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How to use pharaohs in a sentence
During the time of the pharaohs, such funerary vessels were used to store the organs of the deceased.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance | The Daily Beast | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One of the strongest theories suggests it may have emerged in Ethiopia during the time of the pharaohs.
They had slumbered in my drawer over the decades, like pharaohs snoozing in their tombs.
When writing about his rise, British tabloids never failed to mention the pharaohs' ancient dynasties.
Perhaps many are Egyptian Tea Partiers who want every Egyptian to have Islamic guns like the Founding pharaohs.
Our last hours in the land of the pharaohs were filled with regret at having to leave it so soon.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
How delightful to avoid the commonplace pharaohs, Ethiopian princesses, poisoned cups, and all the rest of these dolls tales!The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
pharaohs are becoming scarce at the rate at which they are being dug up; there are not enough left for everybody.The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5 | Theophile Gautier
Their lot was but little better than that of the slaves of olden times who worked for the pharaohs.Historic Adventures | Rupert S. Holland
In the Egyptian hieroglyphic texts the gods speak in an oracular manner, and their consultation by the pharaohs is mentioned.The Mysteries of All Nations | James Grant