chamber tomb


noun Archaeology.

a type of late Neolithic to Bronze Age tomb found in Britain and Europe, usually of megaliths covered by mounds, sometimes decorated, and used for successive family or clan burials spanning a number of generations.

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Origin of chamber tomb

First recorded in 1890–95
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