burial chamber

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Noun1.burial chamber - a chamber that is used as a graveburial chamber - a chamber that is used as a grave  
chamber - a natural or artificial enclosed space
crypt - a cellar or vault or underground burial chamber (especially beneath a church)
tomb, grave - a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"
mausoleum - a large burial chamber, usually above ground
monument, repository - a burial vault (usually for some famous person)
burial vault, vault - a burial chamber (usually underground)
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The cadaver is being kept inside a burial chamber in the Lasam municipal cemetery, Danguilan said.
Services concession: Exploitation of the burial chamber
Tutankhamun's Golden Mask - Wikimedia Commons CAIRO -- 2 February 2018: The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Thursday that a group of Egyptian Archaeologists have started "decisive" radar scans in King Tutankhamun's burial chamber with the hope of finding other hidden chambers.
Their shared burial chamber was discovered over 110 years ago, but Khnum-Nakht and Nakht-Ankh were mummified and buried almost 4,000 years ago, during the 12th Dynasty of Egypt.
Arab News The Thaj treasures were discovered in a burial chamber in Jubail in 1998, in which a gold mask, pearls, bracelets, necklaces and other gold pieces were found.
The fourth and fifth tombs share one entrance, and each tomb has a burial chamber with a domed ceiling.
A BURIAL chamber dating back about 3,700 years has been found in Egypt, attached to a recently discovered pyramid belonging to the 13th Dynasty, the country's ministry of antiquities said.
Cairo, May 11 (ONA) The 3,700-year-old burial chamber of a pharaoh's daughter is believed to have been found near the remains of a recently-discovered pyramid in Egypt, BBC said.
Before he goes back to the present, Tony visits a world-famous stone circle, learns more about Celtic chariots, uncovers the secrets of a white horse and goes exploring in a burial chamber that predates the pyramids.
We can now say that we have to find behind the burial chamber of King Tutankhamun another chamber, another tomb," Mamduh al-Damati said at a press conference in presence of British Egyptologist Niclolas Reeves.