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The Megalithic Temples of Malta
Articleby Ollie Wells

The Megalithic Temples of Malta

The megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo rank amongst the oldest free-standing buildings in the world. Construction of these temples started c. 3500 BCE, an impressive architectural feat for their time, particularly given that the builders...
The Megalithic Funerary Art of San Agustín
Articleby Benjamin Oswald

The Megalithic Funerary Art of San Agustín

Beginning approximately 2000 years ago, in a rugged stretch of southwestern Colombia where the Andes split into multiple ranges and the mighty Magdalena River is born, a people created a collection of magnificent ritual and burial monuments...
Dolmen
Definitionby Salvatore Piccolo

Dolmen

A dolmen is a megalithic structure typically formed from a large horizontal stone slab resting on two or more upright slabs. The oldest European examples are found in Brittany, northern France, and date to the 5th millennium BCE. Dolmens...
Megalithic Model From Malta
Imageby Jennifer Brown (Jaunting Jen)

Megalithic Model From Malta

Model of a Megalithic building carved out of Globigerina Limestone. It shows a trilithon entrance and walls formed of slabs. Above these are one or two courses of horizontally laid slabs projecting inwards. The roof is apparently composed...
The Dolmens of Sicily
Articleby Salvatore Piccolo

The Dolmens of Sicily

It is a well-known fact that Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean sea, went through a quite complex prehistoric period. So much so that it is difficult to navigate through the muddle of people that have followed each other over...
Ancient Ireland
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Ancient Ireland

Ireland is an island country located in the North Atlantic, bounded by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St. George's Channel. It is known as Eire in the Gaelic language, which comes from the old Irish Eriu, the name of a daughter of...
Poulnabrone
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Poulnabrone

Poulnabrone is a portal tomb in the region known as the Burren, County Clare, Ireland and the oldest dated megalithic monument in the land. The name means "Hole of the Quern Stones", but the site is also commonly referred to as...
Megalithic Funerary Statue at Mesita B
Imageby Benjamin Oswald

Megalithic Funerary Statue at Mesita B

Megalithic funerary statue at Mesita B near San Agustín, Huila Department, Colombia. Created c. 1st to 10th century CE.
The Megalithic Temples of Malta
Videoby Dave Briggs

The Megalithic Temples of Malta

A look at the magnificent Megalithic Temples of Malta. The temples shown here are Hagar Qim, Mnajdra and Ggantija.
Megalithic Temple of the Sun
Imageby MSha

Megalithic Temple of the Sun

Slavic temple in the village of Dubrov, Lviv region, Ukraine served as the religious center of the tribe of White Croats from the 8th to 10th century CE.