Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Rano Raraku quarry

One of the visually most impressive megalithic monuments of the world. Rano Raraku served as a mine of moai, used sometimes around 1200 - 1700...

Mahurzari Stone Circles

Group of some 200 megalithic stone circles, most likely used for burials during the early Iron Age. In some stones have been made cup-marks. Location,...

Junapani stone circles

Group of some 300 megalithic stone circles. Burials in the circles are rich with iron items and sherds of ornamented pottery. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.1982 N...

Cherumangadu Kudakkalparambu

A good example of the unusual "kodakkal" megaliths or umbrella stones - mushroom-like dolmens. Location, GPS coordinates: 10.6853 N 76.1216 E Categories: Megaliths Values: Archaeology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, India, Kerala,...

Hire Benakal

Visually impressive group of some 400 megalithic tombs - dolmens, which were built in the time period between 800 and 200 BC. The largest...

Brahmagiri megaliths

Brahmagiri is 180 metres high granite outcrop with numerous megalithic structures. Settled at least since the 2nd millenium BC. Ancient cemetery with 300 stone...

Wurdi Youang stone arrangament

Here some 100 stones are arranged in an egg-shaped form about 50 meters across. It is possible that it is arranged astronomically. Nearby Aboriginal...

Murujuga stone arrangements

Diverse stone settings including tall menhirs, circular stone settings. Many stones are covered with petroglyphs. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.6456 S 116.7630 E Categories: Megaliths Values: Archaeology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and...

Gwansanri Goindol

Largest dolmen in North Korea, consists of two upright stones and enormous, more than 40 tons heavy capstone above them. Made in the 12th...

Osang-ri dolmens

Group of 12 dolmens on Ganghwa Island. Six of these dolmens were rebuilt when the site was listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Location, GPS...