Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Archaeology: New Technologies reveal hidden secrets at old archaeological sites

Magnetometry allowed for new discoveries at the Junction Group earthworks  near the confluence of Paint Creek and the Scioto River in Ross County.  Image Courtesy of  Jarrod Burks and The Columbus Dispatch.
Magnetometry allowed for new discoveries at the Junction Group earthworks
near the confluence of Paint Creek and the Scioto River in Ross County.
 Image Courtesy of  Jarrod Burks and The Columbus Dispatch.
January 11, 2015.
Brad Lepper, of the Ohio History Connection Archaeology Blog, has written an interesting post comparing the Junction Group Earthworks with Stonehenge.

"So, Stonehenge and the Junction Group have something in common: our understanding of both is changing thanks to dramatic new discoveries made by remote sensing technology."

To read the full article/postclick here.

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