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DOLMEN DE LA ROCHE AU LOUP

Address : Bergon
44780 MISSILLAC
FRANCE

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Presentation of: DOLMEN DE LA ROCHE AU LOUP

Located in the middle of a field in the hamlet of Bergon, this dolmen testifies of a human presence in the Neolithic period (5000 - 1200 B.C).
Simple dolmen, quite well preserved, it is composed of an enormous covering stone (length: 4.50 m / width: 3.50 m / thickness: 60 cm), supported by 3 standing stones, 2 m high on a side, 1 m high on the other.
The resulting gradiant of the covering stone gives to monument the general silhouette of giant turtle.
Like other dolmens, the Wolves' Stone used to be topped of a cairn and was used as a tumb, dedicated to the Neolithic elite.
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Megalith
CAP Atlantique
CAP Atlantique

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