Latitude: 41.529559N. Longitude: 8.918266E. On the Plain of Cauria (Plateau de Cauria), 15 kms to the southwest of Sartè (Sartène) on the Island of Corsica, (France), stands the most famous Corsican Megalithic structure: the Dolmen of Fontanaccia, Funtanaccia Dolmen, or ‚Stazzona del Diavolu‘ (the Devil’s Forge), which dates from the late Neolithic/early Bronze Age. This very important prehistoric burial chamber […]
Friday, 16 March 2018
The map of the locations of the cult boulders with man-made holes on the territory of Belarus, taken from this page of the „Культовые валуны с рукотворными углублениями“.
1 – flat stones with cup-shaped depressions;
2 – cylindrical stones with cup-shaped depressions;
3 – stones with holes (round holes, cup marks) with a depth of 0.5 to 7 cm and a diameter of 3 to 7.5 cm;
4 – stones with pits of irregular shape from 5 to 15 cm and dia. from 7.5 to 15 cm.
Some of theses stones were dated to Neolithic and Bronze age.
The above pictures were taken from this page of the „Культовые валуны с рукотворными углублениями“ (Cultic stones with man made depressions).
THE ARTICLE AND FACTS ABOUT ANCIENT KOREAN DOLMENS HERE A dolmen (/ˈdɒlmɛn/) is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more vertical megaliths supporting a large flat horizontal capstone („table“), although there are also more complex variants. Most date from the early Neolithic (4000–3000 BC). Dolmens were typically covered with earth or smaller stones to form a tumulus. In […]
A mysterious civilization built megalithic structures across the island of Sardinia in the Bronze and Iron Ages. The buildings are now known as nuraghes – and the impressive nuraghe called Santu Antine is one of the largest of these huge stone structures on the island. Read more Section: News Ancient Places Europe Source: origins
Experts now believe that megaliths stood at the very heart of ritual practice for the networks of communities scattered across western Europe later in the new Stone Age, or Neolithic period, that had begun around 10,000 B.C. Their function was both earthly and celestial: a focus for rites concerning the movement of the heavenly bodies […]
Zahlreiche Gravuren auf dem Deckstein des Dolmen Hendraburnick Quoit in Cornwall sind nur im Mondlicht zu sehen. Truro (Großbritannien) – Auf den Steinen des Hendraburnick Quoit, einem Dolmengrab nahe Davidstow in Cornwall, haben Archäologen zusätzlich zu den bereits bekannten 13 Gravuren 105 weitere Steinzeichnungen entdeckt, die auf fast schon magische Weise nur bei Mond- und Fackelschein […]