Kerbstone 50 at Dowth


Kerbstone 50 at Dowth. Note the vertical line running down the stone, a feature present on kerbstones 1 and 52 at Newgrange, and on the entrance stones at Knowth. The subject was photographed at dusk, and a 20-second exposure was used. The line was illuminated using a small pen torch. Some people believe there is a third passage at Dowth, with its entrance buried behind this stone. With no excavations planned at Dowth, it may be a long time before that theory can be proved or disproved.

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