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The Old Stones

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A Field Guide to the Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland.

The Megalithic Portal.

Edited by Andy Burnham.

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The most comprehensive and thought-provoking field guide ever published to the iconic standing stones and prehistoric places of Britain and Ireland.

This ultimate insiders' guide gives unparalleled insight into where to find prehistoric sites and how to understand them, by drawing on the knowledge, expertise and passion of the archaeologists, theorists, photographers and stone aficionados who contribute to the world's biggest megalithic website -the Megalithic Portal. Including over 30 maps and site plans and hundreds of colour photographs, it also contains scores of articles by a wide range of contributors, from archaeologists and archaeoastronomers to dowsers and geomancers, that will change the way you see these amazing survivals from our distant past.

Locate over 1000 of Britain and Ireland's most atmospheric prehistoric places, from recently discovered moorland circles to standing stones hidden in housing estates.

Discover which sites could align with celestial bodies or horixon landmarks.

Explore acoustic, colour and shadow theory to get inside the minds of our ancestors.

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