Giants' Grave of Su Mont'e s'Abe

Olbia, Italy

The Giants' grave of Su Mont'e s'Abe is an archaeological site located in the municipality of Olbia. Like other giants' tombs of Gallura, it was built in two main phases of construction. In the first stage, during the period of the Bonnanaro culture, it was built an allée couverte tomb; later, in the second phase, during the age Nuragic age (1600 BC approximately), the allée couverte was transformed into a giants' tomb with the realization of the exedra and the erection of the central stele of which few traces remain today.

The tomb, which measures about 28 meters in length and six in width, was excavated and restored in the 1960s.

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Via Caterina Longa, Olbia, Italy
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Founded: 1600 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Italy

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Jeroen Tahey (13 months ago)
Interesting place
Ian McGowan (2 years ago)
Fantastically well preserved on of the many burial barrows referred to locally as giant graves.
בינה גלדי (2 years ago)
Not easy to find and not a great attraction
Roger Axon (2 years ago)
A fascinating tomb, well worth a visit if you are interested in his.
said hamdani (2 years ago)
Interesting. It will make your imagination go wild. You will try and figure out what this was. How did these people live during the time it was built? You will enjoy thinking about whether what you are seeing is actually what you think you are seeing.
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