Sentence Examples

  • The west side of the palace contained a series of 18 magazines with great store jars and cists and large hoards of clay documents.
  • The dead in the earlier period were laid (so far as we know at present) within cists constructed of upright stones.
  • Possibly the flesh was boiled off the bones at once ("scarification"), or left to rot in separate cists awhile; afterwards the skeletons were collected and the cists re-used.

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