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Rodjanoaivi purnu

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Rodjanoaivi purnu

A dolmen, also known as a portal tomb, portal grave, or quoit, is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of three or more upright stones supporting a large flat horizontal capstone. Most date from the early Neolithic period (4000 to 3000 BC). Dolmens were usually covered with earth or smaller stones to form a barrow, though in many cases that covering has weathered away, leaving only the stone "skeleton" of the burial mound intact.

A dolmen, also known as a portal tomb, portal grave, or quoit, is a type of…

"This giraffe, modeled in yellow and white, was created with particular detail and skill. One of the leading experts on African rock art, Peter Garlake, has called it the finest animal painting in the country." - photo by David Coulson, via The Wall Street Journal (1/25/10);  in the Inanke Cave in southern Zimbabwe

Inside the Great Inanke Cave

Inanke Cave, Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe, B. This cave is one of hundreds painted by the San people, aka Bushmen.

Giraffe with Hunters Cave Painting Tassili n'Ajjer, Algeria

Giraffe with Hunters Cave Painting Tassili n'Ajjer, Algeria Stock Photo

Archaeologists uncovered the foundations of a wooden church where the body of the Viking king Olaf Haraldsson may have been enshrined after he was declared a saint. Credit: Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU); Distributed Under a Creative Commons License

Altar of Miracle-Making Viking King Discovered in Norway

Archaeologists uncovered the foundations of a wooden church where the body of the Viking king Olaf Haraldsson may have been enshrined after he was declared a saint. Credit: Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU); Distributed Under a Creative Commons License

Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas (Santa Cruz - Argentina).

What Scientists Have Learned about the Ancient Art of Cave Painting: Wandmalereien, Cueva de las Manos

Kaarinan Särvän Ristimäellä sijaitsevassa Wiltsunkivessä on yhteensä kymmenen kuppia kahdessa rivissä, kaltevalla pinnalla. Kuva: Ilari Aalto.

Kuppikivien suhde rautakautisiin kalmistoihin ja historialliseen maisemaan Kaarinassa ja Liedossa

Kaarinan Särvän Ristimäellä sijaitsevassa Wiltsunkivessä on yhteensä kymmenen kuppia kahdessa rivissä, kaltevalla pinnalla. Kuva: Ilari Aalto.

Witness the beauty of history with these ancient cave paintings across the world. Use TripHobo to plan your trip.

Oldest Cave Paintings Across The World

Chauvet France Cave Paintings Gallery Discovered on December it is considered one of the most significant prehistoric art sites. A study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately years ago.

Mattila I:n kuppikivi. Kuva: Ilari Aalto.

Kuppikivien suhde rautakautisiin kalmistoihin ja historialliseen maisemaan Kaarinassa ja Liedossa

Mattila I:n kuppikivi.

Ristiretkiaikainen kirves

Ristiretkiaikainen kirves

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