Avebury, England, July 2017


"Avebury is a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England. One of the best known prehistoric sites in Britain, it contains the largest megalithic stone circle in the world, and is both a tourist attraction and a place of religious importance to contemporary pagans." —Wikipedia

Neolithic henge monument

From 3rd millennium BCE

In three cirlces (more)

Sheep

Visitor

Mysterious rocks

Grass atop rolling hills

Visitors

Built over hundreds of years

A site for modern pagans

Tree roots

Landscape with cows

From one circle to another

Landscape

Another group (more)

Beautiful summer day

"Tell me your secrets!"

Perhaps had a ritual
or ceremonial purpose

Built by people with an
agrarian economy

Another circle of rocks

Near Avebury village

Varying shapes / sizes

Picnic

More rocks

A pub in the background

Stone circle (more)

Visitor at Avebury

Cricket near the village

 



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