Dolmen de la Frébouchère

The Dolmen de la Frébouchère is a Neolithic monument located in the Maine-et-Loire department of western France.

Dolmen de la Frébouchère

The Dolmen de la Frébouchère is a Neolithic monument located in the commune of Avrillé, in the Maine-et-Loire department of western France. It is one of the largest and most well-preserved dolmens in the region, and it is believed to date back to around 3500 BCE.

The dolmen consists of two large upright stones that support a large capstone, creating a chamber-like structure that would have been used as a burial site. The chamber is approximately 3 meters long and 2 meters wide, and the capstone is estimated to weigh around 40 tons.

One of the unique features of the Dolmen de la Frébouchère is the intricate carvings and engravings that cover the stones. The engravings include spirals, lines, and shapes that are believed to have held significant symbolic meaning for the people who constructed the dolmen.

The Dolmen de la Frébouchère is a protected historical monument, and it is open to visitors throughout the year.

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