Aberystwyth University did some computer simulations of the last ice age.
I couldn’t get the flv files to play nice nor the kmls so converted and uploaded to Youtube.
Barney Harris has worked out the man-hours needed to craft the stones. Fabulous stuff. I see that it is the lintels that took the longest. I hadn’t thought of that.
They have six sides to dress where the trilithon’s uprights have a back that is left rough the buried side that wouldn’t have had much attention, though the inside face would be polished smooth, the two walls wouldn’t, as they show lots or remaining working lines. Continue reading “How long to build Stonehenge?”
There is a 100-year-old, neverending question of was it: Neolithic man or glaciers who moved the bluestones from West Wales to Wiltshire. Continue reading “Bluestones. Glacier or man?”
One of the completed models I am to make is of the present view, naturally. But also two versions when it was in ‘disrepair.’
We already know that The Avenue is truly ancient, stripes in the underlying rock which align in places on the solstice axis. How they were made is disputed. But it doesn’t matter, they were there long before man walked the then tree-covered area.