Sentence Examples

  • The typical torque is a circlet with twisted rope-like strands, the ends not joined together; the torque was usually worn with the opening in the front as seen in a figure of a Gaul in a sculptured sarcophagus in the Capitoline Museum at Rome.
  • He saw before entering that the sarcophagus was gone.
  • A painted sarcophagus, found at Hagia Triada, also possibly shows a hero-cult of the dead.
  • In 1165, when the remains were removed from a marble sarcophagus and placed in a wooden coffin.
  • The dead were buried either in the floor (often in a sarcophagus), or, according to later custom, in niches.