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Megalithic rings

A. Thom

Megalithic rings

plans and data for 229 monuments in Britain

by A. Thom

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Published by British Archaeological Reports in Oxford, Eng .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Megalithic monuments -- Great Britain.,
    • Neolithic period -- Great Britain.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and indexes.

      StatementA. & A.S. Thom ; collated, with archaeological notes by A. Burl.
      SeriesBAR British series ;, 81
      ContributionsThom, A. S. joint author., Burl, Aubrey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN805 .T485 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination405 p. :
      Number of Pages405
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3138631M
      ISBN 100860540944
      LC Control Number82465719

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The present book includes illustrated accounts of the authors' large-scale surveys of the isolated menhirs and the large alignments and cromlechs at Carnac in Brittany, which has been described as the Megalithic metropolis of Europe. The British sites described include Stonehenge and Avebury, as well as others in Orkney and by:   He wrote Rings of Stone () to accompany photographs by Edward Piper, and Megalithic Rings () for detailed surveys – many of which he had a part in – by the Thoms, father and son, who had.

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lake Shira and Lake Itkul Megalithic ruins, Russia Although the megalithic remains are in very poor shape, they can be clearly identified as such at places. Vottovara Megalithic Stones and Stone Sphere, Russia: Bay of Islands Megaliths, New Zealand: Inga's Stone, Brazil: Szczeliniec Wielki, Poland possible ruins of megaliths: Ziggurat of Birs.

Megalithic rings: Plans and data for monuments in Britain. Megalithic rings: Plans and data for monuments in Britain. by Alexander Thom; Archibald S Thom Print book: English. Oxford: BAR 2. Megalithic rings plans for data for monuments in Britain: 2.

Megalithic rings plans for data for monuments in Britain. The size of the megalithic rings varied, perhaps according to the number of people who would be using it during ceremonies. Burl calculated that the largest stone circle in terms of both diameter and area was Stanton Drew in Somerset, with a diameter of metres ( ft) and an area of 9, m² ( acres).

Second came the Ring of Brodgar in Orkney at metres ( ft) in diameter. This is a list of monoliths organized according to the size of the largest block of stone on the site. A monolith is a large stone which has been used to build a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones.

In this list at least one colossal stone over ten tons has been moved to create the structure or monument. In most cases ancient civilizations had little, if any. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: the origins of megalithic mathematics / Vivian T.

Linacre --Pt. geometry of the megalithic monuments Megalithic yardsticks Explicit geometry of the megalithic rings Re-analysis of Thom's flattened circles A review of the ancient geometers. A megalith is a large pre-historic stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones.

There are o in Europe alone, ranging from Sweden to the Mediterranean sea. The word was first used in by the British antiquarian Algernon Herbert in reference to Stonehenge and derives from the Ancient Greek.

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Newgrange contains various examples of Megalithic Art including circles, spirals, arcs, chevrons and lozenges, radials. One of the most notable examples of art at Newgrange is the triskele-like features found on the entrance stone. It is about 10 foot (2 meters).

long and 4 foot ( meters) high and about 5 .In his book Rings of Stone: The Prehistoric Stone Circles of Britain and Ireland. Aubrey Burl calls the megalithic yard "a chimera, a grotesque statistical misconception." Most researchers have concluded that there is marginal evidence for a standardized measuring unit, but that it .Walking in All of the Squares: A Biography of Alexander Thom: Engineer, Archaeoastronomer, Discoverer of a Prehistoric Calendar, the Geometry of Stone Rings, and Megalithic Measurement: Author: Archibald Stevenson Thom: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Argyll Publishing, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Aug 6, ISBN.