Seven-Stone Antas

  • Michael HoskinEmail author
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The seven-stone tombs of the Alentejo region of Portugal face within the range of sunrise (and moonrise) and may have been oriented on sunrise on the day construction began.


River Valley Good Evidence Cultural Study Great Concentration Human Geography 
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  1. Hoskin MA (2001) Tombs, temples and their orientations: a new perspective on Mediterranean prehistory. Ocarina Books, Bognor RegisGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Churchill CollegeCambridgeUK

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