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Blick Mead is an archaeological site situated close to the iconic monument of Stonehenge, but it’s nowhere near as famous. It certainly wasn’t somewhere that researchers expected to make a major find. Nonetheless, as they brushed the earth away they were shocked by the scale of their discovery. It was clear this was like nothing they’d found before.

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Stonehenge is one of the most famous and iconic sites in the U.K., and experts have long wondered about its history. Who built it? Why did they do it? How? These questions have remained unanswered for millennia, despite many attempts to uncover the definitive truth. But this recent find may fill in a huge piece of the puzzle.

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