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The Neolithic necropolis of Li Muri is the most famous archaeological site in the wide area of Arzachena for its peculiar sepulchres. Discovered in 1939, it consists of small burial cells, originally covered, surrounded by small slabs set in concentric circles. These last were to hold a mound of earth and rubble that covered the sepulchre, to avoid the mound being washed away. So the necropolis was like a set of small round hillocks (from 5,30 to 8,50m diameter) tangent to each other. A menhir, an erect stone upon which a divinity may have been represented, raised in every circl
Located on the western edge of the plain of Arzachena, nuraghe is on the granite rock that forms an integral part. The masonry, attributable to step between the Middle Bronze and late Bronze (14TH-12th centuries BC) consists of more or less regular rows of granite blocks finished, not by medium and large size, while the finish of the entrance lintels is more accurate. The long façade has a rectilinear by rounded corners. It is characterized by the presence of eight protruding from masonry Corbels which, together with others that have reached us, not adorned the prospectus to support a wooden b
The Nuragic complex overlooks a large area in Capichera locality. The dimension of the nuraghe, its complexity and architectonical features attest the peculiarity of this site and its importance in this territory. It is a complex nuraghe, and its tholos tipology (with false dome) is rather unusual in the territory of Gallura. It consists of a central tower (mastio) and two side towers englobed in a rampart. The main tower is characterised by a giant lintel (3,20m). The central chamber, with tholos vault and three niches set in the shape of a cross, is 6m high. The![endif]-->!--[if>
The Malchittu temple is part of a Nuragic complex (15th-10th century BC), which consists of a big round hut, a nuraghe and a series of sepultures into natural hollows in big granite stones, typical of the Gallura region. It rises on a high ground near the Bucchilargiu river, in the plain of Arzachena. The temple, rectangular in plan with curvilinear walls, consists of a vestibule and a big chamber. It shows the in antis temple typology (a classic temple where the walls of the cella are extended to create a kind of closed portico in the fa![endif]-->!--[if>
The giants%u2019 tomb Coddu Vecchiu (or Ecchiu), one of the best preserved in this region, is located on a slope in a hilly area. It was built in two stages: during the Middle Bronze Age (c.1600-1400 BC) the exedra was added to a pre-existing megalithic tomb dating from the Early Bronze Age (c.1800-1600 BC), transforming the structure into a giants%u2019 tomb.
The tomb consists of a main semicircular front (exedra) and a burial chamber. The exedra is made of stone slabs stuck vertically into the ground, smaller towards the sides to delimit the ceremonial area; a![endif]-->!--[if>
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, their families or particular groups in the village. Also Li Lolghi tomb has the typical plan of this typology, a rectangular funeral chamber inside an apsed structure with semicircular exedra in the front. The tomb is 200m far f![endif]-->!--[if>