M2300 : County Clare - R480 - Poulnabrone Dolmen (3500 BC) - View to Northeast

taken 6 years ago, near to Caherconnell, Clare, Ireland

County Clare - R480 - Poulnabrone Dolmen (3500 BC) - View to Northeast
County Clare - R480 - Poulnabrone Dolmen (3500 BC) - View to Northeast
The Poulnabrone Dolmen is also designated as the Hole of Sorrows on the map. This megalithic tomb dates back to about 3500 BC. A dolmen is a stone monument that is built over an ancient mass grave. Excavations in the 1980s revealed that at least 22 adults & children were buried here, along with personal belongings (stone axe, bone pendant, quartz crystals, weapons & pottery).
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Park and Public Gardens  Burial ground, Crematorium  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Grave 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! M 235 003 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:2.9185N 9:8.4068W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! M 235 003
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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