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Poulnabrone dolmen is a portal tomb in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland, dating back to the Neolithic period, probably between 4200 BC and 2900 BC.

Poulnabrone dolmen is a portal tomb in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland, dating back to the Neolithic period, probably between 4200 BC and 2900 BC.

Archaeologists Will Excavate Bulgaria's 'Stonehenge': Ancient Thracian Stone Circle - MessageToEagle.com

Archaeologists Will Excavate Bulgaria's 'Stonehenge': Ancient Thracian Stone Circle - MessageToEagle.com

Carnac, France.  Isn't this cool? You expect to see Asterix come strolling along behind the menhirs.

Carnac, France. Isn't this cool? You expect to see Asterix come strolling along behind the menhirs.

Ireland: Poulnabrone dolmen, by mike nl. This dramatic site, on the karstic limestone pavement of the Burren, is one of the most famous Irish dolmens. The name Poulnabrone literally means 'The hole of the sorrows'. Excavations during the repair showed that this site dated back to about 2500 BC.

Ireland: Poulnabrone dolmen, by mike nl. This dramatic site, on the karstic limestone pavement of the Burren, is one of the most famous Irish dolmens. The name Poulnabrone literally means 'The hole of the sorrows'. Excavations during the repair showed that this site dated back to about 2500 BC.

BOSCAWEN UN | Cornwall: 'The circle’s architecture suggests the central stone is likely to have been erected before the rest of the circle; it is shaped like an axe and contains relief carvings of two stone axes at the bottom of the stone. Several sources of greenstone, from which many Cornish polished stone axes were made, are found in west Cornwall. It has been suggested the Boscawen Un circle was built to celebrate the axe. The circle has been restored and now sits on private land.'…

BOSCAWEN UN | Cornwall: 'The circle’s architecture suggests the central stone is likely to have been erected before the rest of the circle; it is shaped like an axe and contains relief carvings of two stone axes at the bottom of the stone. Several sources of greenstone, from which many Cornish polished stone axes were made, are found in west Cornwall. It has been suggested the Boscawen Un circle was built to celebrate the axe. The circle has been restored and now sits on private land.'…

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