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  • as incasket
  • as incoffin

synonyms for sarcophagus

  • bin
  • carton
  • case
  • chest
  • coffer
  • crate
  • pinto
  • funerary box
  • pine box
  • wood overcoat
  • crate
  • casket
  • pall
  • catafalque
  • funerary box
  • pine box
  • pine drape
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How to use sarcophagus in a sentence

Sometimes the sarcophagus was placed behind a perforated slab of marble, as shown in the following example, given by Maitland.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
A large recess in the wall next to the Papal Crypt is thought to have held her sarcophagus.
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In the roofless structure was found a sarcophagus bearing the name of Alexander, and probably once containing his ashes.
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The high-arched temple, in the centre of which stands the sarcophagus, is inlaid with mosaic work of rare stones.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
On the right and on the left reposed, each in a massy sarcophagus, the departed kings and queens of Spain.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The sarcophagus of Junius Bassus exhibits a bas relief of Job comforted by his friends.
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The following engraving, from a sarcophagus in the Lateran, is a characteristic example of the ordinary type.
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Frequently ten or twelve groups, embracing nearly forty figures, are found on the side of a sarcophagus.
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In the mosque stands a plain sarcophagus, surrounded by a marble trellis-work.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Lifting off the top section like the lid of a sarcophagus, the Croen lay exposed to the light of day.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
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WORDS RELATED TO SARCOPHAGUS

  • bin
  • carton
  • case
  • chest
  • coffer
  • crate
  • funerary box
  • pine box
  • pinto
  • sarcophagus
  • wood overcoat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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