For the project, Dr Richard Bates of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, used remote sensing techniques and geophysical surveys to discover hundreds of new features which now form part of the most detailed archaeological digital map of the Stonehenge landscape ever produced.
|Electromagnetic survey results |
showing the outer bank at Durrington Walls
marking the circumference of the new super henge
The project is the subject of a BBC documentary Operation Stonehenge: What Lies Beneath, which aired on BBC 2 on 11 September. [press release].
The project recently was awarded Research Project of the Year 2017 by Current Archeaology magazine.