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...
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...
Table-des-Marchands Tumulus, Locmariaquer
The stone burial mound known as the Table-des-Marchands (Table of Merchants) at the Neolithic site of Locmariaquer...
Brief Description An immense mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor...
The Terracotta Army refers to the thousands of life-size clay models of soldiers, horses, and chariots which were deposited...
The Ancient Egypt Site
The Artist Project: Tomb of Perneb - Sarah Sze
Sarah Sze on the Tomb of Perneb "I think a lot of people panic, and it's not just the claustrophobia: it is the intensity...
The Caryatid Tomb at Luni sul Mignone
The Caryatid Tomb at Luni sul Mignone has been dated to the 2nd century BCE. It was published by Pontus Hellström...
The Death Pit
Close The royal burial for PG1237 is thought to be Body 61, located in the top right corner. She was lavishly dr