Stonehenge: A Mysterious Landmarks In The World

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Stonehenge is one of the most mysterious landmarks in the world. This stone circle is covered with a veil of mystery just waiting to be pulled open, to answer all of our questions. Thread by thread Archeologist work to unravel the mystery of Stonehenge, to discovery where it came from and who built it. Some skeptics don’t believe that there’s anything more Stonehenge than just a few rocks that stand. That’s why Archeologists aren’t going to rest until the truth of Stonehenge is clear.
Stonehenge is located in Wiltshire, England, about 25miles away from Wales. Each stone weighs about 40 tons and stand 24 feet tall. Originally there were 43 stones to complete the stone circle, but now only 16 ...view middle of the document...

For example, people believe that druids used Stonehenge to perform ceremonies for a good harvest. People also believed that Stonehenge was also used as a landing site for Extra Terrestrial visitors. Many more theories exists, for example, that it was used as a celestial calendar, a calculator, observatory, and even as King Arthurs’ tomb. Although all these theories exist, there’s one that in my opinion is the most believable, that Stonehenge was used as an Ancient Burial Ground. The reason why I find it the most believable theory of is because it is said that there have been human remains found under Stonehenge. Archeologists have found bones of rich and powerful leaders and people (Hamlin 18). If the rumors are true of the bones found under Stonehenge, Archeologists might want to rethink the idea that Stonehenge predates all known civilizations, or maybe there were civilizations hidden from the world.
The Investigation of Stonehenge has been continued for about 90 years. Each year Archeologists either have gotten a break through or proved themselves completely wrong. One Archeologist Herbert H. Thomas identified an outcrop, known as Carn Meini, where he believed to be the source of the stones in Stonehenge. Although many agreed on his hypothesis, another Archeologist discovered another outcrop, known as Carn Goedog, where 55% of the...

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