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Inventory: 10110
Menhir Monteprino
Tuglie (LE) - Località Montegrappa
Object Type: Menhir
Staus: Present
Latitude: 40.07752
Longitude: 18.09561
Description: The menhir is situated inside a private property (Provenzano property) near a big Eucalyptus tree. It is well-worn, with a rectangular base and corners marked by numerous notches. On the well-worn North facing side there are engraved crosses; the South facing side has a series of deep indents. At the top there is a cup mark of 27 cm diameter and a groove along the North-West facing side. The West facing side has a breakage on the top, towards the cup mark.  
Condition: Good
Dimension: Altezza: m 1.39; Faccia Nord m 0.31 x Faccia Est m 0.38
Direction: Asse lungo Nord-Sud
Historical Notes: It was discovered in 1962 by C. Piccinni in the area Montegrappa, in the plot called Monteprino. Today the monolith is situated inside the park of Tenuta Monteprino, implanted in a round flowerbed made of slabs of stone. This arrangement was decided in agreement with the Superintendence of Taranto and it was built in the 70s.
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