‘Largest surviving stone monument ever’ discovered near Stonehenge

 

 

 

Huge Ritual Monument Found Near StonehengeA general view of Stonehenge during the annual Perseid meteor shower in the night sky in Salisbury Plain, southern England August 13, 2013. The Perseid meteor shower is sparked every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. Picture taken using a long exposure. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty (BRITAIN - Tags: TRAVEL SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY ENVIRONMENT) - RTX12J7X

Ancient Monument Appears to Have Been Realigned 4,500 Years Ago 0:41

LONDON — The hidden remains of a major prehistoric stone monument have been discovered about a mile from Britain’s iconic Stonehenge site.

At least 90 enormous stone monoliths, some measuring up to 15 feet, lined an “arena” forming what researchers have called a “superhenge” near the neolilthic site in Wiltshire, England. Archaeologists believe they may have been used for religious rites or solstice rituals. The Rest Of The Story…

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