Stone 34a, West Kennet Avenue  - July 2022

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This stone is clearly an example of a "dual symbol" - it has an upraised block face looking left, and a pointed faced character looking horizontally right. Please click here for details of this distinct family of Avebury monoliths

34a is a clear example of the "dual symbol" style, but there are other, highly abstracted examples of the duality at Avebury. Compare our monolith here in the avenue with Stone 34 in the relatively distant main henge's north-western quadrant  (click here to see a large image of this latter stone). Below is a comparision of these two stones which betrays an amazing correlation, too close to be accidental:



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