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Stonehenge

  1. 1. Mystery and Theories Rossy Bell Méndez Melissa D. Ocasio Tamille Santiago Cindy Torres
  2. 2.  The name Stonehenge is derived from the Old English words; stān means stone and hencg meaning hinge or hen(c)en, which means hang or gallows.  These stones were buried deep in the ground to make them stand erect and smaller stones were placed horizontally on the top, giving it a doorway- like effect.
  3. 3.  Stonehenge is located in the English country Wiltshire, about 3.2 kms west of Amesbury and 13 kms north of Salisbury, in southern England.
  4. 4.  Stonehenge is a man- made circular structure made of different-sized stones.
  5. 5.  The Stonehenge is considered a unsolved mystery because they are no evidence or documents that indicate its origin. Based on how many events in relation about origin and creation of the Stonehenge this is considered a mystery.  Events Occurred: Sacrificial Sanctuary, used a calendar of indicating different solstices and communicate with gods and aliens.
  6. 6.  Stonehenge mystery is mostly known in different places around the world. Many people travel to England to visit this historical monument.  Some archaeologists investigated for many years and today continue with the research and have reached conclusions they are challenged with. In some places Stonehenge is know for the influence of religious.
  7. 7. These are some places where Stonehenge is know for the general interest. These are some places where Stonehenge is known for the influence of sacrifices and rituals. Canada United States England China MexicoCuba Africa Egypt Guatemala Panama India Venezuela Costa Rica Indonesia Peru Bolivia Australia
  8. 8.  The Marlin Theory  The Roman Temple Theory  Built by Druids  The Alien Hand  Astronomical Observatory  A Religious Site  A Burial Ground  Friar's Heel  Scientists Theory
  9. 9.  To have seen UFOs in the area.  Stonehenge is a sacred place of worship.  That it is archaeological site, tourist attraction, or marketing tool.  Stonehenge was an astronomical calendar because it was built in a circular design; they think might represent the passing of time.  Stonehenge was a sanctuary where the ancient people met their gods.
  10. 10.  The mystery of Stonehenge continues and will continue because there is no physical evidence of why it was built. (Cindy)  The theories can all be true because people believe in them and create evidence that will make them true. (Rossy)  I think it is a very interesting mystery because nobody knows how they got there or what's their use. (Tamil)  In the world exist of theories that have not been
  11. 11.  Academic Search Complete. (2005). Mystery man of Stonehenge, from http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail  National Geographic en Español En la busqueda del significado de Stonehenge. May 30, 2008, from http://ngenespanol.com/2008/05/30/stonehenge/  INFO de dato windows xp . Octubre 16, 2007, from http://elclientenuncatienelarazon.blogspot.com/2007/10/stonehenge.h tml

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