Cerne Abbas Giant Cerne Abbas, England

Cerne Abbas Giant
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This intriguing chalk figure of a club-wielding naked man may be a drawing of a fertility god, Hercules... or Oliver Cromwell. No one knows exactly when or why it was made.

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Cerne Abbas Giant
Full Name
Cerne Abbas Giant
50.813694° N, 2.474740° W  (map)
Cerne Abbas, England
Cerne Abbas Dorset, England
Europe continent
UK Europe
England United Kingdom
Dorset England

Further Resources

  1. “The Cerne Abbas Giant”. “Mysterious Britain”.