Sites & cities that bear the name of Necropolis of Is Loccis-Santus

Necropolis of Is Loccis-Santus

Today in : Italy
First trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 19th century B.C.E

Description : The necropolis of Is Loccis-Santus is an archaeological site located in the municipality of San Giovanni Suergiu, Sardinia. Dated to the 3rd millennium BC and used until the early centuries of the 2nd millennium BC, consists of thirteen Domus de janas. The artefacts found inside the tombs, mostly ceramics and other grave goods, are attributable to the Ozieri culture, Abealzu-Filigosa culture, Monte Claro culture, the Bell Beaker and Bonnanaro culture and are now exposed in the Villa Sulcis museum of Carbonia.On top of the hill where is located the necropolis there is a monotower nuraghe, built in the Nuragic era, and some buildings dating back to World War II.

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