The funeral monuments
of Nuragic Sardinia (15th-10th century BC) are represented by megalithic
sepultures called %u201Ctombe dei giganti%u201D (literally giants%u2019 tombs). Their
dimension attests the magnificence of the architecture in that period. It is
supposed that the %u201Ctombe dei giganti%u201D were reserved to important people and
their families, or particular groups in the village. The %u201CMoru%u201D tomb has the
typical plan of this typology, a rectangular funerary chamber inside an apsed
structure with semicircular exedra in the front. The building dates back to the
13th century BC and is the funeral monument pertinent to the not far nuraghe
Albucciu. In this tomb the rectangular structure, built of flat slabs, is
surrounded by a tumulus of stones. The exedra is built of blocks and small
slabs, without the sense of magnificence typical of megalithic sepultures.
Considerable is the thickness of the tomb (about
6m). The structure was modified in different periods and was often reused.
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