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|Knowth (Irish: Cnobha) is the site of a Neolithic passage grave, one of the ancient monuments of the Brú na Bóinne complex in the valley of the River Boyne in Ireland. It is around a kilometre north west of the Newgrange monument and 2 km west of Dowth.|
Knowth is the largest of all passage graves situated within the Brú na Bóinne complex. The site consists of one large mound (kno...
|Bryn Celli Ddu is a prehistoric site on the Welsh island of Anglesey located near Llanddaniel Fab. Its name is difficult to translate directly but means either 'the mound in the dark grove' or possibly 'the mound in the grove of the deity'. It was plundered in 1699 and archaeologically excavated between 1928 and 1929.|
During the Neolithic period a stone circle and henge stood at ...
|Three miles NNE of the Sneem-Parknasilla road is Staigue Fort, one of the largest and finest ring forts you are likely to see in Ireland. It stands on a low hill in an amphiteatre of rugged hills open to the sea on the south.|
The wall is up to 5.5m (18ft) high and 4m (13ft) thick, surrounding a circular area of 27.4m (90ft) in diameter. Inside the wall are two small chambers about 2.1m (...
|South of Franklin, a mile east of Highway 31 on County Road 400S is the grave of Nancy Barnett. And I do mean ON the county road, smack dab in the middle of it. At one time her grave was surrounded by other graves, but a path through the family plot eventually became a road and the other graves were moved. Her son refused to let her grave be disturbed, and at that time it wasnŐt in the way much...||12/20/2006||777|
|The exact place of Gainsbourg 's grave, an extremely famous singer in France and buried in the Montparnasse'cemetery in 1991. For fans....||08/29/2005||465|
|Jim Morrison's Grave in Paris, Pere Lachaise cementary.||07/18/2007||688|
|Jyndovnen is a pretty long barrow from the Neolithic period in Godthaab, just north of Ginnerup. The cairn lies today in a cultivated landscape, but when it was completed more than 5,000 years ago, it lay only a few hundred meters north of a very narrow fjord, which cut about a mile into the hills from the north side of Kolindsund at Ginnerup. . |
The name Jyndovn is an old common...
|Noor Jahan was the beloved wife of Emperor Jahangir. Her actual grave is located in a dark basement alongwith another grave which is of her daughter Ladli Begum (from her first husband - Ali Quli Khan Sher Afgann)|
|At the end of the Second World War, younger boys were asked to defend Germany. On 26 April 1945, when the use of a Panzerfaust was explained, it exploded and 23 boys, at the age from 14 to 19, died. Their remains were buried together in a collective grave.|
|This is the Morumbi Cemetary in Sao Paulo (Brasil)|
Here lies the grave of Ayrton Senna da Silva, the best Formula 1 driver ever (Sorry Michael Schumacher).
|The grave chapel from the house Wuerttemberg. It was built by king Wilhelm I. between 1820 and 1824 for his second wife Katharina Pawlowa (1788-1819). Herself, Wilhelm I. and their daughter were buried there. The building was planned by Giovanni SALUCCI. From there you have a great view over Stuttgart.||06/20/2007||513|
|The Gop is a neolithic mound lying north of Trelawnyd in Flintshire, Wales. Oval in form, it is the second-largest such mound in Britain after Silbury Hill. Excavations have uncovered no burial chambers or other underground works. This may indicate that it was used as a look-out or hill fort; there is evidence that there was a considerable amount of stone on the top of hill. In the seventeenth ...||11/03/2009||292|