The Stone Temples of Malta

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The stone temples of Malta, built 5,000 to 6,000 years ago, are the oldest human-made monuments in the world. Over time they’ve partially crumbled, but the immense structures remain. Now they are protected, entrance fees are charged, and parts are off limits to the public.** The Stone Temples of Malta Tarxien is the most recent temple (3300 BCE) and the most elaborate. Inside the entrance is ... Read Full Article

Ancient Temples of Malta, Part I

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The tiny islands of Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea 60 miles south of Italy, hold ancient secrets. The ancient temples of Malta were built 6,000 years ago, before Stonehenge, before the pyramids of Egypt, and are the oldest stone monuments in the world. Who were the prehistoric people who, without metal tools or the wheel, cut slabs of rock, stood 20-ton megaliths on end, stacked them in circular ... Read Full Article