Tuesday, August 10, 2004

Stonehenge I

Stonehenge Megaliths 1

Millions of people have seen Stonehenge, either in person or on
television and many millions more have taken photographs. Indeed,
many tavelers have photos of Stonehenge at home from
an English vacation. You are in for a surprise - look at them again.

Although we all have seen the "stones" pictured sometime and
somewhere, we have not really looked closely at the
exact "megaliths". Rather, we just see the "stone circle", much like a
popular book about megaliths by the same title, which does not get
beyond the stone circles.

The fact is that the Megaliths of Stonehenge
- as all megaliths - are also carved into various forms and, more
importantly, contain cup marks and holes representing specific stars
in the heavens, many of which (but certainly not all) can still be
CLEARLY identified today.

The following files can be found in the folder on Ancient Britainat at the LexiLine files online at:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexiLine/

OVERVIEW GRAPHICS of STONEHENGE GROUND PLAN

Two files are OVERVIEW files of the Stonehenge ground plan,
as shown in my interpretation. These are:

stonehengecircles.gif
stonehengecircle.gif
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexiLine/

Some of the larger figures (such as the serpent and the outlying
Scorpio and Sagittarius) that I have been able to identify on that
plan from various photographs are still very speculative, barring
substantiation by others, but I include them in case others see something similar.

The larger overview of the Stonehenge Barrows is found at

stnhgbr2.gif
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexiLine/

SARSENS, TRILITHONS, LENTILS

After the ground plan, we start with the sarsens (outer ring of (30)
large megaliths - sarsens also spelled sarcens), trilithons (inner ring of
(10) large megaliths) and lentils (top flat stones connecting two
sarsens or trilithons) and show how these mark certain stars in the
heavens. Obviously, and as we shall see, cupmarks on the top lentils
mark stars closer to the pole star.

The outer 30 SAR-SEN-S are the MOON STATIONS or LUNAR MANSIONS,
Sarsen IMO (in my opinion) being a word taken from Indo-European
e.g. Latvian ZAR "branch, division" and SIENa "wall",
i.e. "demarcation".

The inner horseshoe-shape of 10 TRILITHONS ("three
stones, i.e. 2 trilithons plus lentil") in 5 pairs marks the Zodiac
with Hydra/Leo and Cancer not represented by a pair of trilithons,
so that the horseshoe of 10 stones reaches out toward the "ends" of
the Milky Way.

This is that section of the Milky Way with a break in it, which is
marked by the sky section from Cancer and the head of Hydra to the
tail of Hydra.

CHRONOLOGY

The markings on the Stonehenge Megaliths date the largest stone
circles of Stonehenge to 1749 BC, resolving the issue of the dating
of the megaliths of Stonehenge. The date 1749 BC is two periods of
684 years after 3117 BC, which as I have long claimed, was the start
of the "modern civilized calendar".

Recall, 684 years was a Kingdom, calculated mathematically by taking
the length of a Saros Cycle of 18 years multiplied by the length of
a Metonic Cycle of 19 years multiplied by 2, giving a very good long-
term eclipse cycle.

As for the dating, this confirms the mainstreamers, as Gerald S.
Hawkins writes in Stonehenge Decoded, Doubleday, 1965:

"both Avebury phases were probably contemporary with the Stonehenge building. Broken bits of pottery found in excavations at the site and two
Beaker graves found at the bases of stones of the Avebury-Sanctuary
avenue indicate that this tremendous structure was erected about
1750 B.C."


My interpretations of Stonehenge by astronomy date the large
megaliths at Stonehenge to 1749 BC.

THE HEEL STONE

uploaded as
heelstone.gif
heelstn2.gif
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexiLine/

We can easily determine this date from the stars marked on the Heel
Stone, which marks the Summer Solstice in 1749 BC.

The Left Side of the Heel Stone marks Gemini and Orion.
The Right Side of the Heel Stone marks Ursa Major, Leo, Cancer and
Hydra.

In other words, the Summer Solstice is in-between the two sides and
the Heel Stone "tilts" because Gemini tilts over the Summer Solstice
point in the heavens at 1749 BC, but not quite to it, accounting for the
markings on the ground to its left at Stonehenge. The scholars are
in error in thinking the Heel Stone originally stood upright. The
tilt was intended.

SLAUGHTER STONE
The Slaughter Stone, of which, however, I have no really good photo,
so this identification is provisional, seems to show Ursa Minor (the
heavenly axe) - but it could be Ursa Major. When I get a good photo,
this issue will be resolved.

uploaded as
slaughst.gif
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexiLine/

TRILITHONS
The megaliths of Stonehenge are numbered by convention and you see
this numbering at

stonehengecircle.gif
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexiLine/

Two of the stones and especially the lentil were easy to identify.
These are:

TRILITHON 57 TRILITHON 58 and LENTIL
Trilithon 57 marks Cassiopeia and Andromeda.
Trilithon 58 marks Triangulum and Aries.
The Lentil above them and joining them marks Ursa Minor and Cepheus.
That very well marks that portion of the heavens.

This is shown at the uploaded file:

tril5758.gif
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LexiLine/

More about Stonehenge in the next posting.

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