How much do we know about Stonehenge? Less than we think. And what has Stonehenge got to do with the Ice Age? More than we might think. This blog is mostly devoted to the problems of where the Stonehenge bluestones came from, and how they got from their source areas to the monument. Now and then I will muse on related Stonehenge topics which have an Ice Age dimension...
THE BOOK Some of the ideas discussed in this blog are published in my new book called "The Stonehenge Bluestones" -- due for publication on June 1st 2018. After that, it will be available by post and through good bookshops everywhere. Bad bookshops might not have it.... To order, click HERE
Wednesday, 6 August 2014
Herbert Thomas obituary 1935
Herbert Henry Thomas. 1876-1935
A. Harker Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society Vol. 1, No. 4 (Dec., 1935), pp. 590-594
Click to enlarge. Interestingly enough, this Obituary makes no mention at all of Thomas's part in the controversy over the Stonehenge bluestones, or of his famous 1921 lecture, or the 1923 publication. Maybe Harker was a geologist who had no time at all for the frivolities of the archaeology world......?