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Die Großen Steine von Kleinenkneten

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    Is the only one in Lower Saxony and one of the very few facilities in Germany in which three chambers (all passage graves) lie within a common enclosure. In Denmark there are up to five, albeit smaller, Dysses in one bed.

    The irregularity of the 34 m long border, which is constricted in the middle part, is probably due to a premature reconstruction (also observed elsewhere). Their width is up to eight meters on the outside, but only about six meters in the middle. This peculiarity gives rise to the assumption that chamber 2 was inserted last between chambers 1 + 3. The existing borders of these chambers were opened in order to use the stones when building chamber 2 or to close the border in the central area. The reason for this may have been a lack of other suitable modules in the vicinity of the systems. This is also evident from the small size and the use of inconsistent stone formats in chamber 2 and explains (to a certain extent) the trapezoidal shape of the system that was apparently last constructed at this location.
    Source: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kleinenknetener_Ssteine
    The large stones from Kleinenkneten are a stop, as is the Pestrup burial ground, the "street of megalithic culture.

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    • May 14, 2017

  • solotalent

    The Kleinenkneter Stones are three neighboring megalithic graves south of Wildeshausen, of which graves 1 and 2 are among the most notable in Lower Saxony.
    The "giant beds" of the Kleinenkneter stones were excavated from 1934 to 1939. More than 10,000 fragments of clay vessels, stone axes, arrowheads, amber beads, a small copper disk and a lamp with five burning holes were found.

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    • March 12, 2018

  • Aro

    Is the only one in Lower Saxony and one of the very few facilities in Germany in which three chambers (all passage graves) lie within a common enclosure. In Denmark there are up to five, albeit smaller, Dysses in a common bed. The irregularity of the 34 m long border, which is constricted in the middle part, is probably due to a premature reconstruction (also observed elsewhere). Their width is up to eight meters on the outside, but only about six meters in the middle. This peculiarity gives rise to the assumption that chamber 2 was inserted last between chambers 1 + 3. The existing borders of these chambers were opened in order to use the stones when building chamber 2 or to close the border in the central area. The reason for this may have been a lack of other suitable modules in the vicinity of the systems. This is also evident from the small size and the use of inconsistent stone formats in chamber 2 and explains (to a certain extent) the trapezoidal shape of the system that was apparently last constructed at this location.
    Source: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kleinenknetener_Ssteine
    The large stones from Kleinenkneten are a stop, as is the Pestrup burial ground, the "street of megalithic culture.

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    • May 28, 2017

  • Franc 🚲🍀🥾

    A place where the past was preserved

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    • May 3, 2020

  • Rolli

    You get awe when you see what used to move people such large stones without any machines 😃🤔💪

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    • June 9, 2020

  • Rolli

    You get humility when you see what people used to manage and position such large stones in this place without any aids

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    • May 14, 2020

  • Ulli 🔸🚴🔸👣

    Interesting ... 😉

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    • July 30, 2020

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Location: Wildeshausen, Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany

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