An ancient stone monolith in England was likely an astronomical marker, according to new archaeological evidence. The stone is triangular in shape and angles up toward geographic south. Its orientation and slant angle are aligned.
Trethevy Quiot, Cornwall, England - known locally as the giant's house, it is a megalithic tomb consisting of five standing stones capped by a large slab. Megalith: a stone of great size, especially in ancient construction.
Hemudu Relics, a neolithic cultural site located in the lower reaches of Yangtze Valley, got its name after that of Hemudu Town in Yuyao city of Zhejiang Province where the site was initially discovered.