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Knowth Passage Tomb ::
The main mound to the left is massive, 85m in diameter. There are two passages plus many dark age souterrains buried beneath it. The site was in use from 3000 BCE to 1100 CE.
Photo Taken: Sunday, 12th August 2001
Upon the rediscovery of the east passage one of the first people to enter it was a workman called John Rock. I like that!
On its rediscovery one of the first people to enter the east passage was a workman called John Rock. Superb!
For a very good (and definitive) read on Knowth, the book by George Eogan, the chief excavator, is a must. It is beautifully written and full of information and excellent drawings of the art-work at knowth.
Title : Knowth and the passage tombs of Ireland (New Aspects of Antiquity)
ISBN : 0500275939
Publisher: Thames and Hudson
Author: George Eogan
Status .... sadly out of print