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Daviņu lielais akmens/ big stone/ Ancientsites #25

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LV Slēpnis pie akmens ar daudziem dobumiem

EN Cache near the stone with many hollows


LV Pirmais šāda veida akmens, kas atklāts Latvijas teritorijā un kam piešķirts pieminekļa statuss. Atklāts 1925. gadā (pētnieks A. Štāls). Ilgu laiku šis akmens tiks uzskatīts par vienīgo šāda veida objektu. Ievērojams ar saviem virspusē izveidotiem 32 noapaļotiem konusveida dobumiņiem (diametrs līdz 15 cm, dziļums līdz 7 cm), kādi raksturīgi Ziemeļeiropā izplatītajiem kultakmeņiem. Uzskata, ka 1. g.t. otrajā pusē pr. Kr. pie šiem akmeņiem notika mirušo un auglības kulta rituāli. Citas verijas, ka dobumi tika lietoti: ziedojumu ievietošanai, astronomiskiem vērojumiem, akments tika izmantots kā savdabīgs mūzikas instruments, kā arī - akmens pulvera iegūšanai, lai lietotu ārstniecībā.
Datējums – no akmens laikmeta līdz viduslaikiem.
Akmens izmēri: garums: 4 m, platums: 2,8 m un augstums - 1,4 m augsts. Latvijā šobrīd zināmi 59 šāda veida bedrīšakmeņi. Valsts nozīmes arheoloģijas piemineklis. Citi objekti tuvumā: Dikļi, Burtnieku ezers, Mellaču akmens. (Urtāns J., 1990, Pēdakmeņi, robežakmeņi, muldakmeņi, Avots, Rīga, 7. - 8. Lpp; Latvijas petroglifu centrs 2008, projekts Valmieras rajona dižakmeņi).

Pēc vienas teikas, vecas meitas rakušas Viteķes upīti un uz šī akmens ēdušas pusdienas. Kurš saimnieks labāk devis ēst, tam upīte tā pievirzījusies, lai labākas robežas iznāk. Līdz mūsdienām dzīvi nostāsti, ka uz akmens pusdienojis zviedru karalis. Iedobumiņi palikuši no viņa ēdiena bļodām. Stāstīts arī, ka vecos laikos pēc ražas novākšanas iedobumiņos bēruši graudus. Cik iedobumiņu, tik dieviņu. (J. Urtāns.1990. Pēdakmeņi, robežakmeņi, muldakmeņi)

EN The first stone of this type discovered in the territory of Latvia that has been granted the heritage status. In 1925 it was discovered by a researcher A. Štāls. It is remarkable due to its 32 roundish conical hollows on the surface (diameter up to 15 cm, depth up to 7 cm) that are typical for cult stones widespread in Northern Europe. It is believed that in the second half of the 1st millennium BC at such stones the rituals of the dead and fertility were held. Other versions about the usage of hollows are as follows: for placing offerings, for astronomical observations, that the stone was used as a peculiar musical instrument, as well as for acquiring powder for healing needs. Dating — from the Stone Age to the Medieval Age (J. Urtāns. 1990. Footprint Stones, Boundary Stones, Trough Stones (Pēdakmeņi, robežakmeņi, muldakmeņi)). The dimensions of the stone: length of 4 m, width of 2.8 m, and height of 1.4 m. Other nearby objects: Dikļi, Burtnieki Lake, Mellači Stone. Situated within the territory of the North Vidzeme Biosphere Reserve.

According to a tale, old maids dug the Viteķe River and had lunch on that stone. To the landlord who gave better food, the river came closer for him to have a better boundary. Until nowadays a tale has remained that on the stone a Swedish king had lunch. The hollows have remained from his food bowls. They also say that in older times after harvesting, grain was placed into the hollows. Hollows are as many as the gods. (J. Urtāns.1990. Footprint Stones, Boundary Stones, Trough Stones (Pēdakmeņi, robežakmeņi, muldakmeņi))

LV Pieeja it kā caur pagalmu, bet patiesībā tas ir ceļš. BYOP

EN Access seems to be through the homestead, but it is the road. BYOP

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