art in the catacombs - Photo courtesy of Ancient history Facebook page Kom el-Shoqafa, meaning the Mound of Shards in Arabic, was named so because it was covered with broken jars and pots made of clay that were left by people who visited the tombs.
Scores of finely-carved funerary
objects including weapons, jade and stoneware were unearthed, which were confirmed to date back to the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC).
According the historians the graveyard of Makli hill is one largest funerary
site in the world which spread over 12 square kilometers.
The country's Antiquities Ministry said that one tomb has five entrances leading to a rectangular hall, and contains painted wooden funerary
masks, clay vessels and a mummy wrapped in linen.
Among the artifacts found inside are funerary
cones, painted wooden funerary
masks, clay vessels, a collection of some 450 statues and a mummy wrapped in linen who was likely a top official.
Their topics include archaeology and funerary
cult: the stratigraphy of soils in the cemeteries of Emilia Romagna in northern Italy, funerary
archaeology at St.
The mission, he went on, has uncovered a large upper part of a granite obelisk that may belongs to the queen's funerary
The event will raise funds for the Church Conservation Trust and to help with the restoration of four funerary
hatchments - paintings produced during the last 300 years to mark the deaths of local dignitaries.
Locked away for over 40 years, artifacts depicting several millennia of funerary
arts, rituals and creed are once again visible to the public.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: realization of a funerary
area with ossuary and enfeus in the cemetery.
CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF THE GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF PYRENEAN FUNERARY
STONE CIRCLES (BARATZE, CROMLECH) IN THE WESTERN PYRENEES
1) Yet the relationship that is formed between the funerary
arts, the deceased, and the attendees of the funeral demonstrates the agency of these art objects in transforming the trajectory of the deceased's next life and the expectations of the living.