Prehistoric religion: a pagan riddle we will never solve

If you believe that nothing is beyond the wit of modern historical research, think again – we will never unlock the secrets of Britain's ancient religions, according to Ronald Hutton

Tourists at Stonehenge. We have no better idea today than 200 years ago what the people who erected these sarsens truly believed. (Getty Images)

This article was first published in the Christmas 2013 issue of BBC History Magazine 

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