Malta

 

Selected Photos from Malta

October 2004

 

by Shawn McLaughlin *

 

Enjoy!

 

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Stone rollers,

Tarxien temple

Ceremonial bowl,

Tarxien

Spiral relief

friezes, Tarxien

Tarxien

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Tarxien

Tarxien

Niche with

"drawer", Tarxien

"Fat Lady"

(goddess)

Tarxien

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Rock formations,

Ghar Dalam (cave)

Porthole slab,

Hagar Qim temple

Pedestal & spiral

relief frieze,

Hagar Qim

Oracle chamber,

Hagar Qim

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Pedestal altars,

Hagar Qim

Stone Menhir,

Hagar Qim

Hagar Qim

Hagar Qim

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Hagar Qim

Hagar Qim

Megalith (!),

northeast wall,

Hagar Qim

Decorated

orthostat

Hagar Qim

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Porthole slab,

Hagar Qim

Decorated altar

stone, Hagar Qim

Pedestal altar,

Hagar Qim

Mnajdra temple

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Mnajdra

Maltese "wall"

Bastion,

Fort St. Elmo

Bastion,

Fort St. Elmo

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Clapham Junction

cart ruts

Clapham Junction

cart ruts

Clapham Junction

cart ruts

Popeye's Village

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Lantern, Rotunda

Church

Bell Tower,

Rotunda Church

Finial,

Rotunda Church

Ggantija temple

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Ggantija

Ggantija

Ggantija

Ggantija

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Ggantija

Salt pans

Salt pans

Qolla Il Badja
(clay formation)

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St. Paul's

catacombs

(loculus and

arcosolium tombs)

St. Paul's

catacombs

(canopied tomb)

St. Paul's

catacombs

(loculus and

arcosolium tombs

and Agape table)

St. Paul's

catacombs

(canopied tomb)

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Rock formations,

west coast

Azure Window

Balcony, Walled

City of Mdina

Gate, Walled City

of Mdina

* Copyright © 2004 by Shawn McLaughlin
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pronunciation guide

Tarxien   tar-sheen
Ghar Dalam   ahr dah-lam
Hagar Qim   ajar eem
Mnajdra   im-nigh-drah
Ggantija   j-gan-tee-yah
Qolla Il Badja   owl-ah ill bai-dah
Mdina   im-deenah