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The Avebury Cycle reveals a harmonious fusion of human culture and living landscape, of external world with internal environment - and shows the true extent of the Neolithic achievement.

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Avebury parish in Wiltshire contains a large collection of Stone Age monuments. This book explores the mystery of these monuments and reveals their collective purpose using archaeology, ethnography and folklore, arguing that the monuments were key elements in the worship of the Great Goddess.

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ISBN:
9780500278864
Author:
Dames, Michael
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Avebury, england
Subject:
Religion, Prehistoric
Subject:
Religion, Prehistoric -- England -- Avebury.
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Publication Date:
19960631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240 p.
Dimensions:
9.49x6.34x.71 in. 1.41 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Avebury parish in Wiltshire contains a large collection of Stone Age monuments. This book explores the mystery of these monuments and reveals their collective purpose using archaeology, ethnography and folklore, arguing that the monuments were key elements in the worship of the Great Goddess.
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