Stonehenge was product of first 'team building exercise'Breaking News
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Stonehenge may have been the result of the world's first team-building exercise which unified the people of ancient Britain, according to researchers.
The vast stone structure has long been the subject of the debate among historians, who have variously described it as a pagan temple, or an astronomical calendar or observatory.
Now experts claim the monument was built as part of an annual winter solstice ritual which resembled "Glastonbury festival and a motorway building scheme at the same time".
Researchers from University College London said as many as 4,000 people may have gathered at the site each year, at a time when the entire population numbered only tens of thousands....
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