The Real Stonehenge

•April 15, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Archaeologists have only themselves to blame for the popular misunderstanding of Stonehenge. The idea that every piece of evidence has been turned over has led to the idea that the material remains have virtually nothing left to tell us. The vacuum is filled by speculative ‘interpretations’, no single prehistoric site in the world has been so consistently hijacked by purveyors of the outlandish. The shelves are groaning with books on Stonehenge, but the great majority not written by archaeologists, in the rush to demonstrate grand theories most overlook vitally important details. The time is long overdue for a serious reappraisal