Bones of the Earth

Bones of the Earth - Ancient Peakland
In the Neolithic the hilltop was used to expose the bodies of the recently dead to the elements, carnivores and carrion. Defleshed bones were taken for burial and ceremonies. The bleached limestone outcrop and the winter-dormant leafless tree echo this ancient use of the hill.
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