chamber tomb


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chamber tomb

n.
A Neolithic tomb consisting of a chamber built out of large upright stones with one or more capstones, buried in an earthen mound.
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A preliminary report on the human remains from a rock-cut chamber tomb near Iraq Al-Amir.
A brisk 20-minute walk leads to Wayland's Smithy, a Neolithic long barrow and chamber tomb site that looks like a location set from Lord of the Rings.
Consideration of particular finds at the site are featured in contributions by Anja Fogert on a Pazuzu head, by Florian Janoscha Kreppner and Heide Hornig on an early Neo-Assyrian chamber tomb, by Christa Muller-Kessler on the Aramaic dockets inked on cuneiform tablets, by Marina Pucci on a ninth-century canal in the Lower City, and the publication by Karen Radner of fourteen Neo-Assyrian texts from excavations in 2003 and later.