Origin of tomb
OTHER WORDS FROM tombtombal, adjectivetombless, adjectivetomblike, adjectiveun·tombed, adjective
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How to use tomb in a sentence
After death, grave robbers broke into their tomb at least twice, and now archaeologists have pieced together some fragments of the story—mostly the postmortem chapters.Ancient embalmers used mud to hold a damaged mummy together|Kiona N. Smith|February 4, 2021|Ars Technica
The treasure-filled room was one of four associated with the tomb of Tutankhamen.
To some people, however, the fact that a person entered a tomb and then died soon after seemed too strange to be a coincidence.
This was six weeks after opening and entering the actual burial chamber of the tomb.
Some scientifically minded people questioned whether toxic mold or bacteria in the tomb might have led to the deaths.
In addition to visiting the tomb of John Paul, who died of natural causes in 2005, Agca asked to see his successor, Pope Francis.
He has put flowers on the tomb of John Paul II,” said Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi, “I think that is enough.
But the proud stone lion that once stood atop the tomb, as Peristeri has often maintained, suggests a male occupant and a warrior.
The tomb, though much smaller than the palace, is similarly a vision of ornate twists, arches, and peaks.
Greece has high hopes that the giant tomb now being excavated at Amphipolis contains one of these ancient Macedonian leaders.Amphipolis Tomb Yields Amazing Finds But Mysteries Linger|James Romm|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Taking half a dozen men with him, and compelling the woman to act as guide, he went to the tomb in the dark.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
D'Israeli loved the long pipe in his youth, but in middle age pronounced it 'the tomb of love.'
Over the tomb is placed a herse of iron, furnished with stands for holding lighted candles or torches.
And it seemed to Tom that his cousin came upon them out of the heart of a dream, out of the earth, out of a sandy tomb.
Thebes was a single, enormous tomb; his past lay buried there; from the solemn, mournful, desolate hills he had escaped.