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The Damerham tombs have yet to be excavated, but experts say the long barrows likely contain chambers—probably carved into chalk bedrock and reinforced with wood—filled with human bones associated with ancestor worship.
During the late Stone Age, it's believed, people in the region left their dead in the open to be picked clean by birds and other animals.
Skulls and other bones of people who were for some reason deemed significant were later placed inside the burial mounds, Wickstead explained.
"These are bone houses, in a way," she said. "Instead of whole bodies, [the tombs contain] parts of ancestors."
Later Monuments, Long Occupation
Other finds suggest the site remained an important focus for prehistoric farming communities well into the Bronze Age (roughly 2000 to 700 B.C. in Britain).
Near the tombs are two large, round, ditch-encircled structures—the largest circular enclosure being about 190 feet (57 meters) wide.
Originally posted by ArMaP
Interesting, but not new and not related to Aliens & UFOs.
Aerial photography has been used for many years (obviously not more years than we have aerial crafts ) to look for archaeological sites.
And those were not real crop circles, but, as they say in the article, crop circle-like formations, and these formations are not "etched" in the crops, it's the way the crops react to the different soil that makes them look different, it's a very old way of looking for buried structures.
Some plants, for example, like a more rocky soil, so if we see a line of those plants on a place where there are no rocks it probably means that there is a buried wall under those plants.
Originally posted by ChemBreather
Dont know how I ended here, I just posted new thread from an existing crop thread..
They did not.
Originally posted by sanchoearlyjones
I think that if crop circles led to the findings, then it is relavent.