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  • Renfrew, Colin (1977-05)
    Comparison of the traditional C4 date scale with a scale developed by counting tree rings in the bristlecone pine indicates that for any time before 1000 B.C., tree-ring dates are considerably older than radiocarbondates. ...
  • Debertolis, Paolo; Coimbra, Fernando; Eneix, Linda (American Research Institute for Policy Development, 2015-06)
    Recently we studied the acoustic properties of the underground Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum in Malta. Identified as “architecture in the negative”, it is a unique prehistoric complex, intentionally sculpted with features that ...
  • Till, Rupert (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
    The remarkable subterranean architecture of the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum on Malta has generated many claims about its dramatic acoustic effects, but previous studies have lacked rigour. A systematic, methodical approach has ...
  • Bonanno, Anthony (Council of Europe, 1992)
    Anthony Bonanno shares some thoughts on the Council of Europe Workshop held in Malta between the 13th and 15th of September 1990 and organised in collaboration with the Foundation for International Studies and the ...
  • Bonanno, Anthony (Ministry for Youth and the Arts, 1994)
    Until future archaeological discoveries prove otherwise, only the last 7000 years of the 50,000 years of man's existence in his present form of both physical and cultural evolution -that of Homo Sapiens Sapiens -can be ...
  • Bonanno, Anthony (M.U.T., 1982-04)
    Just before the arrival of the Knights of St. John in Malta in 1530 a French member of the Order, by name Jean Quintin, came to the Island and started compiling notes for a short description of Malta which he later published ...
  • Vella, John (Cospicua : Kumitat Festa Esterna ta' Marija Immakulata, 2001)
    In January 2002, Bir Mula Heritage, which is found at 79, Triq Santa Margerita, celebrated its 5th anniversary. A series of renovations and restorations were underway in order to bring back the house’s previous appearance. ...
  • Bonanno, Anthony (Malta University Services Ltd, 1993-05)
    Of the five sedimentary layers that constitute the characteristic geological formation of the Maltese islands only the lower two survive in the eastern half of Malta, the softer Globigerina limestone -which has provided ...
  • Corrado, Andre; Bonanno, Anthony; Vella, Nicholas C. (Oxbow Books, 2004)
    The University of Malta has been excavating a section of the Phoenician/ Punic sanctuary dedicated to Astarte at Tas-Silg (Malta) since 1996. The excavations are still going on, but a significant amount of faunal remains ...
  • Ventura, Frank; Tanti, Tony (1994)
    A notable concentration of cart tracks occurs at T'Alla u Ommu also known as Naxxar Gap at San Pawl tat-Targa, limits of Naxxar. By focusing on the ancient tracks in one specific area, this paper attempts to illustrate ...
  • Cassar, JoAnn; Tampone, Gennaro; Vannucci, Sergio (Grafo, 1990)
    The aims of the bilateral project between the University of Florence and the Museums Department of Malta are the study of the construction techniques, of the materials of the state of conservation and the restoration of ...
  • Bonanno, Anthony (Tempus Reparatum, 1995)
    Archaeology has not yet provided us with the proper tools and the right means for reading the minds of our prehistoric ancestors from the material evidence they left us. When and if such means are ever made available, we ...
  • Bernabo Brea, Luigi (Thames and Hudson, 1957)
    The Copper Age marked a radical change in Southern Italy. The change, moreover, was not confined to this area only, but can be recognized in the cultural evolution in all the lands bordering the Mediterranean. Indeed, the ...
  • Trump, David H. (Thames and Hudson, 1966)
    In this chapter, the author talks about the emergence of a Copper Age culture through new techniques of economy and manufacture together with new social and cultural customs, evidence of which can be seen through the ...
  • Bernabo Brea, Luigi (Thames and Hudson, 1957)
    In this chapter the author describes the Aeolian Islands during the Copper Age. There is also a mention of their trade links with Malta.
  • Moscati, Sabatino (Société nationale d'édition et de diffusion, 1972)
    This paper discusses that throughout the ancient Mediterranean, the Greeks were not the only ones influencing other cultures. This can be seen at the multi-period site of tas-Silg in Malta and in Sicily where many cult ...
  • Malone, Caroline; Bonanno, Anthony; Gouder, Tancred; Stoddart, Simon; Trump, David H. (1993-12)
    The Mediterranean region is a fine laboratory for the scientific study of early religions because so many emerged there. Everyone has heard of the mythology of Greece and the cults surrounding the Roman emperors. Yet those ...
  • Rose, Mark (2004)
    The article focuses on Reuben Grima and his search for the meaning of Malta's ancient temples. Today with Heritage Malta, which oversees the country's archaeological and cultural assets, Grima is the curator for a number ...
  • National Museum of Malta (Zodiac: telecommunications magazine presented by cable and wireless, 1973)
    A Company-sponsored work project has unearthed the remains of an extensive Roman Villa in Malta. This account from the archaeological section of the National Museum reports the progress so far : Since the discovery in ...
  • Bonanno, Anthony; Frendo, Anthony J. (Vigilo, 1997)
    In the February-May 1996 issue of VlGILO news was given that the Council of Din I-Art Helwa had decided to sponsor the 1996 excavations at Tas-Silg by the Department of Classics and Archaeology at the University of Malta. ...

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