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|This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.|
It was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993.
|Built by Abyssinian architect Bilal Mohammed Khan in 1753-54, this is the tomb of Mirza Mukin Abul Mansur Khan. |
It is one of the last examples of a Mughal tomb surrounded by a garden.
|The remains of Barnenez Chambered Cairn was only really rediscovered in 1955 when quarrying for stone to build a local road cut down into one of the major internal structures. This quarrying has left part of the cairn removed, allowing a good view of the construction of the cairn.||09/10/2005||324|
|Barpa Langass (also known as Langass Barp or Langash Barp), is a chambered cairn on the Isle of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. It measures about 72 feet in diameter by 18 feet in height, and it is attributable to the Neolithic age. The roof is constructed of two massive slabs with a third slab superimposed.|
The entrance is at the east side. Although the structure has partially...
|The Bridestones consist of a chambered cairn, built in the Neolithic Stone Age, near Congleton, Cheshire, England. In 1764, the cairn was 100 metres long and 11 metres wide; it contained three separate compartments, of which only one remains today. The remaining compartment is 6 metres long by 2.7 metres wide, and consists of vertical stone slabs, divided by a now-broken cross slab. The cairn o...||11/03/2009||251|
|Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Arlington National cemetary. The guard appears to be at the North end of the path. The Tomb contains the remains of unknown American soldiers from World Wars I and II, the Korean Conflict and (until 1998) the Vietnam War. Each was presented with the Medal of Honor at the time of interment and the medals||03/11/2007||896|
|Tomb of Asif Jah is in the complex of Jahangir's Tomb in Lahore. Asif Jah was brother-in-law of Emperor Jahangir (Brother of Noor Jahan). Visit my website at http://ajmalbeig.addr.com||08/10/2006||588|
|The 30-foot-high Marathon Tomb is built over the graves of the 192 Athenians who died in the 490 BC battle against Persian forces.||10/13/2005||580|
|The grave-tomb of Benito Mussolini is located on the cemetery of Predappio, the village where he was born.|
He is buried here since 1957.
|Tomb of Anarkali is located within the walls of Punjab Secratariate. Anarkali was the lover of Moghul Emperor Noor-ud-Din Muhammad Jahangir in his early age.||08/19/2006||542|
|A large stone circle in the Grampian region of Scotland. The recumbent stone circle has a large stone slab aligned to the SSW, in line with the major southern moonset, flanked by two tall stones (known as flankers) with the rest of the stones in the circle being graded in size around to the smallest opposite the recumbent. There is a ring cairn within the circle.|
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|The West Kennet Long Barrow is a Neolithic tomb or barrow, situated on a prominent chalk ridge, near Silbury Hill, one-and-a-half miles south of Avebury in Wiltshire. The site was recorded by John Aubrey in the 17th century and by William Stukeley in the 18th century.
Archaeologists classify it as a chambered long barrow and one of the Severn-Cotswold tombs. It has two pairs of opposing t...