Si Trova: nei pressi dell'ospedale di Avola
Lat: 36° 55' 22.75388" N - Long: 15° 9' 29.38873" E
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Near the Civic Hospital of Avola, a sign indicates the presence of a dolmen.
Unfortunately, it is not very easy to reach it, because a stream flows in front of it.
It belongs to the Neolithic period, prior to the Sicilians.
It is made by a stone slab 8 meters by 5.50 meters which follows the natural profile of the rock; the huge rock is supported by two pillars.
The total height is 3.30 meters.
Actually it is still debated whether or not it is a dolmen, since a systematic excavation has never been conducted; but it is certainly a prehistoric monument with funerary function, in which the human hand is recognizable both in the enlargement and in the geometry of the cavity, as well as in the shape of the side pillars.
Due to the fractures of the dolmen some brick supports were made.
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