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Inventory: 10079
Dolmen Li Scusi (o di Minervino)
Minervino di Lecce (LE)
Object Type: Dolmen
Staus: Present
Latitude: 40.09530
Longitude: 18.43283
Description: One of the pillars is monolithic and it is 88cm tall and 100cm wide; the others are made of stacked consistent stones. It is situated in an olive grove full of outcrops of rock on the road that leads to Uggiano La Chiesa. The capstone has a hole of approximately 20cm, where the sunrays penetrate entirely only during the summer solstice. The name ‘Li Scusi’, dialect for ‘hidden’, probably refers to its function of hiding.
Condition: VeryGood
Dimension: Altezza apertura m 1.60; Altezza parte posteriore m 1.37; Lastra di copertura rettangolare irregolare m 3.64 x 2.54; Spessore da m 0.50 a m 0.36.
Direction: Ingresso della cella rivolto a Sud-Est
Historical Notes: It is the biggest in the province of Lecce and one of the first ones to be recorded by Maggiulli in 1867. It was examined and thoroughly described by De Giorgi in 1879 with its eight pillars supporting a capstone.
Legal Condition: Subject to restrictions with deed of 12/11/1910, L. 364/1909, art. 5.
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