Who Built The Remarkable Ancient Megalithic Tombs of Malaga, Spain, 5,000 Years Ago?

Originally discovered back in 1903 and 1905 by the brothers Antonio and Jose Viera from Antequera, a province in Malaga, the Dolmen of Viera and the Dolmen of Menga are by far the most impressive archeological discoveries ever made in Malaga.

Despite the fact that they’re only 70 meters (230ft) apart from one another, they were built a whole 1000 years apart, with the Dolmen of Viera dating back to 4000 years ago and the Dolmen of Menga dating back to 5000 years ago.

Despite this they are believed to have been buried so close to one another for religious reasons, basically, the civilization worshipped the same deity and continued their tradition, placing them next to one another at 96 degrees southeast.

The Dolmen of Viera is quite small, around 50 meters (160ft) in diameter with its corridor leading to the chamber being around 21 meters (69ft) long.

The artifacts discovered inside are actually quite interesting, it’s a set of stones whose sides have been carefully polished to fit well together.

The Dolmen of Menga is about 1000 years older and it was built by the family that ruled this land about 5000 years ago.

Although both were believed to have been created by the Gods themselves, traces of human touch were discovered which implies that these were created by a cult that worshipped the sun.


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