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NEWS: We have saved Buleben for our future generations

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Wirt iż-Żejtun, the local NGO which expressed a national voice during the past weeks welcomes the statement made today by the Economy Minister Chris Cardona and Environment Minister Jose’ Herrera that government will be committed to reverse Buleben land from potential … Continue reading

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NEWS: Another archaeological discovery?

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Archaeologists have been seen documenting another discovery at iż-Żejtun. Some weeks ago a back garden of one of the old houses along Triq Santa Katarina have been cleared through an access opened along Triq Alfredo Cachia Zammit after a permit … Continue reading

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ARCHAEOLOGY: Wine before Olive Oil!

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It has now been scientifically confirmed.  Viticulture  at Żejtun was present before olive oil production. This year’s archaeological field study at the Żejtun Roman Villa by the students of the Department of Classical Studies and Archaeology of the University of … Continue reading

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PUBLICATIONS: The Żejtun Roman Villa

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The first publication by Wirt iż-Żejtun has just been published and is now out for sale. This publication gathers all the papers presented by various academics, researchers and experts during the symposium held last October on the Żejtun Roman Villa. … Continue reading

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Archaeology: More tombs discovered at Zejtun

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Archaeologists under the supervision of the Superintendent of Cultural Heritage are currently monitoring on-going excavation works at the Bulebel Industrial Estate, limits of Zejtun, after a number of tombs have been discovered last week. Some weeks ago, upon issuing of … Continue reading