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Menhir 4

A larger stone that has split.

Again engraved with Christian symbols, this one has a five pointed figure (pointed out below), said to represent the crucified Christ.

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When visited again in October, we observed that there could be an association between Menhir 4 and other nearby stones.

It could be part of one of the two "Cromlech" or stone circles, elliptical in shape, about 35m x 25m, that have been recognized in the valleys.

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