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Thursday, August 6, 2015

The discovery of 4,000-year-old child skeleton at Stonehenge

A 4,000-year-old skeleton found near Stonehenge was placed in a foetal position with legs drawn up, arms crossed and head turned to the right. The skeleton, which is suspected to be a skeleton of children, allegedly will unlock the mysteries of the life of people who live in the iconic megalithic sites.
A 4000-year-old skeleton of an adolescent child has been unearthed by an archeologists team of University of Reading at an excavation site near the world-famous Stonehenge. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1JGU7zI)
The skeleton that seen using amber necklace was excavated by the excavation team from the University of Reading who served in Wilsford Henge, Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire, England.
The skeleton of a Bronze Age child. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1SztYIV)
As mentioned in the beginning, the researchers hope that this skeleton could break the mystery of the life of society are matters of life around the big stone sites. Including their religion life.
The well-preserved remains were found near the bottom of a Neolithic henge in Wilsford. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1SztYIV)
Efforts are being made at this time the research team is to determine the age and sex of the child's skeleton. And the most important is the skeleton from which it originated.
The three-year dig aims to understanding of the people who used and worshiped at Stonehenge. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1SztYIV)
Vale of Pewsey, which lies between Stonehenge and Avebury, is the subject of excavations carried out three years back. But over the past six weeks, the diggers focuses on excavations at Marden Henge and Wilsford Henge.

Built in 2400 BC, Marden Henge is the largest henge-a-prehistoric monuments in the country. Dr. Jim Leary of the Department of Archaeology University of Reading illustrates this skeleton,  as 'a wonderful discovery.' *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | TECHTIMES]
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