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from dragondemesne's research paper In 1923, the geologist H.H. Thomas determined that the bluestones originated in the Preseli Mountains in southwest Wales (Souden 80)
from dragondemesne's research paper
"For example, the sunrises and sunsets of the solstices change by approximately "1/5 of a degree in a thousand years. Over the same period of time, the point of rising of the Pleiades would have moved by twelve degrees" (North 24-25). Any attempt to follow stellar movements would be thwarted over time. The logical conclusion is, therefore, that Stonehenge traced the movements only of the sun and moon...
from dragonsdemesne's research paper a young man was found at Stonehenge with four arrowheads lodged in his body (Souden 112). Analysis of the corpse determined that they were the cause of death, and that the woulds had been inflicted at close range, execution-style.
the paper again: At the center of neighbouring Woodhenge, a three-year-old was found in a burial with its skull shattered, which "looks very much like a foundation sacrifice" (Castleden 235).
There is speulation that Stonehenge was a stellar observatory as well.
Originally posted by DragonsDemesneSorry, it might not have been obvious, but in my head, "stellar observatory" and "astronomical calendar" are basically the same thing.