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Recent discoveries at Boscombe Down

The most recent excavations at Boscombe Down have thrown new light on a baffling question: why were the Amesbury Archer and the Boscombe Bowmen, men with apparently strong links to Stonehenge , buried here, some 4 miles away?

The discovery of Neolithic and Bronze Age features at Boscombe Down offer an explanation. A remarkable Neolithic pit circle and a Bronze Age barrow, ring ditch and enclosure clearly made this area the focus of ritual activity, a site that belongs in the Stonehenge landscape.

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