Cist Graves

Use to designate boxlike graves, normally rectangular and meant for single burial, dug into the ground and often lined with stone slabs and covered.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2753
Names
cist graves
cist grave
cists
cist tombs
cistvaens
graves, cist
kists
kistvaens
tombs, cist
stenen graven Dutch
stenen graf Dutch

More Definitions

Boxlike graves, normally rectangular and meant for single burial, dug into the ground and often lined with stone slabs and covered.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005941. The J. Paul Getty Trust.