a few inches in diameter to over six feet in diameter. The ones found recently, in the province of Puntarenas in the Osa fifth canton, will be protected and shipped to the National Museum located in San Jose. There will they will be analyzed and aged. Inside Costa Rica is reporting that pre-Columbian pottery and tools were also discovered at the same location where the spheres were found. The petrospheres have been attributed to a Pre-Columbian indigenous culture of Costa Rica that existed between 700 CE and 1530 CE. continue reading »