County Antrim, Tuesday, 14th June 2022…
There are twenty-seven stones, or sockets for stones,
supporting the burial mound.
The ‘rubble’ in the outer court shown above
on an old photograph from the nineteen-forty excavation,
would have been deposited when the site was closed,
and may have comprised some of the kerbstones
used as ‘packing’ for the mound.
At which point the thresholds
to the chambers within the mound
were also sealed by dry-stone walling.
Along with the magical act
of leaving highly polished
axe-heads in the walls…
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