kids encyclopedia robot

Catacomb facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
A-Procession-in-the-Catacomb-of-Callistus
A procession in the San Callistus catacombs in Rome.

A catacomb is an underground tunnel that is used to hold and bury dead bodies. Many of them were made in the Roman Empire.

Use in music

The Catacombs is the eighth movement from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky. It describes of loud and soft sounds of echoes in catacombs.

Related pages

Images for kids

kids search engine
Catacomb Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.