The “monumental cemetery” or “old cemetery” in Pisa at the northern edge of the Cathedral Square. The name can literally be translated as “Holy Field” because it is said to have been built around a shipload of sacred soil from Golgotha, brought back to Pisa from the Third Crusade. The burial ground lies over the ruins of the old baptistery of the church of Santa Reparata. The building was the fourth and last one to be raised in the Cathedral Square. Construction began in 1278 by the architect Giovanni di Simone. The cemetery was completed in 1464.