Si an Bhru (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - Newgrange, Ireland

And there we have it--the first notable triple spiral, AKA the "Spiral of Life" at the pre-Celtic Bronze Age (Neolithic) passage grave in Newgrange, Ireland. Can someone book me a flight to arrive in time for the winter solstice?

Newgrange - Ireland

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Old images of the great Neolithic passage tomb at Newgrange, Co. Over 5000 years old, it pre-dates Stonehenge by 1000 years and the Egyptian

Irish Celtic Symbols | Spiral of Newgrange-Irish Symbol-Triple Spiral Wood Carving Celtic Kn ...

Spiral of Newgrange-Irish Symbol-Triple Spiral Wood Carving Celtic Kn

Irish Celtic Symbols | Spiral of Newgrange-Irish Symbol-Triple Spiral Wood Carving Celtic Kn ...

Inside the Newgrange chamber, the tri-spiral on the wall is probably the most famous megalithic symbol of Ireland. At 12 inches in diameter it is quite small, less than a third of the size of the one at the entrance.

Stone age passage tomb, Newgrange, Ireland: This is a picture of the carved interior. In order to get here, you have to go through a long, narrow passageway that is too short for most adults to stand up in.

Newgrange, Ireland. The sun entering the passageway Winter Solstice. "There is no agreement about what the site was used for, but it has been speculated that it had religious significance – it is aligned with the rising sun and its light floods the chamber on the Winter Solstice."

Newgrange - The sun entering the passageway at Winter Solstice. Newgrange is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, about one kilometre north of the River Boyne. It was built about 3200 BCE, during the Neolithic period.

Knowth is a complex of prehistoric passage tombs just west of Newgrange in County Meath, Ireland

Knowth, a complex of neolithic passage tombs, west of Newgrange, County Meath, Ireland. The central mound is 40 ft. in height and more than 220 ft.

NewGrange passage tomb,3200BC, 600 years older than the Pyramids  and 1,000 years more ancient than Stonehenge.

NEWGRANGE is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located about one kilometre north of the River Boyne. It was built during the Neolithic period around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.

Newgrange: Ireland's Mysterious Neolithic Site | CosmosMariners.com

Newgrange: Ireland's Mysterious Neolithic Site

Older than both the Pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge, Newgrange was built around years ago. I knew I couldn't pass up a chance to visit this incredible Neolithic historic site when we visited Ireland.

Celtic Triskele (Triple Spiral) Stone Carving, Newgrange, Ireland ~ symbolic of the three realms: Land/Sea/Sky or the Triple Goddess (phases of womanhood): Maiden/Mother/Crone

Found in Newgrange. Celtic Triskele (Triple Spiral) Stone Carving, Newgrange, Ireland ~ symbolic of the three realms: Land/Sea/Sky or the Triple Goddess (phases of womanhood): Maiden/Mother/Crone

Newgrange- One of the most amazing places in Ireland.

dia 2 visitaremos Newgrange is a prehistoric monument, part of the complex of Megalithic sites of Brú na Bóinne in Ireland. Shown is the retaining wall at the front. The sides and back are ringed by 'kerbstones' engraved with artwork.

Newgrange in Ireland. It's an ancient (older than Stonehenge!) monument that is lit by the sun only on the winter equinox.

Newgrange in Ireland. An ancient (older than Stonehenge) monument, lit by the sun only on the winter equinox.

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