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CATEGORY: Stonehenge
Neolithic Feasts at Stonehenge Were Not Vegan-Friendly
October 17, 2017

The fatty menu kept their bellies full. Read More

“Superhenge” Excavation Reveals Big Surprise
August 17, 2016

Archaeologists thought they had found a massive stone monument buried near Stonehenge. When they excavated “Superhenge,” however, they uncovered something completely different. Read More

The Man Who Bought Stonehenge
September 21, 2015

In 1915, Cecil Chubb went to an auction to buy some dining chairs but returned home with the ultimate impulse buy—Stonehenge. Read More

Newly Discovered “Superhenge” May Rewrite History
September 8, 2015

Scientists attempting to map the landscape near Stonehenge have made a remarkable find—a massive Neolithic monument that dwarfs the iconic landmark and may even predate it. Read More

Encampment Discovered Near Stonehenge Could “Rewrite British History,” Experts Say
December 29, 2014

The discovery of a 6,000-year-old settlement near Stonehenge may provide new insights into the origins of one of England’s most enigmatic historical sites. Read More

Subterranean Mapping Reveals Secrets Underneath Stonehenge
September 11, 2014

A long-running survey of the landscape around Stonehenge has detected a subterranean network of monuments lurking beneath the prehistoric stone circle. Read More

Settlement in Stonehenge Area Goes Back 10,000 Years
May 8, 2014

Scientists announced they have discovered artifacts buried in Amesbury, the closest settlement to Stonehenge, dating all the way back to 8820 B.C. Read More

New Study Reveals Source of Stonehenge Rocks
February 19, 2014

A new study of Stonehenge’s smaller rocks pinpoints their exact source, raising questions about how they may have been transported to the monument’s site. Read More

Solving the Riddle of Stonehenge’s Construction
December 13, 2010

The mystery of how prehistoric builders constructed the mighty Stonehenge has baffled scholars for centuries. Read More