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henge

a circular area, often containing a circle of stones or sometimes wooden posts, dating from the Neolithic and Bronze Ages
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He said a henge would usually be used for ritual slaughter and the celebration of special events such as the summer or winter solstice.
The henge surrounds several smaller enclosures and timber circles and is associated with a recently excavated later Neolithic settlement.
The scientists gathered 50,000 fragments of cremated human remains from just one of the 56 Aubrey holes that surround the surviving henge.
Ring of Brodgar stone circle and henge, Orkney A magnificent circle of upright stones with an enclosing ditch spanned by causeways, dating to the late Neolithic period.
Deschutes will also be bringing in limited quantities of the Stoic, Black Butte XXIII, Abyss, and Hop Henge IPA.
Maven (Justin Chubb) and his beleaguered assistant Sporall (Chris Bran) try to keep a close eye on everyone, from folk dribbler Melody Lane and weather monk Tracee Henge, as events on the island spiral horribly out of control.
The bodies had not received any type of formal burial and they had been dumped in a mass grave on the site of a 4,000-year-old Neolithic henge monument.
A place of stone circles, villages and burial monuments, several monuments on Orkney are part of The Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site (WHS) including the Ring of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge, Maeshowe, Skara Brae and the Standing Stones of Stenness.
Using nothing but finger counting and lengths of rope, Mr Hill and two helpers managed to build the henge with the same astronomical alignments found at the real Stonehenge.
The New Circlemakers: Insights into the Crop Circle Mystery" discusses the crop circles with a metaphysical eye upon their roots, stating that crop circles may have similar origins to the likes of Stone Henge.
Backstrom shares the lead in Moscow with Fredrik Henge, Roope Kakko andAa David Carter.