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Archaeological Society, Malta __ "The Society (voluntary society number VO/0195) is concerned with all matters pertaining to archaeology. One of its principal objectives is to promote and enhance the study of archaeology at all levels."  Learn about the organization, goals and accomplishments. - illustrated - From - 

Celebrating an Island Heritage __ "For English archaeologist John Evans, who excavated prehistoric Maltese sites during the late 1940s and 1950s, the Mediterranean islands were "laboratories for the study of culture processes." Learn more about the history of archaeological research in Malta in this brief article. - one photo - From Archaeological Institute of America -

Exploring the Maltese Prehistoric Temple Culture __ reports from a multi-disciplinary conference to examine the mysterious "Temple People" and associations with later Mediterranean cultures. - illustrated - From EMPTC Conference -

Hal Saflieni Hypogeum (1950-80) __ Learn about a burial chamber holding 7,000 people, used from 3600-2500 BC. - illustrated - From -


Malta - Archaeology and Prehistory __ A good introduction to prehistoric Malta and overview of the archaeological research. - illustrated - From Unknown -    

Malta - Cart Ruts __ "An account of Malta's mysterious cart-ruts, 'parallel channels' that are 'cut in rock,' and some of the work that has been done in surveying them." - illustrated -

Malta History and Archaeology __ "The islands of Malta are a rich tapestry of archaeological and historical treasures. They contain some of the greatest structures of prehistory as well as the stunning Medieval fortress city of Valetta."  A wide ranging website covering all of this. - illustrated - From -


The Malta National Museum of Archaeology __ You will find a great introduction to the museum, virtual tours, collections, goals and more. - illustrated - From -

Malta: Temples, Monuments, and Goddesses... __ "Learn about the oldest civilization in the Mediterranean and the amazing monuments it left." - photos - From the OYS Foundation -

Malta Temples and The OTS Foundation __ "Introducing new information about the ancient Mediterranean and remarkable prehistoric buildings" - illustrated - From -

Maltese Archaeology - Archaeology of Malta __ "Archaeological sites and other resources for the modern country of Malta."  A collection of resources and links about archaeology in Malta. - From - 


Megalithic Temples of Malta __ About the Megalithic Temples of Malta; they are the "oldest free standing stone structures of the world." - photos and other illustrations -

Prehistoric Archaeology of Malta - Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temple __ An overview of these temples plus access to a lot of other information about Malta. - illustrated - From -

Prehistoric Temples Of Malta __ "The prehistoric temples of Malta are unique in all the world. They are the oldest standing stone structures which remain to us from ancient times. The temples date from 4000 - 2500 BC. They are older than Stonehenge, older than the Pyramids."  You will find a good overview of these structures. - illustrated - From -

'Still too early' to tell fate of Punic tombs __ "The fate of ancient rock-cut tombs found earlier this month on the site of the planned new St James Hospital is still uncertain as investigations into the discovery are still at an early stage, the Superintendence for Cultural Heritage said."  A 'dated' news article (2008) - From -


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