Newgrange ireland

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

Older than Stonehenge the Newgrange monument is lit by the sun only on the winter equinox Ireland

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.

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.

Near Dublin - One of the earliest and most impressive works of European megalithic architecture is a passage grave, ca. 3200 to 2500 BCE, Newgrange, 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, Ireland. The sun entering the passageway at Winter Solstice. Fascinating article if you follow the link.

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.

Newgrange Passage Grave, Ireland. The tomb becomes fully lit during the Winter Solstice.

Newgrange

Newgrange Passage Grave, Co.Meath, Ireland, built around 3200 BC. The tomb becomes fully lit during the Winter Solstice.

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. (35th-32nd centuries BC)

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.

Older than the pyramids and built by master craftsmen whose genius remains evident even today, the passage tomb at Newgrange reveals a sunny secret every year on the winter solstice.

Ancient East: Land of 5,000 Dawns

CD 16 Older than the pyramids and built by master craftsmen whose genius remains evident even today, the passage tomb at Newgrange reveals a sunny secret every year on the winter solstice.

Knowth, Sacred space.

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.

The Megalithic Passage Tomb, Newgrange, County Meath Ireland, constructed over 5000 years ago (about 3200 BC). It is estimated that the construction of the Passage Tomb at Newgrange would have taken a work force of 300 at least 20 years.

10 Unique Cemeteries - Underwater Cemetery

Tombs, The Megalithic Passage Tomb, Newgrange, County Meath Ireland, constructed over 5000 years ago (about 3200 BC). It is estimated that the construction of the Passage Tomb at Newgrange would have taken a work force of 300 at least 20 years.

Celtic Megalithic Architecture | Newgrange, Ireland

Celtic Megalithic Architecture | Newgrange, Ireland

County Meath’s Ancient Celtic site of Newgrange is older than both the Egyptian Pyramids and Stonehenge.

Ireland: County Meath’s Ancient Celtic site of Newgrange is older than both the Egyptian Pyramids and Stonehenge.

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.

Visit http://www.tainsilver.com/ to see our handcrafted Celtic Jewellery.  Ancient megalithic sites of Ireland. http://marie-mckeown.hubpages.com/hub/History-of-Ireland-First-Peoples-of-Ireland

A Brief History of Ireland's First People

How did our Neolithic ancestors manage to build these massive tombs in Ireland, carting 16-ton stones from miles away, in such a way that they would remain watertight and intact for more than 5,000 years? That’s just one of the many mysteries surrounding these marvels of engineering, which are hundreds of years older than Egypt’s pyramids and Stonehenge.

Passage Tombs, Newgrange, Ireland Don left part of his forehead here. Some low passages.

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