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Columbarium

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.

Connected Sites

  • 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).

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