Knowth Kerbstone K121
Knowth Kerbstone K121 | Photo by Clare Tuffy
The Megalithic Art of the Passage Tombs at Knowth, Co. Meath
Description of Kerbstone 121
Towards the upper-left there is a picked circle. Below this, and running across the face of the stone,
is a series of motifs comprising double zigzags, a small circle, a double serpentiform,
a double circle with central cupmark, and a double, gapped circle with a small cupmark.
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Knowth is a Stone Age Passage Tomb in the Boyne Valley in Ireland's Ancient East and together with
are the principal sites of Brú na Bóinne UNESCO World Heritage Site.
is the largest passage tomb of the Brú na Bóinne complex. The main mound is about
12 metres (40 ft) high and 67 metres (220 ft) in diameter covering about 1 hectare (2.5 acres).
It contains two passages placed along an east-west line and was originally encircled by 127 kerbstones of which 124 are still in place.
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