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Somewhere low the traveler in his hat
asks directions, higher up, death on her horse
with her wings and compass, paid mourners
on the upper level in their muu-muus… 70 more words


29/4/16 - Via Latina

The Hypogeum of Via Dino Campani, Via Latina is infrequently opened to visitors. We were privileged to be able to visit this stunning this funerary complex. 69 more words

K'lee and Dale's Cosmic Photo Challenge: Stone

Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me

Sofia left the world too soon. This marble bust of a young girl named Sofia is in a family crypt in the cemetery on San Michele, near Venice, Italy. 24 more words


CFFC: Doors or Drawers

At Death’s Doors

Doors to the ossuary niches at the cemetery on the island of San Michele, near Venice, Italy. The island serves as Venice’s active cemetery. 170 more words


Travel Challenge: Neutral

Light and Shade

Colonnaded courtyard in the cemetery on San Michele, an island near Venice that serves as the active cemetery for the municipality.

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Amara West 2016: the cemetery... from the Mesolithic to pyramids

Michaela Binder, Austrian Archaeological Institute

After eight seasons of excavations in the cemeteries of Amara West, we were done. As is usual in archaeology, those weeks in January and February 2016 were full of surprises, some pleasant and some not so much. 799 more words