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  • " A necropolis," was the comment of her discarded lover when years later the remark was repeated to him.
  • Just outside the south wall is a Roman necropolis, with massive tombs in masonry, and a Christian catacomb, and a little farther south a tomb in two stories, a mixture of Doric and Ionic architecture, belonging probably to the 2nd century B.C., though groundlessly called Dimensions in English feet.
  • In the aeneolithic necropolis of Anghelu Ruju, near Alghero, of 63 skulls, 53 belong to the" Mediterranean " dolico-mesocephalic type and i o to a Eurasian brachycephalic type of Asiatic origin, which has been found in prehistoric tombs of other parts of Europe.
  • There are no ruins, but a considerable quantity of debris; and the pre-Roman necropolis was partially excavated in 1882.
  • The Etruscan necropolis of the ancient city was discovered in 1870.

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