Party like it’s 2500BC: Stonehenge building secrets unearthed

Party like it’s 2500BC: Stonehenge building secrets unearthed
 

The process of building Stonehenge – and having a party at the same time – may have been more important than the finished monument, English Heritage has said.
Experts believe that choosing the stones, moving them and setting them up on Salisbury Plain, may have been a way of bringing people together to socialise and celebrate.
Over this weekend visitors, people who live close to the monument in Wiltshire and schoolchildren are being invited to try to move and set up a four-tonne stone similar in size and shape to the sarsen lintels at the famous stone circle.
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9 March 2018 in World News, Views: 63
Source: Guardian
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