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Scanning Reveals Axe Carvings

From an article by David Prudames, published on
Using laser scanning technology to study Europe's most famous ancient monument, a team of computer experts and archaeologists has discovered carvings of two axe heads on Stonehenge.

The most hi-tech investigation of the monument to date, the study was carried out between 2002 and earlier this year by a team from Wessex Archaeology and Archaeoptics Ltd.

Although similar carvings were first found at Stonehenge 50 years ago, they have never been fully surveyed or studied.
Kammer Posted by Kammer
16th October 2003ce
Edited 16th October 2003ce

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