History of Tharros

The city of Tharros was probably founded by the Phoenicians at the end of the 8th century or possibly in the early 7th century BC in an area already populated during the Nuragic period.  …read more


History of the excavations

As early as the 17th century the necropolises in Tharros were a destination for treasure hunters, attracted by the richness of the burial goods. …read more



The city of Tharros preserves the monumental remains of public and private buildings dating from the Punic age to the Byzantine period; the two necropolises, instead, are placed in extra-urban areas, to the north and south of the residential area.  …read more