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Cairn S (Passage Grave) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Cairn S</b>Posted by ryaner ryaner Posted by ryaner
26th September 2017ce

Cairn F (Passage Grave) — Images

<b>Cairn F</b>Posted by ryaner ryaner Posted by ryaner
23rd September 2017ce

Cairn H (Passage Grave) — Images

<b>Cairn H</b>Posted by ryaner ryaner Posted by ryaner
23rd September 2017ce

Cairn G (Cairn(s)) — Images

<b>Cairn G</b>Posted by ryaner ryaner Posted by ryaner
23rd September 2017ce

Cairn C (Passage Grave) — Images

<b>Cairn C</b>Posted by ryaner ryaner Posted by ryaner
22nd September 2017ce

Cairn A2 (Passage Grave) — Images

<b>Cairn A2</b>Posted by ryaner ryaner Posted by ryaner
22nd September 2017ce

Cairn J (Passage Grave) — Images

<b>Cairn J</b>Posted by ryaner ryaner Posted by ryaner
22nd September 2017ce

Newgrange (Passage Grave) — Links

Mythical Ireland - Newgrange folklore


"The earliest antiquarians who visited, documented, sketched and spoke about Newgrange sometimes get a hard time from the modern academic establishment. The writings of Lhwyd and Molyneux and Pownall and Vallancey are all criticised for one reason or another (poor Charles Vallancey is largely ridiculed, perhaps because he referred to Newgrange as a Mithraic temple). All of the early antiquarian accounts of the monument are valuable for one reason or another. Some of them have captured aspects of the monument that have disappeared since they wrote. Without the tools and techniques of modern archaeology, all of them were poking around in the dark, so to speak. They couldn't have known the true age of Newgrange, nor could they have appreciated the skills of the artists and builders who created it, those whom they all too often referred to as barbarous. .... "
tjj Posted by tjj
20th July 2017ce

Cairn H (Passage Grave) — Images

<b>Cairn H</b>Posted by costaexpress<b>Cairn H</b>Posted by costaexpress Posted by costaexpress
11th May 2017ce
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