Regolini-Galassi Tomb Chamber
A sketch of the main chamber of the Regolini-Galassi Tomb at Etruscan Cerveteri. 7th century BCE. Inside the chamber...
Two monumental temple-tombs in the ancient city of Imbriogon in Cilicia (modern-day Turkey) dating to the second and third...
A 1st century CE Roman tomb. Within were stored the cremated remains of the deceased. Inscriptions name the occupants...
Scotland is a country which, today, comprises the northern part of Great Britain and includes the islands known as the Hebrides...
Sennedjem in the Afterlife
A wall-painting from the tomb of Sennedjem, an Egyptian craftsman, depicting the deceased blissfully ploughing his fields...
Seven Wonder of the Ancient World: Khufu's Great Pyramid
Khufu's Great Pyramid The Great Pyramid and its surrounding complex soon after its completion (Copyright Lee Krystek...
Shabti dolls from ancient Egypt. Shabti dolls were the surrogate workers for the deceased in the afterlife.
Shabti Dolls: The Workforce in the Afterlife
The Egyptians believed the afterlife was a mirror-image of life on earth. When a person died their individual journey...
Shi Huangdi (259-210 BCE, also known as Qin Shi Huang, Qin Shih Huandi, Shi Huangti or Shih Huan-ti) was the first emperor...
Silla Tombs of Gyeongju
The mound tombs of Gyeongju (Kumsong), capital of the Silla kingdom which ruled in Korea from the 1st century BCE to...