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Dolmen at the village of Pelevun

Location: At 2 km before the village Pelevun, Ivaylovgrad municipality, on the right to the road.

Description: It is a tomb, pointing east - west, the entrance is from the east. It consists of a large burial chamber, antechamber, pre burial chamber and dromos, all with a rectangular plan. Its total length is 7.50 m. The dolmen is with highly complex plan, not familiar among studied in Bulgaria similar monuments. Probably built and used by the Thracians after V c. BC (Late Iron Age). His plan is close to the city of cut stones sub-mound Thracian tombs, popular at the time of its construction. Serving for burials for the Thracian tribal aristocracy in this region and evidence for the development of statehood among the Thracian tribes. It was robbed in the past.
Status: The dolmen is cultural monument with national importance and it is protected by the law.
Access: Directly at asphalt road, there is info board placed.

 

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