partially collapsed dolmen stands by the side of the road on private land
a tree growing through it.
It was placed on a ridge by the Pombos
river and is composed of seven stones (as are many of the Alentejo dolmens),
and stands around 2.5m high.
One feels that the Dolmen
could have been placed higher up the ridge (for a better view maybe), but
placing dolmens halfway up a hill is not uncommon in Portugal. It is likely
that there was a good reason for its placement that might be determined at a