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A sarcophagus (plural, sarcophagi; sarcophaguses) is a box-like funeral receptacle for a corpse, most commonly carved in stone, and displayed above ground, though it may also be buried. [1]

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Ain (Arpitan: En) is a department named after the Ain River on the eastern edge of France.

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Alabaster is a name applied to varieties of two distinct minerals, when used as a material: gypsum (a hydrous sulfate of calcium) and calcite, a carbonate of calcium, also known as onyx-marble, Egyptian alabaster or Oriental alabaster, in geological terms is "a stalagmitic limestone marked with patterns of swirling bands of cream and brown".

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Alexander Milne Calder (August 23, 1846 – June 4, 1923) was a Scottish American sculptor best known for the architectural sculpture of Philadelphia City Hall.

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In Greek mythology, Amazonomachy (English translation: "Amazon battle"; plural, Amazonomachiai (Ἀμαζονομαχίαι) or Amazonomachies) was the portrayal of the mythical battle between the Ancient Greeks and the Amazons, a nation of all-female warriors.

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Amman (عمّان), is the capital and most populous city of Jordan, with an estimated population of 4,000,000 and a land area of.

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In the funeral and burial practices of ancient Rome, elaborately carved marble and limestone sarcophagi were characteristic of elite inhumation from the 2nd to the 4th centuries AD.

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The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki is a museum in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece.

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Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., in whose have been buried the dead of the nation's conflicts beginning with the American Civil War, as well as reinterred dead from earlier wars.

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The British Museum is a museum dedicated to human history, art, and culture, located in the Bloomsbury area of London.

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The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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A cadaver, also called a corpse in medical literary and legal usage or when intended for dissection, is a deceased body.

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A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with specifically Christian ecclesiastical rites; typically, in consecrated ground.

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Classical architecture usually denotes architecture which is more or less consciously derived from the principles of Greek and Roman architecture of classical antiquity, or sometimes even more specifically, from the works of Vitruvius.

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A coffin is a funerary box used for viewing or keeping a corpse, either for burial or cremation.

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Early Christians sarcophagi are those Ancient Roman sarcophagi carrying inscriptions or carving relating them to early Christianity.

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An effigy is a representation of a specific person in the form of sculpture or some other three-dimensional medium.

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Etruscan civilization is the modern name given to a civilization of ancient Italy in the area corresponding roughly to Tuscany, western Umbria, and northern Lazio.

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Fresco (plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly-laid, or wet lime plaster.

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The term Gallo-Roman describes the Romanized culture of Gaul under the rule of the Roman Empire.

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Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1720 and 1830.

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A given name (also known as a personal name, first name, forename, or Christian name) is a part of a person's full nomenclature.

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Gothic architecture is a style of architecture that flourished during the high and late medieval period.

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Greek or Hellenic (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to the southern Balkans, the Aegean Islands, western Asia Minor, parts of northern and Eastern Anatolia and the South Caucasus, southern Italy, Albania and Cyprus.

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The Hagia Triada sarcophagus is a late Bronze Age 137 cm-long limestone sarcophagus.

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The High Middle Ages or High Medieval Period was the period of European history around the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries (c. 1001–1300).

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The House of Habsburg, also called House of Hapsburg, or House of Austria, was one of the most important royal houses of Europe.

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The Imperial Crypt (Kaisergruft) in Vienna, Austria, also called the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft), is a burial chamber beneath the Capuchin Church and monastery, founded in 1618 and dedicated in 1632, and located on the Neuer Markt square of the Innere Stadt, near the Hofburg Palace.

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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The Istanbul Archaeology Museums (İstanbul Arkeoloji Müzeleri) is a group of three archeological museums located in the Eminönü district of Istanbul, Turkey, near Gülhane Park and Topkapı Palace.

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Jordan (الأردن), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.

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Klazomenai (Κλαζομεναί) or Clazomenae was an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia and a member of the Ionian League.

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Klazomenian Sarcophagi (also Clazomenian Sarcophagi or Klazomenai Sarcophagi) are a type of ancient Greek sarcophagus named after the Ionian Greek city of Klazomenai, where most examples were found.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Laurel Hill Cemetery is a cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that was the second major garden or rural cemetery in the United States.

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Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).

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The Louvre or the Louvre Museum is one of the world's largest museums and a historic monument in Paris, France.

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Lycia (Lycian: 𐊗𐊕𐊐𐊎𐊆𐊖 Trm̃mis; Λυκία, Likya) was a geopolitical region in Anatolia in what are now the provinces of Antalya and Muğla on the southern coast of Turkey, and Burdur Province inland.

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Marcianopolis or Marcianople (Greek: Μαρκιανούπολις) was an ancient Roman city in Thracia.

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The Mekong Delta (Đồng bằng Sông Cửu Long "Nine Dragon river delta"), also known as the Western Region (Miền Tây) is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through a network of distributaries.

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Moab (Moabite: mʾb; Arabic مؤاب muʾāb;; Greek Μωάβ Mōáb; Assyrian Mu'aba, Ma'ba, Ma'ab; Egyptian Mu'ab) is the historical name for a mountainous strip of land in Jordan.

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Modern architecture or modernist architecture is a term applied to an overarching movement, with its exact definition and scope varying widely.

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The National Etruscan Museum (Museo Nazionale Etrusco) is a museum of the Etruscan civilization, housed in the Villa Giulia in Rome, Italy.

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Nebankh was an ancient Egyptian official of the Thirteenth dynasty.

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Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state located in the North and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and the Great Lakes region.

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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.

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Renaissance architecture is the architecture of the period between the early 15th and early 17th centuries in different regions of Europe, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain elements of ancient Greek and Roman thought and material culture.

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Rignieux-le-Franc is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

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Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American politician, lawyer, and businessman.

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A royal family is the immediate family of a king or queen regnant, and sometimes his or her extended family.

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Saint Casimir Jagiellon (Kazimierz, Kazimieras; October 3, 1458 – March 4, 1484) was a crown prince of the Kingdom of Poland and of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania who became a patron saint of Lithuania, Poland, and the young.

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Salona (Σάλωνα) was an ancient city and capital of Roman province on the Dalmatian coast located in modern-day Croatia.

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The Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus is a marble Early Christian sarcophagus used for the burial of Junius Bassus, who died in 359.

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The Sarcophagus of Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa is the life-size sarcophagus of an Etruscan noblewoman dating from between 150-140 BC.

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The Sarcophagus of the Spouses (Sarcofago degli Sposi) is a late 6th century BC Etruscan anthropoid sarcophagus, actually exhibited in the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia, Rome.

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Sulawesi (formerly known as Celebes or) is an island in Indonesia.

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A tomb (from τύμβος tumbos) is a repository for the remains of the dead.

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The Tomb of Payava is a Lycian tall rectangular free-standing barrel-vaulted stone sarcophagus built for Payava who was probably the ruler of Xanthos, Lycia (now Günük, Turkey) in around 360 BC.

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Trajan (Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Divi Nervae filius Augustus; September 18, 53 – August 8, 117 AD) was Roman emperor from 98 AD until his death in 117 AD.

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Vienna (Wien) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV), is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

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The Cathedral of Vilnius (Vilniaus Šv., Bazylika archikatedralna św.) is the main Roman Catholic Cathedral of Lithuania.

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The Walters Art Museum, located in Mount Vernon-Belvedere, Baltimore, Maryland, is a public art museum founded and opened in 1934, with collections created during the mid-19th Century.

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Waruga are a type of sarcophagus or above ground tomb traditionally used by the Minahasans of North Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarcophagus

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