Naveta des Tudons

The burial navetas of Menorca are one of the most characteristic elements of the prehistory of the island. The navetas are constructions of stones embedded between them without any cement (cyclopean constructions). Menorca’s most famous naveta is the Naveta des Tudons.

The Naveta des Tudons is the oldest fully preserved building in Europe, and its construction dates to around 1000 BC. It is a collective burial monument, inside which were found the bodies of more than 100 individuals in addition to objects of bronze and bone.

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