Neolithic structure “Woodhenge”, Perdigões’, Portugal Image: António Valera and Era Arqueologia SA

Neolithic structure “Woodhenge” discovered in Portugal

Archaeologists have discoverd a monumental neolithic era wooden structure at Perdigões, a 16-hectare archaeological site comprising of several concentric structures that have been in use between 3400 and 2000 B.C. Due to the similarities in design with its stone counterpart in Britain, it has been dubbed ‘Woodhenge’. The newly found structure is more than 18 meters in diameter and lies at the centre of the complex.


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