arched tomb

arched tomb

A tomb chest that lies within an arched niche in a wall.
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But the freestanding arched tomb baldachins of transalpine Europe, and therefore both the arched wall-tombs of Italy dependent on them and those related depictions of burial, find their most immediate common source in the enfeu, or nichegrave, monuments of Northern France known today mainly by way of old graphic renderings and sculptural fragments.