Powerful Women Buried at Stonehenge : Discovery News

Stonehenge is giving up its secrets, and one appears to be that many influential women were buried at the ancient site.

The remains of 14 women believed to be of high status and importance have been found at Stonehenge, the iconic prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England.

The discovery, along with other finds, supports the theory that Stonehenge functioned, at least for part of its long history, as a cremation cemetery for leaders and other noteworthy individuals, according to a report published in the latest issue of British Archaeology.

During the recent excavation, more women than men were found buried at Stonehenge, a fact that could change its present image.

Source: Powerful Women Buried at Stonehenge : Discovery News

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