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Hunebed in Borger

Holland is a flat country. There are no mountains or rocks. But in the north of the country within a radius of only 30 kilometers, 53 megalithic monuments are scattered over a beautiful landscape. Granite skeletons of 5500 years old burial chambers.

This hunebed is a real giant. The biggest in Holland! 25 Yards long, 9 huge capstones, 26 sidestones, 2 endstones and a complete porch consisting of 5 passage-stones. Were here the headquarters of the Beaker Culture? Anyway, thousands of the Beaker People must have been buried in this impressive grave. Strange enough no artifacts have been found here. There are indications that in the 17th century a lot of digging took place in this grave and they left nothing behind.   

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Copyright: Freddy Stapersma
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6886x3443
Taken: 22/01/2009
Uploaded: 22/01/2009
Updated: 28/02/2015


Tags: hunebed; borger; freddy; stapersma; kandiefoto; discocandy; panormam; 360; vacation; netherlands
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