They are virtuoso builders. These tombs have two types of vaults: a flat stone as in the classical dolmens or a «false dome» rounded in a clever juxtaposition of small flat stones. The construction dates from the Neolithic period (4,500 to 3,500 years before Christ), a period that corresponds to the sedentarization of the man who becomes a farmer-breeder.
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Cairn de Barnénez
History of the monument
A centuries of stones Photographic moments
Barnenez Cairn - Neolithic Mausoleum
Charles-Tanguy Le Roux and Yannick Lecerf