DOLMEN DE PEDRA CUBERTA

Archaeological sites
393

Location

Parish: Treos (San Miguel)

Place: Pedra Cuberta

15129  Vimianzo - A Coruña

Coordinates:
43º 05' 22.9" N - 8º 59' 03.9" W

Description

Corridor dolmen with an octogonal chamber, six metres long and 1.80 m high. It is the only anta in Galicia that features pictorial remains. It has paintings in black and red on a white background, with wavy motifs, snake-like, a figure of an idol and a decorated base. It lacks the slab covering over the main chamber but it conserves the one over the corridor.

Access

From the municipal capital, take the highway Tines. Here, turn left, and before arriving in the town of Arxomil, take a path to the left-hand side. The dolmen is three hundred metres away.
Accesibility: walking.
Arriba