Daily Prompt:”Ancient” – An island which is full of antiquity -Gozo!


Ancient

Ġgantija (Maltese pronunciation: [dʒɡanˈtiːja], “Giants’ Tower”) is a megalithic temple complex from the Neolithic on the Mediterranean islandof Gozo . The Ġgantija temples are the earliest of the Megalithic Temples of Malta. The Ġgantija temples are older than the pyramids of Egypt. Their makers erected the two Ġgantija temples during the Neolithic (c. 3600–2500 BCE), which makes these temples more than 5500 years old and the world’s second oldest manmade religious structures after Göbekli Tepe. Together with other similar structures, these have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Megalithic Temples of Malta.

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