ME02571 - FOURKNOCKS - Passage tomb art

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Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Monument Details

Address:
FOURKNOCKS, Meath
GPS:
53.5967, -6.32637
SMRS:
ME033-028005-
what3words:
candidate.analyst.headrests

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  1. Megalithic Art in the chamber of Fourknocks Passage Tomb. Just inside the chamber to the left of the entrance is one of the few possible representations of a human face from the Neolithic Period in Ireland. The Face Stone is about 3 feet high and looks like a prehistoric smiley face.

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