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A rock-cut tomb. Famagosta [i.e. Famagusta], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/24

Scope and Contents

175 x 106 mm. Woodburytype. A view showing the interior of a tomb looking towards the entrance, with a Cypriot seated in the foreground: 'The sepulchre here shown is now half-filled up with rubbish, and the entrance to it is through a porch supported by two pillars cut out of solid rock. The interior is nearly square, and in the sides and back wall are recesses designed for the stowage of bodies; while above these again are sundry small shallow niches' (Thomson 1879, vol.2, p.50).


  • Creation: 1878


Conditions Governing Access

From the File:

The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Finding aid date

2003-04-30 16:56:58+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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