There are literally thousands of tower structures called nuraghes found throughout the island of Sardinia, just off the coast of Italy. Built between the 1800 and 1500 B.C.E, they range from simple round two-story buildings to much larger, much taller, multi-tower complexes. While the purpose of the towers may be unclear, it is certain most of the towers were carefully oriented so that the entrances were point to the sunrise at winter solstice and to the moon at its southernmost rising position.
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