New theory ‘rewrites’ Stonehenge history (W/Video)

From RT News

Published time: March 10, 2013 04:31
Edited time: March 10, 2013 18:08

New research has shed fresh light on Stonehenge’s past, suggesting that it was originally a graveyard and then a venue for mass celebrations that unified the whole of pre-historic Britain.

According to the team of researchers led by archeologist Professor Mike Parker Pearson of University College London, the historic site was in fact older than previously thought and had different functions.

“In many ways our findings are rewriting the established story of Stonehenge,” Parker Pearson said. . . . Read Complete Report

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From NewsyScience via youtube

Researchers Propose New Origin of Stonehenge

Published on Mar 9, 2013

A new theory suggests Stonehenge was created as a huge graveyard for the elite.

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