Nuragic Age (Sardinia, Italy)

Born and developed in Sardinia, the Nuraghic Civilization spans a period of time ranging from full Bronze Age (from 1700 BC) to the second century BC, in full Roman times. It owes its name to Nuraghes that make up the traces of the most eloquent and was the result of the evolution of pre-existing civilizations
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Gigante nuragico    Golgo 'e Mesu - Piana del Golgo - Baunei - Ogliastra

Gigante nuragico Golgo 'e Mesu - Piana del Golgo - Baunei - Ogliastra

motherhood

motherhood

Among the most famous bronzes can be mentioned the tribal chiefs (with cloak and dagger studded), divinities , bull-men, warriors, boxers, priestesses, and motherhood.

Among the most famous bronzes can be mentioned the tribal chiefs (with cloak and dagger studded), divinities , bull-men, warriors, boxers, priestesses, and motherhood.

Bronze Sculpture Probably used as a votive and / or as a reference to the heroic world handed down, however, linked to the cult, the bronzes representing figures of men, boats, nuraghes and animals useful to reconstruct scenes from everyday life.

Bronze Sculpture Probably used as a votive and / or as a reference to the heroic world handed down, however, linked to the cult, the bronzes representing figures of men, boats, nuraghes and animals useful to reconstruct scenes from everyday life.

The site is accessed via a sort of large "window" that opened for the collapse of the once natural rock of the cave. The first traces of human presence in the area date back to the Neolithic; inside the cave date back to Middle Bronze Age (around the fifteenth century BC.)

The site is accessed via a sort of large "window" that opened for the collapse of the once natural rock of the cave. The first traces of human presence in the area date back to the Neolithic; inside the cave date back to Middle Bronze Age (around the fifteenth century BC.)

The aspect that makes it quite unique is given from having been realized in a large cave - about 150 meters wide

The aspect that makes it quite unique is given from having been realized in a large cave - about 150 meters wide

The Tiscali village is situated on rugged mountain of the same name, at the end of the valley Lanaitto, in one of the most spectacular and wild Supramonte.

The Tiscali village is situated on rugged mountain of the same name, at the end of the valley Lanaitto, in one of the most spectacular and wild Supramonte.

The tofet of Nora was discovered in 1889 thanks to a storm, with the excavations carried out in the following year. Here were found many materials, especially some local sandstone stele, mostly with symbolic representations, including in small shrines, with mention of the architectural elements. The materials are dated between the end of the fifth and the end of the fourth century BC

The tofet of Nora was discovered in 1889 thanks to a storm, with the excavations carried out in the following year. Here were found many materials, especially some local sandstone stele, mostly with symbolic representations, including in small shrines, with mention of the architectural elements. The materials are dated between the end of the fifth and the end of the fourth century BC

The materials found in the graves However attest to the flourishing of the city in the fifth and especially in the fourth century BC and the early contacts with ancient Rome.

The materials found in the graves However attest to the flourishing of the city in the fifth and especially in the fourth century BC and the early contacts with ancient Rome.

Nora is an ancient city founded nuragica and later Punic capital of the people of Noritani. Traces of repopulation nuragica-Phoenician refer the eighth century BC (Stele of Nora, with enrollment in a similar to the Phoenician alphabet, the oldest record of the name of Sardinia)

Nora is an ancient city founded nuragica and later Punic capital of the people of Noritani. Traces of repopulation nuragica-Phoenician refer the eighth century BC (Stele of Nora, with enrollment in a similar to the Phoenician alphabet, the oldest record of the name of Sardinia)

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