• Ancient Egyptian Predynastic burial pit with deceased skeleton lying on side, Circa 3100 BC. Egyptian Museum, Turin.
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial larnax chest with swirl design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • The Minoan clay burial larnax chest with swirl design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with swirl and leaf design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with swirl and leaf design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial larnax chest with swirl design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • The Minoan clay burial larnax chest with swirl design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • The Minoan clay burial larnax chest with swirl design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with swirl and leaf design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with swirl and leaf design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with swirl and leaf design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • The megalithic St Lythans burial chamber, in Welsh siambr gladdu Lythian Sant, part of a long Neolithic chambered long barrow built about 6000 years ago. Near St Lythans, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Pentre Ifan a Neolithic megalitic stone burial chamber dolmen built about 3500 BC in the parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  • Carreg Coetan Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 3000 BC, near Newport, North Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Lanyon Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 4000 to 3000 BC, near Morvah on the Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Chun or Chûn, Quoit is a megalithic burial dolmen from the Neolithic period, circa 2400 BC, near Morvah on the Chun Nature Reserve, Penwith peninsula, Cornwall, England
  • Ancient Egyptian Protodynatic burial vessel with skeleton, Circa 3000 BC. Egyptian Museum, Turin.<br />
<br />
With the begining of the sop called "Protodynastic" period coffins began to be used for burials. The wealthy had wood coffins which were expensive as trees are rare in Egypt. Pooer people were buried in baskets or clay coffins.
  • Ancient Egyptian Protodynatic burial vessel with skeleton, Circa 3000 BC. Egyptian Museum, Turin. Grey background.<br />
<br />
With the begining of the sop called "Protodynastic" period coffins began to be used for burials. The wealthy had wood coffins which were expensive as trees are rare in Egypt. Pooer people were buried in baskets or clay coffins.
  • Ancient Egyptian Protodynatic burial vessel with skeleton, Circa 3000 BC. Egyptian Museum, Turin. White background.<br />
<br />
With the begining of the sop called "Protodynastic" period coffins began to be used for burials. The wealthy had wood coffins which were expensive as trees are rare in Egypt. Pooer people were buried in baskets or clay coffins.
  • Ancient Egyptian Protodynatic burial vessel with skeleton, Circa 3000 BC. Egyptian Museum, Turin. Black background,<br />
<br />
With the begining of the sop called "Protodynastic" period coffins began to be used for burials. The wealthy had wood coffins which were expensive as trees are rare in Egypt. Pooer people were buried in baskets or clay coffins.
  • Ancient Egyptian Protodynatic burial vessel with skeleton, Circa 3000 BC. Egyptian Museum, Turin. Grey background.<br />
<br />
With the begining of the sop called "Protodynastic" period coffins began to be used for burials. The wealthy had wood coffins which were expensive as trees are rare in Egypt. Pooer people were buried in baskets or clay coffins.
  • Minoan secondary burial of a skull in a vessel , Archanes Phourni 2100-1800 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
<br />
The shull was detached from the body and sfter its dissolution placed in the vessel. This burial practice highlights the significance of the skull as the symbolic vehicle of human existance and consciousness
  • Minoan secondary burial of a skull in a vessel , Archanes Phourni 2100-1800 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
The shull was detached from the body and sfter its dissolution placed in the vessel. This burial practice highlights the significance of the skull as the symbolic vehicle of human existance and consciousness
  • Minoan secondary burial of a skull in a vessel , Archanes Phourni 2100-1800 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The shull was detached from the body and sfter its dissolution placed in the vessel. This burial practice highlights the significance of the skull as the symbolic vehicle of human existance and consciousness
  • Minoan secondary burial of a skull in a vessel , Archanes Phourni 2100-1800 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
<br />
The shull was detached from the body and sfter its dissolution placed in the vessel. This burial practice highlights the significance of the skull as the symbolic vehicle of human existance and consciousness
  • Minoan secondary burial of a skull in a vessel , Archanes Phourni 2100-1800 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The shull was detached from the body and sfter its dissolution placed in the vessel. This burial practice highlights the significance of the skull as the symbolic vehicle of human existance and consciousness
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Very early Minoan single handled jug butial goods, Pygros burial cave,  3000-2600 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Underground Etruscan tomb "Tomba dei Caronti" made about 150-125 BC. This tomb has a higher level with 2 painted false doors that was furnished with seats as was probably used for religious functions, steps lead down to a lower burial chamber. Excavated 1960 , Etruscan Necropolis of Monterozzi, Monte del Calvario, Tarquinia, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Underground Etruscan tomb "Tomba dei Caronti" made about 150-125 BC. This tomb has a higher level with 2 painted false doors that was furnished with seats as was probably used for religious functions, steps lead down to a lower burial chamber. Excavated 1960 , Etruscan Necropolis of Monterozzi, Monte del Calvario, Tarquinia, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Very early Minoan single handled jug butial goods, Pygros burial cave,  3000-2600 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Very early Minoan single handled jug butial goods, Pygros burial cave,  3000-2600 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Very early Minoan single handled jug butial goods, Pygros burial cave,  3000-2600 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Interior of an Etruscan burial tomb known  with sarcopoghi carved out of the volcanic tuff rock, 6th century BC, Necropoli della Banditaccia, Cerveteri, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Interior of an Etruscan burial tomb known  with sarcopoghi carved out of the volcanic tuff rock, 6th century BC, Necropoli della Banditaccia, Cerveteri, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Underground Etruscan tomb "Tomba dei Caronti" made about 150-125 BC. This tomb has a higher level with 2 painted false doors that was furnished with seats as was probably used for religious functions, steps lead down to a lower burial chamber. Excavated 1960 , Etruscan Necropolis of Monterozzi, Monte del Calvario, Tarquinia, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Underground Etruscan tomb "Tomba dei Caronti" made about 150-125 BC. This tomb has a higher level with 2 painted false doors that was furnished with seats as was probably used for religious functions, steps lead down to a lower burial chamber. Excavated 1960 , Etruscan Necropolis of Monterozzi, Monte del Calvario, Tarquinia, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Underground Etruscan tomb "Tomba dei Caronti" made about 150-125 BC. This tomb has a higher level with 2 painted false doors that was furnished with seats as was probably used for religious functions, steps lead down to a lower burial chamber. Excavated 1960 , Etruscan Necropolis of Monterozzi, Monte del Calvario, Tarquinia, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Underground Etruscan tomb "Tomba dei Caronti" made about 150-125 BC. This tomb has a higher level with 2 painted false doors that was furnished with seats as was probably used for religious functions, steps lead down to a lower burial chamber. Excavated 1960 , Etruscan Necropolis of Monterozzi, Monte del Calvario, Tarquinia, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Very early Minoan single handled jug butial goods, Pygros burial cave,  3000-2600 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Pictures of Copper age Domus de Janas Sas Concas prhistoric chambered rock burial chambers cared into trachyte ,  Abealzu-Filigosa culture 3000 BC, Oniferi,  province of Nuoro, Sardinia.
  • Underground Etruscan tomb "Tomba dei Caronti" made about 150-125 BC. This tomb has a higher level with 2 painted false doors that was furnished with seats as was probably used for religious functions, steps lead down to a lower burial chamber. Excavated 1960 , Etruscan Necropolis of Monterozzi, Monte del Calvario, Tarquinia, Italy. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Prehistoric Steinacleit Standing Stones, with a stone circle of a burial mount, date unknown but anywhere between 1500-3000BC, Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
  • Prehistoric Steinacleit Standing Stones, with a stone circle of a burial mount, date unknown but anywhere between 1500-3000BC, Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales
  • Carreg Samson or Samson’s Stone, a 5000 year old Neolithic dolmen burial chamber, near Abercastle, Pembroke, Wales

FunkyStock Picture Library Resource

Picture The Past

ABOUT

FunkyStock Picture Library free resource for professional editorial picture editors, picture researchers, historical scholars and students and enthusiasts who want to browse some of the best pictures and images of historic countries, historical places, archaeological sites and the very best museum antiquities and artefacts exhibits in Europe and the Middle East.

Pictures and Images can be downloaded or bought as stock photos or photo art prints.

COUNTRIES

Browse travel pictures and images of historic places and archaeological sites of countries in Europe and the Middle East.

VIEW COUNTRIES INDEX....

HISTORICAL

Explore the past through pictures and images of its historic places. See the great palaces, castles and cities of antiquity as well as the great archaeological sites where our ancestors made history.

EXPLORE HISTORICAL PLACES...

MUSEUMS

Browse pictures & images the treasured artefacts and antiquities exhibits from the great Museum of Europe and the Middle East. See the art and objects made by our ancestors.

SEE MUESEUM ANTIQUITIES....