Soon after the preserved corpses were unveiled, curious people began paying workers a few pesos for a peek at the tombs.
After the ceremony, revelers are expected to pray at their tombs.
My wife and I recently toured the tombs and temples of the Pharaohs along the Upper Nile.
They had slumbered in my drawer over the decades, like pharaohs snoozing in their tombs.
As the ground under foot grew unusually lumpy, I worried I was stepping on tombs.
To some stage of that period the objects found in the tombs must belong.
They were the first words he had uttered since he left the tombs.
Hence the splendour of the tombs of the prelates erected during their lifetime.
"My father never was in the tombs if he is a carpenter," growled Sandy.
Another writ of habeas corpus took me out of jail, and I at last turned my back on the tombs—a lunatic by judicial decree.
late 13c., from Anglo-French tumbe, Old French tombe (12c.), from Late Latin tumba (cf. Italian tomba, French tombe, Spanish tumba), from Greek tymbos "burial mound, grave, tomb," from PIE root *teu- "to swell" (see thigh). The final -b began to be silent 14c. (cf. lamb, dumb). The Tombs, slang for "New York City prison" is recorded from 1840.