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The mysteries of La Hougue Bie

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« on: October 18, 2009, 03:16:01 am »

Despite being best known as a burial ground Olga says that this was just one, albeit important, aspect of what went on.

"It was almost like a cross between a modern-day church and a community hall.

"We know there were rituals associated with seasonal activities because the Neolithic people were the first farmers," she explained.

Therefore the cycles of nature were crucial to the survival of the indigenous population. The discovery of the equinox alignment brought home how important this time of year was to the farming community.
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