They are usually communal graves, and are used over and over again, sometimes over considerable time spans, even hundreds of years. Sometimes when they are opened, it is discovered that the bones have been sorted into types, so the individuals they belonged to are 'lost' and muddled up.
This one had few flint tools, some beads made of amber, and some pieces of broken pottery along with the bones.
|So, how do you like my hat?|
|Hand showing scale. Some of the stones are new, part of the recent restoration.|
|From inside the main chamber, looking back to the entrance tunnel.|
|One end of the main chamber.|
|Back into the sunshine and on the road to the coast.|