noun, plural cu·bic·u·la [kyoo-bik-yuh-luh]. /kyuˈbɪk yə lə/. Archaeology.
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Example sentences from the Web for cubiculum
When she had said this, she went to the cubiculum and returned soon with the tablet which Aulus had left.Quo Vadis|Henryk Sienkiewicz
The cubiculum was originally designed for the reception of a very limited number of dead.
Each side of the cubiculum, except that of the entrance, usually contains a recessed tomb, either a table-tomb or an arcosolium.
On the left of this hall is a large lounging-room (cubiculum), and a lesser one beyond, with windows to the east and west.
There is no doubt that Petronilla was buried in close proximity to this cubiculum.Pagan and Christian Rome|Rodolfo Lanciani