TITLE

Avebury revisited

AUTHOR(S)
Saunders, Nick
PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the history of and interest in the prehistoric monuments in Avebury in southern England. Controversy between conservationists and potential developers of the area; Description of the area; When Avebury was built; Tools used; Estimates of working hours in the construction of the site; Founding of the village by the Saxons; What historical records indicate about Avebury; Other monuments in the area including Silbury Hill, the megalithic tombs of West and East Kennet Long Barrows and the sanctuary on Overton Hill.
ACCESSION #
9105133155

 

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