National Geographic : 1909 Jan
O M >,. 0 Photo from Mrs Alexander Graham Bell GROTTE DI SAN GIOVANNI, STREET OF SEPULCHRES: SYRACUSE,SICILY Little is known of these curious burial places. Countless streets and galleries extend for miles inalldirections, containing vaulted rooms, niches, and alcoves in which the dead were entombed. They were hewn out ofsolid limestone rock, whether by the Greeks, the Romans, or the Saracens, authorities do not agree.