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Summary

Staro Zhelezare Cromlech

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

DIOCLETIANOPOLIS

DIOCLETIANOPOLIS Hisarya

Hissarya Archaeological Museum

Archaeological collection in Hissarya

Diocletianopolis - Hisarya

Early Christian basilica

Diocletianopolis - Hisarya, Basilica

Early Christian basilica - Vth century.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Staro Zhelezare Stone Circle was discovered in 2001 by late Bulgarian archaeologist Georgi Kitov. It consists of  24 of different size standing stones (of which 2 are missing)  arranged in a proper circle and is  6 meters of diameter

See:

  1. http://archaeologyinbulgaria.com/background-infonotes/shrines/thracian-cromlech-stone-circle-staro-zhelezare-bulgaria/
  2. http://www.balkanmegaliths.bgjourney.com/Bulgaria/Menhiri/CROMLEHS/Staro_Jelezare/StaroJelezare.html
  3. Georgi Kitov, „Тракийски култов център Старосел”, изд. Славена, Varna 2003
  4. idem: Могили, храмове, гробници (записки на един могилар)”, изд. ТЕМП, С., 2008