Dolmen of Brüssow-Hammelstall

The Dolmen of Brüssow-Hammelstall is made of granite boulders, and is located on the Hammelstaller Berg, Germany.

Dolmen of Brüssow-Hammelstall

The Dolmen of Brüssow-Hammelstall is made of granite boulders, and is located on the Hammelstaller Berg, Germany. The megalithic system of the funnel beaker culture is surrounded by a low round hill.

The internal dimensions of the chamber are 2.5 × 0.9 m. The north-eastern narrow side is formed by the end stone, the two long sides consist of two 1.15 m and 1.45 m high supporting stones. On the supporting stones are two capstones weighing about four tones. The entrance is on the south-western narrow side. A threshold stone was not found.

The Dolmen of Brüssow-Hammelstall  is the easternmost German facility of this type, first mentioned in 1845, was already disrupted in the 19th century. Only a few vessel fragments from the Funnel Beaker Culture were preserved. Around 1900 the dolmen was reconstructed at the instigation of the Uckermark Museum and History Association.

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