Su Murrone Necropolis

Chiaramonti, Italy

Su Murrone Necropolis dates originally from the Neolithic age (around 3200 BCE), but it was reused in the Bronze Age.  It consists of three domus de janas, type of pre-Nuragic chamber tombs found in Sardinia.

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Chiaramonti, Italy
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Founded: 3200 BCE
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Italy

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Luigi Carta (10 months ago)
stupendous
Bettina Böhm (12 months ago)
Fascinating. The story lives on here.
Layledda (21 months ago)
I had never heard of this site which was recommended to me while visiting the nearby nuraghe Ruju. The excavations are currently interrupted but surely there is still to be discovered. The domus were mostly flooded except for the main and more interesting one. The abundance with which it was excavated (taurine horns and ceiling beams clearly visible) and painted in red ocher is incredible. Highly recommended. You can arrive with any car, there is a small parking area with an information panel right next to the site.
Mauricio Vega (2 years ago)
Is ok
Maria BUDRONI (2 years ago)
If ever there was a need to demonstrate how far back reach the Sardinian soil of any human installment the Domo the Janas are there to see.
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