Photos of Archaeological Interest

The following sites illustrate through the use of photographs different aspects of the prehistory and history of the Maltese Islands. Click on the photographs to get a more detailed explanation. This table is also available as a text version. 
 
 

 

Prehistory

Ghar Dalam

Birzebbugia

Ghar Dalam

Prehistory

Zebbug Tomb at Xaghra Stone Circle

Xaghra(G)

Zebbug Tomb at Xaghra Stone Circle

Prehistory

Tombs at Xemxija

Xemxija
Tombs at Xemxija

Prehistory

Summer Solstice at Mnajdra

Qrendi

Summer Solstice at Mnajdra

Prehistory

The Temples' Facade

Qrendi
Facade of Hagar Qim

Prehistory

Cairns at Wied Moqbol

Zurrieq

Cairn at Wied Moqbol

Phoenician

Phoenician Tomb at Tal-Wej

Mosta

Punic Tomb at Tal-Wej

Phoenician

Remains of a Phoenician Building

Zurrieq

Phoenician Remains at Zurrieq

Roman

Ghar tal-Iburdan

Rabat

Detail from l-Ghar tal-Iburdan

Roman

The Cross in Roman Burial Places

Naxxar, Rabat

Relief of a cross from the Salina Catacombs

Roman

Roman Cistern at Ta' Kaccatura

Birzebbugia

Roman Cistern at Ta' Kaccatura

Roman

Tax-Xarolla Catacombs

Zurrieq

Tax-Xarolla Catacombs at Zurrieq

Roman 

Tax-Mintna Catacombs

Mqabba

Tal-Mintna Catacombs at Mqabba

Medieval 

Medieval Chapels

Zurrieq, Rabat

Ghajnsielem
Fresco of St. George at Hal-Millieri

Medieval

Ghar il-Kbir

Dingli

Ghar il-Kbir

 

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