Skip to comments.Tarxien Temples: past, present and future
Posted on 03/08/2006 11:19:23 PM PST by SunkenCiv
Although the Tarxien Temples may not be the most photogenic archaeological site of the Maltese Islands, they nonetheless offer a stimulating experience for visitors. The temples in fact hold the largest number of exceptional examples of prehistoric art and attest to an extraordinary society that produced astounding advances in art, technology and architecture, some 5,000 years ago... Excavations started by exposing the South Temple of the Tarxien complex, excavating the cremation cemetery inserted into the ruins in the Early Bronze Age, then continuing successively with the Central, East and Early Temples. Further limited excavations were also conducted in various parts of the temple complex between 1921 and 1958.
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