A beehive tomb, also known as the tholos tomb (plural tholoi), is a burial structure characterised by its false dome created by the superposition of successively smaller rings of mudbricks or, more often, stones. The resulting structure resembles a beehive and hence the traditional English name.
|Antequera Dolmens Site||Tholos de El Romeral - "The corridor culminates with two consecutive round beehive-like chambers" (wiki)|
|Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn|
|Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin|
|Choirokoitia||Used as homes|
|Mycenae and Tiryns||Mycenae: 4 tholos including the Treasury of Atreus|
|Su Nuraxi di Barumini|
|Thracian tomb of Kazanlak|
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