Menhir and its meanings

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Menhir and its meanings

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The menhir (men=stone,hir=long) are special columns with four angle sections forming one only block. All the menhir are constructed in orientation ovest-west and the base is excavated. These qualities are the base for a teory saying that in its interior are located ritual tombs, but there is not any archeologcal element to confirm it. The menhir of Wsantu Totaru” is the more high rock one piece in puglia wit its 4,70 meters located in Teofilo street in the interior of the town and it is probable an element of ancient religious rites done by jthe people Japige of the IX.VII centuri B.C. At the beginning of the Iron age

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