Say goodbye to “conventional” 2300 BCE date. Every evidence backs the “older” theories which suggested a construction date well before 3000 BCE.
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New findings at Stonehenge suggest its stones were erected much earlier than thought, challenging the site’s conventional history.

A new excavation puts the stones’ arrival at 3000 BC – almost 500 years earlier than originally thought – and suggests it was mainly a burial site.
The latest results are from a dig by the Stonehenge Riverside Project.
It is in conflict with recent research dating construction to 2300 BC and suggesting it was a healing centre.
The 2300 BC date was arrived at by carbon dating and was the major finding from an excavation inside the henge by professors Tim Darvill and Geoff Wainwright.
That dig was the subject of a BBC Timewatch documentary.
The team suggests the 2300 BC date relates to the time when the stones were moved from the outer pits to the centre of the site.
Professor Parker-Pearson said: “It’s very exciting that we have evidence for stones right from its beginnings around 3000 BC.