NewGrange passage tomb,3200BC, 600 years older than the Pyramids  and 1,000 years more ancient than Stonehenge.

NewGrange passage tomb,3200BC, 600 years older than the Pyramids and 1,000 years more ancient than Stonehenge.

One of the earliest and most impressive works of European megalithic architecture is a passage grave, ca. 3200 to 2500 BCE, Newgrange, Ireland

One of the earliest and most impressive works of European megalithic architecture is a passage grave, ca. 3200 to 2500 BCE, Newgrange, Ireland

Newgrange in Ireland. It's an ancient (older than Stonehenge!) monument that is lit by the sun only on the winter equinox.

Newgrange in Ireland. It's an ancient (older than Stonehenge!) monument that is lit by the sun only on the winter equinox.

Celtic Triskele (Triple Spiral) Stone Carving, Newgrange, Ireland ~ symbolic of the three realms: Land/Sea/Sky or the Triple Goddess (phases of womanhood): Maiden/Mother/Crone

Celtic Triskele (Triple Spiral) Stone Carving, Newgrange, Ireland ~ symbolic of the three realms: Land/Sea/Sky or the Triple Goddess (phases of womanhood): Maiden/Mother/Crone

The Megalithic Passage Tomb, Newgrange, County Meath Ireland, constructed over 5000 years ago (about 3200 BC). It is estimated that the construction of the Passage Tomb at Newgrange would have taken a work force of 300 at least 20 years.

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The Megalithic Passage Tomb, Newgrange, County Meath Ireland, constructed over 5000 years ago (about 3200 BC). It is estimated that the construction of the Passage Tomb at Newgrange would have taken a work force of 300 at least 20 years.

Older than the pyramids and built by master craftsmen whose genius remains evident even today, the passage tomb at Newgrange reveals a sunny secret every year on the winter solstice.

Ancient East: Land of 5,000 Dawns #irlnd

Older than the pyramids and built by master craftsmen whose genius remains evident even today, the passage tomb at Newgrange reveals a sunny secret every year on the winter solstice.

Newgrange - home of my one and only panic attack! Very cool. Indiana Jones-ish.

A Brief History of Ireland's First People

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