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  • Neolithic Monuments

    Over the years, as humans we have constantly built monuments and structures with different purposes. I am going to concentrate on why monuments such as Stonehenge and Avebury may have been built, and how they may have been used in the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, when these monuments were often built in clusters of similar topographic location (Richards 1996, 190). I am going to explore the possibilities of their social, religious and scientific purpose. To do this, I will analyse a variety of Neolithic monuments, including the Avebury Henge, its avenues, West Kennet Long Barrow, Silbury Hill and Stonehenge. Avebury, located in Wiltshire, is one of the largest Neolithic sites in the UK. Like many monuments located in Britain and Ireland…

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  • Controversial Reasons: Why Stonehenge Built?

    Why was Stonehenge Built? Stonehenge’s controversial purpose developed numerous theories, however, archaeologists/historians hypothesise the structure was to replicate an ‘astronomical observatory’, signifying astronomy. But how have they analysed the evidence to justify Stonehenge's purpose being of astronomical significance? Stonehenge, located in Salisbury, UK, is a prehistoric monument, consisting of mysterious megaliths and several unusual artefacts surrounding it, making it of…

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  • Essay On Stonehenge Memorial

    The memorial drawn is one that is dedicated to myself and myself alone as it does not have any family or heritage ties related to it. It is a a memorial that is designed in accordance to Stonehenge, but it has been tweaked slightly and a few things added to it such as an ascending stairway. I chose to use Stonehenge as the base design due to the beauty I find from the actual Stonehenge structure and the amazing nature of its formation. I find it extradoinary that people were able to move and…

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  • Deborah Moody Biography

    Lady Deborah Moody was born on April 3, 1586 at Avebury, Wiltshire, England. Her parents were Walter Dunch and Deborah Pilkington. Deborah had a brother named William and three sisters whose names were Ruth, Mary, and Anne. She was the youngest of the five children. Walter was a lawyer and member of parliament, therefore the family was wealthy, religious, and had strong political views. Deborah was also well educated. In 1606, she married Henry Moody. He later became Sir Henry Moody when…

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  • Stonehenge: History Mystery Task

    people per year. Evaluation/conclusion: This youtube source was very good in telling me some important facts about the stones, what the stonehenge was used for and how the stones got to where they are today. This source has also told me about when it was built and how long it took to build. BIBLIOGRAPHY Chippindale, C. (2012). Stonehenge complete. 4th ed. London: Thames & Hudson. Bolton, Doug. "Giants, Aliens And Team Building: The Most Unusual Theories About Stonehenge." The…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Synthetic Marijuana

    https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20160504/east-harlem/k2-related-hospital-visits-down-85-percent-city-says 3. DEA Bans Three New Strains of Synthetic Marijuana. (n.d.). Retrieved March 05, 2017, from http://www.drugfree.org/news-service/dea-bans-three-new-strains-synthetic-marijuana/ 4. Garber-Paul, E. (2016, July 13). Everything You Need to Know About the Drug K2. Retrieved March 05, 2017, from…

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