Flinders petrie dating system


Emperor Constantine and Uther Pendragon are allegedly buried within the stones (Monmouth XI.4), but excavations have yet to unearth their possible resting places.

I love Monmouth’s History of Britain, but certain elements do seem a tad extreme.

Certainly the Stonehenge facilities could do with a revamp, I distinctly remember a bleak concrete tunnel and a sort of dystopian car park when I rampaged around it about 12 years ago.

You can take a virtual tour of the yet to be constructed centre here.

William Petrie was an electrical engineer who developed carbon arc lighting and later developed chemical processes for Johnson, Matthey & Co. His father taught him how to survey accurately, laying the foundation for his archaeological career.