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List of necropoleis

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This is a list of necropoleis sorted by country. Although the name is sometimes also used for some modern cemeteries, this list includes only ancient necropoleis, generally founded no later than approximately 1500 AD. Because almost every city in the ancient world had a necropolis, this list does not aim to be complete. It only lists the most notable necropoleis.

List of necropoleis by country[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Nepasa necropolis in Algeria

Austria[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

China[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

Egypt[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Iran[edit]

Naqsh-e Rustam in Iran

Iraq[edit]

Panorama of Wadi-us-Salaam in Iraq

Israel and the West Bank[edit]

Italy[edit]

View of the Etruscan necropolis of Banditaccia in Cerveteri, Italy

Lebanon[edit]

View of the Tyre Necropolis in Lebanon

Libya[edit]

Malta[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Part interior of the Chellah necropolis near Rabat, Morocco

North Macedonia[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Chaukundi necropolis near Karachi, Pakistan

Peru[edit]

Russia[edit]

Somalia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

Uzbekistan[edit]

Vatican City[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ancient Egyptian necropolis contains 'message from afterlife', BBc News (February 26, 2018).
  2. ^ Hala Mundhir Fattah; Frank Caso (2009). A brief history of Iraq. Infobase Publishing. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-8160-5767-2. Retrieved 18 October 2010.