Gallardet Dolmen

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Gallardet Dolmen (French: Dolmen de Gallardet), also known as Pouget Dolmen [1]is a dolmen near the village of Le Pouget in Languedoc, France. It is a large tumulus, containing a 12 metre long alley. The main chamber, 6 metres long by 4 metres wide, is covered by three large capstones.[2] The entrance is described as being like an "oven door", 2 metres high and 1 metre wide.[2] The access corridor is 5 metres long and between 1 and 1.5 metres wide.[2] The corridor leads to an outside chamber which is 2.5 metres long and the same in width.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaulins, Andis (24 October 2003). Stars, Stones and Scholars: The Decipherment of the Megaliths As an Ancient Survey of the Earth by Astronomy. Trafford Publishing. p. 336. ISBN 978-1-4120-1344-4. Retrieved 29 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Gallardet Dolmen". Megalithic.co.uk. Retrieved 29 March 2011. 

Coordinates: 43°35′12″N 3°30′36″E / 43.58667°N 3.51000°E / 43.58667; 3.51000