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Malta

Hagar Qim

Ħaġar Qim or Standing Worshipping Stones is a megalithic temple complex found on the Mediterranean island of Malta
Chronological Year: 
-3600 BCE/CE

Ħaġar Qim or "Standing/Worshipping Stones") is a megalithic temple complex found on the Mediterranean island of Malta, dating from the Ġgantija phase (3600-3200 BC). The Megalithic Temples of Malta are among the most ancient religious sites on Earth, described by the World Heritage Sites committee as "unique architectural masterpieces." In 1992 UNESCO recognized Ħaġar Qim and four other Maltese megalithic structures as World Heritage Sites. Vere Gordon Childe, Professor of Prehistoric European Archeology and director of the Institute of Archaeology in the University of Lond