Tombstone Door (Castelluccio Culture, Sicily)

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Illustration

Salvatore Piccolo
by Gina Pardo
published on 08 February 2018
Tombstone Door (Castelluccio Culture, Sicily) Download Full Size Image

Stone door (early bronze Age, c. 2169 - c. 1500 BCE) closing of a grave dug in the rock, decorated in relief with spiral shaped motifs. On it are carved images that could allude to the sexual act and, therefore, to the continuation of life. Castelluccio Culture, Sicily. (Pencil drawing by Gina Pardo).

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Pardo, G. (2018, February 08). Tombstone Door (Castelluccio Culture, Sicily). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8068/tombstone-door-castelluccio-culture-sicily/

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Pardo, Gina. "Tombstone Door (Castelluccio Culture, Sicily)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 08, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8068/tombstone-door-castelluccio-culture-sicily/.

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Pardo, Gina. "Tombstone Door (Castelluccio Culture, Sicily)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Feb 2018. Web. 17 Jul 2024.

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