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Pictures & images of the Domus de Janus of the Sas Concas prehistoric necropolis, Abbasanta Sardinia.

During the Neolithic to Early Bronze age (3400-2700BC) in Sardinia, the pre-Nuragic people of the island cut chamber tombs into soft rocky outcrops to bury their dead in. These are known in Sardinia as Domus de Janas which translates as “house of the fairies” or “witches”.

The Domus de Janas tombs were usually conical inside like the...
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