Hyopgea are underground, pre-Christian temples or tombs.
The connection belongs to Constructions connections.
Gebel Barkal: AB evaluation Unlike the Egyptian pyramids which were built to enclose and hide the burial chamber,the Napatan ones are commemorative monuments to the deceased, buried in a hypogeum underneath. In front of the pyramid a small temple was built, for offerings.
Ibiza: The underground tombs in the Puig des Molins necropolis are described as "Hypogea"
Palmyra: Hypogeum of the 3 Brothers
Syracuse: Ipogeo di Piazza Duomo
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Hypogea?
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