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

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

County Clare - R480 - Poulnabrone Dolmen (3500 BC) - View to Southeast
County Clare - R480 - Poulnabrone Dolmen (3500 BC) - View to Southeast
The Poulnabrone Dolmen is also designated as the Hole of Sorrows on 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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M2300, 99 images   (more nearby )
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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 236 003
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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