Hunger Stones

Hunger Stones are Riverbed Stones that were Marked with an Inscription Visible Only When the Flow was Low Enough to Warn People of a Drought that Would Cause Famine.

The flooding of the Elbe and Rhine rivers in the Czech Republic and Germany has revealed some rocks engraved centuries ago during times of water stress. As Europe bakes this summer in record heat, droughts have caused water levels in rivers and lakes across the continent to plummet. Do you know what Hunger Stones are?  …

Hunger Stones are Riverbed Stones that were Marked with an Inscription Visible Only When the Flow was Low Enough to Warn People of a Drought that Would Cause Famine. Read More »