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Rhiannon
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Re: Newgrange: quartz and granite wall
Jun 21, 2016, 19:42
But it's like the national symbol of prehistoric Ireland! It's like someone came to Stonehenge and filled all the bits in - except worse because at least you can guess where the bits went at Stonehenge. Whereas Newgrange's current appearance is just fantasy.
Don't tell me it doesn't look better in these photos before it was messed with
http://irisharchaeology.ie/2012/12/images-of-newgrange-through-the-ages/
How romantic is the 1910 picture (when it was slightly tidied up)?

And it's surprising it was 'restored' so relatively recently... but then it was about the same time Silbury was having its tunnel put in. So maybe a bad period all round.
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