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  • Niedertiefenbach (megalithic tomb) — The Niedertiefenbach tomb (German: Steinkistengrab von Niedertiefenbach) is a megalithic tomb located near Beselich Niedertiefebach in Hesse, Germany. It belongs to the Wartberg culture of the Central European Later Neolithic. It is of special… …   Wikipedia

  • Altendorf (megalithic tomb) — The Altendorf tomb ( de. Steinkammergrab von Altendorf) was an important megalithic tomb at Altenburg near Naumburg, northern Hesse, Germany. It was a gallery grave belonging to the Late Neolithic Wartberg culture. The Altenburg tomb is of… …   Wikipedia

  • Züschen (megalithic tomb) — The Züschen tomb (German: Steinkammergrab von Züschen , sometimes also Lohne Züschen ) is a prehistoric burial monument, located between Lohne and Züschen, near Fritzlar, Hesse, Germany. Classified as a gallery grave or a Hessian Westphalian… …   Wikipedia

  • Lohra (megalithic tomb) — The Lohra tomb ( de. Steinkammergrab von Lohra) was a megalithic monument outside Lohra near Marburg in north central Hesse, Germany. It is one of the lesser known among its type in Central Europe. It dates to the late Neolithic, probably just… …   Wikipedia

  • Megalithic architectural elements — This article describes several characteristic architectural elements typical of European megalithic (Stone Age) structures. Contents 1 Forecourt 2 Kerb or peristalith 3 Orthostat 4 Port hole slab …   Wikipedia

  • Tomb — Tombs redirects here. For other uses, see Tombs (disambiguation). A type of tomb: a mausoleum in Le Père Lachaise cemetery. A tomb (from Greek: τύμβος tumbos[1]) is a repository for the remains of the dead. It is generally a …   Wikipedia

  • megalithic structure — noun memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe) • Syn: ↑megalith • Derivationally related forms: ↑megalithic (for: ↑megalith) • Regions: ↑Europe …   Useful english dictionary

  • portal tomb — noun a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone • Syn: ↑dolmen, ↑cromlech • Hypernyms: ↑megalith, ↑megalithic structure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Labbacallee wedge tomb — ( Leaba Caillighe in Irish, meaning The Hag s Bed ) is a large pre historic burial monument, located 8km (5 miles) north west of Fermoy and 2km (1.25 miles) south east of Glanworth, County Cork, Ireland. It is the largest Irish wedge tomb.cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Chamber tomb — A chamber tomb is a tomb for burial used in many different cultures. In the case of individual burials, the chamber is thought to signify a higher status for the interree than a simple grave. Built from rock or sometimes wood, the chambers could… …   Wikipedia

  • Irish Megalithic Tombs — Ireland has a wealth of impressive historical monuments. In Ireland there are four types of Megalithic tombs: Court Cairns, Passage Tombs, Wedge tombs and Portal Dolmens.Court TombsThere are about 300 of these types of tombs in Ireland. These… …   Wikipedia

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