Dolmen des Vézinies 3

Megalithic tomb

Dolmen des Vézinies 3

The Dolmen des Vézinies 3 is a megalithic tomb located in the commune of Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in southwestern France. It was built during the Neolithic period, around 3000 BCE, and consists of several large standing stones supporting a large flat stone that forms the roof of the chamber. The dolmen is believed to have been used for burial rituals and is one of several megalithic sites in the area. The site is particularly notable for its carvings of human figures and animals, which are among the earliest examples of prehistoric art in France. Excavations of the site have also revealed a number of artifacts, including pottery, stone tools, and jewelry, providing valuable insights into the lives of the people who built and used the dolmen. Overall, the Dolmen des Vézinies 3 is an important archaeological site that sheds light on the rich and complex history of prehistoric France.

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