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(26th century BC - 25th century BC - 24th century BC - other centuries)

(4th millennium BC - 3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC)


  • 2900 - 2334 BC -- Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period
  • 2494 BC -- End of Fourth Dynasty, start of Fifth Dynasty in Egypt.
  • 2450 BC - End of the Early Dynastic IIIa Period and beginning of the Early Dynastic IIIb Period in Mesopotamia.

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Sardinia Information - Ruins and Arts (440 words)
To this period belong the terracotta vase fragments decorated by impressing the valve of a seashell - the popular white arsella (clam) of Marceddì – on raw clay.
Between 4000 and 2500 BC the Culture of Bonu Ighinu developed in the island, with small urban settlements and finely decorated ceramics in addition to the Culture of Ozieri which saw the enlargement of towns and development of funerary architecture.
NURAGIC CIVILIZATION - 2500-1500 BC Megalitism spread on the island from 2500-1800 BC, with dolmen - simple burial chambers made of massive upright stones set into the ground and covered by a capstone and by perdas fittas (pierced stones), monoliths forming a circle that often bordered the tombs.
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