Underneath Stonehenge: Archaeologists suggest site holds burial mounds, ritual shrines.

Stonehenge May Cover Vast Network of Burial Mounds and Ritual Shrines (Video)

Stonehenge May Cover Vast Network of Burial Mounds and Ritual Shrines (Video)

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Sept. 11 2014 3:15 PM

Underneath Stonehenge

Digital scans reveal a map of burial mounds and ritual shrines at the site.

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SALISBURY, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: (EDITOR'S NOTE: A GRADUATED FILTER WAS USED IN THE CREATION OF THIS IMAGE) Visitors and tourists walk around the ancient monument at Stonehenge on March 2 2012 in Wiltshire, England. The English Heritage, managed prehistoric UNESCO World Heritage site, believed to have been constructed in 3000BC, has always been a 'must see' attraction for visitors to the UK and it is hoped that it will remain so for visitors to the London 2012 Olympic Games this summer. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Matt Cardy

Calling Eddie Izzard: For the second time this month, researchers say they’ve uncovered one of Stonehenge’s mysteries. Using 3-D scans, archaeologists peered 12 square kilometers around and 3 meters beneath the site and potentially identified a trove of new features.​