Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Stonehenge of Salisbury, England - A mystery still unknown

Stonehenge, located on a chalky plain north of the Salisbury, England is a missive stone monument made of stone. Researches are giving a picture that the site has continuously evolved over a period of around 10000 years. It was actually built between 5000 and 4000 years ago that is a part of a larger and highly complex sacred landscape.

The biggest among stones of Stonehenge is known as sarsens which were brought from Marlborough Downs and small stones of this monument came from several different sites in western Wales, having been transported as far as 140 miles. It is unknown to the present world how people of that period moved those giant stones that far.

The new researches are using an array of technologies including ground penetrating radar and magnetometers to map Stonehenge and to find out the story behind its construction. Recent discoveries are however indicate that landscape of Stonehenge was a sacred area that underwent constant changes.

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