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Newgrange’s stunning kerbstone 52. Boyne valley art drew the sacred out from the tomb chambers into the open air.

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Kerbstone directly opposite the Threshold Stone on the northwest side of Newgrange, a prehistoric passage tomb and ceremonial chamber dating from about 3200 BC.

Motifs at Newgrange

Newgrange

Motifs at Newgrange

Knowth is a Neolithic tomb dating back 5000 years and is part of the Brú na Bóinne complex in the Boyne Valley, Co Meath, Ireland

Mystical: Knowth is a Neolithic tomb dating back 5000 years and is part of the Brú na Bóinne complex in the Boyne Valley, County Meath, Ireland.

Ireland's Newgrange is one of the worlds few passage tombs, or Ancien  back over 5500 years. It is located in central Ireland, in an area known as the Boyne Valley or Brú na Bóinne. Read on to learn some of the magic that surrounds this mysterious sight.

Newgrange - The Mysterious 5000 year old Irish Temple / Tomb

Knowth, a complex of neolithic passage tombs, west of Newgrange, County Meath, Ireland. The central mound is 40 ft. in height and more than 220 ft.

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DOLMEN A dolmen, also known as a portal tomb usually consists of two or more upright stones called Portal Stones supporting a large fla.

In this drawing you can see the path of the sunlight as the travels through the roofbox and down the long passage into the chamber - lighting up the back wall and the basin stone. Drawing by OPW.

DOLMEN A dolmen, also known as a portal tomb usually consists of two or more upright stones called Portal Stones supporting a large fla.

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The Uffington White Horse is a stylized prehistoric hill carving formed from trenches filled with chalk. It is situated on the slopes of White Horse Hill in the English parish of Uffington. Dating back 3,000 years, to the Bronze Age, the horse is thought to represent a tribal symbol perhaps connected with the builders of Uffington Castle. An organization, "Save the Unicorn at Ufington," with more than 1000 members claim the white chalk figure was originally meant to depict the mythical…

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The Uffington White Horse is a highly stylized prehistoric hill figure, 110 m long feet), formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk. The figure presumably dates to the Iron Age BC–AD or the late Bronze Age BC)

thought to be the oldest sundial in the world it is carved on a stone outside the tomb of Knoth in County Meath.    The two holes in the center of the image probably held the gnomon (Object used to cast the shadow.)

Ancient megalithic sites of Ireland. Thought to be the world's oldest sundial carved on a stone outside the tomb of Knowth, Co. The two holes in the center of the image probably held the gnomon (object used to cast the shadow).

: The West Kennet Long Barrow is a Neolithic tomb dating back to 3650 BC and is thus the oldest building in England. The inside tunnels were used as pagan burial chambers and are built from Sarcen rock as seen on the exterior. - The West Kennet Long Barrow is a Neolithic tomb or barrow, situated on a prominent chalk ridge, near Silbury Hill, one-and-a-half miles south of Avebury in Wiltshire, England. Wikipedia

The West Kennet Long Barrow,Neolithic tomb dating back to 3650 BC and the oldest building in England. The inside tunnels were used as pagan burial chambers built from Saracen rock.

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