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tiompan
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Re: I've got it !
Mar 09, 2013, 22:02
Sanctuary wrote:
tiompan wrote:

I haven't attempted to try out the various combinations of side stones etc .
I'm just wating patiently for the evidence Roy .
Providing evidence to show that the backstone wasn't a backstone I believe would be very difficult , and the other stuff I couldn't possibly imagine being even possible without excavation and even then I would find it hard to believe .


I can't imagine excavating will reveal much George as all but the closer stone are above ground. It may be banked on the outside but not to the inner. Anyway it wouldn't be neccessary to prove what's happened in my opinion as it is obvious when pointed out.


Excavation could provide evidence for the movement or non movement of stones . The cairn is likely to have followed the erection of the structural stones and their sockets would be self explanatory . There is also the possibility of a revetment and any disturbance to that would also provide info of possible movement of stones but the sockets would be the most informative .
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