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  • Ceide Fields: Neolithic Site Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
    • Ceide Fields is a Neolithic site on the west coast of Ireland.
    • (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Coastal geologic formations probably formed during at least the last Ice Age across from Ceide Fields (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • CEIDE FIELDS, NEOLITHIC SITE, BALLYCASTLE, COUNTY MAYO, IRELAND (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • This exhibition demonstrates how the bog (rotted peat, mulch, and other organic matter) hardened, encroached upon, and eventually covered the Neolithic settlement at Ceide Fields. (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Neolithic technology: Agrarian settlement called for new forms of technology, like this plow. (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Neolithic Society & Life: A representation of a Neolithic woman grinding grain. (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Neolithic Technology: The New Stone Age and the development of agriculture as a way of life demanded new tools such as these simple stone implements used for grinding grain. (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Neolithic Society & Culture: Care and respect for the elderly and sick is apparent in this exhibition showing a girl serving an aged woman. (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Megalithic Cemetery, Carrowmore, County Sligo, Ireland (c. Carson, May, 2007)
  • Cairn at Carrowmore Cemetery, County Sligo, Ireland cairns are piles of rocks usually arranged with four or more base stones with another rock on top; cairns are monuments that may memorialize the dead, serve as a marker, or be used for astronomical observations. (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery: Stone Age peoples exhibited cultural markers in the respect paid to the dead as is evidenced by the tombs, or cairns, shown here. (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Tomb 51, or Listoghil, at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery County Sligo, Ireland (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Tomb 51, or Listoghil, Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, County Sligo, Ireland (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Tomb 51, or Listoghil, Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, County Sligo, Ireland (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Entrance to Tomb 51, or Listoghil, Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, County Sligo, Ireland (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Cairn inside Tomb 51 at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery (c. CARSON May, 2007)
  • Cairns, such as this one in Tomb 51 at Carrowmore Cemetery, are artificial piles, or arrangements of stones, often used to mark a burial site, or to memorialize the dead. (c. CARSON May, 2007)