Uproar in Galicia as neolithic tomb replaced with picnic table
A 6000-year-old archaeological site in Galicia, Spain, has been completely destroyed by local builders who mistook the artefacts for rubble, cleared the stones and replaced them with a concrete picnic table.
The neolithic tomb, in the northwestern Galician town of Cristovo de Cea, had heritage status and therefore should have been protected, but a lack of signage or anything else demarcating the area as a heritage site meant the builders failed to realise what it was. Now a spat has broken out over whose responsibility it was to protect the site. Read more: thelocal.es