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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Unlooted Etruscan Tomb Complete With Sarcophagi And Treasures Unearthed In Italy
Archaeologists have made a rare discovery near the small town of Città della Pieve, near Perugia in Italy – a 2,400-year-old sealed and untouched Etruscan tomb. The burial chamber contains sarcophagi...
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 ...
Etruscan Tomb Paintings and Sarcophagi
These two large Etruscan cemeteries reflect different types of burial practices from the 9th to the 1st century BC, and bear witness to the achievements of Etruscan culture. Wich over nine centuries d...
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...
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 -
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.
First Unlooted Royal Tomb of Its Kind Unearthed in Peru
Archaeologists discover 1,200-year-old tomb filled with gold and silver artifacts-as well as human sacrifices.
Tomb of Noah
There are several sites that are claimed to be the Tomb of Noah:
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List of extant papal tombs
A pope is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the Catholic Church. Approximately 100 papal tombs are at least partially extant, representing less than half of the 264 deceased popes, from Saint Peter...
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Rock-cut tombs
A rock-cut tomb or koka is a burial chamber that is cut into the living rock usually along the side of a hill. It was a common form of burial for the wealthy in ancient times in several parts of the w...
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List of tombs and mausoleums
This is a list of tombs and mausoleums that are either notable in themselves, or contain the remains of a notable person/people. Tombs are organized by the person buried in them, sorted according to ...
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Tomb of the Bulls
The Tomb of the Bulls (Italian: Tomba dei Tori) is an Etruscan tomb in the Necropolis of Monterozzi near Tarquinia, Italy. It was discovered in 1892 and has been dated to either 540–530 BC or...
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Jason's Tomb
Jason's Tomb is a rock-cut tomb dating to the Maccabean period discovered in the Rehavia neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. It has been identified as the burial site of Jason, possibly a naval command...
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Harding Tomb
The Harding Tomb, also known as the Harding Memorial, is the burial location of the 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding and First Lady Florence Kling Harding. It is located in Mario...
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List of non-extant papal tombs
This is a list of non-extant papal tombs, which includes tombs not included on the list of extant papal tombs. Information about these tombs is generally incomplete and uncertain. Chronologically, the...
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A chullpa is an ancient Aymara funerary tower originally constructed for a noble person or noble family. Chullpas are found across the Altiplano in Peru and Bolivia. The tallest are about 12 metres...
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Bucharest
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Romanian: Mormântul Soldatului Necunoscut) is a monument located in Bucharest, Romania. Dedicated to the soldiers who died while fighting for Romania. It is one of...
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Necropolis of Monterozzi
The Necropolis of Monterozzi is an Etruscan necropolis on a hill east of Tarquinia in Lazio, Italy. The necropolis has about 6,000 graves, the oldest of which dates to the 7th century BCE. About 200 o...
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Unknown Sailor Monument
The Unknown Sailor Monument is a monument built in honor to the sailors that fought and died in the Battle of Iquique, a naval battle off the coast of Chile. This monument was given by the Chilean Nav...
Golini Tomb
Golini Tomb is an Etruscan tomb in Orvieto, Italy. It was discovered in 1863.