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  Talaiots and Taules
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  • Talaiots and Taules - Minorca Island
      Talaiots and Taules
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  • Artificial caves - Minorca Island
      Artificial caves
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Towards 1400 B.C., the native civilization of the island produced various large stone constructions known as talaiots. This word gives the name of this prehistoric period of the island: the Talaiotic period.

Some settlements from this time are Trepucó, Talatí de Dalt, Torre d'en Galmés or Son Catlar. Each one has a monument of worship called a taula and artificial caves. You can see as well a few necropolis, such as Calascovas o Cala Morell.

The pics were taket at the settlement of Talatí de Dalt, situated 4 kilometres from the city of Maó.

Website: http://www.menorcaweb.com/reports/archaeological-sites/

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  • Written Oct 20, 2005
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