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Dolmen No. 3, in a field, Konnur, Belgaum District

Dolmen No. 3, in a field, Konnur, Belgaum District

Photographer: Burgess, James

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1874

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/3(312)

Item number: 10003312

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Dolmen No. 3, in a field at Konnur in Belgaum district. At Konnur, near the Gokak falls, there are many dolmens. They consists of three standing slabs forming three sides of a square, with a larger 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. In this photograph a youth seated on the structure.

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