Gallery

Stone in Religion and Faiths

The stone, heavy and impregnable, has always amazed people with its stability. Historically, it has been used extensively to give meaning to ancient religions and faiths − in burials, carved into sculptures of gods and goddesses, as sacrificial offerings to deities.

View of Stonehenge
Passage Tomb Chamber, Newgrange (Images)
Rahvapärimustega seotud koht "Otimägi", "Põlise leppe kivid", "Püha leppe kivid", I a-tuh …
Drombeg stone circle (Images)
Irlande
Kvecių pilkapyno (Kretingos r.) pilkapio 1 akmenų vainikai
Guardian Stone, Knowth (Images)
Irlande
Grzybnica-cmentarzysko
Kivikalme
Skatelöv gravfält
Twin shaft graved in the Hellenistic cemetery of Yalova with their grave goods
Kultusekivi "Nõiakivi"
King Wanless Green (cist) 1
Boa Figure, Boa Island (Images)
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Aukštadvario akmuo su duobutėmis (Pakruojo r.)
Kirdiškio akmuo su dubeniu (Kaišiadorių r.)
Antakmenės akmuo (Ignalinos r.)
Sverige, Hälsingland, Gävleborg, Ljusdal, Järvsö, Järvsö (Avbildad, ort)