This sanctuary is found on a remote spot on the island of Gozo and can be divided into two areas. The upper part, which is shown in the picture, consists of a rock cut chamber and a cistern. In the lower terrace the remains have been less well preserved, although a few blocks of stone can still be traced.
During Phoenician times this area flourished as a place of cult dedicated to an as yet unknown deity. The place was also utilized for a similar purpose during the Roman period, after which the sanctuary fell in decay only to be used as a troglodytic dwelling in the medieval period.
(Photo of Tanit/Cross by Mr. Joe Cilia)
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