Stonehenge And Other Stone Monuments Were Probably Used For Special Moonlit Ceremonies At Night

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Stonehenge and other stone monuments possibly linked to special nighttime ceremonies under moonlight.

In a new study, archeologists have proposed the claim that Stonehenge and other ancient stone monuments were probably used for special moonlit ceremonies which would have taken place deep in the night. These Neolithic structures have always been thought to have been used primarily in the daytime, as the rocks at various stone monuments are meant to align with the sun, one example of which would be Stonehenge lining up in perfect fashion for the yearly Summer Solstice.

However, fresh evidence now shows that Stonehenge and other ancient stone monuments were also very likely to have been used at night for moonlit ceremonies. Dr. Andy Jones, who has been studying the Hendraburnick Quoit in Cornwall, has found that at this particular site, you can see at least 10 times as many markings on the engraved panel when viewed directly under the moonlight.

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SOURCE: Inquisitr.com

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