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CODDU 'ECCHIU
tomb of the Giants

What: Tomb of the Giants
Province: Sassari
Subregion: Gallura
Municipality: Arzachena
Locality: Coddu 'Ecchiu

Description
Evocative funeral monument built in two separate periods: the gallery tomb dates from the Early Bronze Age (approx. 1800 BC), whereas the arched stele and the esedra (a semi-circular room) date back to the Middle Bronze Age
The enormous central granite stele, approx. 4 m high, is intact and well-proportioned. The roof is made of horizontal slabs with a architraved masonry.
An illustrated guidebook is available.

SardiniaPoint suggests:
in the area you can buy good-quality food and wine.


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