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Menhire e coppette (Schalensteine) 762aea72fa9ec563358a388e8bedbd57
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Menhire e coppette (Schalensteine)
Hans Gamper Place 3
39022 Algund (Italy)
Tel.: +39 0473 448600
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In front of the Lagundo Tourist Office near Merano (Meran) there are exact replicas of Menhirs (tall, upright stones) discovered during excavations of the area in the 1990s. The stones form part of the remnants of a cult originating from the Illyrian and Ligurian settlement 3,000 years ago. The petroglyphs found on the stele are similar to the design of the tattoos found on the skin of Ötzi the Iceman. The originals are preserved at the Civic Museum in Bolzano (Bozen).

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