Graves unearthed in the northern Italian region of Friuli over the last several days held objects belonging to ancient Lombard warriors. Archaeologists excavated the tombs of men, women and children, some of which showed signs of past intrusions. ... [continue reading]
Posted by archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com on February 14, 2012, 11:00.
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A tomb is an enclosed space for the repository of the remains of the dead. The most elaborate tombs in ancient times were those built by the Egyptians for their kings, the pharaohs. Early on, the Egyptians built mastabas, tombs made of dried bricks which were then used to shore up shafts and chambers dug into the earth. In every mastaba there was a large room... [continue reading]