Every new and groundbreaking archaeological discovery refines our understanding of human history. This title examines the scientific study of Stonehenge. The book explores what scientists have learned about the site's creation and purpose, traces the history of its archaeological investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.