Megalithic


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Megalithic

Built of very large stones, used as found in nature or roughly hewn, especially as used in ancient construction.

megalithic

megalithic monument
Built of unusually large stones.
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Tourists today begin their visit at the 'Centro de Recepcion' close to the car park (with a fibreglass replica of the megalithic structure), before taking the path to the 'Pabellon del Dolmen' [Pavilion of the Dolmen] that houses the tomb itself.
In Andhra, on the other hand, urban centres were in most cases associated with localized chieftains and rajas as a result of the growing power of the megalithic communities supplemented with trading activities.
It is the breath-taking megalithic observatory in the municipality of Staro Nagoricane,some 50km of Skopjeand35kmof Kumanovo, standing on the Tatikev Kamen peak on an altitude of 1,013 meters above sea level and named after the nearby village of Kokino.
15 Southwell A French village in Brittany famous for the Carnac stones, a dense collection of megalithic dolmens, tumuli and single menhirs.
Metallurgical analysis of a chisel excavated from the early Iron Age megalithic site at Mahurjhari in Maharashtra has revealed that it was made by a process known in modern metallurgy as solidstate reduction or bloomery process.
This conjures up pictures of an area of green grass and flowerbeds dwarfed by a megalithic Tesco Extra.
My favorite structure in Ireland, though, was Newgrange, a megalithic passage tomb believed to have been built around 3200 BC.
Eclipse challenges traditional models of megalithic enterprise development tools, allowing users to adopt more granular tools better aligned to their needs -- and this agility is seen by adopters as one of the key advantages of Eclipse," states Carl Zetie, vice president, Forrester Research, in "The Eclipse Tools Market Enters The Next Phase," October 2005.
Guided by Indian spirits from his dreams, Timothy aims to destroy the megalithic railroad corporation and its control over life in North America.
The bales are configured in a large circle, reminiscent of megalithic standing stone arrays in Great Britain.
The programme gave considerable scope for personal views and reflection, and so speakers included international architectural historians Caspar Pearson, Claude Massu, Pascal Julien, and Fabio Barry, theoreticians including Kari Jormakka from Vienna, and practising architects such as Eric Parry, former RIBA president George Ferguson, and also Swiss architect Walter Hunziker who last year won an international competition for the design of new protective structures and tourist facilities at the famous megalithic temple sites on the island.
In a land of megalithic corporations with armies of engineers, Ubit has with just a handful of talented international developers created a successful European business worth millions of dollars a year.