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necropolis:

see cemeterycemetery,
name used by early Christians to designate a place for burying the dead. First applied in Christian burials in the Roman catacombs, the word cemetery came into general usage in the 15th cent.
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necropolis

necropolis of Tantalus, Sipylus; section (above)and plan (below)
1. A city of the dead; a large cemetery in ancient Egypt, Greece, Phoenicia, Carthage, etc.
2. An ancient or historic burial place.
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Challenges and problems faced by the global heritage necropolis Makli would be culminated on the priority basis and its issues would be resolved, he added.
Syed Sardar Shah, Minister for Culture and Tourism Sindh, has inaugurated this shuttle service title with 'Makli Necropolis Shuttle Service'.
The remains discovered at the Hyatt construction site are located at the further eastern periphery of this necropolis, formed between the second and third centuries AD, where the tombs are of a lower density.
It's the first human necropolis to be found here in Tuna al-Gabal," Egypt's antiquities minister Khaled al-Anani told reporters at the site adding that the burial site may hold as many as 32 mummies.
Although, in recent times, it may seem self-evident for Slovenians to relate Pahor's Necropolis to the important works of European "concentration camp literature," our goal here is to reflect on the positioning of this work in the universal space of world literature.
se observa con claridad en la revision del broche de la necropolis de Herreria III donde las dataciones radiocarbonicas indican una cronologia desde el siglo VIII a.
En necropolis del ambito celtico hispano se hallan algunos ajuares con elementos utilizados en actividades domesticas, productivas y/o economicas de la vida cotidiana.
Additionally, some damage was also seen in the Western Necropolis to another tower tomb, No.
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For even more serenity, cross the street to the Glasgow Necropolis, a 37-acre cemetery that is home to thousands of striking monuments arranged on a grassy, green hill.
A COLUMN on the former Necropolis, now Grant Gardens, that once stood at the junction of Everton Road and West Derby Road sparked interest from Jean Ellis (nee McLeod), formerly of Copeland Street.
Almost 30 years ago, the Fag el-Gamous necropolis, which translates as "Way of the Buffalo," was discovered.