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|Description ||Another view of the carving described in the main text, its representation open to conjecture in my opinion|
| I agree, that it is not easy to see why this pattern is always described as "breasts and necklace" or whatever, but it certainly is a fairly regular pattern on stones in Brittany - perhaps France as a whole. Offhand, I cant remember why they decided on what they represent, but I have read in many places that people are fairly sure that this is what it is. |
Perhaps it can be seen as a simplification of carvings of more complete "goddesses", such as those in the Paris basin dolmens (Dampsmesnil for example), and the statue menhirs of the Tarn region (which are much more recent however).
|Martin L |
| Of course it is self-evident, that the interpretation of stylized/symbolized prehistoric depictions tends to be „open to conjecture“. It often is impossible to have any dead certainty. But in several cases archaelogists were able to acquire knowledge from detailed studies at depictions from similar sites. No archaelogist will say: this definetly ARE breasts and collar, but this interpretation not only corroborates on a quick look just at this site (like the Captain pointed out in this case). |
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