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Megalithic tombs found in western Poland

Researchers have discovered more than a dozen previously unknown megalithic tombs in western Poland. hese ground structures were built in the shape of an elongated triangle and surrounded with huge stone blocks. The width of the base ranged from 6 to 15 meters and length reached 150 m. The structures reached

Neolithic tomb examined in Spain

Researchers have completed their examination of a 6,000-year-old Megalithic mound found near Burgos, Spain. The collective graves of the Neolithic period were made mostly of stone and were large enough to hold many bodies in a communal space. The megalithic tomb in Alto de Reinoso, Burgos differs from this in only

Partying teens damage Megalithic tomb

An ancient megalitich burial chamber in the Netherlands has been damaged by a fire, possibily started by teenagers having a party. The ancient burial chamber or hunebed on the Groningerweg in Diever in Drenthe has been damaged by fire, with the heat causing one of the massive stones to crack and

Megalithic tombs were fashionable for a short time

West Europe's massive prehistoric tombs were built in great numbers for a short period of time before ceasing for centurires. "It trivializes the tombs to call it a fad, but building such structures seems to have become a fashion where great numbers were built and then there was a cessation

Megalithic settlement found in Sumatra

A 5,000-year-old settlement has been found in Southern Sumatra. Irfan Wintarto, an official at the Lahat Culture and Tourism Agency's Historical and Archeological Preservation Department, said local residents had discovered around 36 types of rocks on a 150-by-300-meter plot in the middle of a 2-hectare coffee plantation. The site

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