Even after 4,500 years, Stonehenge is bathed in mystery. Was it a temple? An observatory? Something else?
Mike Parker Pearson, an archeologist at the University of Sheffield, thinks he has a new answer. After eight years of excavation, he argues that Stonehenge was just one part of a great religious complex, built by Neolithic people in Britain who did not yet have writing or the wheel.
Newly-completed radio-carbon dating suggests that Stonehenge may have been used to bury cremated remains...Full Story