Thursday, July 22, 2010

A second, wooden Stonehenge discovered by archeologists, 3000' from Stonehenge
The circular ditch surrounding a smaller circle of deep pits about a metre (3ft) wide has been unearthed at the world-famous site in Wiltshire.  Archaeologists conducting a multi-million pound study believe timber posts were in the pits.  Project leader Professor Vince Gaffney, from the University of Birmingham, said the discovery was "exceptional".  The new "henge" - which means a circular monument dating to Neolithic and Bronze Ages - is situated about 900m (2,950ft) from the giant stones on Salisbury Plain.

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