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Major Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded archaeological research study of the development of the Stonehenge landscape in Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain. Wikipedia

  • Julian Thomas

    British archaeologist, publishing on the Neolithic and Bronze Age prehistory of Britain and north-west Europe. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, has been professor of archaeology at the University of Manchester since 2000, and is former secretary of the World Archaeological Congress. Wikipedia

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    British research council supporting research and postgraduate study in the arts and humanities. In 2005 the AHRC replaced the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB), founded in 1998. Wikipedia

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    UNESCO World Heritage site located in Wiltshire, England. The WHS covers two large areas of land separated by nearly 30 mi, rather than a specific monument or building. Wikipedia

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    Neolithic or Bronze Age standing stone. Now fallen, is in a field near to Woodhenge and Durrington Walls in Wiltshire, England. Wikipedia

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    Prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, 2 mi west of Amesbury. Outer ring of vertical Sarsen standing stones, each around 13 ft high, 7 ft wide, and weighing around 25 tons, topped by connecting horizontal lintel stones. Wikipedia

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    Property of The National Trust, located on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. Administered by English Heritage. Wikipedia

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    Site of a large Neolithic settlement and later henge enclosure located in the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in England. It lies 2 mi north-east of Stonehenge in the parish of Durrington, just north of Amesbury. Wikipedia

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    Name given to a Neolithic and Bronze Age round barrow cemetery located mostly south of the western end of the Stonehenge Cursus. East-to-west ridge, although some of the mounds are no longer visible. Wikipedia

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    Prehistoric henge and stone circle monument that was discovered by the Stonehenge Riverside Project about 1 mi south-east of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Ditch of the henge and a series of stone settings, none of which is visible above ground. Wikipedia

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    Neolithic Class II henge and timber circle monument within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in Wiltshire, England. 2 mi north-east of Stonehenge, just north of the town of Amesbury. Wikipedia

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    Stonehenge has been the subject of many theories about its origin, ranging from the academic worlds of archaeology to explanations from mythology and the paranormal. Many early historians were influenced by supernatural folktales in their explanations. Wikipedia

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    Large Neolithic cursus monument on Salisbury plain, near to Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Roughly 3 km long and between 100 m and 150 m wide. Wikipedia

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  • More recent excavations include a series of digs held between 2003 and 2008 known as the Stonehenge Riverside Project, led by Mike Parker Pearson.Stonehenge-Wikipedia
  • Thomas is perhaps best known as the author of the academic publication Understanding the Neolithic in particular, and for his work with the Stonehenge Riverside Project.Julian Thomas-Wikipedia
  • Recent ongoing investigations as part of the Stonehenge Riverside Project are now starting to cast new light on the site and on its relationship with neighbouring sites and Stonehenge.Woodhenge-Wikipedia
  • In 2007, the Stonehenge Riverside Project dug three trenches at the western end of the cursus, discovering the antler pick at the western terminus ditch.Stonehenge Cursus-Wikipedia
  • In 2005, the archaeological television programme Time Team created a replica of a timber circle located near Woodhenge as part of the Stonehenge Riverside Project.Stonehenge replicas and derivatives-Wikipedia
  • The Stonehenge Riverside Project excavated the remains of the long barrow in 2008 to determine if the barrow predated, or was contemporary with the cursus itself.Stonehenge Cursus-Wikipedia

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