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April 28 2013

Stonehenge Was An Ancient Burial Ground For the Rich: Study


The site of Stonehenge that mysterious collection of British rocks that could have served as a calendar using the stars was also a graveyard for the elite, according to new research.

A British group led by the University College London looked at 63 bodies surrounding the historical site. They determined these people were part of a group of elite families that brought their relatives to Stonehenge for burial over more than 200 years, starting from 2,900 BC.

The bodies were buried long before the rocks visible today were erected, though.

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