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4668 High Stone of Döben
4758 Rock at the grave moulds of Bucha
6179 White Woman - Zappendorf
6317 Menhir Rollsdorf
6317 Questionable Menhir - Seeburg
6528 Erratic rock Wallhausen
16306 Jahrhundertstein - Berkholz
17166 Findlinge - Görzhausen
18195 Zwillingskinder - Liepen
18249 Findling - Qualitz
19412 Geotop Müsselmow
21397 Erratic Block of Rohstorf
26197 Erected Stone Steinhorst near Ahlhorn
26789 Grand stone in Leer
29378 Bickelstein near Boitzenhagen
31638 Giebichen Stone at Stöckse
36148 Menhirs on a willow near Kalbach/Heubach
36166 Long Stones at Unterstoppel
38486 Erratic rock with groove near Immekath
39365 Menhir of Marienborn
48369 Circled stone - Saerbeck
48612 Erratic rock - Horstmar
48612 Erratic rock - Horstmar
48612 Sacrificial stone - Horstmar
49179 Mark stone silhouette - Driehausen
49191 butter stone - Belm
49191 Fussabdruckstein - Belm
49565 Matthiesings sacred stone - Ueffeln
49626 Erratic rock near Bippen
49626 Devil's stone - Maihaus
54314 menhir - Zerf/Kalfertshaus
54426 Block field - Heidenburg
55278 Menhir relicts in Dexheim
59227 Thick Stone of Ahlen
66693 Herrgottstein - Mettlach
78132 stone with hollow - Eichbach/Hornberg
99734 Kohnstein - Nordhausen
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Hinkelstein collector
Hinkelsteine - Menhirs were set up before the celtic before 2000 B.C. or possibly even earlier by the funnel beakers and were used as markers, as calendar and/or for prayer. During the christianization of the celtic beliefs some of these stones were reshaped or made niches into for cruzifixes or madonna figures, the same way that churches were built at such cult places.
This page contains a collection of more than 1800 pictures of menhirs, cult places and nature wonders in Germany. Only one object is from France.
Nearly all pictures were taken during six bike tours, where the first two were undertaken with a small Suzuki GN125. This performed well, but the Yamaha XJ900 did even better (in fact, it still is still performing). Some Stones I could revisit. You can see the difference of the (older) Kodak photo CD and the bright colors of my Pentax Optio 430RS. Later experience using the Panasonic video camera was frustrating. Now much better images come from my new Sony NEX6, luckily.
Who is interested in the high-resolution files, please contact me using my main page. Impressum