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Newgrange Megalithic Monument, Co. Meath, Ireland

This quartz and granite face is a modern reconstruction - using the original materials - of how Newgrange must have looked 5,000 years ago. The quartz came from about 60km south, while the granite rocks came from farther north. The stones on the bottom weigh between 1 and 10 tonnes - and were put here 5,000 years ago!....

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2007 Dave Walsh.
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This quartz and granite face is a modern reconstruction - using the original materials - of how Newgrange must have looked 5,000 years ago. The quartz came from about 60km south, while the granite rocks came from farther north. The stones on the bottom weigh between 1 and 10 tonnes - and were put here 5,000 years ago!....