Stone graves or stone chests are prehistoric sites that can be seen in Batu Tering Village, Moyo Hulu District, Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB).
Four gravesites can be witnessed and learned about their history here. This stone tomb which is categorized as a sarcophagus stone has a carving with a human face symbol which is interpreted to prevent harm.
Meanwhile, the symbol of the human genitalia is believed to have the meaning of fertility and the crocodile sculpture found in the stone coffin has the meaning of human relations with the realm of spirits or ancestors.
The shape of the grave that has a container and cover is considered by experts to be a form of human intelligence in its time. By then, they had been able to use their wits to make a cover carved out of stone. Sculptures seen in rock tombs are believed to be highly advanced thinking.
The stone gravesite believed to be from the megalithic era is located on Mount Ai Renung, about 30 kilometers from the city of Sumbawa Besar. Visitors who want to go to this historic tourist area must first climb for approximately 10 minutes before arriving at the tomb. The location of one tomb with another tomb is not side by side. Each stone has its area.
The stone gravesite is a historical tour that provides new knowledge and insight for every visitor who comes to visit the stone chest area in Sumbawa, NTB. Visiting one of the historical sites in Indonesia will be an exciting and meaningful experience.