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Sunday, September 18, 2005

Stonehenge Mysteries Explored

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Most of us are familiar with the spectacular ring of massive standing stones in England popularly known as Stonehenge. Recent excavations at a related ancient Neolithic site have been shedding new light on the mysteries that surround the structures associated with Stonehenge and those who erected it. The site is Durrington Walls, another circular henge enclosure that is surrounded by an ancient ditch and bank system that is larger still than that of the famous site at Avebury. Excavations have uncovered traces of a causeway leading to the nearby Avon river. Archaeologists are suggesting that these prehistoric people may have ritualistically transported the dead over this causeway to the river, where they were buried or deposited. More to come from these investigations. Read the Story


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