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"Practically nothing is known of the social organization or religious beliefs of the people who erected the menhirs.
There is not even any trace of these people's language;
however we do know that they buried their dead and had the skills to grow cereal, farm and make pottery, stone tools and jewelry.
Identifying their uses remains speculation. However, it is likely that many uses involved fertility rites and seasonal cycles.
Until recently, menhirs were associated with the Beaker people, who inhabited Europe during the European late Neolithic and early Bronze Age —later third millennium BC. However, recent research into the age of megaliths in Brittany strongly suggests a far older origin, perhaps back to six to seven thousand years ago.
Many menhirs are carved with megalithic art. This often turned them into anthropomorphic stelae, although images of objects such as stone axes, ploughs, shepherd crooks and yokes were common. With the exception of the stone axe, none of these motifs are definite, and the name used to describe them is largely for convenience. Some menhirs were broken up and incorporated into later passage graves, where they had new megalithic art carved with little regard for the previous pictures. It is not known if this re-use was deliberate or if the passage grave builders just saw menhirs as a convenient source of stone (Le Roux 1992).
In the Middle Ages, the standing stones were seen to have been built by the giants who inhabited the earth before the biblical flood. Many of the megaliths were destroyed or defaced by early Christians, but it is estimated that some 50,000 megaliths once stood in Northern Europe, where almost 10,000 now remain."


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[Stock & Resources] Winter Menhir Stock by *CD-STOCK ( Featured by Elandria )
annemaria48 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
CD-STOCK Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014   Digital Artist
My pleasure! Thank you for the link ^^
batcula Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014
Hi, I used your stock here:… Thank you :D
CD-STOCK Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you for letting me know :heart:
batcula Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014
My pleasure :)
Hehayo Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Happy New ears!

I have your stock, this one, as part of my "Goat". :facepalm:, yes it's actually titled Goat. Couldn't come up with anything good.

Yes, that's how ^^; creative I am!

CD-STOCK Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you for letting me know :heart:
Hehayo Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Of course! ;)

Propriety isn't dead! :D
annemaria48 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks a  lot :iconcraciun6:
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