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Unformatted text preview: -carved stones to fit together-discovered beds where the stones were carved along with 50 hammer stones-axis of summer and winter solstices-possible: realm of stone belongs to ancestors (dead); perishables belong to realm of living-meeting place to connect with ancestors-timber structures associated with living (one exists 2 miles north of Stonehenge)-river=link to transport dead to Stonehenge from timber settlement Durrington-evidence of settlement, direct roads to rivers-location for special occasions, evidence of feasts-2 monuments are linked on solstices-Grooves in Stonehenge avenue to Avon River align with solstices. Could be why Stonehenge was built there...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course ARHI 2300 taught by Professor Kemling during the Spring '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '09