The Wolves' Stone (dolmen)

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  • dolmen de la roche aux loups
dolmen de la roche aux loups

Presentation

Located in the middle of a field in the hamlet of Bergon, this dolmen testifies of a human presence in the Neolithic period (5000 - 1200 B.C).
Simple dolmen, quite well preserved, it is composed of an enormous covering stone (length: 4.50 m / width: 3.50 m / thickness: 60 cm), supported by 3 standing stones, 2 m  high on a side, 1 m high on the other.
The resulting gradiant of the covering stone gives to monument the general silhouette of giant turtle.
Like other dolmens, the Wolves' Stone used to be topped of a cairn and was used as a tumb, dedicated to the Neolithic elite.
Contact
The Wolves' Stone (dolmen)
Bergon
44780
MISSILLAC
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Dolmen de la Roche au Loup
Bergon
44780
MISSILLAC
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.45618
Longitude : -2.21610
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  • Geographical Location :
    • The Regional Natural Parc of la Brière