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Chivasso's menhir

Standing Stone / Menhir


Chivasso's menhir is one of 3 (Chivasso, Mazzè, Lugnacco) similar menhir survived trhough the centuries, part of bigger group in these area.
It's 4 meters tall, it have a cup mark on it (and 2 holes made in medieval times) and now it's conserved in a big glass box in a central square (piazza d'Armi) in Chivasso. The exact original position is not known.
Recently, the local historian Prof. Luciano Dell'Olmo recognized the importance of the piece and the town administration decided to restore it.
wido_piemonte Posted by wido_piemonte
17th December 2008ce

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