life story of a prehistoric Briton.

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life story of a prehistoric Briton.

Postby simonwheeler » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:17 am

Taken from the Independent

Archaeologists have just completed the most detailed study ever carried out of the life story of a prehistoric Briton.
What they have discovered sheds remarkable new light on the people who, some 5500 years ago, were building the great ritual monuments of what would become the sacred landscape of Stonehenge.
A leading forensic specialist has also used that prehistoric Briton's skull to produce the most life-like, and arguably the most accurate, reconstruction of a specific individual's face from British prehistory.

blah blah blah...Wales...Geoffrey of Monmouth...new Stonehenge Visitor Centre...long barrows...blah blah...

In that sense it is spookily relevant that the mid-fourth millennium BC man chosen by English Heritage to be the 'face of the Neolithic' may actually have been a key part of the original cultural process which ultimately, five centuries later, led to early Stonehenge being erected.
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Re: life story of a prehistoric Briton.

Postby Ian Pegler » Tue Dec 17, 2013 4:24 pm

Get ready for yet more "insightful" Stonhenge documentaries heading your way. And another series of Meet the Ancestors (which you will if you go to the new visitors' centre) no doubt.

Where's the off-switch? :roll:

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Re: life story of a prehistoric Briton.

Postby Ian Pegler » Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:44 am

from the BBC...

New £27m Stonehenge visitor centre to open

A new visitor centre at Stonehenge, built to "restore the dignity" of the monument, is to be opened on Wednesday, English Heritage has announced.


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