Sentence Examples

  • Each side of the cubiculum, except that of the entrance, usually contains a recessed tomb, either a table-tomb or an arcosolium.
  • The cubiculum was originally designed for the reception of a very limited number of dead.
  • Another motive for multiplying the number of graves operated when the cubiculum contained the remains of any noted saint or martyr.
  • Each cubiculum was usually the burying-place of some one family, all the members of which were interred in it, just as in the chantry-chapels connected with medieval churches.
  • - Cubiculum in Cemetery of St Calixtus.

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