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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Menhir von Benzingerode
Country: Germany Land: Saxony-Anhalt Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)
Nearest Town: Benzingerode
Latitude: 51.843262N  Longitude: 10.879354E
Condition:
5Perfect
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
4 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
5 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
3 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
4

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Boeddel visited on 24th Jul 2022 - their rating: Cond: 4 Amb: 4 Access: 4 The street noise was quite annoying, but we were there at sunset and it was very atmospheric. The field was freshly harvested and so you could look at the stone from all directions.

XIII saw from a distance on 7th Dec 2019 - their rating: Cond: 5 Amb: 4 Access: 3

Klingon visited - their rating: Cond: 4 Amb: 5 Access: 3

Martin_L have visited here

Average ratings for this site from all visit loggers: Condition: 4.33 Ambience: 4.33 Access: 3.33

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Klingon : height: 4 m (Vote or comment on this photo)
Standing Stone (Menhir) in Saxony-Anhalt

Height: 4 m
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Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Martin_L : The impressive senonic quartzite menhir seen from the South in 2019. Clear height almost 4m which is quite rare in central european area. Excavations in 1938 by Pätzold et al. [1] revealed a late neolithic / early bronze age tomb beside the menhir. Total length of the stone is 450cm. The closest possible source of this rock at a distance of 1,5km. [1] Pätzold, J. "Untersuchungen am Menhir v... (Vote or comment on this photo)

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Martin_L : [Polaroid taken in June 2019 with SX-70 Alpha camera on Impossible SX-70 BW film, production 11/2016] The impressive senonic quartzite menhir seen from the South in 2019. Clear height almost 4m which is quite rare in central european area. Excavations in 1938 by Pätzold et al. [1] revealed a late neolithic / early bronze age tomb beside the menhir. Total length of the stone is 450cm. The closes... (Vote or comment on this photo)

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Martin_L : The impressive senonic quartzite menhir seen in 2019. Clear height almost 4m which is quite rare in central european area. Excavations in 1938 by Pätzold et al. [1] revealed a late neolithic / early bronze age tomb beside the menhir. Total length of the stone is 450cm. The closest possible source of this rock at a distance of 1,5km. [1] Pätzold, J. "Untersuchungen am Menhir von Benzingerode... (Vote or comment on this photo)

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Martin_L : The impressive senonic quartzite menhir seen from the West in 2019. Clear height almost 4m which is quite rare in central european area. Excavations in 1938 by Pätzold et al. [1] revealed a late neolithic / early bronze age tomb beside the menhir. Total length of the stone is 450cm. The closest possible source of this rock at a distance of 1,5km. [1] Pätzold, J. "Untersuchungen am Menhir vo... (Vote or comment on this photo)

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Martin_L : [Polaroid taken in June 2019 with SX-70 Alpha camera on Impossible SX-70 BW film, production 11/2016] The impressive senonic quartzite menhir seen from the South in 2019. Clear height almost 4m which is quite rare in central european area. Excavations in 1938 by Pätzold et al. [1] revealed a late neolithic / early bronze age tomb beside the menhir. Total length of the stone is 450cm. The closest ... (Vote or comment on this photo)

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Boeddel : Menhir von Benzingerode Photo by Bøddel / July 2022 (2 comments)

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by stonefish : Menhir von Benzingerode

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Boeddel : Menhir von Benzingerode Photo by Bøddel / July 2022

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Boeddel

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by Martin_L : Modern offering. With guard. The surface of the impressive senonic quartzite menhir shows a lot of fissures and irregular slots. Some had been used for offerings (flowers, coins) by the time of our visit in 2019. Clear height almost 4m which is quite rare in central european area. Excavations in 1938 by Pätzold et al. [1] revealed a late neolithic / early bronze age tomb beside the menhir. Total...

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by KaiHofmann : Menhir von Benzingerode. Image taken in 2000.

Menhir von Benzingerode
Menhir von Benzingerode submitted by KaiHofmann : Menhir von Benzingerode

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