Monte Siseri Necropolis

Putifigari, Italy

Monte Siseri Necropolis consists of four domus de janas (type of pre-Nuragic chamber tombs found in Sardinia). It contains one of most impressive neolithic age rock drawings in Sardinia. The necropolis is dated to 3200-2600 BCE.


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Putifigari, Italy
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Founded: 3200-2600 BCE
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Italy


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