"Lost" Avebury Stones Discovered

An arc of megaliths that were once part of the Avebury stone circle in Wiltshire, England, have been rediscovered. Ground-probing radar has been used to survey megalithic stones buried beneath the Avebuty stone circle. At least 15 stones are thought to lie beneath ground level according to experts, and computer images will be used to determine where the stones fit into the circle.

"It is quite likely that they have lain there since the 13th and 14th centuries, pushed over and buried there by the local population who may have seen these pagan symbols as a threat to the established church," said Martin Papworth, of the National Trust.

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