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What a Prehistoric Monument Reveals about the Value of Maintenance

The White Horse of Uffington has been continually cared for for over 3,000 years

Members of Long Now London chalking the White Horse of Uffington, a 3000-year-old prehistoric hill figure in England. Photo by Peter Landers.

Imagine, if you will, that you could travel back in time three thousand years to the late Bronze Age, with a bird’s eye view of a hill near the present-day village of Uffington, in Oxfordshire, England. From that…

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Ahmed Kabil

Ahmed Kabil

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Editor, The Long Now Foundation. Stories in OneZero, GEN, LEVEL, Timeline. Say hi: med@well.com