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Was Silbury Hill a Neolithic LIGHTHOUSE? Ancient mound was built as a beacon for a once waterlogged Wiltshire, expert claims

The ancient mound of Silbury Hill was built as lighthouse and harbour to help Neolithic traders navigate post-glacial waterways, an expert has claimed.

Archaeologists have long speculated that the enormous manmade structure in Wiltshire was an ornate grave or a ceremonial altar used in rituals..

read more Was Silbury Hill a Neolithic LIGHTHOUSE? Ancient mound was built as a beacon for a once waterlogged Wiltshire, expert claims | Daily Mail Online.

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This entry was posted on March 6, 2015 by in Archaeology.

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