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Ta' Ħaġrat

Updated: Sep 2, 2021

Date: 3600-3200 BCE

Period: Neolithic

Phase: Ġgantija

Location: Mġarr, Malta

Access: Public museum managed by Heritage Malta


Site details

Ta' Ħaġrat has a main temple with a simple trefoil design and an interconnected irregular shaped lobed building to the east.


  • Megalithic entrance steps

  • Libation hole

  • Internal steps


  • Pottery

  • Bone fragments

  • Figurine

  • Small model of a temple


  • Main Temple - south east

  • East Building - south

Interesting facts

A small model of a roofed temple was found at Ta' Ħaġrat. This looks similar to the temple facade carving found at Ħaġar Qim and is thought to prove that the temples once had roofs.

Ta' Ħaġrat is built on the site of an Early Neolithic village.

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