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  • Record Number: 1346
  • Title on Photograph: EUROPE 7,000 - 2,500 BC. MEGALITHIC ART IN WESTERN EUROPE.
  • Material: MAP
  • Comments on Photo: IMAGE FROM: ONIANS, JOHN (2004), ATLAS OF WORLD ART. LAURENCE KING PUBLISHING LTD. MAP 2, PAGE 29.
  • Comments on Subject: MEGALITHIC MONUMENTS WERE BUILT IN SEVERAL AREASS OF ATLANTIC EUROPE DURING THE FIFTH MILLENNIUM BC. THEY RANGE FROM CHAMBERED TOOMBS, OF STONE OR TIMBER CONSTRUCTURE COVERED BY A MOUND, TO SIMPLE UPRIGHT SONTES (MENHIRS) AND ELABORATE STONE SETTINGS AND CIRCLES. ENGRAVED MOTIFS ARE FOUND BOTH ON STANDING STONES AND CHAMBERED TOMBS, AND WERE ALSO CARVED ON EXPOSED ROCK SURFACES.
  • Group: ANCIENT WORLD ART
  • Bibliography: ATLAS OF WORLD ART
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