Photo: Rare Stonehenge Dig Aims to Pinpoint Origin



Archaeologists are digging in the inner circle of England's Stonehenge (shown in an aerial view) for the first time in 44 years. They hope to find rock fragments that may help pinpoint the origin date of the ancient monument.

Photograph by Bruce Dale/NGS


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