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hypogeum

In ancient architecture, any underground chamber or vault, esp. an underground burial chamber.
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Located in Sanluri, Sardinia (Italy), the hypogeum of Padru Jossu was excavated in 1980 by G.
The present work intends to get more information on the application of lime-nanoparticles for the consolidation of a hypogeum structure which is difficult to treat owing to the influence of humidity and concentration being not well tested and scarcely reported in the literature, for nanoparticles [8, 15].
Hosting three UNESCO World Heritage sites (those megalithic temples, the city of Valleta and the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum) and more monuments per square kilometre than any other country, Malta, Comino and Gozo offer an astonishing concentration of cultural and historical attractions.
That saddled sky that shook down vertical Repeated play of fire--no hypogeum Of wave or rock was good against one hour.
Another underground complex, the Hypogeum, only allows a few visitors in every day and is booked up months in advance - book as soon as you book your flights for any chance of a ticket.
'If it just takes a few more cents from tourists as they flow through, it will have failed.' His experiences at the site of the Hypogeum, an ancient burial temple, which was redesigned by Heritage Malta during the 1990s to limit visitor numbers and protect the ancient wall carvings, keep him optimistic.
Paleopathological studies of human bones include analysis of the elite individuals from the royal hypogeum (A.
Also designated as a World Heritage Site is the Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni.
A wooden floor was covered by sand and lay atop an elaborate underground structure called the hypogeum. While the original floor has been virtually destroyed, the hypogeum is still clearly visible.
Because it is less familiar than such mysterious places as Easter Island and Peru's Nasca Lines, I focus here on a recently excavated site on the island of Malta, the Hypogeum, an extensive underground labyrinth allegedly constructed during the Chalcolithic period (Copper Age) around 4000 B.C.
The ruins are accessible to tourists at any time, although the temple, museum and the hypogeum tombs are subject to restricted opening.
A short walk from Tarxien brought us to the most remarkable structure of stone-age Malta, the 'Hypogeum' of Hal Saflieni.