Tag Archives: Stonehenge

picture of the day: An early photograph of Stonehenge taken July 1877


An early photograph of Stonehenge taken July 1877https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f4/Stonehenge_1877.JPG

ARTICLE: THE GOSECK CIRCLE


The Goseck Circle

Hailed as “the German Stonehenge,” the Goseck circle is a Neolithic structure in Goseck, Germany. It is the oldest such structure known today, built about 7,000 years ago—and pre-dating Stonehenge by almost 2,000 years. Rediscovered during an aerial survey in 1991, the site consists of a circular ditch 246 feet (75 m) across surrounding two concentric palisade rings with gates in spots aligned with the sunrise and sunset on the winter solstice. When was the Goseck Circle re-opened to the public? More… Discuss

 

Enhanced by Zemanta