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3600-2500 Malta Animal Relief of a bull and sow part of monumental structures from Tarxien, Malta. Maltese prehistory has been recalibrated to 3rd millennia BCE. The prehistoric Maltese cultures developed earlier and independently of the Egyptian pyramids or Stonehenge.

Silbury Hill, UK. Silbury Hill, near Avebury in Wiltshire, is the largest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe. It was created around 2660 BCE and stands 130 feet high, but its purpose is unknown. Despite centuries of study and excavation, it remains one of the most enigmatic of British prehistoric sites.

Megalithic Temples of Malta, one of the oldest structures in the world

Prehistoric Malta, 3600-2500 BCE

1600 BCE, The Tarxien ship graffiti are among the oldest in the Mediterranean. This period of Malta represents a distinct and later culture from the Maltese monument builders whose culture ended circa 2500 BCE.

Tarxien Temples, Malta - carved spiral relief #world #heritage

Nubia, Sudan: the pyramids that pre-date the Egyptian pyramids . (Sudan - the black pharaohs by Retlaw Snellac, via Flickr)

Tarxien - Temple in Malta, Oldest free standing structure on earth, older than the pyramids

Tas-Silġ Sanctuary (Malta). The earliest construction was of a temple typical of the Tarxien phase (3000-2500 BCE), accompanied by a group of megaliths. The hilltop was then occupied by the people of the following Bronze Age (2500-700 BCE). The Phoenicians took over the site around 700 BCE. In the last phase of its life, towards the fifth century CE, a church was built on the site. The site takes its name from the nearby Church of our Lady of the Snows (in Maltese ‘Tas-Silġ’)

Relief Depicting Procession of Animals Globigerina Limestone. H. 34, L. 110.0, D. 22.0 cm Tarxien South Temple (Malta), Temple Period, 3600–2500 bce