Tomb

A tomb (from Greek: τύμβος - tumbos) is a repository for the remains of the dead. It is generally any structurally enclosed interment space or burial chamber, of varying sizes.

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    “But thou, O King, I bid remember me, unwept, unburied,
    “Heap up mine arms, be tomb by sea-bord, and inscribed:
    “A man of no fortune, and with a name to come.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 24:11.

    Response to women who describe the empty tomb of Jesus.

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