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A young Boer I knew, Gilbert, told me of the time in the early 1990s when he served in the South African Army and was stationed in the townships. He described the tactics the Boers used to smash violent black crowds with a minimum loss of life.
Germany’s "Stonehenge," an ancient site known for its ritual use and gruesome human burials, also served another purpose: Some people called it home, according to archaeologists who recently found evidence of residential dwellings there.
The archaeologists unearthed the remains of two houses, as well as 20 ditches and two human burials during excavations that began in May, Heritage Daily reported. Encouraged, they continued to dig and found more houses, bringing the total to 130 dwellings discovered at the site.
Excavations are ongoing, but researchers hope that these findings and others will shed light on the relationship between the ritual space and the residential aspect of the site, according to Heritage Daily.
Researchers have known about the United Kingdom’s Stonehenge for centuries, but archaeologists only became aware of Germany’s henge — a circular prehistoric monument built with wood or stone markers — in 1991, when people flying on a plane over the site noticed it.
The German henge is located near the village of Pömmelte, about 85 miles (136 kilometers) southwest of Berlin, earning it the name Ringheiligtum Pömmelte, which is German for "Ring Sanctuary of Pömmelte." The sanctuary’s wooden posts were once arranged in several concentric circles, the largest measuring about 380 feet (115 meters) across, Live Science previously reported. This means that Ringheiligtum Pömmelte was slightly larger than the U.K.’s Stonehenge, which extends just over 330 feet (100 m) in diameter, according to English Heritage (opens in new tab), a charity organization that helps to protect hundreds of historic sites in England.
While the U.K.’s Stonehenge holds ancient cremated burials, archaeologists have found more macabre burials at the German site, including burials holding the broken bones of children, teenagers and women, who may have been brutally killed as part of human sacrifice rituals, according to a 2018 study published in the journal Antiquity. Excavators also previously found axes, drinking vessels, butchered animal bones and stone mills known as querns buried at the German site, according to the Antiquity study.
However, the new find is the first instance of a residential zone at the site, which dates from the late Neolithic period (late Stone Age) to the early Bronze Age, or from about 2300 B.C. until 2050 B.C., when it was destroyed.
Archaeologists plan to continue excavations at Ringheiligtum Pömmelte in October 2021, Heritage Daily reported. From what they know to date, the archaeologists think Ringheiligtum Pömmelte hosted celebrations for astronomical events, such as the solstices and equinoxes, and served as a center for burials and rituals. Now, it appears that it was also a homestead for ancient inhabitants.
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About ten or so years ago, my best Jewish friend one day told me that a very important black man has converted to Judaism but he refused to tell me the black mans name. This topic came up more than once, and he repeated this. Each time I asked him for the black mans name but he refused to give it to me. In this video, we look very closely at the extremely, uncomfortably close relationship between the President of South Africa and the Chief Rabbi of South Africa, the top Jew, in charge of the Jews.