Mausoleum of Augustus
The Mausoleum of Roman emperor Augustus in Rome. Completed in 28 BCE and, reaching a height of almost 45 metres and...
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
No doubt thousands of statues still remain to be unearthed at this archaeological site, which was not discovered until...
Mummification in Ancient Egypt
The practice of mummifying the dead began in ancient Egypt c. 3500 BCE. The English word mummy comes from the Latin mumia...
Myra - Ocean Necropolis
Myra is an ancient town in Lycia. The city has two necropoli of Lycian rock-cut tombs in the form of temple fronts carved...
Nebamun Hunting in the Marshes
Thebes, Egypt Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC Fowling in the marshes Nebamun is shown hunting birds, in a small...
Neolithic Tumulus Interior, Locmariaquer
The interior chamber of the stone burial mound known as the Table-des-Marchands (Table of Merchants) at the Neolithic...
In Ireland, an enormous ancient burial ground yields a 5,000 year old secret
Paestum Painting, Scene from a Symposium
Detail from lateral walls of the Tomb of the Diver depicting a symposium scene. The frescoes are painted on limestone...
Palenque: Pakal's Tomb
Then David Kelley and Floyd Lounsbury analyzed inscriptions from the temple to determine that the occupant of the sarcophagus...
The Pharaoh in ancient Egypt was the political and religious leader of the people and held the titles 'Lord of the...