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Dolmen of Antequera, now UNESCO approved

The Andalusian hillside town of Antequera is one of the best day trips from Málaga, Sevilla, Granada or Córdoba. Now there is even more incentive to go: it’s prehistoric dolmen have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. 354 more words

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Prehistoric Kerala

After our chance encounter with the Kudakkallu, the megalithic umbrella stone, I surfed the web for information on prehistoric Kerala. The first place to visit was the informative website of the… 859 more words


Antequera: At the Heart of Andalusia

The ancient city of Antequera, Spain is at the physical and cultural center of the region of Andalusia. It is a typical white-washed town of the area. 170 more words

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D for Dolmens

A dolmen is a structure built by ancient humans which normally consisted two upright stones supporting a flattish capstone. There is a strong belief that Dolmens were used as tombs but we are not completely sure. 96 more words


just a piece of stone? - think again

We live in a rural farming community. The other day we were talking about how many years the area may have been farmed for. A few days later I started reading a book on the history of art. 823 more words

Megalithic Burials are so Weird

The vast majority of the world’s oldest, still-standing human-built structures are tombs of one sort or another. (To be fair, this excludes not-still standing structures, like ruins.) 927 more words