Fast forward to the Maltese archipelago. One of the favorite places for tourists has long been considered a place of historic significance. Here are some of the most ancient mysterious megalithic structures of mankind – the megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo.
Amazing the age of the buildings
The true history of the local ancient inhabitants currently unknown. It is impossible to say who exactly they were, what purpose did it travel to the Islands, but the construction of these skilled craftsmen are still standing today.
Scientists believe that the origins of the civilization of the Maltese builders takes about 7000 years ago. For the most part it was a Neolithic culture – all the buildings made of stone. But about total isolation of the residents say no, it is believed that they had developed trade relations with the European part, in particular with Italy. Continue reading
Clay and metal items, found in the upper layers of the dungeons Hal o Saflieni, belong to the bronze age.
Terracotta statuette of Hal o Saflieni
Standard plan megalithic temple
Later and less artistically valuable, they noted the influence of Aegean art.
From the looks of these products are made not aliens, but natives of Sicily: ceramic with incised pattern of red and white colors similar to the objects of the Neolithic cultures of Western Europe.
Ancient architecture – the most valuable part of the prehistoric heritage in Malta is presented in the open-air museums, which are all Islands in the archipelago. Megalithic sanctuaries of Malta belong to the Neolithic and Chalcolithic. The most interesting of all the monuments discovered on the territory of Europe, they are cut in rock or built of local limestone. Separate buildings constructed around 6 thousand years ago, there appeared before the Egyptian pyramids, until recently, considered the first man-made constructions on Earth. Megaliths (from the Greek. and megas lithos – “big stone”) Continue reading
Among the mysterious places of Moscow suburbs Husmor occupies a special place.
There is almost everything that stirs the imagination of adventurers: of the abnormal area, where people disappear, change over time, appear mysterious atmospheric phenomena, anomalies of flora and fauna, the ancient pre-Christian legends about the temple of the serpent, and the mysterious and terrible snake moth…. If you plan to stay in the suburbs. you should spend a couple of days to explore this amazing place.
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Sesmar is located in Meshchora, in the district lying to the North of the railway station Cherusti.
Of it was preserved mention in documents of the twelfth century, but the exact location of Rushmore on these documents cannot be determined.
The only contemporary witness who saw with his own eyes a pagan temple (or thinks he saw), a hunter living in the village of Pustosha, N. Eagles. Continue reading