If Stones Could Speak
Unlocking the Secrets of StonehengeBook - 2010
Mike and his team have revolutionized our understanding of Stonehenge by exploring the surrounding landscape for clues about the stones -- an idea first suggested by a visitor from Madagascar. The results have been breathtaking: The team recently unearthed the largest Neolithic village ever found in England. Marc Aronson had total access to the site, the team, and their work over two seasons of digging and brings the inspirational story of the discoveries taking place at this World Historical Site to young readers. The informative and drama-driven text includes tales of dead bodies, cremations, feasting, and ancient rituals, as well as insights into the science of uncovering the ancien t past.
The expert text, stunning photography, and explanatory maps and illustrations will all help young readers see this ancient monument in totally new ways, and inspire future generations of archaeological explorers.
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How was Stonehenge used and did the people who used it live nearby? Subsequent digs find the remains of small houses and other structures on the Salisbury Plain. Also a long-buried skeleton is found that brings more information and mystery to the site. Good maps and color photos.
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