Episode 14 - Ghosts of the Stone Age
Avebury, England is home to the world’s largest stone circle. 5,000 years old and three times larger than nearby Stonehenge, its true purpose and the people who created it have always remained a mystery. Archaeologists find out why it was made, and unearth where these Stone Age builders lived. But there are more wonders in the landscape- experts reveal why one of Britain’s oldest tombs and Europe’s largest prehistoric pyramid were all constructed nearby. Now shocking new discoveries using cutting edge DNA analysis of ancient human remains uncover a new mystery- 4,400 years ago this enigmatic civilization suddenly disappeared.