|megalith_type = long_barrow|
|Long barrow - collective tomb with tumulus|
|Rendering in openstreetmap-carto|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
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Ais a prehistoric monument usually dating to the early Neolithic period. They are generally about 5,500 years old and among the oldest architectural structures ever built. They are traditionally interpreted as a collective tomb.
They are rectangular or trapezoidal tumuli or earth mounds. Long barrows are also typical of several Celtic, Slavic, and Baltic cultures of northern Europe of the 1st millennium AD.
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- wikipedia=* - a link to Wikipedia's article about the feature
- wikidata=* - an ID of the specific Wikidata item about the memorial (if any)
- historic:civilization=* - the civilization (culture) that originally created the feature
- moved=yes - if the megalith is not on his original location. (de)
- tourism=attraction - if the megalith is a tourist attraction.
- heritage=* - megalith is registered by an official heritage organisation.
- megalith_type=dolmen - Dolmen - single-chamber megalithic tomb
- megalith_type=menhir - large upright standing stone
- megalith_type=alignment - stone row or stone alignment
- megalith_type=stone_circle - stone circle
- megalith_type=passage_grave - Passage grave
- megalith_type=nuraghe - ancient megalithic edifice found in Sardinia
- megalith_type=chamber - only fragments of the grave are visible and the type can no longer be identified