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The Tombs of the Kings is a large necropolis two kilometers northwest of Paphos harbor in Cyprus. The tombs got their name from their splendor and decoration, and not from the burial of kings there. Underground tombs, many of which date back to the 4th century BC. e., carved from the rock, and, according to researchers, was the burial place of the aristocracy and high officials until the 3rd century AD.