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    Stonehenge Theory

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    There are many mysteries left by our predecessors, one of them is Stonehenge. There are many theories as to why Stonehenge was built but only some of them are actually believable. Stonehenge is one of England’s most puzzling structures, built on Salisbury plains in England; it has historians, researchers, Scientists and archaeologists very unsure of its actual purpose. Pearson (2012) think’s Stonehenge would have been built around 3100 BC and finished around 1100 BC in three stages; these dates aren’t 100% accurate. Some of these theories are very realistic. For example, there is one that suggests that it was built by ancient astronomers as an astronomical calendar because of the sun’s alignment with the solstices. Another is one found by archaeologists,…

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    Stonehenge

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    Brendan Kane World History Mr. Cesare 4 April 2017 Stonehenge For Thousands of years, this monument in modern day Wiltshire, England has left people with a mystery. The large stone circle, called the Stonehenge, astonishes scientists with how such a large scale construction was able to be pulled off within the Neolithic Period and Bronze age. It is one of the seven wonders of the world, and nobody knows what the reason for building it was. After reviewing the…

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    Stonehenge Research Paper

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    Some people have never heard about the Stonehenge, for me this is the first time I hear about it. However, through research I have learned some important information about it. The Stonehenge is considered as one of the most famous prehistoric monuments that are found around the world. It is one of the sites that are visited most often by tourists. The Stonehenge is located in Wiltshire, England. It is found on the southern side of the Salisbury Plains which are 13 km north of Salisbury. The…

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    Kingdom, there is a place called The Stonehenge. This is a historical landmark that was built around 2450 BC. The Stonehenge is a very mysterious site. Terrance Meaden has found a face carved into one of the big stones. Other researchers believe that the creator of Stonehenge was staring at us for 4,000 years. “Why would anyone do that?” he asked, but the carving in that stone can take at least hundreds of hours to do. Some believe that aliens have something to do with it. How can a human move a…

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    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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    about the Stonehenge that are located by Salisbury England. The mysterious structure on why it was built and how it was built with those large rocks. Research say their is many reason why the Stonehenge is built. One of the main purpose I heard is the rocks where structure in that circular format in that particular way; it was to capture the sun and people will know what time it is in hour, day, month and season by the shadow the sun creates.The Stonehenge served as a calendar. Other say it was…

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    Stonehenge Primary Sources

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    Stonehenge is a stone monument that has evolved over a period of 10,000 years and is located north of the modern- day city of Salisbury, England. It was built around 1700 B.C., but the structure forms a small part of a larger, sacred landscape. The mystery of how these stones were carried such long distances and the date this site was built are still being questioned. I chose this site because I wanted to be more familiar with it and the phenomenon that surrounds Stonehenge intrigues me. There…

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    Stonehenge: A Burial Site

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    Stonehenge is an ancient monument of massive stones of varied sizes and shapes in the form of a circle. It was constructed by the Neolithic people from 3,000 BCE to 1,520 BCE, approximately 5,000 years ago. It is in the Salisbury plain in Wiltshire, England, and is one of the most famous prehistoric artifacts in Europe. It was rebuilt in various stages due to changing styles and beliefs but actual reasons why it was built are still a mystery today ("Stonehenge.” Britannica School). Stonehenge…

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    Stonehenge is a rock shaped monument with paved walkways, carved stonework, colored facades, and slate roofs. Along the Avon River in the Salisbury Plains of Britain, Stonehenge rests. Forty-five hundred years ago, the ancient inhabitants of Orkney began building Stonehenge. The reason as to why it was built is the question. Humans have to be fascinated by events to survive. Salisbury Fields were considered sacred even before Stonehenge was built there. These fields being known as sacred before…

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    2008 Stonehenge Decoded (film). National Geographic Television. Michael Parker-Pearson’s interpretation of Stonehenge is that it is a home for the ancestors. He believes that Stonehenge was built by a chiefdom comprised of thousands of individuals. Although these people are farmers, it is suggested that they brought supplies with them during times of gathering. The chiefdom would travel to Stonehenge to honour their ancestors on the summer solstice to see the sun rise. This was a time when they…

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