A reconstruction depicting how the row of megalithic stones would have looked.

Feeding Stonehenge: Hearty Menu for Monument Builders Revealed - Barbeque Pork, Roast Beef, Yogurt and Cheeses

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MailOnline reports there are a few vital differences between the two prehistoric sites; Durrington Walls was a place of habitation and feasting, and Stonehenge wasn’t. Stonehenge has only offered up 11 pot fragments, while more than 11,000 sherds have been found at Durrington.

The extraordinary Durrington site continues to surprise researchers after a major discovery this year when an enormous row of 90 megalithic stones was found buried beneath the earthworks. A huge line of megalithic stones sits three feet underground and was discovered through the use of sophisticated radar equipment.

The lush landscape of the prehistoric Durrington Walls site.

The lush landscape of the prehistoric Durrington Walls site. ( Public Domain )

The unexpected archaeological finds at Durrington Walls are fleshing out the lives and diets of prehistoric Britains, providing a detailed picture of the beliefs, cuisines, and architecture of the past.

Featured Image: A reconstruction depicting how the row of megalithic stones would have looked. Credit: Ludwig Boltzmann Institute.

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