Talking of ancient monuments that have baffled people for centuries, researchers at Stonehenge have discovered that the cremated remains of ancient people found buried at the site were not locals. They came from Wales – the same place where the stones themselves originated. A report in the journal Scientific
Reports said that Stonehenge was ‘one of the largest Late Neolithic burial sites known in Britain,’ with the remains of up to 58 people discovered there in excavations between 1919 and 1926. At least 10 of these people definitely weren’t local to Salisbury Plain.
Could they have been involved in what must have been the absolutely mammoth task of transporting the stones from Wales?
Maybe one day we’ll finally know all the secrets of this magical stone circle.