Dolmen Dzhubga

The Dolmen of Dzhubga is an ancient megalithic structure located in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia.

dolmen dzhubga

The Dolmen of Dzhubga is an ancient megalithic structure located in the Caucasus region of Southern Russia, near the town of Dzhubga. It is a unique and impressive dolmen that stands approximately 4 meters tall and is made up of massive stone slabs that weigh several tons each.

The dolmen is believed to date back to the Bronze Age, approximately 3,500 to 4,000 years ago, and is thought to have served as a burial chamber or religious site for the people who built it.

The Dolmen of Dzhubga is unique in its design, with its large capstone weighing over 60 tons and its massive supporting stones. The dolmen is constructed using a technique called dry stone masonry, which involves fitting together stones without the use of mortar or cement.

The purpose of the Dolmen of Dzhubga remains a mystery, although it is believed to have had significant religious or spiritual significance for the people who built it. Some theories suggest that it may have served as a site for astronomical observations, as the stones are aligned with the movements of the sun and stars.

The Dolmen of Dzhubga is a significant cultural and historical site in the Caucasus region, and efforts have been made to protect and preserve it.

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