Archeologists unearth Stonehenge’s older brother in Ukraine

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An ancient burial mound was found in the Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine. Scientists estimate the age of the Ukrainian cromlech at about 5,200-5,400 years, which makes it hundreds of years older than Stonehenge.

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