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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Tangeln Steingrab 6 Alternative Name: Altmark 45, Gutstein
Country: Germany Land: Saxony-Anhalt Type: Long Barrow
Nearest Town: Salzwedel  Nearest Village: Tangeln
Latitude: 52.650597N  Longitude: 11.022960E
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.
2 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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Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by holger_rix : Long Barrow with Chambered Tomb near Salzwedel in Saxony-Anhalt Deep in the woods of Tangeln, a well preserved Long Barrow. Area has been cleaned not too long ago. Size of the barrow 23,6m x 5,2m (NW) / 6,4m (SE). Number of kerbstones apprx. 38. Two fallen guardian stones (Wächter) at the corners of the south end. They are overgrown and hard to see. In the NW end of the barrow, a... (Vote or comment on this photo)
Long Barrow with Chambered Tomb near Salzwedel in Saxony-Anhalt

Deep in the woods of Tangeln, a well preserved Long Barrow.
Area has been cleaned not too long ago.
Size of the barrow 23,6m x 5,2m (NW) / 6,4m (SE).
Number of kerbstones apprx. 38.
Two fallen guardian stones (Wächter) at the corners of the south end.
They are overgrown and hard to see.
In the NW end of the barrow, a Chambered Tomb.
The chamber is deep in the ground.
Size apprx. 5m x 1.8m; build with 4 orthostats on
each of the long sides.
Four capstones, two of them have sunken down and are overgrown.


References:

Johann Friedrich Danneil
'Specielle Nachweisung der Hünengräber in der Altmark'
Sechster Jahresbericht (Neuhaldensleben-Gardelegen 1843)
No. 118

Eduard Krause, Otto Schoetensack
'Die megalithischen Gräber (Steinkammergräber) Deutschlands'
Zeitschrift für Ethnologie
25. Band v. 1893, No. 158, p. 158

Hartmut Bock, Barbara Fritsch, Lothar Mittag
'Großsteingräber in der Altmark'
Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt
Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte, Halle (Saale) 2006, No. 45, p. 164
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Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by holger_rix : Long Barrow with Chambered Tomb near Salzwedel in Saxony-Anhalt Deep in the woods of Tangeln, a well preserved Long Barrow. Area has been cleaned not too long ago. Size of the barrow 23,6m x 5,2m (NW) / 6,4m (SE). Number of kerbstones apprx. 38. Two fallen guardian stones (Wächter) at the corners of the south end. They are overgrown and hard to see. In the NW end of the barrow, a... (Vote or comment on this photo)

Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by holger_rix (Vote or comment on this photo)

Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by holger_rix (Vote or comment on this photo)

Tangeln Steingrab 6
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Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by holger_rix

Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by johnstone : No monumental care here, Aug.28, 2020

Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by johnstone : Close up of the chamber, Aug.28, 2020

Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by johnstone : Completely overgrown these days, Aug.28, 2020

Tangeln Steingrab 6
Tangeln Steingrab 6 submitted by holger_rix : Screenshot from: Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 25. Band von 1893 Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT download: http://www.archive.org/details/zeitschriftfret01urgegoog

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