Meehambee Dolmen

Meehambee Dolmen, also known as the “The Harp Stone,” is a prehistoric monument located in County Roscommon, Ireland.

Meehambee Dolmen

Meehambee Dolmen, also known as the “The Harp Stone,” is a prehistoric monument located in County Roscommon, Ireland. It is a type of megalithic tomb that dates back to the Neolithic period, between 4000 and 2500 BCE.

The Dolmen is made up of several large stones, with one large capstone resting on top of two upright stones, creating a portal-like structure. The capstone is estimated to weigh between 20 and 30 tons and is believed to have been quarried from a nearby site.

The purpose of Meehambee Dolmen is not entirely clear, but it is believed to have been used as a burial chamber for important members of the local community. It is also thought to have had religious and ceremonial significance.

Today, the dolmen is a popular tourist attraction and a significant part of Ireland’s rich cultural heritage.

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