[< Gallery Home | Latest Images | Top 100 | Submit Picture >]
<< Previous Picture | Next Picture >>
Su Tempiesu Pozzo Sacro[600 x 450 JPG]
Unless otherwise stated, this image is the copyright of the submitter. Contact them for permission to reproduce it.
|Description ||Bronze age Holly well near Orune, Sardinia. main well basin, round on the inside.|
This well dates to about 1200 BCE and was covered up during a landslide at some point before 575 BCE. It was orginally about 5 Meters tall. The mud sheered off the roof, but otherwise preserved the well and it's votive offerings. The site was found again in the 1950s and restored in the 1980s. The point of the roof is preserved in a museum. 283 Meters altitude.
Visiting the well requires an 800 Meter hike down the Hill from the tourist lodge.
No comments. Why don't you go ahead and post one!
To post comments first you must Register!
Megalithic Portal eGallery, images of megaliths and prehistoric sites worldwide, free to view.