Ghosts of Stonehenge
Season 44 Episode 14 | 53m 36s
Stonehenge is the grandest and most enigmatic of Europe’s prehistoric monuments, and has inspired countless theories to explain who built it and why. Join NOVA as we reveal intimate details of the Stonehenge people and why their power began to fade soon after they raised the mighty stones.
Expires: 10/10/20Video has closed captioning.
Problems Playing Video?
New archeological finds shed light on this misunderstood monument of the ancient world.
An expert discusses whether Stonehenge was an astronomical observatory.
Some medieval builders drew on sacred measurements laid out in the pages of the Bible.
See stone circles and other prehistoric ceremonial sites stretching from Scotland to Malta
Additional funding for this program is provided by The Montgomery Family Foundation.