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Nartiang Monoliths, India, South Asia

The area was inhabited by three matrilinear/matriachal tribes : The Khasi, the Garo and the Jaintia. Only in the Jaintia territory, there are several fields of up to 10m high standing stones, in front of which are "Dolmen"-like, flat stones, supported by smaller "leg"-stones. The Jaintia tradition tells, that their ancestors came from overseas and were able to produce iron.

Local Name: Jaintia Hills
Address: hills of Meghalaya, at around 1200-1600m above seal level
This site belongs to the following categories: Megalithic
Dolmen
Stone Spheres and Disks

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The Secrets of the Monoliths in Meghalaya


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