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Stonehenge: Here Are Five Curious Theories About This Mysterious Prehistoric Monument

When we say “prehistoric monument,” what is the first thing that comes to your mind? If your answer is Stonehenge, then we obviously think alike. Located in Wiltshire, England, this massive circle of roughly rectangular stones has kept archaeologists and geologists in the dark about its origin. However, that hasn’t stopped people from looking for possible explanations for this mysterious megalithic structure’s existence. Today, we’re going to analyze five possible theories that may explain the purpose behind Stonehenge, one of the most enigmatic landmarks on our planet.

An impressive soundscape

In the past few years, it’s been suggested that Stonehenge may have served as a soundscape where artists would give talks or play music. At first, it may sound like we’re talking gibberish, but give us a minute to explain this theory.

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According to an analysis of a small-scale acoustic model of the prehistoric monument, researchers found that musicians playing instruments within the stone circle would’ve heard noticeable reverberations similar to those recorded in modern concert halls. But how did an ancient civilization achieve such a thing?

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