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MEGALITHIC/NEOLITHIC: NURAGHIC/ OZIERI SARDINIA

Set SS-40 Nuraghic Sardinia, Northeast [12]

1 Albucciu Malchittu Corridor Nuragh, exterior, c. 1800-1200 BCE
2 Albucciu Malchittu Corridor Nuragh, corbeled doorway
3 Tomba Mora near Albucciu Malchittu, c. 1800-1200 BCE
4 Tomba di Giganti (Tomb of the Giants) lu Coddu Vecchio, c. 1800-1200 BCE, overview of standing stones from NE
5 Tomba di Giganti, lu Coddu Vecchio, detail standing stones
6 Tomba di Giganti, lu Coddu Vecchio, detail central large standing stone with small doorway
7 Tomba di Giganti, lu Coddu Vecchio, view from rear looking into tomb
8 Tomba di Giganti li Lolghi, c. 1800-1200 BCE, overview standing stone semicircular facade from NE
9 Tomba di Giganti li Lolghi, overview standing stone semicircular facade from SE
10 Tomba di Giganti li Lolghi, overview central largest standing stone of semicircular facade
11 Tomba di Giganti li Lolghi, overview from rear looking into the tomb and at the back of the standing stones
12 Necropolis Li Muri, overview of grave circle, 3500-2700 BC (Neolithic Ozieri Culture)

 
Set SS-41 Nuraghic/ Ozieri Sardinia [24]

1 Nuraghi near Perfugas, NE Sardinia
2 Nuraghic tower near Sedini, NE Sardinia
3 Nuraghe sas Istattos, near Mores
4 Nuraghe Tanea di su Duca, near Mores
5 Nuraghe Santu Antine, Torralba, 1500-500 BCE, overview
6 Nuraghe Santu Antine, exterior wall and tower
7 Nuraghe Santu Antine, exterior wall and tower detail with circular hut foundations outside wall
8 Nuraghe Santu Antine, exterior wall and tower with circular hut foundations outside wall
9 Nuraghe Santu Antine, corbelled post and lintel gateway
10 Nuraghe Santu Antine, tower and doorway
11 Nuraghe Santu Antine, view through doorway into passage and chamber
12 Nuraghe Santu Antine, interior courtyard with doorways into passages and interior chambers
13 Nuraghe Santu Antine, interior courtyard with doorway, detail, doorway
14 Nuraghe Santu Antine, interior passage way with staircase to upper chambers
15 Nuraghe Santu Antine, interior corbelled passageway with staircase
16 Palmavera, Nuraghic Village, 5th-7th c. BCE near Alghero, overview of settlement and tower
17 Palmavera, overview of circular foundations of hut with mill (?) and tower behind
18 Palmavera, aerial view from tower of circular hut foundation
19 Palmavera, aerial view from tower of various settlement foundations
20 Palmavera, cyclopean masonry wall with post and lintel gateway
21 Palmavera, post and lintel doorway into tower
22 Anghelu Ruju, Neolithic Ozieri Necropolis, 3500-2500 BCE, exterior overview of tomb
23 Anghelu Ruju, interior of tomb
24 Nuraghe W of Macomer
 

Set SS-42 Serra Orrios, Nuraghic Village and Religious Center, 8th-6th c. BCE [12]

1 Sacred Enclosure and Temple
2 Gateway of Sacred Enclosure into settlement and megaron area
3 Gateway of Sacred Enclosure from settlement and megaron area
4 View from entrance into village
5 Megaron Temple from rear
6 Megaron Temple
7 Megaron Temple complex, foundations of semicircular structure that held water, aligned to entrance of temple
8 Foundations of circular habitation
9 Foundations of circular habitation
10 Overview of village
11 Foundations, elliptical meeting house, entrance
12 Foundations, elliptical meeting house, side
 

Set SS-43 Nuraghe Losa/ Santa Cristina [16]

1 Nuraghe Losa, c. 1500-1200 BCE, site entrance, cyclopean masonry
2 Nuraghe Losa, overview tower and circular hut
3 Nuraghe Losa, circular hut, tower behind
4 Nuraghe Losa, window and doorway of circular hut
5 Nuraghe Losa, doorway of main tower
6 Nuraghe Losa, doorway of circular chamber
7 Nuraghe Losa, interior, circular chamber
8 Nuraghe Losa, windows of small circular tower
9 Nuraghe Losa, smaller tower & circular hut foundations
10 Nuraghe Losa, corbelled dome, tower interior
11 Santa Cristina, Nuraghic village, 1800-1500 BCE, overview, site, hut
12 Santa Cristina, hut entrance
13 Santa Cristina, corbeled cyclopean masonry doorway
14 Santa Cristina, tower
15 Santa Cristina, entrance to circular foundations of meeting hall (?) near Spring Temple
16 Santa Cristina, Nuraghic Spring Temple, 1000 BCE, triangular entrance to stairs down to spring/fountain
 

Set SS-44 Su Nuraxi-Barumini Nurgahic Village and Tower, 1700-1500 BCE [13]

1 Su Nuraxi, tower from W
2 Tower from village
3 Overview of village from tower
4 Cyclopean doorway of circular hut
5 Circular hut foundations with large vessel and arch-ceremonial?
6 Courtyard and doorway of main tower, second tower entrance behind
7 Detail of doorway to a tower
8 Corbeled passageway from a tower into courtyard
9 Detail int. passageway main tower
10 Interior corbeled tower through doorway
11 Corbeled cyclopean doorway of tower look out to courtyard and another tower entrance
12 Corbeled dome
13 Corbeled dome with small oculus

 

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SS41 Nuraghe Santu Antine