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Menhirs of India

21 April 2008

We present more photos that were received from India, captured by Faiyaz Ahmad who is working on a research project on “Megalithic Civilization of Jharkhand”. This set of photos show Menhirs (large upright standing prehistoric stones), as seen in 3 villages in the Ramgarh district. . . . (1) JAMSINGH VILLAGE – The following photo [...]

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Rappelling in prehistoric cave

21 April 2008

The Keshet (arch) cave is located on the south edge of the mountain ridge that separates the upper Galilee and Lebanon, overlooking the Bezet creek. It is a natural cave that was used in prehistoric times as a dwelling place. The ceiling of the cave collapsed in the past, leaving only an arch – which [...]

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Tumuli in Upper Galilee

9 February 2008

About 1.5KM east to Khirbet Suggar, on the north side of the road to Modern Manot, is a small stone pile. It is located on top of a small hill (spot height #187) which overlooks the Kziv valley. The round stone pile is about 3M in diameter, and made out of one level of large [...]

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Megaliths in Chitarpur and Honnah, India

5 January 2008

Dolmens are spread out in Europe and Asia. We present some photos that were received from India, captured in Jharkhand – a newly formed state of India – by Faiyaz Ahmad who is working on a research project on “Megalithic Civilization of Jharkhand”. The following photo shows a 3-tier dolmen. This dolmen is situated in [...]

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Megaliths in Bhainpur, India

5 January 2008

Our reader, Faiyaz Ahmad from India, sent us unique Megalithic examples from India. Faiyaz is working on a research project on “Megalithic Civilization of Jharkhand”. The following megalithic findings are found in Bhainpur village: Stone circle- This is located in Bhainpur village (Lat- 23 33′ Long- 85 36′) of Ramgarh district. This circle is made [...]

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