Tag:historic=tomb

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Wola Gułowska-trumna.jpg
Description
A structure where somebody has been buried. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
See also
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

This tag is for mapping tombs, i.e. built structures, sometimes underground, where people have been buried.

How to map

Place a node node in the middle of the tomb or map the outline area of the tomb.

Detailed tagging

To add further detail you can use use the key tomb=* with the following values:

Tag Description Photo
tomb=tumulus  Tumulus Evessen Tumulus 2.jpg
tomb=rock-cut  Rock-cut tombs Matala caves.jpg
tomb=hypogeum  Hypogeum Etruscan hypogeum.jpg
tomb=war_grave  War grave Vestre Kirkegård World War I Commonwealth war graves.jpg
tomb=mausoleum  Mausoleum Taj Mahal in March 2004.jpg
tomb=columbarium  Columbarium Ballybeg Priory St. Thomas Columbarium Nesting Boxes 2012 09 08.jpg
tomb=crypt  Crypt Wola Gułowska-trumna.jpg
tomb=pyramid  Pyramid All Gizah Pyramids.jpg
tomb=sarcophagus  Sarcophagus Contantinople Christian sarcophagus circa 400.jpg
tomb=vault  Burial vault Perelachaise-p1000391.jpg
tomb=table A table-shaped tomb built above the grave and supported by a series of pillars. Joseph William Noble's Grave.jpg
tomb=dolmen A type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more vertical megaliths supporting a large flat horizontal capstone. Lanyon Quoit 05.jpg
tomb=cenotaph (deprecated) Do not use this tag because a cenotaph is not a kind of tomb. Use historic=memorial or historic=monument instead. Cenotaph, Hong Kong 1.jpg
tomb=tombstone (deprecated) Do not use this tag because a tombstone is not a kind of tomb. it is a part of a tomb. Grob2.jpg

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