Exploring the Greatest Stone Age Mystery

Book - 2012
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"During seven years of work the Stonehenge Rivderside Project explored the ... timber and earthen monuments that surround Stonehenge and for the first time reveal details of the lives of the Neolithic people who built the monuments. The team excavated the settlement where Stonehenge's builders lived and retrieved dozens of the Neolithic cremation burials which prove that Stonehenge was a resting place for the dead. They also made the ... discovery of 'Bluestonehenge', a monument that was once a stone circle of bluestones from west Wales. Parker Pearson's team located the quarries from which the Welsh bluestones came, and here he presents us with [a] ... new analysis of how the megaliths of Stonehenge were transported to their final destination. ..."--Book jacket.
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2012
Description: x, 406, [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780857207302
Branch Call Number: 936.2015 Par
Additional Contributors: Stonehenge Riverside Project (England)


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