New Stonehenge discovery: Neolithic monument dating back 4,500 years found near sacred site

Archaeologists have discovered a series of Neolithic-era pits close to the Stonehenge site in southern England. 

Stonehenge Discovery Neolithic Monument

Tests suggest the pits were excavated by Neolithic people more than 4,500 years ago.

Archaeologists believe the shafts may have served as a boundary to a sacred area connected to the henge.

The extraordinary finding has been described as an “astonishing discovery” and “a rich and fascinating archive”.


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Posted by Wonders of London on Friday, 5 April 2019