Rafal Rubí

Alaior, Spain

The Rafal Rubí navetas are two tombs of the same type as the Naveta des Tudons, but these are smaller and are unusual in that they are very close to one another. They are group burials with a perforated stone slab at the entrance to the inner chamber, which is split into two levels.

Of the two navetas, the east one is in better condition, as the front was restored in the late 1960s, when an archaeological dig was also carried out during which burial goods were found, including pottery items, rhomboid-shaped bronze pendants and part of a torc. The west naveta was excavated in 1977 and the human remains found in the upper chamber were dated to 904 B.C.The items found are on display in the Museum of Menorca.

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Founded: 1000 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Spain

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AMMAMIA (14 months ago)
Beautiful and serene place. Charles the owner receives us very warmly and Guedi the manager takes care of us and knows all the secret corners of the island. the decoration is very pleasant and makes us feel at home. Thank you for this wonderful stay... We will be back!!!
G Sync (15 months ago)
Closed until May because it is not worth for them to sell tickets in low season. Instead of just letting people see it for free, they close it. Muchas gracias!!
Anthony von Bertrab (2 years ago)
We had a wonderful time here! The staff is very very friendly and the food is delicious! The rooms and the garden are beautiful. We had a perfect time!
Joseph Movile (3 years ago)
Very beautiful megalithic monument
Jamie Hay (5 years ago)
Excellent wander round, if you like megaliths.
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