Pearson, M. P., Chamberlain, A., Jay, M., Marshall, P., Pollard, J., Richards, C., Thomas, J., Tilley, C. F. and Welham, K., 2009. Who was buried at Stonehenge? Antiquity, 83 (319), pp. 23-39.
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Stonehenge continues to surprise us. In this new study of the twentieth-century excavations, together with the precise radiocarbon dating that is now possible, the authors propose that the site started life in the early third millennium cal BC as a cremation cemetery within a circle of upright bluestones. Britain’s most famous monument may therefore have been founded as the burial place of a leading family, possibly from Wales.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Britain, Neolithic, Beaker, Stonehenge|
|Subjects:||History > Archaeology|
|Group:||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Deposited By:||Dr Kate Welham|
|Deposited On:||08 Oct 2009 08:19|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2014 15:46|
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