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To specify an archaeological site as a necropolis - a large ancient cemetery with elaborate tomb monuments. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: historic
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: in use

The tag archaeological_site=necropolis specifies an archaeological site as a necropolis.

 Necropolis is a large ancient cemetery with elaborate tomb monuments. The term implies a separate burial site at a distance from a city.

How to map

Set a node node or draw as an area area along the outline.

Tag it with:

Tags to use in combination

  • wikipedia=* - a link to Wikipedia's article
  • wikidata=* - an ID of the specific Wikidata item
  • historic:civilization=* (or more precise subtags) - the civilization (culture) that originally created the feature
  • tourism=attraction - if it is a tourist attraction.
  • heritage=* - if the site is registered by an official heritage organisation.