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The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project
February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE
The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project and the Durrington Walls Pits Circle
by Professor Vincent Gaffney FSA
Booking is now closed for this lecture but you can join us on YouTube here.
At a time when the landscape of Stonehenge is a matter of significant public debate, it is important that research continues beyond the bounds of the A303 upgrade. The Stonehenge Landscape Project, an international collaborative project including a consortium of British Archaeologists and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, remains active and has carried out extensive remote sensing surveys across this important landscape. Having undertaken more tens of square kilometres of survey across the landscape, the significance of such work goes far beyond the discovery of individual sites or monuments. The extensive survey data can now begin to be integrated with other studies and excavations within this key landscape and provide further insights into the structure of features at greater spatial scale. The recent discovery of a circle of massive features encircling the henge at Durrington Walls provides an example fo how this information is adding and transforming our understanding of the landscape. This lecture will present this new information and consider the larger value of such work
Please note that due to COVID 19 restrictions this event may be online only.
Attendance by Live Stream:
- Registration is essential.
- Open to anyone to join, Fellows and Non-Fellows.
- Once you have registered we will be in touch regarding how you can join via Zoom video-calling.
- The event will also be live-streamed to YouTube here, so you can watch along if you prefer
- Places through zoom will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
- The event will begin at 17.00, GMT.
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