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  • n. Plural form of tomb.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tomb.


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  • Their relatives, their children, their parents, their brothers and sisters and friends are buried alive in tombs of twisted and broken concrete, critically injured and screaming in pain, slowly dying from untreated infection – or worst of all, lying putrefying in the 80 degree heat in the rubble-filled streets.

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  • Anyway, Max got to see mummies (wrapped or in tombs, of course, not the actual bodies) and Roman sculptures.

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  • From 1955 to 1972, archeologists have unearthed a large number of cowries in tombs in Yunnan, amounting to more than 260,000 pieces and over 700 kilograms. 36 All these tombs are dated up to time before the Qin unified China and demonstrate that cowries were present in Yunnan before the late third century BCE.

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  • The Degollados focus on art found in tombs and burial sites found in western Mexico, a region that includes the states of Jalisco, Nayarit, Aguascalientes, Michoacán, Colima and Guanajuato.

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  • From the top left, users can select one of 64 tombs of well-known pharaohs and unknown tombs from a drop down menu or users can scroll through using forward and back arrows.

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  • Their fathers are employed to repair and maintain tombs while their mothers maintain the house, which could be the family mausoleum or the mausoleum of their employers.

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  • There are the partial remains of caved in tombs and coffins amongst the riotous remains.

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  • Fortunately, steps are now being taken to cover these paintings with glass, the size of tour groups has been reduced, and scheduling of visits to the pyramids and the tombs is more carefully planned.

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  • But they called their tombs "eternal dwelling-places"; and they have made them so wonderfully that they have lasted long after all the other buildings of the land, except the temples, have passed away.

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  • The average number of portrait-statues found in tombs of the first period is from three to seven; but as many as twenty duplicate statues of

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