nuraghe


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nuraghe

(nʊˈrɑːɡeɪ) or

nurhag

n
(Archaeology) a Bronze or Iron Age Sardinian tower or turret
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Vincent Lopez of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates was the broker for both the buyer, Video Concepts, and the seller, IL Nuraghe, in the transaction.
Its chief monument, the Nuraghe (meaning "a heap of stones" in the ancient Sardinian language), is a truncated beehive-shaped tower made of huge stone blocks; another type of Nuraghe has a system of corridors.
Much of the stolen wine, which had been imported from Italy, was quite rare in the UK as the complainant was one of few people in the country importing brands including Le Sette Camicie, Jasci E Machesani, Dal Cero, Vigneti and Nuraghe.
Antioco, con sosta a Carbonia e rientro a Cagliari per via diretta da Iglesias--di poi, prosegue l'iter verso nord per la Carlo Felice, avendo occasione di visitare il nuraghe Piscu, sfiorando Monastir, per dirigersi verso Mandas, di li a Nuoro, onde effettuera le visite a Dorgali, Cala Gonne, Orosei.
One of the island's most amazing sights is the Bronze Age settlement, the Nuraghe of Palmavera six miles west of the city, where the homes are conical towers found throughout Sardinia.
Evidence of these various invaders' influence can be seen all over the island, but perhaps the most unusual and earliest are the cone-like fortresses, called Nuraghe, built by early settlers around 1500BC.