Researchers Trace the Origins of Thousands of Ancient European Megaliths

(Inside Science) – New research suggests that megaliths -- monuments such as Stonehenge created from large rocks during the Stone and Copper Ages in Europe -- owe their origins to a mysterious culture from northwest France with advanced seafaring technology. Roughly 35,000 megaliths are known throughout Europe, including standing stones, stone circles and megalithic tombs. Most megaliths date from 4500 to 2500 B.C., are concentrated in coastal areas along the Atlantic and Mediterranean an

Stonehenge mystery solved? Prehistoric French may have inspired it and other European megaliths

Although Stonehenge may be the most famous of Europe's megaliths, it's far from the only one: There are about 35,000 of these mysterious stone structures throughout the continent.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from

Why did Stonehenge's massive rocks come from Wales, 180 miles away?

Scientists have discovered the exact location of the quarries where many of Stonehenge's massive stones came from, a new study released Tuesday said.        

Tue 19 Feb 19 from USA today

Ancient monoliths like Stonehenge may have spread from northwestern France about 7,000 years ago

There are actually tens of thousands of Stonehenge-like structures throughout Europe.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from ZME Science

Monolith monuments like Stonehenge appeared across Europe as SAILORS spread the fashion

The first monument was erected in northwest France in 4,500 BC and then the tradition, practice and popularity for similar monuments spread over the next 2,000 years.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Daily Mail

Stonehenge mystery solved? Prehistoric sailors may have been responsible for legendary structure

Stonehenge is perhaps the most famous rock structure in the world and the mystery surrounding its formation has stumped humanity for generations. Now, a new study suggests that it, along with ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from FOXNews

Prehistoric Sailors May Be Responsible for Stonehenge, Other Megaliths

Megaliths across Europe might have a common origin in Northwestern France

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Livescience

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