tholos tomb

beehive tomb, tholos tomb

beehive tomb, section
A monumental underground tomb in the form of a beehive, used in the Mycenaean period.
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The megalithic sepulchres of Montefrio provide one example, and the tholos tombs of Los Millares another.
1995a): Studies in Iberian archaeoastronomy: (2) Orientations of the tholos tombs of Almeria.
2001): Studies in Iberian archaeoastronomy: (8) Orientations of megalithic and tholos tombs of Portugal and southwest Spain.