This is the Stonehenge quarry. Image: UCL
Quarrying of Stonehenge bluestones dated to 3000 BC - human history short science news

While it was already known that two quarryies in Wales were the origin of the Stonehenge bluestones, now scientists have discovered the exact location of the quarries, and could date these to 3000 BC.

Also, it appeared that the stones have likely been transported over land and not by sea as had been presumed before.

This and the findings of tools take us one step closer to unravelling Stonehenge’s greatest mystery of why the stones came from so far (180 miles) away.

Read the full story: UCL
Scientific publication: Antiquity