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<b>Gozo</b>Posted by fitzcoraldoGgantija © fitzcoraldo
Latitude:36° 2' 56.76" N
Longitude:   14° 14' 59.84" E

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Ggantija (Ancient Temple) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Ggantija</b>Posted by faerygirl faerygirl Posted by faerygirl
11th October 2014ce

Gebla ta' Sansuna (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — News

Gebla ta' Sansuna scheduled

From Stonepages

Maltese prehistoric site scheduled to stand

The MEPA (Malta Environment & Planning Authority) board confirmed the scheduling of a prehistoric site and turned down appeals to have the scheduling reconsidered.
In the area around Ħagra ta' Sansuna in Xagħra lie the remains of a prehistoric temple. A man who owns nearby land said that the buffer zone negatively affected the value of his land, while another compared the scheduling to expropriation, and cited antiquity scholars John Evans and David Trump who expressed doubts about the site.
But the Heritage Planning Unit representative pointed out that land value was not a consideration when sites were scheduled, and pointed out that Evans and Trump doubted what the site was, (i.e. whether it is the remains of a Neolithic temple or a Bronze Age menhir/dolmen), but not its archaeological value. It should also be pointed out that in the 1968 National Ordinance Survey Maps, the site is indicated as a Neolithic Monument.
HPU also said the objector is incorrect in stating that there are no associated finds. During the widening of Triq Ġnien Imrik in 1946, a stone mortar used for corn grinding together with a number of prehistoric sherds were discovered and hastily re-buried. The MEPA board subsequently unanimously voted to keep the scheduling as is.
baza Posted by baza
15th January 2011ce

Ggantija (Ancient Temple) — Images

<b>Ggantija</b>Posted by Dorset Druid Dorset Druid Posted by Dorset Druid
27th April 2010ce

Ggantija (Ancient Temple) — Fieldnotes

Easter 2010. The Ggantija Temple on Gozo showed its age with much of it being supported by scaffolding but it was still an impressive site. It is believed to be the oldest free standing man made structure in the world, constructed around 3600 BC.
Although not much to explore as most of the site was fenced off the temple oozed character and strength. The stone structure contains 2 temples, each seemed to honour the Goddess with its curves.
Dorset Druid Posted by Dorset Druid
27th April 2010ce

Ggantija (Ancient Temple) — Images

<b>Ggantija</b>Posted by CianMcLiam<b>Ggantija</b>Posted by CianMcLiam CianMcLiam Posted by CianMcLiam
1st March 2009ce

Borg Il-Gharib (Ancient Temple) — Images

<b>Borg Il-Gharib</b>Posted by baza<b>Borg Il-Gharib</b>Posted by baza<b>Borg Il-Gharib</b>Posted by baza<b>Borg Il-Gharib</b>Posted by baza baza Posted by baza
25th January 2009ce
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