Durrington Walls | Neil Oliver | Stonehenge Epilogue

Durrington Walls | Neil Oliver | Stonehenge Epilogue

Neil Oliver takes a final look at how Stonehenge might have been used by ancient peoples by inspecting animal remains at Durrington Walls.

But despite all the competing theories, innovative experiments and new discoveries, Stonehenge still holds on to some of its most precious secrets. And in the end, perhaps it’s that enduring mystery which keeps Stonehenge alive in our collective imaginations.

Quest to discover the Stonehenge Builders | Professor Timothy Darvill

Quest to discover the Stonehenge Builders | Professor Timothy Darvill

The controversy to identift the Stonehenge builders rumbles on; the Romans, the Druids OR a Bronze Age Mycenaean civilisation of the Eastern Mediterranean.

William Stukeley’s Druid theory has lingered on in the public consciousness despite a century of archaeological evidence to the contrary. Its tenacity demonstrates the power of a romantic idea. Sometimes a fiction is simply more appealing than the truth.

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