High-res images of megaliths - menhirs, stone circles, dolmens, henges, and more. For fans of archaeology, Irish and Scottish history, and the mesolithic and neolithic periods of the Stone Age.
Menhirs, dolmens, stone rows - these Stone Age monuments are shrouded in mystery and found in a wide variety of places around the globe.
Images of henges and petroglyphs are also permitted and encouraged.
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Slán le grian an tsamhraidh. Mar a cheiltíonn sé taobh thiar den chnoc. Anois tá mo domhan socair agus fós. Moladh agus áthas agus filleadh slán.
Glendruid Dolmen, also known as Brennanstown Dolmen, is one of the finest and largest of the Irish portal tombs. Its capstone has been estimated to weigh between 40 and 70 tonnes. Although there is no direct dating evidence for this particular portal tomb, it is of a type that were generally built around the early to middle Neolithic period or ‘New Stone Age’ by farming communities that were becoming established throughout the island from about 4,000 BC. - pretty magical
“The Fairy Stone”. From a visit yesterday.
From a visit in June 2023. It’s the largest on mainland Scotland. 89m in diameter.
This may be my last post here for a few weeks. Thanks for all the upvotes 😊
From a visit in June 2023. This cairn was just at the back of my campsite.
This may not fit with site rules but I thought it might be of interest. Visited today.
Megalithic Artwork inside the tomb at Loughcrew in County Meath. 4th Millennium BC. Photo circa 2015.
This morning in Avebury. Great day for a visit.
From a visit to the Derbyshire Dales in June 2023
From a visit to Dumfries and Galloway in June 2023
From a visit in June 2023
From a visit in May 2021
From a visit in June 2023. This stone circle is tiny, remote, and would be easy to miss.
June ‘23. Insta: EdmundMP
From a visit to Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland in June 2023
The passage tomb dates to the fourth millennium BC. There are some beautiful spiral carvings on the walls inside.
Photo is mine from Ireland circa 2015. I try to share similar stuff on my Instagram under the same handle.
Taken June, ‘23
Taken in June ‘23
Taken in June, 2023