Sentence Examples

  • That it was inhabited at a remote date is proved by the prehistoric sepulchral mounds, the Hunebedden already mentioned.
  • The great sepulchral monuments, popularly called maghazil, i.e.
  • The custom of constructing barrows or mounds of stone or earth over the remains of the dead was a characteristic feature of the sepulchral systems of primitive times.
  • The name is given to a number of sepulchral monuments placed on hill-tops.
  • Six centuries elapsed before the accidental discovery of a sepulchral chamber by some labourers digging for pozzolana earth (May 31, 1578) revealed to the amazed inhabitants of Rome " the existence," to quote a contemporary record, " of other cities concealed beneath their own suburbs."