Ghosts of Stonehenge

  • Join experts as they reveal intimate, previously unexplored details of the grandest and most enigmatic of Europe’s prehistoric monuments, Stonehenge, and dig in to a few of the countless theories of who built it and why. Was Stonehenge an ancient cathedral, a burial place, or even an observatory or computer? In this Stone Age detective story, archaeologists analyze the bones of human remains buried over 5,000 years ago and piece together tantalizing details of the elite families who presided over Stonehenge. Remnants of huge feasts that fed the laborers at the site have come to light, including evidence that they traveled from the far corners of the British Isles to raise the stones in order to celebrate winter solstice. 1 hour on 1 Disc. SDH.