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Megalithic Stone Circle of Almendres, Portugal,  500 to 1000 years older than Stonehenge.

Evora Megalithic "Stone Circle" of Almendres, Portugal, 500 to 1000 years older than Stonehenge.

Almendres Cromlech - Evora, Portugal

Cromlech, Almendres, stone circle near Évora, Portugal

Almendres Cromlech (Cromeleque dos Almendres) stone circle is the most important megalithic site in Portugal. Consisting of 96 standing stones arranged in an oval, it dates from 5000-4000 BC.

Almendres Cromlech (Cromeleque dos Almendres) stone circle is the most important megalithic site in Portugal. Consisting of 96 standing stones arranged in an oval, it dates from BC.

Ring of Brodgar, Scotland. In legend the 27 standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar were dancing giants petrified by sunlight.

Ring of Brodgar, Stenness, Orkney, Scotland, ca. In legend the 27 standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar were dancing giants petrified by sunlight.

Mysterious Swedish 'Stonehenge'  A 5,500-year-old tomb possibly belonging to a Stone Age chieftain has been unearthed at a megalithic monument in the shape of a ship called the Ale's Stenar (Ale's Stones). The tomb, in Sweden, was likely robbed of stones to build the Viking-era ship monument.

A tomb possibly belonging to a Stone Age chieftain has been unearthed at a megalithic monument in the shape of a ship called the Ale's Stenar (Ale's Stones). The tomb, in Sweden, was likely robbed of stones to build the Viking-era ship monument.

Drombeg Prehistoric Stone Circle, County Cork, Munster, Eire (Republic of Ireland) Photographic Print

Drombeg Prehistoric Stone Circle, County Cork, Munster, Eire (Republic of Ireland) Photographic Print

Necropole de São Gens com a Pedra do Sino, Celorico da Beira #Portugal

On the Serra Biera, Portugal is the Necropolis of San Gens ,composed of around twenty rock-cut sepulchres surrounding the 'Pedra do Sino' - The 'Bell-Stone'.

Prehistoric Dartmoor

Scorhill Bronze Age Stone circle at Dartmoor National Park. Stone Circle Discovered That Could Be Older Than Stonehenge www.

The Stones of Stenness is a Neolithic monument in Orkney, Scotland dating from around 3000 BC. Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar, and the newly discovered “Ness of Brodgar” form the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site.

Digging for archaeology photos in National Geographic’s archive

Almendres Cromlech, Évora - Alentejo, Portugal

The Almendres Cromlech megalithic complex is one of the largest megalithic monuments in the Iberian Peninsula dating back to the Late Neolithic period (about 7000 years ago).

Menir dos Almendres - Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe, Évora

Menir dos Almendres - Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe, Évora

Midsummer monument: the sacred stones of Portugal's Stonehenge - via The Independent 17.06.2016 | Two thousand years older than the Wiltshire stone circle, the Cromlech of the Almendres is one of the largest megalithic sites in Europe – and it's perfectly positioned to celebrate the solstice

Midsummer monument: the sacred stones of Portugal's Stonehenge

Midsummer monument: the sacred stones of Portugal's Stonehenge - via The Independent 17.06.2016 | Two thousand years older than the Wiltshire stone circle, the Cromlech of the Almendres is one of the largest megalithic sites in Europe – and it's perfectly positioned to celebrate the solstice

Ancient Historys Biggest Mysteries The Carnac Stones are 3,000 megalithic stones located on the coast of Brittany, France. The stones are arranged in perfect lines over a distance of 12 kilometers and were built in the Neolithic age by an unknown group of people. To date, the most perplexing aspect of the Carnac Stones is why so many stones have been placed so symmetrically in one specific spot.

The Local Myth of the Carnac Stones is that a Roman Legion was marching when the Wizard Merlin turned them all into stone. megalithic stones in perfect lines over 12 kilometers) Carnac Stones in France

The Rollright Stones, Oxfordshire, England 77 limestones encircling secrets for…

The Rollright Stones, a complex of three Neolithic and Bronze Age megalithic monuments in Oxfordshire. Now known as The King’s Men, The King Stone and The Whispering Knights Photo copyright Angela Jayne Latham.

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