Secret Britain - Unearthing our Mysterious Past

Secret Britain - Unearthing our Mysterious Past

Illustrated with beautiful photographs, the wonders include buried treasure, stone circles and geoglyphs, outdoor places of worship, caves filled with medieval carvings, and enigmatic tools to divine the future. Explore famous sites such as Stonehenge and Glastonbury, but also discover:
  • The Lindow Man bog body, showing neatly trimmed hair and manicured fingernails despite having been killed 2,000 years ago
  • The Uffington White Horse, a horse-shaped geoglyph maintained by an unbroken chain of people for 3,000 years
  • A roman babyís bronze cockerel, an underworld companion for a two-year-old who died sometime between AD 100Ė200
  • St Leonardís Ossuary, home to 1,200 skulls and a vast stack of human bones made up of around 2,000 people who died from the 1200s to the 1500s
  • The Wenhaston Doom painting, an extraordinary medieval depiction of the Last Judgement painted on a chancel arch
Explore Britainís secret history and discover why these places still resonate today.

ISBN 9780711253469
 
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