Kermario Dolmen, Carnac


Mark Cartwright
published on 04 August 2014
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The Kermario Dolmen at Carnac, north-west France. The granite structure was created as a burial chamber and would have originally been completely covered by an earth mound. The megaliths of Carnac were built between 5,000 and 3,000 BCE.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, August 04). Kermario Dolmen, Carnac. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Kermario Dolmen, Carnac." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 04, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Kermario Dolmen, Carnac." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 04 Aug 2014. Web. 28 Oct 2020.

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