Silbury hill Prehistoric monument
The many faces of Silbury Hill
Unravelling the evolution of Europe’s largest prehistoric mound
When a tunnel into Silbury Hill was opened for the first time in almost 40 years to allow emergency conservation work, a team of English Heritage archaeologists seized the opportunity to enter the mound. Their recently published work has revolutionised our view of this magnificent prehistoric monument, as Jim Leary told Matthew Symonds.
right Silbury Hill, seen from the southeast. Recent stabilisation work inside the mound allowed a team of archaeologists to gather new information about how the monument was constructed.
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