|The dawn of Stonehenge research: site comes to light (ALAMY/telegraph.co.uk)|
- Stonehenge researchers on Salisbury Plain discover site is much larger than ever thought.
- Researchers find series of hidden chapels, burial mounds [like Scythian Buddhist stupas], and ritual shrines, transforming view of historic area.
- It's getting to be almost as amazing as Turkey's 12,000-year-old Gobekli Tepe (history's first temple) and Buddhist Afghanistan's Mes Aynak
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Researchers uncovered 17 new chapels and hundreds of archaeological features around the neolithic standing stones on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, including forms of monuments that have never been seen before.
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|Stonehenge, a Druid, Pagan, Wiccan site in England (Geert Verhoeven/University of Bi/PA)|
|Magic place (MPanchenko/livescience.com)|
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|Gobekli Tepe was purposely buried in sand|
- Gobekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple? Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey's stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization.
- Saving Afghan Buddhism's culutral treasures: Mes Aynak's Big Dig
- News - Science - Archaeology (The Guardian)