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Solving Stonehenge By Anthony Johnson

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Using his own experience as a professional archaeological surveyor and after five years patient computer-reanalysis of the earthwork and stone circle, the author reveals how he solved the key mystery of Stonehenge.

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Solving Stonehenge: The New Key to an Ancient Enigma by Anthony Johnson

Using his own long experience as a professional archaeological surveyor and after five years' patient computer-reanalysis of the earthwork and stone circle, Anthony Johnson reveals in this brilliantly argued detective story how he solved the key mystery of Stonehenge. Locked within the symmetry of the stones are precise formulae which determine their numbers, spacing and relationships. As a result of this revelation, the whole rationale behind Stonehenge and other major prehistoric sites can be reassessed.

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'Engrossing and compelling ... makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of the monument, at the same time refuting much of the nonsense. This is a lot of book for the money and well worth reading' - Measurement + Control
'This is indeed a major step forward in solving the puzzle of Stonehenge, as well as being a very readable and exciting book' - Sir Barry Cunliffe
'Represents a quantum leap forward into the temporal mists of the Prehistoric mind' - Minerva
'The most attractive, readable, sensible and most comprehensive exploration of Stonehenge available' - American Library Association

About Anthony Johnson


Anthony Johnson is a part time tutor in Landscape Archaeology at the University of Oxford, Department of Continuing Education. He is a hugely experienced archaeological surveyor.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Seeking Hidden Truths at Stonehenge 1. Landscape and Opportunity 2. Changing Interpretations of Stonehenge: Myth, Legend and the Early Antiquarians 3. Fieldwork, Excavation and Speculation 4. The Archaeology of the Early Monument 5. The Archaeology of the Stone Monument 6. Astronomy or Architecture? 7. The Prehistoric Surveyors 8. The Geometry of the Early Monument 9. The Geometry and Construction of the Sarsen Circle and Horseshoe

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GOR002422023
Solving Stonehenge: The New Key to an Ancient Enigma by Anthony Johnson
Anthony Johnson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2008-05-19
288
0500051550
9780500051559
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