This series is a selection of photographs from my book about the still visible remains of the neolithic and the bronze-age cultures in Northern Germany (Tempel der Ahnen - Megalithbauten in Norddeutschland, Baden und München, 2005).

top Noer, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde

A stone of a longbarrow near Noer.

top Bunsoh, Kreis Dithmarschen

The capstone of the famous passage grave of Bunsoh with many cup-marks, hands and other solar symbols.

top Groß-Rönnau, Kreis Segeberg

Dolmen near Groß-Rönnau.

top Hemmelmark, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde

Stomes on a round-barrow near Hemmelmark.

top Keitum, Sylt, Kreis Nordfriesland

The Harhoog, a long-barrow which was dislocated to the coast during the construction of the airport.

top Loose, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde

The dolmen of Loose in Schwansen, a centre of northern dolmen-culture.

top Rotenstein, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde

A ruined dolmen near Rotenstein.

top Pöppendorf, Freie und Hansestadt Lübeck

The passage grave of Pöppendorf near Lübeck. The stone circle marks the foot of the former earthen mound, which was four meters high.

top Hemmelmark, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde

A small dolmen near Hemmelmark.

top Karlsminde, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde

The restored long-barrow of Karlsminde.