gallery grave


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gallery grave

A prehistoric burial place consisting of a long stone-lined gallery without a tomb chamber, and covered by an artificial mound.
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Given similar results at other sites (Bayliss & Whittle 2007), long barrows must now be seen as a relatively short-lived phenomenon within the early fourth millennium BC; a distinct type of monument that renders obsolete the traditional terminological pot-pourri of earthen long barrows, chambered cairns, gallery graves, megalithic long mounds and so on (cf.