1. a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone
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  • As many as thirty dolmens, the remains of prehistoric chambered tombs, have been discovered.
  • Artifacts on those installations include shrines, gravesites, sculptures and prehistoric dolmens.
  • All of the stone circles, menhirs, dolmens, etc., of the British Isles were constructed by peoples who antedated the Celts by one to three thousand years.
  • In almost all countries where megalithic structures occur certain fixed types prevail; the dolmen is the most general of these, and it is clear that many of the other forms are simply developments of this. Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders
  • Roofs could be of horizontal capstones to make the so-called dolmens, or of oversailing courses of slabs, which are known as corbelled vaults.
  • The view of the Aran Islands and beyond is astounding, as is the local geography, which includes caves, dolmens, standing stones, holy wells, around 75 megalithic tombs and around 500 Iron Age forts.
  • Aihole is one of those remarkable sites that span time and has evidence of dolmens, Buddhist chaityas and stupas, Jain and Hindu temples.
  • The "cromlech," i.e. a huge flattish stone resting on three stones set upright, of which we have so many examples in Great Britain, is not represented in Japan excepting where a group of dolmens has been long used as a quarry for building stones. Archaeologia, or, Miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity [microform]
  • The majority of tombs are a mixture of small passage-tombs and dolmens, usually surrounded by a stone kerb and constructed with the large rounded granite boulders of the area.
  • According to a report in BalkanTravellers. com, the discovery was made by archaeologists Aleksadar Michev and Teodor Rokov, who were exploring a stone structure reminiscent of a 'dolmen' - a typical Thracian tomb from the Early Iron Age. Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
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