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Near Eastern burial practices

Cist BurialFound at Gezer.
Phoenician TophetsFound at Achzib and Ruqeish.
Phoenician Shaft TombsPhoenician shaft tombs of the 5th and 4th centuries were anthropoid sarcophagai. They did not contain Achaemenid pottery, although they sometimes contained Greek wares.
Rock-Cut BenchThe rock-cut bench tomb.
Infant StorejarsInfant storejar burials ("tots in pots").
TumuliTumuli tombs were found in the Jordan Valley.
Greek Tombs
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