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sarcophagus
used in The Throne of Fire

14 uses
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Definition
a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)
  • We walked by a sarcophagus, and I remembered how the evil god Set had imprisoned our father in a golden coffin at the British Museum.
    Chapter 1 (62% in)
  • Its tail smashed a sarcophagus to pieces.
    Chapter 2 (23% in)
  • He led me to a crumbling stone sarcophagus and bowed to it respectfully.
    Chapter 7 (75% in)
  • The inscription on the sarcophagus had worn away centuries ago, but I supposed this was Beatrice's final resting place.
    Chapter 7 (76% in)
  • But I stood there, paralyzed, staring at Beatrice's crumbling sarcophagus, until Emma yelled, "Sadie, come on!
    Chapter 7 (97% in)
  • We re-entered the mortal realm and found ourselves in the middle of the collection: sarcophagi in glass cases, hieroglyphic scrolls, statues of gods and pharaohs.
    Chapter 10 (3% in)
  • THE SARCOPHAGUS WAS made of water.
    Chapter 14 (0% in)
  • Inside the sarcophagus, Zia Rashid floated in white robes.
    Chapter 14 (2% in)
  • ] As I approached the sarcophagus, the water began to shimmer.
    Chapter 14 (6% in)
  • Once Zia's out of that sarcophagus, she's an easier target.
    Chapter 14 (18% in)
  • I sank my hand deeper into the sarcophagus.
    Chapter 14 (29% in)
  • As the last of the sarcophagus trickled away, Zia's eyes flew open.
    Chapter 14 (31% in)
  • Others were encased in stone sarcophagi.
    Chapter 16 (29% in)
  • Finally, covered with dust, drenched with sweat, I plopped down on a stone sarcophagus and examined my blistered fingers.
    Chapter 16 (56% in)

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