This bas-relief square panel is a 12th century design that is found on the tomb of Peter the Venerable who was an abbot in France.

Bas-Relief Square Panel

This bas-relief square panel is a 12th century design that is found on the tomb of Peter the Venerable…

The Entombment is an engraving created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1512. It is part of a series of engravings called "Passion". It depicts Jesus being place in his tomb.

The Entombment

The Entombment is an engraving created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1512. It is part of a…

"Figures sculptured in one of the tombs discovered by Belzoni, near Thebes, which represent captives of different nations brought before their Egyptian conqueror, four Jews are supposed to have been introduced after the manner shown." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Thebes

"Figures sculptured in one of the tombs discovered by Belzoni, near Thebes, which represent captives…

An ancient monument built in 520 CE by Theodoric the Great as his future tomb.

Tomb of Theodoric at Ravenna

An ancient monument built in 520 CE by Theodoric the Great as his future tomb.

"The two-storied marble structure is capped by an enormous monolith weighing over 300 tons."—Webster, 1913

Tomb of Theodoric at Ravenna

"The two-storied marble structure is capped by an enormous monolith weighing over 300 tons."—Webster,…

"Jupon from the Effigy of Sir Edmund de Thorpe, Ashwel-Thorpe Church, Norfolk."—Aveling, 1891

Jupon of Sir Edmund de Thorpe

"Jupon from the Effigy of Sir Edmund de Thorpe, Ashwel-Thorpe Church, Norfolk."—Aveling, 1891

Tombs hewn in the rock at Petra, an old Arabian city located in Ma'an, a governorate of Jordan, which makes up most of modern day Syria.

Tomb

Tombs hewn in the rock at Petra, an old Arabian city located in Ma'an, a governorate of Jordan, which…

"Facade of tomb at Castellaccio." —D'Anvers, 1895

Facade of Tomb at Castellaccio

"Facade of tomb at Castellaccio." —D'Anvers, 1895

The Tomb of Cyrus is the burial place of the ancient Cyrus the Great of Persia. Cyrus the Great was a Persian Shahenshah (or Emperor), who founded of the Persian Empire under the Achaemenid dynasty. This empire thence expanded under his rule, as Cyrus eventually conquered the majority of Southwest Asia as well as much of Central Asia, from Egypt and the Hellespont to the Indus River in the east, to create the most expansive nation the world had seen up until that era.

Tomb of Cryus

The Tomb of Cyrus is the burial place of the ancient Cyrus the Great of Persia. Cyrus the Great was…

Primeval tomb in Acora, a district of Peru.

Acora Tomb

Primeval tomb in Acora, a district of Peru.

A coffin or tomb of stone; a kind of stone chest, generally more or less ornamented for receiving a dead body. This illustration is the tomb of Scipios.

Roman Sarcophagus Tomb

A coffin or tomb of stone; a kind of stone chest, generally more or less ornamented for receiving a…

The most interesting monuments of Etruscan architecture which have been preserved are the tombs. They are for the most part chambers hewn in the rock, and supported by square piers. The tombs were either subterranean, and had an entrance façade hewn out of the rock, or they assume the shape of tumuli, which had one or more conical elevations resting on a superstructure.

Tumuli

The most interesting monuments of Etruscan architecture which have been preserved are the tombs. They…

The tomb of Incas valence is found in Ancon, Peru. It is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut.

Tomb of Incas Valence

The tomb of Incas valence is found in Ancon, Peru. It is a hanging textile termination with the lower…

This large vase was designed for the tomb of Louis XII in the Church of St. Denis, France during the French Renaissance.

Large Vase

This large vase was designed for the tomb of Louis XII in the Church of St. Denis, France during the…