Longitudinal section of the catacombs of St. Giovanni.

Syracuse

Description:
Longitudinal section (catacombs of St. Giovanni in Syracuse): a — light shaft (luminarium); b — b,  —  — passages of the upper level; c — arcosolium;  — in section; d — niches;  — in section; e — burial niches in the wall ; i — trapezoidal niche; g — horizontal section of the passage (gallery) leading to the family burial place (cubiculum).
Credits:
© Image, text: Slovar’ antichnosti. / Per. s nem. — M.: Progress, 1989 (to article “Katakomby”)
RUSSIAN

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Keywords: longitudinal plan of the catacombs of St San-Giovanni luminarium arcosolium niche recess for burial place burying horizontal section cross-section of passageway to family burial cubiculum
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