O0072 : Newgrange Neolithic Passage Tomb

taken 29 years ago, 3 km from Lougher, Meath, Ireland

Newgrange Neolithic Passage Tomb
Newgrange Neolithic Passage Tomb
Visible centre, the entrance from which a passage leads to a tomb chamber at the heart of the mound. Above the door is the "light-box", through which the sun precisely aligns at dawn on the winter solstice so as to shine into the tomb chamber.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 July, 1993   (more nearby)
Sunday, 3 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Period (from Tags)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 007 726 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.6616N 6:28.5028W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 007 726
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Neolithic  Stone Age  Tomb  Burial Mound  Barrow  Newgrange 

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