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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Ozo Menhir
Country: Belgium Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)
Nearest Town: Marche-en-Famenne  Nearest Village: Ozo
Latitude: 50.379730N  Longitude: 5.565670E
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.
4 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.
4 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
5

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CharcoalBurner89 visited on 6th Nov 2023 - their rating: Cond: 4 Amb: 3 Access: 4 Menhir is located in the middle of a field and is easy to reach by car (you can see it from afar from the road).

Ozo Menhir
Ozo Menhir submitted by Alta-Falisa : The North Face. On this photo, it is clearly visible that the menhir was broken when buried (most probably willingly), and re-assembled in 1999 upon its discovery. 10 April 2015. (Vote or comment on this photo)
Standing Stone (Menhir) in Belgium

When discovered and unearthed in 1999, it was broken in several pieces and re-assembled as it appears today. The Menhir de Ozo is so far the northernmost megalith of the Wéris neolithic field.
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Ozo Menhir submitted by Alta-Falisa : Hazy spring morning, a most bucolic view, 10 April 2015. (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Ozo Menhir submitted by stollentroll : (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Ozo Menhir submitted by Alta-Falisa : Photo 10 April 2015 (Don't tell : I masked the electric line in the background, because it was not there when the menhir was first erected). (Vote or comment on this photo)

Ozo Menhir
Ozo Menhir submitted by Alta-Falisa : During the summer, the menhir may be overgrown and not visible. Photo taken 01.NOV.2014. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Ozo Menhir
Ozo Menhir submitted by Alta-Falisa : Hazy morning ; in the background, the church of Izier (10 April 2015). The Menhir of Ozo is, to date, the northernmost megalith unearthed in the megalithic field of Wéris.

Ozo Menhir
Ozo Menhir submitted by stollentroll : Menhir Ozo

Ozo Menhir
Ozo Menhir submitted by CharcoalBurner89 : November 6, 2023

Ozo Menhir
Ozo Menhir submitted by CharcoalBurner89

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Re: Ozo Menhir by Alta-Falisa on Monday, 04 May 2015
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I would modestly suggest to replace the first photo by the second one ( http://www.megalithic.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=a312&file=index&do=showpic&pid=131688) because it renders much more the vast horizons of the site, the trapezoidal silhouette (called "Zeupire") of many menhirs of the region, the state of repairs (many menhirs were first broken into pieces before being buried in the past) and, not to forget, a better weather. [Done - thanks for the very nice new photos - Admin]
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    Re: Ozo Menhir by Alta-Falisa on Monday, 04 May 2015
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    Thanks for the update.
    I'll be using some pages of the Megalithic Portal (this one for exemple) to introduce myself to various local authorities in order to obtain hard-to-get information about only locally known stones.
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Re: Ozo Menhir by Alta-Falisa on Saturday, 07 March 2015
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A paper about this menhir, including pictures taken upon its discovery in 1999 :
http://www.megalithe.be/monuments/weris/ozo
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Re: Ozo Menhir by davidmorgan on Monday, 31 December 2012
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