Reading archaeologists discover 5,000 year old burial site

Students and archaeologists from the University of Reading have found a burial site dating back 5000 years in Wiltshire.

The monument was discovered between Stonehenge and Avebury as part of the University’s final Archaeology Field School in Pewsey Vale.

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The dig which uncovered a 5,000 year old burial site

Excavations are underway at the site of a 5,000 year old burial site in Wiltshire. The monument, which was found in a field between Avebury and Stonehenge, will be the first to be fully investigated in the county for 50 years. Rob Murphy has been to find out what's they've uncovered.


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