Unearthed Near Stonehenge, This Toolkit Was Used for Goldwork 4,000 Years Ago
The toolkit was discovered in 1801—but until recently, researchers didn't understand its purpose
What Do Stonehenge and Japanese Stone Circles Have in Common?
A new exhibition explores the surprising parallels between British and Japanese traditions
Images of Elizabeth II Graced Stonehenge This Week—and Pagans Aren't Happy
Projections on the Neolithic stones have proven controversial before
What 4,500-Year-Old Poop Teaches Us About the People Who Built Stonehenge
Fossilized feces found near the Neolothic monument suggests its builders chowed down on undercooked animal organs
Volunteers Uncover Rare, 4,800-Year-Old Stone Circle in England
Ground scans at Castilly Henge revealed seven pits where ancient stones once stood
Explore the Mysteries of Stonehenge at the British Museum
The institution's latest exhibition examines the history of the famous monument through the lives of the people who built it
Stonehenge's Builders May Have Feasted on Sweet Treats
Excavations near the iconic English monument revealed traces of fruits and nuts
Stonehenge Is Undergoing Repairs for the First Time in Decades
Threatened by erosion, outdated restorations and climate change, the monument’s megaliths are in need of extensive conservation
Neolithic Monument Linked to King Arthur Is Older Than Stonehenge
New research suggests Arthur's Stone was built around 3700 B.C.E. as part of an intricate ceremonial landscape
3,400-Year-Old Artificial Pool in Italy May Have Hosted Religious Rituals
New research dates the wooden basin's construction to a time of immense social change for Bronze Age people
Unesco Weighs Changes to Stonehenge's Cultural Heritage Status
A new report also cited Venice and the Great Barrier Reef as sites that might be placed on the World Heritage in Danger list
What Did Stonehenge Sound Like?
Researchers have developed a new understanding of what it meant to be a member of the inner circle
Scholars Are One Step Closer to Solving the Mystery of an Enormous Chalk Figure
A new analysis of the 180-foot-tall Cerne Abbas Giant dates the English landmark to between 700 and 1100 A.D.
Did a Neolithic Cattle Cult Build These Sprawling Structures in Saudi Arabia?
The roughly 7,000-year-old mustatils, or rectangular monuments, predate both Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids
How a Stone Circle in Wales Paved the Way for Stonehenge
New research suggests early Britons used megaliths from a dismantled Welsh monument to construct the iconic ring of standing stones
Newly Unearthed Bronze Age Graves Underscore Stonehenge Tunnel's Potential Threat to Heritage
A critic of the controversial project points out that construction could lead to the loss of half a million artifacts
Why a Newly Approved Plan to Build a Tunnel Beneath Stonehenge Is So Controversial
Proponents say the tunnel will reduce noise and traffic, but some archaeologists fear that it will damage artifacts at the historic site
Evidence of Neolithic Construction Boom Found at British 'Mega-Henge'
New research suggests ancient humans built the Mount Pleasant henge in as little as 35 to 125 years
Scientists Map Stonehenge's Soundscape
Study of small-scale model sheds light on how conversation, music moved through the massive monument
Bronze Age Britons Crafted Instruments, Decorations Out of Relatives' Bones
Ancient humans "treated and interacted with the dead in ways which are inconceivably macabre to us today," says researcher Tom Booth