Saturday 1 December 2012

The Chronology of Silbury, Hatfield and the Marlborough Mound

Antiquity: The Giants of Wessex: the chronology of the three largest mounds in Wiltshire, UK Jim Leary & Peter Marshall
Silbury Hill, the Marlborough Mound and the Hatfield Barrow
Recent scientific dating programmes on the three largest mounds in Wiltshire in southern Britain allows the chronology of these prehistoric monuments to be better understood.... This work has shown for the first time that all three of these monumental mounds date to the second half of the third millennium cal BC, and all three mounds could be contemporary.

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