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31 August 2018 @ 07:35 pm
Random Neolithic Stuff on a Friday  

A very distinctive artificial hill photographed from a path looking across a field
The mysterious Silbury Hill made for reasons unknown by neolithic man.


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athene: atlantis pythagoras triangledeinonychus_1 on September 3rd, 2018 05:31 pm (UTC)
Silbury Hill!

It's always intrigued me ever since I used it as one of the subjects for the photography element of my archaeology course (along with Avebury and West Kennet long barrow). They keep periodically digging into it, convinced there must be *something* in there, but finding nothing.
louisedennis: Arthurianalouisedennis on September 5th, 2018 07:20 pm (UTC)
It does seem like its mostly empty - though they have obviously found a few fragments of stuff recently. But then - why shouldn't it just a be a large hill? If you want to show off what large things you can build, a hill is a good way to go really.