Columbarium

1. a. Rom. Antiq. A subterranean sepulchre, having in its walls niches or holes for cinerary urns; also one of these niches or recesses.
b. A similar structure in a modern crematorium.
2. A pigeon-house, dove-cote; a pigeon-hole.
3. A hole left in a wall for the insertion of the end of a beam.
One image a day blog - the visual university

With emphasis on the visually compelling, this blog presents an array of marvellous, intriguing and instructive images, depictions and representations of knowledge emerging from the University of Cape Town’s research archive. We present - in no particular order - juxtapositions of delightful, curious and compelling pictures with links to their sources within the University. Image sources are shown by clicking on the image.

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