Stonehenge burial pit for the Neolithic elite contains a 'surprising' number of women

  • Researchers found 99 lbs (45kg) of cremated bone in a Stonehenge pit
  • They have identified 14 females and nine males with the help of CT scans
  • This contrasts with studied from other Neolithic tombs in southern Britain
  • Find shows women were among the elite buried at the stone monument and were given the same right and treatment as men in the community