The Labbacallee Wedge Tomb is one of the largest Wedge Tombs in all of Ireland. The Wedge Tombs are long burial chambers that narrow on one end--hence the name. These stone tombs were once covered with earth in a burial mound, and date as far back as 2,000 B.C. The Tomb at Labbacallee shows a large central chamber, rectangular in shape, and a smaller chamber behind it. A number of large standing stones border the site.
The main burial chamber, viewed from above.
The length of the burial chamber.
W&L students admiring Wedge Tomb. Murch in particular was impressed.
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