WHS including a significant Columbarium - a purpose built structure for the storage of cinerary urns (holding cremated remains). From the Latin for dove because of the "niches" resembling dovecote entrances.
The connection belongs to Constructions connections.
- Pergamon: includes remains of a Columbarium" within the main component, AB evaluation, pg 281
- Prague: Church of st Nicholas in Old Town Sq: The construction of columbaria within churches is particularly widespread in the Czechoslovak Hussite Church. (Wiki)
- Rome: The Columbarium of Pomponius Hylas Link
- Skogskyrkogarden: The columbarium, with niches and graves for urns, lies to the north of the chapels (Unesco Web site).
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Columbarium?
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