classicalmonuments: Northern Mausoleum (behind it a tomb cut…

classicalmonuments:

Northern Mausoleum (behind it a tomb cut into the rock)

Imbriogon (Demircili), Turkjey

2-3rd centuries CE

The lower storey of the mausolea was the actual burial chamber which housed the sarcophagi of the deceased, whereas the upper storey was used for funerary rites and anniversaries.