Mleiha Archaeological Centre – part 1

Archaeological sites (from late pre-Islamic period) in Mleiha / Maleha (Sharjah, UAE).

In the photos: fort (MLH-CW; built 2nd-3rd century), farmhouse complex (MHL-04), farmhouse with a kitchen (MHL-06), burial chambers (MHL-05), horse and camel cemetery (MHL-02), palace (MHL-08; 1st-3rd century).

Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Sharjh, UAE

Ξ Mleiha Archaeological Centre webage

Ξ More about archaeological sites – webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

See also / Nearby:

Jebel Buhais Iron Age Fort

Off-Road History Museum

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Napoli Sotterranea – Naples Underground

Napoli Sotterranea – underground the city of Naples (Campania, Italy).

  • 136 steps, 40 metres below the city of Naples there is another world:
  • tuffaceous cavities from 4th century BC,
  • water supply cisterns,
  • Neapolitan houses,
  • remains of the ancient theater of Neapolis with Nero’s private dressing room,
  • Summa Cavea – a galery with exhibition of scarabattoli (glass and wood display cases exhibiting sacred objects) with presepi – Christian nativity scenes, and small running water channels in the floor,
  • air raid shelters from the WWII,
  • War Museum,
  • Hypogeum Garden (a vegetable garden away from the sun and the air pollution).

Naples Underground (Napoli Sotterranea), Piazza San Gaetano, 68, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy

Ξ Webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

See also:


Italy on 40thousandkm

Naples: Santa Chiara complex

Santa Chiara complex in Naples (Campania, Italy) from 14th century, consists of:

  • Basilica church of Santa Chiara – in Gothic style,
  • Majolica cloister of the Clarisses – with 18th-century transformations in Rococò style by Domenico Antonio Vaccaro
  • tombs,
  • archeological museum.

Monastero di Santa Chiara, Complesso Monumentale di Santa Chiara , 49/c, Via Santa Chiara, 49/C, 80134 Napoli NA, Italy

Ξ Santa Chiara complex webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

See also:


Sacred Naples

Naples’ tradition of presepi

Italy on 40thousandkm