Posted by: marthabernie | February 25, 2015

MEGALITHIC ENTRANCE STONE – Newgrange, County Meath, Ireland

003aI took this photo in the early 1990’s at Newgrange in County Meath, Ireland.  Newgrange is a megalithic burial tomb which aligns twice a year with te summer and winter solstices.  This was probably the burial chamber of a king or high ranking person in the community.  The most astonishing thing is that the stones were brought from miles away, probably on the river and then to this hill.   This is the entrance, and you have to bend over in several places to get to the main chamber.  Once inside, they re-enact the solstice so you are able to see the sun as it appears down the center of the entry to the chamber.   For more information on this fascinating place, check out Newgrange.


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