La Pierre Levée, Faycelles (Lot)
1 : 25,000 IGN Série Bleue,
This impressive if incomplete tomb is situated behind a modern
house by the side of a road leading down into the valley of the Lot,
about 10 minutes from Figeac, and is marked on the map. It is used as a place to put string, spades, fenceposts...
It is about 2.6 metres high.
Its back-stone has a remarkable natural hole in it of very
In fact, as a piece of sculpture this damaged tomb is one of the finest I have ever seen.
This is abstract art at its most transcendental.
These photos were taken at dusk, with both flash and natural light.
The tomb in summer.