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FROM SCABBLED STONES TO POST-PALEOLITHIC FUNERARY ARCHITECTURE





Fig. 25A1) post-paleolithic funerary architecture (dolmen). The name dolmen comes from the Bretagne (France) and derives from the bretone language: dol (table) and men (stone).
Size: Localization: Poulnabrone, Ireland.
Dating: 3000-2000 B.C.
Photo: Peter Famous Zoller: the lines dark and waved on the dolmen are produced from a stamp mail , in how much the photo is from a postcard.


Fig. 25A2) post-paleolithic funerary architecture (dolmen).
Size: ?
Localization: Posekor, Jutland.
Dating: 3000-2000 B.C.


Fig. 25A3) post-paleolithic funeral rock architecture .
Necropoliss of the Theatre, Petra. This Necropolis is one of most ancient at Petra, it is at the income of the Town. Intersting the various tipologies of the gravels.
Dating: 312 B.C. - 106 A.D.


Fig. 25A4) post-paleolithic funerary rock architecture .
Tombe Lyciae.
Size: ?
Dating: correspondent to the Persian Empire.


Fig. 25A5) post-paleolithic funerary architecture
Siad the white Pyramid.
Dimensions: enormous.
Positioning: Qin Ling Shan, China.


Dating: 3000 - 2500 B.C. (from David B. Kelley Web Pages http://hawk.hama-med.ac.jp/dbk/kelley.html)


Fig. 25A6) post-paleolithic funerary architecture. Pyramid to rows of overlapping niches that remembers the monumental building of East South Asia .
Size: ?
Positioning: Papantla, Mexico.


Fig. 25A7) post-paleolithic funerary architecture.
Pyramid and sphynx.
Dating: 2570 - 2135 B.C., IV Dynasty. Egypt
Fig. 25A8) post-paleolithic funerary architecture.
Gravel of a chief Klemantau: the coffin, in shape of pirogue, is at the extremity of the wooden, carved and painted column. Size: obvious with the persons next.
Positioning: Borneo.






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