Face With Elongated Head, Doorway, West Kennet Long Barrow - September 2021           

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This image is particularly hard to evaluate. It has been rotated by 90 degrees clockwise, and shows a stone protruding from the wall immediately to the left of the West Kennet Long Barrow's entrance. I originally interpreted the stone as representing a snakes head, but rotated I see a face set in an elongated skull. I am reminded of Dr Thurnam's 1863 dictum "long barrows, long skulls; round barrows, round or short skulls".

I post this image with some trepidation, I hope that members of the UFO community don't cite this image as evidence that Avebury was built by aliens! ;-)


Image copyright David Baldwin Night Photography