Grand-Menhir, Locmariaquer

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 12 August 2014

Three of the remaining pieces of the Grand-Menhir at the Neolithic site of Locmariaquer in north-west France. The menhir once stood 20 metres high and weighed 280 tons. It toppled and broke into four pieces c. 4,000 BCE, a few hundred years after its original positioning.



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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