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Who was buried at Stonehenge?

Parker Pearson, Mike, Chamberlain, Andrew, Jay, Mandy, Marshall, Peter, Pollard, Joshua, Richards, Colin, Thomas, Julian, Tilley, Chris and Welham, Kate (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.

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Published date: 2009
Keywords: britain, neolithic, beaker, stonehenge
Organisations: Archaeology


Local EPrints ID: 344651
ISSN: 0003-598X
PURE UUID: d39baecf-3e64-45f7-9dd1-dd2cdffd30ce

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Date deposited: 30 Oct 2012 14:39
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:15

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Author: Mike Parker Pearson
Author: Andrew Chamberlain
Author: Mandy Jay
Author: Peter Marshall
Author: Joshua Pollard
Author: Colin Richards
Author: Julian Thomas
Author: Chris Tilley
Author: Kate Welham

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