Stonehenge Among Europe’s Most Popular Ancient Sites
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    Mark Marinello was the treasury director for Huawei Technologies Co., where he was responsible for the oversight of the company’s liquidity risk … Read More
    Mark Marinello was the treasury director for Huawei Technologies Co., where he was responsible for the oversight of the company’s liquidity risk management activities. Outside of his professional life, Mark Marinello is an experienced traveler and enjoys visiting historical sites in Europe. Read Less
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Mark Marinello was the treasury director for Huawei Technologies Co., where he was responsible for the oversight of the company’s liquidity risk management activities. Outside of his professional life, Mark Marinello is an experienced traveler and enjoys visiting historical sites in Europe.

One of Europe’s most popular historical sites is Stonehenge, a mysterious circular structure built around 2500 BC. Located in Wiltshire, England, the monument is made from two different types of stones. The larger sarsen sandstones form the external wall of the circle as well as the inner arches, while the bluestones are used to form a wide inner circle.

Stonehenge has long been a source of intrigue due to the significant engineering requirements that would have been necessary to transport and assemble its components. The original architects of the site are unknown, and their origins have been speculated on for centuries. One of the earliest theories about their construction is detailed in the book History of the Kings of Britain by 12th century writer Geoffrey of Monmouth.