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Necropolis in Sardinia, millenary testimonies of antique burial

Necropolis in Sardinia, millenary testimonies of antique burial

Nurra Anghelu Ruju is the most famous necropolis in the zone of Alghero. It was discovered in 1904 on the property of Sella & Mosca wine society, next to the street of the “Due Mari” (“two seas”, in Li Punti locality). Its name laterally means “red angel”. It is made of about forty funerary caves of small dimensions, partly communicating, dug into the rock between the VI and the III…