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Submitted by ModernExplorers on Sunday, 05 May 2013  Page Views: 2391

Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: The Camel Stones
Country: Tunisia Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)
Nearest Town: Makhtar  Nearest Village: Elles
Latitude: 35.940212N  Longitude: 9.139252E
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
3 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
2 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.
5 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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The Camel Stones
The Camel Stones submitted by ModernExplorers : A single standing stone from a different angle (Vote or comment on this photo)
Standing Stone (Menhir) in Tunisia

I happened upon these stones while looking for the Necropolis of Elles.

There are 3 different structures

• One looks like a pile of stones
• One is a single Standing stone next to the road
• The other is a set of 3 standing stones between the road and a farm.

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The Camel Stones
The Camel Stones submitted by ModernExplorers : The 3 standing stones from the other side (Vote or comment on this photo)

The Camel Stones
The Camel Stones submitted by ModernExplorers : Three standing stones (Vote or comment on this photo)

The Camel Stones
The Camel Stones submitted by ModernExplorers : The 3 standing stones next to the farm (Vote or comment on this photo)

The Camel Stones
The Camel Stones submitted by ModernExplorers : A single standing stone (Vote or comment on this photo)

The Camel Stones
The Camel Stones submitted by ModernExplorers : A pile of stones that resemble structures at the Necropolis of Eles only a few miles away

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