Archaeologist took one of the stones of Stonehenge home - son brought him back
The ancient structure of Stonehenge, which consists of a set of stones was built around XXX century BC. Of course, for all time of its existence, some of the stones are simply not survived - they were destroyed, moved or stolen. It was learned that one of the fragments disappeared in 1958 - he took to himself one of the archaeologists decided to help with the removal of formed cracks. As a result, part of the ancient sights lay in his house as much as 60 years, and returned to his native place only in 2018. It became known recently.
archaeologist who kept in his meter stone, called Robert Phillips. At first, he kept it inside a plastic tube in his office, and then took it with him when moving from England to the United States. Subsequently stone hung at his home in Florida a few decades before, as long as the son of an archaeologist not decided to return part of the ancient monument back.
Return had handy - public authority "History of England" just celebrated its 90th anniversary. Curator Commission for historic buildings and monuments of England Heather Sebir told that they are very grateful to his son Robert Phillips for the return of historically important detail. Researchers believe that this relatively small stone can reveal the origin of the so-called boulders Sarsen possessing great size.
His Comment Share son archaeologist - he hopes that one day on his native place back and other pieces of the ancient building. It is currently known about the still missing a couple of pieces, but it is likely that in some parts of the world there are other stones.
If you are interested in news about archaeological findings, we recommend that you read our article on the drawings on the walls of the temple of the Turkish, which tell about the ancient catastrophe. It was also recently found the bag shaman who lived thousands of years ago - what's inside may surprise you.
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