Altar tomb

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a tomb resembling an altar in shape, etc.

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If you've never visited the graveyard of St Andrew's Church on Rodney Street you may not know that a 15 foot high tomb residents there.
This structure is a high tomb made of iron and stone, consisting of ten bases, which have geometrical shapes and are connected to each other.
Gill Scott, curator of Egyptology at TWAM, said: "The objects are awe-inspiring and range from a tiny gold plaque showing in fine detail the Pharaoh making an offering to a two-metre high tomb guardian figure."