Photographer's Note

Knowth is a Neolithic tomb dating back 5000 years and is part of the Brú na Bóinne complex in the Boyne Valley, Co Meath, Ireland.
The great mound at Knowth has two passages, the western passage which is 34m long, and the eastern passage which is 40m long and ends in a cruciform chamber. (pictured)
In 1993, UNESCO designated Knowth and the other megalitic tombs of the area a World Heritage site.
The archeologist George Eogan and his team began excavating here in 1962. After 5 years, they discovered the passage with chamber. Further excavation revealed the second passage and a collection of decorated stones that comprise a quarter of Western Europes Neolithic Art.

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