Nuraghe Losa

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Nuraghe Losa
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Nuraghe Losa
Nuraghe Losa is located in Sardinia
Nuraghe Losa
Shown within Sardinia
Coordinates 40°7′0.84″N 8°47′24.252″E / 40.1169000°N 8.79007000°E / 40.1169000; 8.79007000
Type Monument
History
Cultures Nuragic civilization
Site notes
Excavation dates yes
Condition ruined
Management I Beni Culturali della Sardegna
Public access yes
Website Abbasanta, Nuraghe Losa (in Italian)

The nuraghe Losa (in Sardinia, close to the village of Abbasanta) is a complex prehistoric building in the shape of a tholos tomb.[1] Its central structure has a triangular shape.[2]

On the west side, a turreted wall is linked to it. The whole built complex is surrounded by a wider wall, which encloses the settlement of the original village of huts and other additional buildings constructed in the late-Punic, imperial Roman, late Roman and high Middle Ages periods.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministerio per i bene culturali e ambientali soprintendenza archeologica per le province di Cagliari e Oristano (1990). Il nuraghe Losa di Abbasanta. 
  2. ^ Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls (2006). Sardinia. New Holland Publishers. ISBN 1-86011-324-9. 

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Coordinates: 40°07′01″N 8°47′24″E / 40.1169°N 8.79007°E / 40.1169; 8.79007