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From: "Daniel Fischer" <dfischer en ASTRO.UNI-BONN.DE>
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 8:50 PM
Subject: [HASTRO-L] "German Stonehenge" shown to the press

> Last Wednesday the exact location of the discovery site of the famous
> disk' has been disclosed and journalists were taken there - it's actually
> not in Sangerhausen but in Nebra, but still in the German state of
> Saxony-Anhalt. After the illegal diggers who had found the disk and other
> artefacts had been tracked down, they had led the archaeologists from
> Halle's State Museum for Prehistory to the site which is now being
> And the claim is now that the basically round structure could have been a
> Bronze age observatory, with the associated disk raising its inportance to
> a level with Stonehenge. Or so the museum folks have told the local media
> repeatedly - the issue is already becoming a political and economic one
> as there are plans to develop the site into a major tourist site.
> On http://www.archlsa.de/sterne there are still no updates, but list
> readers who can read German may (or may not) enjoy the following current
> news stories:
> http://www.lvz-online.de/boulevard/551_33657.html
> http://www.sz-online.de/news/artikel.asp?id=148755
> http://www.netzeitung.de/servlets/page?section=568&item=208714
> http://www.ngz-online.de/ngz/news/kaarst/2002-0926/sternenscheibe.html
> Previous articles include:
> Regards,
> Daniel Fischer