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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Papal tombs in Old St. Peter's Basilica
The papal tombs in old St. Peter's Basilica were the final resting places of the popes, most which dated from the fifth to sixteenth centuries. The majority of these tombs were destroyed during the si...
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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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Isis Tomb, Vulci
The Isis Tomb is the name of a richly endowed Etruscan tomb that was found at the Polledrara Cemetery, Vulci in the early nineteenth century. Many artefacts were discovered in the Isis Tomb when it wa...
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Ezra's Tomb
Ezra's Tomb or the Tomb of Ezra (Arabic: العزير‎ Al-ʻUzair, Al-ʻUzayr, Al-Azair) is a location in Iraq on the western shore of the Tigris that was popularly believed to be the burial place o...
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Tomb of Aaron
The Tomb of Aaron is the name of the supposed burial-place of Aaron, the brother of Moses. There are two traditional locations, Mount Hor, near Mount Sinai in the Sinai, or at a location near Petra in...
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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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Tomb of Simeon the Just
The Tomb of Simeon the Just or Simeon the Righteous (Hebrew: קבר שמעון הצדיק‎; translit. Kever Shimon haTzadik) is an ancient tomb in Jerusalem believed to be the burial place of Simeon the Just...
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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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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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