Stone circles (Hong Kong)
Lo Ah Tsai Stone CircleEdit
Lo Ah Tsai Stone Circle was discovered in the northern part of Lamma Island by K M A Barnett, District Commissioner of the New Territories in 1956. Twenty eight large stones, lying buried in the earth on a slope 100 metres (330 ft) above sea level, form two overlapping stones circles.
This stone circle was investigated by the Hong Kong University Archaeological Team in 1959, 1963 and 1982 respectively.
Fan Lau Stone Circle (分流石圓環)Edit
Another stone circle was discovered at Fan Lau, on Lantau Island in 1980. ( ) It lies 40 metres (130 ft) above sea level. This stone circle is a Declared monument in Hong Kong. The use of the stone circle is unknown, it was possibly used for rituals, or possibly not. It is assumed that it is a megalithic structure created during the late Neolithic (i.e. New Stone Age) and early Bronze Age.
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