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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tract of land used for burials.

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  • Around the rim of the city, there is a necropolis with monumental tombs scattered about.
  • Egyptian authorities say archeologists have found an ancient tomb that suggests another necropolis is yet to be discovered near the Great Pyramids of Giza.
  • One female mummy was found wearing a gilded mask, a rare treasure at the site known as the necropolis of Deir el-Banat.
  • Marble sarcophagus 2nd century A.D. South of the necropolis is the partially reconstructed Roman hippodrome excavated in 1967. for more
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