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New prehistoric stone monument find near Stonehenge

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News snippet: The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project reveals traces of standing stones beneath Durrington Walls super-henge The remains of a major new prehistoric stone monument have been discovered less than 3 kilometres from Stonehenge. Using cutting edge, multi-sensor technologies the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project has revealed evidence for a large stone monument hidden beneath the…

Was Stonehenge built as monument symbolizing the unification of farming communities?

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Research finds Stonehenge was monument marking unification of Britain | e! Science News. After 10 years of archaeological investigations, researchers have concluded that Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify the peoples of Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional difference between eastern and western Britain. Its stones are thought to have…

Back in time to that mystic land – Stonehenge

Holy Stonehenge ‘More Sacred’ Than Realised: Study New research claims to have unravelled the secret history behind the construction of Stonehenge and found evidence linking the archaeological marvel to prehistoric solar-based religious beliefs. There is also the possibility of Stonehenge having been a sacred symbol at least 500 years earlier than realized. A report published…