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Dolmen No. 2, in the jungle, near Konnur, Belgaum District.

Dolmen No. 2, in the jungle, near Konnur, Belgaum District.

Photographer: Burgess, James

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1874

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/3(311)

Item number: 10003311

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Dolmen No. 2, in the jungle, near Konnur in Belgaum district. At Konnur, near the Gokak falls, there are extensive groups of dolmens. They consists of three upright slabs forming three sides of a square, with a large flat slab laid over. They all face the south, the region of Yama, the god of death, and have therefore been identified as old burial sites.

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