Altar tomb

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a tomb resembling an altar in shape, etc.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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And after his death in 1347 he was buried in an altar tomb at the cathedral near a corner of the rood screen he built.
Cross Altar tomb," said Marie Allen, a genetic expert at Uppsala University.