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Archaeological excavation at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, Sligo

June 23, 2019 - General

A team of archaeologists from IT Sligo have just completed a two-week archaeological excavation of a prehistoric monument in the heart of the Carrowmore megalithic complex in Sligo, Ireland. Carrowmore is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland, with 5,500 year old passage tombs dating from 3,600 BC.

Excavation at Carrowmore megalithic cemetery
[Credit: IT Sligo]IT Sligo archaeologists Dr Marion Dowd and Dr James Bonsall…

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