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Spirals are a common megalithic motive and can be see as a symbolic representation of life. Double spirals are explained as symbols of reincarnation.
Newgrange - Ireland
Kerbstone 1, in front of the entrance of the 'passage tomb' in Newgrange, is seen as one of the most beautiful examples of 'megalithic art'.
Loughcrew - Irleand
Less known are the decorations in the Loughcrew Cairns.
Alas these gravures disappear slowly by erosion and acid rain.
Knowth - Ireland
Also the kerbstones in Knowth are decorated with spirals and concentric circles...