Some present receptions of ancient monuments

Megaliths continue to be appreciated by people, in a number of different ways. This is reflected in the roles they play within contemporarys history culture and cultural memory (cf. my earlier research).

With reference to the megaliths of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, receptions in which megaliths are nowadays given meanings include the following:

Megaliths also featured in various ways in the celebrations of '1,000 years of Mecklenburg' during 1995.

Vandalism and rubbish deposition reflect ignorance or entirely negative connotations of megaliths, but those are equally significant.

© Cornelius Holtorf