Latest Stonehenge Stories

2009-06-20 12:20:00

Police in the British county of Wiltshire say they are prepared for a large convergence of people on the Stonehenge archaeological site for the summer solstice.

2009-06-09 13:58:00

NEW ALBUM 'BACK FROM THE DEAD' ARRIVES JUNE 16, 2009 SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- INgrooves, a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the independent music community, is managing global digital distribution and marketing for Spinal Tap's upcoming album, Back From The Dead, and accompanying promotional video content. The group's reunion comes on the 25th anniversary of the cult classic film, "This is Spinal Tap." David St.

2009-05-04 10:45:00

Wiltshire Council last week issued a legal order for a 55-year-old man who has been protesting on-site at Stonehenge for nearly a year.

2008-10-22 14:30:58

Gold studs that were once affixed to the handle of a Bronze Age dagger in the grave of a warrior close to Stonehenge some 4,000 years ago have been found in a desk at Cardiff university.

2008-09-23 06:00:13

By Martyn McLaughlin DRUIDS, mystics, UFO enthusiasts and even the occasional rock star have converged in awe beneath its arcane structure.

2008-09-23 00:00:02

Home in brief *Archaeologists have pinpointed the construction of Stonehenge to 2300BC - 300 years later than thought.

2008-09-22 18:00:23

Hollywood actress Carrie Fisher has narrated the new Smithsonian Channel documentary, "Stonehenge Deciphered," the network announced Monday. The film is to air Saturday, said David Royle, executive vice president for programming and production for Smithsonian Channel.

2008-09-22 15:20:00

Archaeologists are closer to discovering how and why the mysterious edifice known as Stonehenge was built after having pinpointed its construction to 2300BC.

2008-09-22 15:00:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned Actress Carrie Fisher is the narrator of the new Smithsonian Channel(TM) documentary, STONEHENGE DECIPHERED, premiering Saturday, Sept. 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

2008-08-27 09:00:50

By Nicola Fenwick A QUARRY company?s controversial plan to extract sand and gravel near a 5,000-year-old monument has finally received approval. But those opposed to Tarmac?s plans for Ladybridge Farm, near Thornborough Henges, between Bedale and Ripon, North Yorkshire, have vowed to fight on.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.