AFTER a wait of almost 1,500 days, the sun finally penetrated the 5,000-year-old burial chamber
at Newgrange yesterday.
This sarcophagus was found inside a burial chamber
11 meters below the ground, which contained another 30 mummies, wooden coffins, and limestone sarcophagi.
Thankfully, the unmanned wonder that is Tinkinswood burial chamber
was open, although only until 4 o'clock when no doubt a number of parkies on double time would have descended to chase us off.
The 20-minute alignment of the sun will take place at Bryn Celli Ddu burial chamber
near Brynsiencyn, Anglesey.
Excavation work has uncovered two store rooms, three small chapels, wall reliefs that include depictions of funeral rituals, five columns with hieroglyphic inscriptions and a burial chamber
Meanwhile, the Syrian-Japanese Archeological Expedition uncovered a burial chamber
dating back to the Bronze Age circa 2000 BC at Tel Ghanem al-Ali site, which is located on the Eastern bank of the Euphrates River east of al-Raqqah city.
Other sites include Llanthony Priory near Abergavenny, Tretower Castle, near Brecon, St Lythans Burial Chamber
, Oxwich Castle on the Gower Peninsula, Laugharne Castle and St Dogmaels Abbey near Cardigan.
The raiders managed to haul it several yards to the door of the burial chamber
before running away.
It leads past a burial chamber
standing sentinel over the Conwy Valley before dropping down into the village of Rowen.
Day two - Neath/Carmarthen Depart hotel for Neath Abbey, Parc le Breos Cwm burial chamber
(Gower) Llansaint lunch, Kidwelly Castle, Carmarthen Amphitheatre, Llawhaden.
A NORTH Wales couple have shunned churches and register offices to get hitched in an historic burial chamber
The Lligwy region boasts a Neolithic burial chamber
standing guard over Lligwy Bay and dating from the 3rd millennium BC.