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Avebury Construction

Neolithic Structures in the British Isles

Avebury Construction

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Constructed around 2600 B.C., Avebury consists of a large outer earthwork ditch (or henge) surrounding a large outer circle that once held nearly 100 sarsen stones, along with two smaller circles made of 30 stones each. Experts believe it would have taken more than 1.5 million man-hours to build.

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