M2300 : Burren - Poulnabrone Dolmen - View to Northeast

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

Burren - Poulnabrone Dolmen - View to Northeast
Burren - Poulnabrone Dolmen - View to Northeast
Location is east of R480 and north of the Poulnabrone Dolmen parking area. This megalithic portal tomb dates back to about 3500 BC. It is the most outstanding of Ireland's many dolmens (impressive stone monuments erected over the graves of the dead). Excavations here in the 1980s revealed that at least 22 adults and children were buried here, along with some personal effects, such as a polished stone axe, a bone pendant, quartz crystals, weapons & pottery.
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Monday, 9 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  Burial ground, Crematorium 
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
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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