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The Stone Circles Of Gambia

The two main areas are at Wassu and Lamin Koto and are now easier to get to as the road has now been upgraded from a dirt track to what looks like a road but that's about it. The sites are a bit of a teaser as they were thought to be from around 100BC but carbon 14 tests say the sites are from around 25BC - AD750. They are known to be burial sites but who built them is a mystery. The stones range from a height of 18" to 9ft tall and there are hundreds of stones in around 6-8 circles per site. Some circles have been lost and it is unkown how many there were originally.

View images at: i'll update the link soon.....!

Posted by copefan
21st February 2003ce
Edited 17th November 2003ce

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