Bretsch Steingrab 2 (Altmark 6), Dornröschengrab

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Long Barrow with Chambered Tomb in Saxony-Anhalt

NNE-SSW rectangle shaped Long Barrow, 13,5 x 7m. 23 of the kerbstones have survived, most of them fallen outwards. Chamber with same orientation, in the middle of the enclosure. Set up with 10 uprights, 4 stones on each long side; 4 capstones. 2 of the othostats are missing as well as 1 of the capstones. Only 2 capstones are still on the uprights, the third has been pulled to the north outside the tomb. Chambers size 5 x 1m.

The second of three tombs between Bretsch und Drüsedau. It is located in the fields inside lots of bushes.

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  • Uploaded on January 6, 2013
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    by Holger Rix

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