Huge Ritual Monument Found Near Britain's Stonehenge: Scientists

September 7, 2015 10:25 AM

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Huge Ritual Monument Found Near Britain's Stonehenge: Scientists

LONDON — The hidden remains of a major prehistoric stone monument have been discovered about a mile from Britain's iconic Stonehenge site.

At least 90 enormous stone monoliths, some measuring up to 15 feet, lined an "arena" forming what researchers have called a "superhenge" near the neolilthic site in Wiltshire, England. Archaeologists believe they may have been used for religious rites or solstice rituals.

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