Megalithic Tomb Złotovo

The Megalithic Tomb Złotovo is a prehistoric burial site located in the village of Złotowo in Poland.

Megalithic Tomb Złotovo

The Megalithic Tomb Złotovo is a prehistoric burial site located in the village of Złotowo in Poland. The tomb dates back to the Neolithic period, approximately 5,000 to 6,000 years ago, and is one of the largest and most well-preserved megalithic tombs in Poland.

The tomb consists of a long, narrow passage made up of large stone slabs that leads to a central burial chamber. The passage and chamber are covered by a massive mound of earth and stones, which measures approximately 20 meters in diameter and 3 meters in height. The mound is surrounded by several smaller stones, which are believed to have served as markers or boundary stones.

The purpose of the Megalithic Tomb Złotovo is believed to have been as a burial site for important members of the local community. Excavations of the tomb have revealed several human remains, as well as pottery, weapons, and other artifacts that suggest the people buried in the tomb were part of a wealthy and influential social class.

The Megalithic Tomb Złotovo is a significant cultural and historical site in Poland, and efforts have been made to protect and preserve it. It is also a popular destination for tourists who are interested in exploring the ancient history and culture of the region.

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    Image via Megalithica.RU [https://megalithica.ru/megalitic-site-zlotowo.html]

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