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Place : Durrington
Geo Path : Durrington,Wiltshire,England,UK
lat : 51.194833   lon : -1.769353

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Vince Gaffney says: “The size of the shafts and circuit surrounding Durrington Walls is currently unique,” External link

newsnow-co-ukMonday, June 22, 2020 8:22:00 PM CEST

Chris Gaffney said: "Seemingly isolated features have been shown to be linked and significant to the story of the emergence of the ritual landscape," External link

upiMonday, June 22, 2020 4:49:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: "I can't emphasize enough the effort that would have gone into digging such large shafts with tools of stone, wood and bone," External link

newsnow-co-ukMonday, June 22, 2020 10:18:00 AM CEST

Vince Gaffney says: “When these pits were first noted it was thought they might be natural features—solution hollows in the chalk,” External link

newsnow-co-ukMonday, June 22, 2020 8:22:00 PM CEST

Robin Allaby said: “We’re tremendously excited at the prospect of applying ancient sedimentary DNA technology to these mysterious structures to discover their purpose in ancient Britain,” External link

sci-newsMonday, June 22, 2020 10:17:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: “This is an unprecedented find of major significance within the UK. Key researchers on Stonehenge and its landscape have been taken aback by the scale of the structure and the fact that it hadn’t been discovered until now so close to Stonehenge,” External link

taipeitimesMonday, June 22, 2020 6:41:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: “The size of the shafts and circuit surrounding Durrington Walls is currently unique. It demonstrates the significance of Durrington Walls Henge, the complexity of the monumental structures within the Stonehenge landscape, and the capacity and desire of Neolithic communities to record their cosmological belief systems in ways, and at a scale, that we had never previously anticipated,” “I can’t emphasize enough the effort that would have gone in to digging such large shafts with tools of stone, wood and bone,” External link

newsnow-co-ukMonday, June 22, 2020 9:48:00 AM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: “Stonehenge was for the dead, Durrington was for the living,” “But now, what we are probably looking at was this great big boundary around them probably warning people of what they are approaching” External link

nytimesMonday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM CEST

Richard Bates said: "Seeing what is unseen! Yet again, the use of a multidisciplinary effort with remote sensing and careful sampling is giving us an insight to the past that shows an even more complex society that we could ever imagine," External link

upiMonday, June 22, 2020 4:49:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: "Stonehenge has a clear link to the seasons and the passage of time, through the summer solstice. But with the Durrington Shafts, it's not the passing of time, but the bounding by a circle of shafts which has cosmological significance," External link

deutschewelle-enMonday, June 22, 2020 1:28:00 PM CEST

Henry Chapman said: “After centuries of study of the Stonehenge landscape, the discovery of such an incredible new monument is testament to the value of interdisciplinary research,” External link

sci-newsMonday, June 22, 2020 10:17:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: “It was extraordinary such a major find had been made so close to Stonehenge,” External link

sci-newsMonday, June 22, 2020 10:17:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: “What we’re seeing is two massive monuments with their territories. Other archeologists, including Michael Parker Pearson at University College London, have suggested that while Stonehenge, with its standing stones, was an area for the dead, Durrington, with its wooden structures, was for the living,” External link

newsnow-co-ukMonday, June 22, 2020 9:48:00 AM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: "This project has revealed that the area around Stonehenge is teeming with previously unseen archaeology and that the application of new technology can transform how archaeologists and the wider public understand one of the best-studied landscapes on Earth," External link

abc-auMonday, June 22, 2020 7:30:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: "I can't emphasize enough the effort that would have gone into digging such large shafts with tools of stone, wood and bone," "We are starting to see things we could never see through standard archaeology, things we could not imagine" External link

deutschewelle-enMonday, June 22, 2020 1:28:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: "This is an unprecedented find of major significance within the U.K.," External link

google-top-storiesMonday, June 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM CEST

Richard Bates said: "Clearly sophisticated practices demonstrate that the people were so in tune with natural events to an extent that we can barely conceive in the modern world we live in today," External link

upiMonday, June 22, 2020 4:49:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: "The size of the shafts and circuit surrounding Durrington Walls is without precedent in the UK," External link

nbcnewsMonday, June 22, 2020 7:34:00 PM CEST

Vince Gaffney said: “We are starting to see things we could never see through standard archeology, things we could not imagine,” External link

newsnow-co-ukMonday, June 22, 2020 9:48:00 AM CEST

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