Was Stonehenge the result of an extraordinary hallucination after frenzied flute playing?
Its iconic stones are said to mark an ancient burial site, form an astronomical calendar or even be a monument to the fertility gods.
But no one has claimed Stonehenge to be the result a trick of the mind - until now.
A major science conference heard yesterday that the blueprint for the mystical stone circle came other-worldly visions triggered by music.
While the theory may seem outlandish, legend has it that some stone circles were formed when maidens who danced in a circle to magical pipers were turned to stone....
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