What are megaliths?

Megaliths

A megalith is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones. The word "megalithic" describes structures made of such large stones, utilizing an interlocking system without the use of mortar or cement, as well as representing periods of prehistory characterised by such constructions. For later periods the term monolith, with an overlapping meaning, is more likely to be used.

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European Megaliths - Spread of Megalithic Architecture in Europe
... In Western Europe and the Mediterranean, megaliths are, in general, constructions erected during the Neolithic or late stone age and Chalcolithic or Copper Age (4500-1500 ... He interpreted megaliths as gallic tombs ... the antiquarians Aubrey and Stukeley conducted early research into megaliths ...
Lore Lindu National Park - Megaliths
... There are over 400 granite megaliths in the area, of which about 30 represent human forms ... The original purpose of the megaliths is unknown ... Other megaliths are in form of large pots (Kalamba) and stone plates (Tutu'na) ...
Architecture Of The Republic Of Macedonia - Early Architecture - Megaliths
... The earliest example of architectural activity in Macedonia date from the Neolithic and consist of structures associated with Megalith culture ... Kokino is the fourth oldest megalithic observatory in the world ...
Wéris
... It is well known for its megaliths, including dolmens and menhirs ... There is a "Museum of Megaliths" in the centre of the village ... Other megaliths in the area include La Pierre Haina, the Lit du Diable (Devil's bed) and the Pas de Bayard capstone ...