Vault Full Of Skeletons Found Under Washington Square Park
City workers made a stunning discovery this week when they stumbled upon a 19th century burial vault – which then led to the finding of a second tomb – containing skeletal remains beneath the edge of ...
1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color
The greatest "unboxing" of the twentieth century. In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt’s Valley ...
Archaeologists Unearth Intact Pre-Roman Tomb In Pompeii
It’s one of the most famous natural disasters in history. On August 24, 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted, sending floods of ash, pumice and other debris onto the city of Pompeii, located at the volcano...
Carpet cleaner scrubs veterans' grave stones at cemeteries his spare time
Carpet cleaner, Andrew Lumish of Land 'O Lakes uses his spare time and expertise in cleaning to scrub the grave markers of Bay Area veterans
Has Queen Nefertiti Been Found Behind Tutankhamun's Tomb?
Dr Nicholas Reeves, an English archaeologist at the University of Arizona, says he made the discovery after analysing high-resolution radar scans of the walls of Tutankhamun's grave. Almost 100 years ...
Iraq conflict: Saddam's tomb destroyed in Tikrit fighting
The footage shows the mausoleum, south of the city, reduced to concrete rubble. Poster-sized pictures of Saddam that once covered it have been replaced with Shia militia flags and pictures of militia ...
Newly Found Megalithic Ruins In Siberia Contain The Largest Blocks OfStone Ever Discovered
An ancient Super Megalith has been found in the Siberian Mountains. How where they made? Some are questioning if they were just naturally made. Of course this idea fly’s in the face of conventional wi...
Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France: 'Exceptional' 2,500-year-old burial chamber reveals stunning treasures | Daily Mail Online
The grave, crammed with Greek and possibly Etruscan artefacts, was discovered in a business zone on the outskirts of Lavau in France's Champagne region.
Mystery deepens over ancient tomb - Independent.ie
Controversy surrounds the excavation of an ancient tomb in Greece which a leading archaeologist had suggested could be linked to the family of Alexander the Great.
Speculation Rages About Dead in Greek Mystery Tomb
At least five corpses lay buried in the Alexander the Great-era tomb in Greece, deepening the mystery around the massive burial.
Real royal portraits in ancient Egypt…? | Egypt at the Manchester Museum
The strong opinions expressed about the first official portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge, unveiled this week, highlight the continuing interest in depictions of royalty. But how do modern experienc...
Megalith
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Barrow
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Cemetery
A cemetery or graveyard is a spatially defined area where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred. The word cemetery (from Greek κοιμητήριον, "sleeping place") implies that the la...
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Columbarium
A columbarium is a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns (i.e. urns holding a deceased’s cremated remains). The term comes from the Latin columba (dove) and originally r...
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Dolmen
A dolmen, also known as a portal tomb, portal grave or quoit, is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more upright stones supporting a large flat horizontal capstone...
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Kofun
Kofun (古墳, from Sino-Japanese "ancient grave") are megalithic tombs or tumuli in Japan, constructed between the early 3rd century and the early 7th century AD. They gave their name to the Kofun period...
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Mausoleum
A mausoleum is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or people. A monument without the interment is a cenota...
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Monumental masonry
Monumental masonry (also known as memorial masonry) is a kind of stonemasonry focused on the creation, installation and repairs of headstones (also known as gravestones and tombstones) and other memor...
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Ossuary
An ossuary is a chest, box, building, well, or site made to serve as the final resting place of human skeletal remains. They are frequently used where burial space is scarce. A body is first buried in...
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Sarcophagus
A sarcophagus (plural, sarcophagi; sarcophaguses) is a box-like funeral receptacle for a corpse, most commonly carved in stone, and displayed above ground, though it may also be buried. The word "sarc...
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Tomb
A tomb (from Greek: τύμβος tumbos) is a repository for the remains of the dead. It is generally any structurally enclosed interment space or burial chamber, of varying sizes.
The word is used in a...
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Casal Rotondo
Casal Rotondo is the largest tomb on the Appian Way, to the southeast of Rome, Italy. A small farmhouse has been constructed on the top.The structure is found at approximately the VIth mile of the anc...
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Mycenaean chamber tomb
The term chamber tomb is used to refer to a form of mortuary architecture in use in the Late Bronze Age of the areas under the cultural influence of the Aegean. The tombs are rock cut and show a trip...
Vault Full Of Skeletons Found Under Washington Square Park
City workers made a stunning discovery this week when they stumbled upon a 19th century burial vault – which then led to the finding of a second tomb – containing skeletal remains beneath the edge of ...
1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color
The greatest "unboxing" of the twentieth century. In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt’s Valley ...
Naveta
A naveta is a megalithic chamber tomb unique to the Balearic island of Minorca. It dates to the early Bronze Age.It has two vertical and two corbelled walls giving it the form of an upturned boat whi...
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Alexander Sarcophagus
The Alexander Sarcophagus is a late 4th century BC Hellenistic stone sarcophagus adorned with bas-relief carvings of Alexander the Great. The work is remarkably well preserved and has been celebrated...
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