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Title: A historical complex at St. Agatha - Rabat
Authors: Camilleri, Victor J.
Keywords: St. Agatha’s Catacombs (Rabat, Malta)
Catacombs -- Malta -- Rabat
Mural painting and decoration -- Malta -- Rabat
Rabat (Malta) -- History -- To 870
Mdina (Malta) -- History -- To 870
Agatha, Saint, -approximately 250 -- Cult -- Malta -- Rabat
Romans -- Malta -- History
Romans -- Malta -- Rites and ceremonies
Archaeology -- Malta -- Rabat
Classical antiquities
Pottery, Roman -- Malta -- Rabat
Church of St. Agatha (Rabat, Malta)
Archaeological museums and collections -- Malta -- Rabat
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: The Archaeological Society
Citation: Camilleri, V.J. (2001). A historical complex at St. Agatha - Rabat. Malta Archaeological Review, 4, 40-43
Abstract: Within St. Agatha's Historical Complex, one can discover various important sites: the catacombs containing different types of tombs, agape tables and frescoes; the crypt with its important medieval frescoes; the alabaster statue depicting the martyrdom of the saint; crosses of Dedication; the historical Church of 1504 and enlarged in 1670 and wherein is kept the historical marble statue which was placed on the walls of the city of Mdina on July 20th 1551, during one of frequent attacks by the Arab corsairs on the island. Nearby stands a small Museum with various collections of fossils, prehistoric remains, minerals, pottery and many other things of interest and beauty.
Appears in Collections:MAR, Issue 04 (2000)
MAR, Issue 04 (2000)

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