New digital map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge
A host of previously unknown archaeological monuments have been discovered around Stonehenge as part of an unprecedented digital mapping project that will transform our knowledge of this iconic landscape ...
Scientists pinpoint the exact source of many of the rocks used to build Stonehenge
A new study, published in the Journal of Archaeological Science, suggests that the site researchers had previously thought was the starting place of many of Stonehenge's rocks may not have been the source ...
Stonehenge was ancient rave spot, new theory says
British researchers on Saturday unveiled a new theory for the origins of Stonehenge, saying the ancient stone circle was originally a graveyard and venue for mass celebrations.
Ancient auditory illusions reflected in prehistoric art?
Some of mankind's earliest and most mysterious artistic achievements—including prehistoric cave paintings, canyon petroglyphs and megalithic structures such as Stonehenge—may have been inspired by the ...
New evidence suggests site near Stonehenge was occupied far earlier than thought
Sound effects inspired Stonehenge: US scientist
Ancient legends of thunder gods can be explained today with the modern science of sound waves, said a US scientist on Thursday who believes an auditory illusion inspired the creation of Stonehenge.
'Blue Stonehenge' discovered
(PhysOrg.com) -- Archaeologists have released an artist’s impression of what a second stone circle found a mile from Stonehenge might have looked like.
Archaic Native Americans built massive Louisiana mound in fewer than 90 days, research confirms
(Phys.org)—Nominated early this year for recognition on the UNESCO World Heritage List, which includes such famous cultural sites as the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu and Stonehenge, the earthen works at Poverty ...
New dig suggests Stonehenge was built to align with summer and winter solstice
Research finds Stonehenge was monument marking unification of Britain
After 10 years of archaeological investigations, researchers have concluded that Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify the peoples of Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional difference ...
Marlborough mound revealed to be 4,400 years old
Geologists pinpoint near exact source of some of Stonehenge's stones
Swiss archaeologists find 5,000-year-old door
(AP) -- Archaeologists in the Swiss city of Zurich have unearthed a 5,000-year-old door that may be one of the oldest ever found in Europe.
Stonehenge skeleton came from Mediterranean
(AP) -- A wealthy young teenager buried near Britain's mysterious Stonehenge monument came from the Mediterranean hundreds of miles away, scientists said Wednesday, proof of the site's importance as a travel ...