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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.
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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. ( 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.
By Liz Leafloor