Interior Ceiling, Tholos of Mycenae
The interior ceiling of the 'Treasury of Atreus', tholos tomb (1450 BCE), Mycenae.
Johnston's Private Life of the Romans, Ch. 14
464. Importance of Burial. The Romans view of the future life explains the importance they attached...
Kermario Dolmen, Carnac
The Kermario Dolmen at Carnac, north-west France. The granite structure was created as a burial chamber and would have originally...
King Herod's Tomb
King Herod wasn't the world's worst ruler. Yet seventy years after his death his tomb was desecrated and forgotten. Learn...
Kofun (old tumuli) are large artificial mound tombs built in ancient Japan for the ruling elite between the 3rd and...
Lycian tombs, Xanthos
The Harpy tomb and the pillared sarcophagus, two monumental Lycian tombs from Xanthos (Lycia, Turkey). The Harpy tomb (left...
Maeshowe Chambered Cairn, Orkney | 3D Scanning
The chambered tomb of Maeshowe is in The Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site. Along with the Standing Stones...
Maeshowe excavation 1861
This drawing, by a Mr. Gibb of Aberdeen, Scotland, depicts the state of Maeshowe shortly after the excavation through...
Maeshowe, a spectacular neolithic chambered cairn in Orkney
About Maeshowe A Spectacular Neolithic Chambered Cairn built 5,000 years ago Maeshowe (HY315128), considered to be one...
Mausoleum of Augustus
The Mausoleum of Augustus was actually one of the first of many large building projects undertaken in the reign of Rome's...