- n. Plural form of sarcophagus.
“Mummies escape from their sacrophigi (sarcophaguses?) intent on world domination, only to be attacked by gorillas and elephants.”
“In Haiti, bodies are neither embalmed nor buried, just placed into above-ground concrete sarcophaguses.”
“It seems to me that ancient people put the dead bodies into sarcophaguses where the bodies dematerialized and turned into a kind of energy blobs that were used by living people for various purposes.”
“In the dimness, he could make out the stone sarcophaguses of the interred archbishops arrayed in a semicircle around the rough-hewn stone walls of the chamber.”
“Shed gotten so absorbed in the sarcophaguses and mummies and reading about the embalming process that shed completely forgotten about Isabel and her mummy-phobia.”
“I have plenty of stuff to do at the museum that will help me steer clear of mummies AND their sarcophaguses.”
“What do you think theyre going to do, crawl out of their sarcophaguses and change their minds?”
“There are sarcophaguses that are above - ground tombs, but he specified that he wanted to be buried in the ground with cold earth, as he put it, I believe, around him.”
“In the walls all round, a series of proportionable arches had been hollowed out, and large sarcophaguses stood in them: among the pillars in the intervals between them, smaller openings might be seen, adorned with urns and similar vessels.”
“What cheer they might have brought us was impaired by the sight of the sarcophaguses and the other antiques against the walls, which inflicted an inappeasable ache for the city where such things abound, and brought our refluent Romesickness back full tide upon us.”
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