WERE COSTA RICAN SPHERES ANCIENT RECEIVERS?
by Doug Yurchey
One of the strangest mysteries in archaeology was discovered in the Diquis Delta
of Costa Rica. In the 1930s, the United Fruit Company planted huge quantities of
bananas in this region. Workers clearing forests found numerous spherical
stones. The balls were perfectly round and were anywhere from a few inches to
over 8 feet in diameter. They were composed of solid granodiorite; a very hard
igneous rock. The mysterious balls were cut, trimmed and then polished to a high
One of the largest spheres (over 2 m in diameter)
This picture is ©1997 Edwin
(reprinted with permission).
The spheres number over 300. The large ones weigh many tons. Today, they
decorate official buildings such as the Asamblea Legislativa, hospitals and
schools. You can find them in museums. You can also find them as ubiquitous
status symbols adorning the homes and gardens of the rich and powerful.
Columbus visited Costa Rica in 1502 on his fourth voyage to the New World.
Prior to that time, the Costa Ricans had no recorded history. There are no
Pre-Columbian monuments like there are at Copan or Tikal. There are no ancient,
stone cities in this area. Referring to the odd spheres, Ray Vaughn has written:
'Costa Rica makes up for in uniqueness.'
The Costa Rican Balls have been endangered ever since their discovery.
Treasure hunters have destroyed many with the aid of dynamite. Agricultural
activities have cracked and broken a number of these enigmatic balls. Banana
planters have moved almost all of the balls. Presently, only 6 of these objects
are known to stand in their orginal locations. The spheres have been relocated
to the tops of hills and mountains as well as on islands many miles off the
The source of these rounded rocks are absolutely known. The quarry was the
summit of the Talamanca mountain range. Unfinished spheres were never found.
Like the monoliths of the Old World, the Costa Rican quarry was more than 50
miles away from the final resting place of these mysteries.
In the 1940s, Samuel K. Lothrop studied these granite spheres. In his
Archaeology of the Diquis Delta, Costa Rica, he suggested that the spheres were
placed in 'astronomically-significant' alignments. We will never know if Mr.
Lothrop's theory is true. Outside of a few exceptions, the balls were either
utilized or stored at Finca 6 (Farm 6) in southern Costa Rica.
Everytime such anomalies are disovered, that do not fit the traditional
picture, there are always those scientists who insist these formations are
natural. The Bimini Wall or Road was claimed to be natural. The unexpected,
underwater, Japanese Pyramid was also supposed to be unartificial. Here too, in
Costa Rica, rational-thinkers abound with ideas on how the CRBs were formed. One
is 'ejecta,' from when the Talamancas were an active volcanic range, cooled as
it fell to Earth. Another is moving, glacial, ice sheets crushed and pushed all
that was underneath much the way we would work a ball of clay with our hands.
Some have theorized that their original intent was the same as what they have
become thousands of years later: lawn ornaments or symbols of power.
The mysterious spheres were man-made.
What you have read so far are statistics and concepts that you could find
with a little research on your own. What you will read from here on are ideas
that you will not find in the usual sources of information. What if the CRBs
were ancient power receivers? This writer has established, in previous articles,
the possible existence of a prehistoric/worldwide Tesla system used by the
descendants of the Atlanteans. The ancient monoliths, pyramids, stone circles
and grand statues were not just art or architecture. They were the Utility Poles
of the Gods. Wireless, power distribution is the key to understanding the
pyramid civilizations. All we need is a stone, (crystalline) ground contact to
tune in the power. Functioning like tuning forks, the stones vibrate or relay
the EM world frequency. The Costa Rican Balls are all we need, in a cityless
region, to expand the World Wireless; so that communications remain intact; so
that ancient aircraft remain powered, etc.
The pyramids have astronomical and power-grid alignments. The ancient, stone
circles have this grid pattern. The American mound-builders constructed mounds
(in a pattern) around the main complex at Cahokia. In Africa, smaller Zimbabwes
were built surrounding the central/stone complex. The spheres in Costa Rica
could fit the pattern where their original locations truly had a significance.
Remember the Olmec and their creations of (rounded) African stone-heads? In Vera
Cruz, these spherical heads weighing many tons were discovered; isolated in the
jungles and far from their quarry. The same purpose of relaying an EM wireless
frequency could explain both the Olmec heads and the Costa Rican Balls.
In the modern stone-art known as lapidary, it is very difficult to make a
perfect sphere that is 2 feet wide. To manufacture spheres out of a hard
substance that is 6, 7 or 8 feet in diameter...is building on a scale above what
we can accomplish today. For the ancients, it was child's play.
Sadly, CRBs are no longer unearthed on a regular basis like they were decades
ago. New technologies such as ground penetrating radar may reveal more in the
future. One last thought for those of you wondering about the wireless-energy
explanation to the Costa Rican mystery.....The general shape of the top of an
antenna: is a ball.