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Stonehenge, a new understanding : solving the mysteries of the greatest stone age monument

by Parker Pearson, Michael, 1957-

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The story and discoveries of the seven year long excavation project at the Stonehenge World Heritage Site. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • The man from Madagascar
  • A brief history of Stonehenge
  • Starting the project
  • Putting the trench in the right place
  • The houses and the henge
  • Was this where the Stonehenge builders lived?
  • The great trilithon and the date of the Sarsens
  • Mysterious earthworks : the landscape of Stonehenge
  • Mysteries of the river
  • The Druids and Stonehenge
  • The Aubrey holes
  • Digging at Stonehenge
  • The people of Stonehenge and the Beaker people
  • Bluestonehenge : back to the river
  • Why Stonehenge is where it is
  • Origins of the bluestones
  • Origins of the Sarsens
  • Earthworms and dates
  • The new sequence for Stonehenge
  • Stonehenge : the view from afar
  • The end of Stonehenge.
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