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sarcophagus
used in The Sea of Monsters

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Definition
a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)
  • She marched straight up to the sarcophagus and pushed aside the golden lid.
    Chapter 13 (32% in)
sarcophagus = a coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

(editor's note:  Such coffins are generally made of stone, but in this book there is one made of gold.)
  • A sarcophagus, engraved with Ancient Greek scenes of cities in flames and heroes dying grisly deaths.
    Chapter 9 (32% in)
  • Luke pointed to the gold sarcophagus.
    Chapter 9 (75% in)
  • Then it hit me, what might be inside the sarcophagus.
    Chapter 9 (75% in)
  • Kronos's golden sarcophagus glowed faintly-the only source of light in the room.
    Chapter 13 (24% in)
  • The girl screamed as the sarcophagus engulfed her in a blast of a golden light.
    Chapter 13 (34% in)
  • I thought about my dream of the girl and the golden sarcophagus.
    Chapter 13 (97% in)

There are no more uses of "sarcophagus" in The Sea of Monsters.

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