Seven-Stone Antas

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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Europe 

References

  1. Hoskin MA (2001) Tombs, temples and their orientations: a new perspective on Mediterranean prehistory. Ocarina Books, Bognor RegisGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Churchill CollegeCambridgeUK

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