- A burial chamber entered through a long, tunnel-like passage.
Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
Passage grave — s are usually used in construction. Passage tombs of the cairn type often have elaborate corbelled roofs rather than simple slabs and sometimes a kerb surrounds the barrow or cairn. Megalithic art has been identified carved into the stones at… … Wikipedia
passage grave — noun : a subterranean burial chamber entered through a long passage resembling a tunnel * * * Archaeol. a megalithic tomb of the Neolithic and Copper or early Bronze ages found in the British Isles and Europe, consisting of a roofed burial… … Useful english dictionary
passage grave — Archaeol. a megalithic tomb of the Neolithic and Copper or early Bronze ages found in the British Isles and Europe, consisting of a roofed burial chamber and narrow entrance passage covered by a round mound and containing human remains and… … Universalium
passage grave — noun Archaeology a prehistoric megalithic burial chamber inside a mound, with a passage leading to the exterior … English new terms dictionary
Townleyhall passage grave — is an Irish chamber tomb around 2km north of Dowth tomb and part of the megalithic complex of Brú na Bóinne in County Meath.The site was originally a Neolithic settlement but was abandoned by its occupants, perhaps because it was a temporary site … Wikipedia
V-shaped passage grave — V shaped passage graves are a type of megalithic chamber tomb found in parts of Atlantic Europe including Ireland and the Channel Islands. They date to between 3500 and 2500BC.They are similar to Wedge shaped gallery graves in that in plan they… … Wikipedia
Cruciform passage grave — Cruciform passage graves describe a complex example of prehistoric passage grave found in Ireland, west Wales and Orkney and built during the later Neolithic, from around 3500 BC and later. They are distinguished by a long passage leading to a… … Wikipedia
grave — Synonyms and related words: abject, abominable, acute, afflictive, agonizing, annihilation, arch, aristocratic, arrant, assemble, atrocious, august, autolithograph, awe inspiring, awful, bane, baritone, barrow, base, bass, be a printmaker,… … Moby Thesaurus
Grave Digger — Pays d’origine Allemagne Genre musical heavy metal / Power metal Années d activité 1983 aujourd hui Site officiel Site Officiel Grave Digger est un … Wikipédia en Français
Grave Peril (novel) — infobox Book | name = Grave Peril title orig = translator = image caption = Grave Peril author = Jim Butcher illustrator = cover artist = Lee MacLeod country = United States language = English series = The Dresden Files genre = Science fiction,… … Wikipedia