Newgrange

Newgrange

The Newgrange is the most beautiful scene in the world. It is very interesting to look at. There were a lot of people who helped create. It is located in Ireland and is 1 acre long. It was built long ago without any machinery, so that inspires people to go see it.This essays will highlight its history, creation, and its location.
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History

Newgrange is a monument in the Boyne Valley, County Meath, Ireland. It was created in 3,200 b.c. That makes it older than the stonehenge and the great pyramids of Giza. Newgrange is a large circular mound with a stone passageway and chambers inside. The mound is ringed by 97 large kerbstones.
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Who it was built by

Newgrange was built by a farming community that prospered on the rich lands of Boyne valley. Knowth and Dowth are similar mounds that together with Newgrange have been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Archaeologists classified Newgrange as a passage tomb, however Newgrange is now recognised to be much more than a passage tomb. Newgrange is a large kidney shaped mound covering an area of over one acre, retained at the base by 97 kerbstones, some of which are richly decorated with megalithic art. The 19 metre long inner passage leads to a cruciform chamber with a corbelled roof.

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Location

Newgrange is part of a large complex of monuments built along a bend of the River Boyne known collectively as Brú na Bóinne. The other two principal monuments are Knowth (the largest) and Dowth, but throughout the region there are as many as 35 smaller passage-tombs and many other sites of great archaeological importance and interest.Dowth is the least well-known of the three great tombs of the Boyne Valley. It has not yet been excavated, but initial investigations reveal two passage tombs within the mound.

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Conclusion

In conclusion we know that newgrange is a pretty sight. There is a lot of creation that goes into it. There's also a lot of history. It inspires people to go see it because it was built without any machinery. Finally I would recommend you going and seeing it. It is amazing to look at and just is a pretty sight.
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