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|Description ||The carvings on the second trilithon - said to represent a Mycenenan dagger (left) and a bronze axe head (right).|
|i would like to know what was the purpose of stone circles|
|looks more like a roman knife/dagger and a nail to me...(an untrained eye)|
|fiiz chic |
|I actually think they look kind of like people|
|err, how did someone from mycenae get all the way to england? that's an awfully far way to go 4000 years ago.|
| I love these axe- and knife-carvings. Almost as old as the Stones they adorn, there's about fifty of them salted variously around the monument.|
Fun Fact: Looking through hundreds of photos from as far back as the 1850's, several of these carvings are visible to the camera - but they weren't "Discovered" until RJC Atkinson saw them in oblique light in 1950.
Many aren't visible as the famous lichens cover them. They're only revealed using radar or X-Ray. Carved over a period of +/- 500 years, they are almost certainly the work of the Wessex People - the ones who raised the Stones originally.
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