Allée couverte du Bois-Couturier Megalithic Tomb

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Allée couverte du Bois-Couturier, a megalithic tomb located in Guiry-en-Vexin, France was discovered in 1915 by an agricultural worker. This ancient tomb is buried in the hillside overlooking the Aubette valley at an altitude of 132 meters. Facing south/ southeast, the burial chamber measures 7 meters long and 2 meters wide. The antechamber is short and wide measuring 1 meter by 1.85 meters. The walls, constructed of horizontal layers of limestone plates, measure 1.30 meters high. The arrangement of the limestone slabs of the roof have been disturbed, and their current position is a result of restoration. For more information see: COSTA From SOULIER Ph. GUY H. 1995 - Dolmens et menhirs du Val-d’Oise, Notices d’archéologie du Val-d’Oise n°4, Service départemental d’archéologie du Val-d’Oise, p. 26-27


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