megalith

The term “megalith” refers to a large and heavy stone, often used in prehistoric construction for monuments, tombs, and other structures. Megaliths can be found in various shapes and forms, such as standing stones (menhirs), megalithic tombs, and stone circles. The construction of megalithic structures dates back to the Neolithic and Bronze Ages, showcasing the engineering skills and cultural significance of early human societies. Megaliths were erected for various purposes, including religious rituals, burial sites, and astronomical observatories. These ancient stone structures continue to be a source of wonder and fascination, offering glimpses into the beliefs and practices of our ancestors. Studying megaliths allows us to better understand the ancient civilizations that built them and their relationship with the natural world and the cosmos.