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In Drouwen, near Borger, some remarkable hunebedden...
D26 - Drouwenerveld
The side stones of hunebed D26 are almost completely hidden under the sand, what gives this 'monstrous' hunebed a low appearance. The surrounding of the disappeared cover hill is still visible.
Archaeological research in 1968 and 1970 uncovered remains of 160 pots, stone weapons and tools. The complete 'furniture' coming from D26, a unique collection is exposed in the "Hunebedcentrum" in Borger.
These twins, only separated 14 meters from each other belong to the 'middle
After restoration D19 once again is covered by five of his eight original capstones.
D20, the smallest twin-hunebed, supported only one of six capstones until 1998, now again five. The ring of kerbstones is almost completely intact but the hunebed self is collapsed...