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…
Photo: Inside the Domus de Janas
The Domus de Janas (House of the Fairies)can be visited in different places all around Sardinia, as hundreds sites have been discovered nearly everywhere, even inside the most habited cities as Cagliari. It is impossible to talk about all of them, however we will indicate the known.
Photo: Necropolis Tuvixeddu in Cagliari
The necropolis was the funereal area in which the Phoenicians, the Punics and the Romans buried their dead. Numerous are the attested kinds of graves, among which “a fossa” (hollowed graves), in rooms dug in the cliff, “a sarcofago” (in the shape of a sarcophagus), and “a cassone” (in the shape of caisson). In Campidano are present some evidences of great interest.