Beehive tomb


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Beehive tomb

A conical-shaped subterranean tomb constructed as a corbeled vault and found on pre-Archaic Greek sites.

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beehive tomb, section
A monumental underground tomb in the form of a beehive, used in the Mycenaean period.
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I came here 20 years ago," said Harini Kumar, speaking about one of her pieces which included many elements of the Sultanate, some as diverse as the beehive tombs and ships.
He added, "The Baitul Qarn in Al Heyal; the abandoned town of Sulaif; the beehive tombs in Bat; and the souq,A from the bygone eraA can attract more culturally-inclined tourists.