Definition of funerary
: of, used for, or associated with burial a pharaoh's funerary chamber
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A massive cemetery containing human bones and large funerary urns was found in western Managua by Nicaragua's National Electric Transmission Company, which had been digging a ditch for a substation intended to support the new stadium.
Learn about the cemetery’s beautiful funerary art and about some of its most famous and infamous permanent residents.
Mr. Connors has already identified a sculpture in the show that could be a local favorite: the funerary monument of the ancestor of a duke who gave his name in 1706 to Albuquerque.
The variety and array of funerary art on display are breathtaking; from hauntingly mournful angels to elaborate urns, anchors, lambs, and crosses symbolizing hope, mercy, forgiveness, and memory.
A vast area of around 7,000 square meters has been allocated for the display of King Tut’s belongings, which include two other funerary beds and four chariots.
The panels' bodies are every shade of black and brown, whether they're engaged in nursing or basketball, funerary rites or family bonding.
A 4,000-year-old Egyptian funerary garden has been found during excavation work in a Dra' Abu el-Naga' necropolis during a Spanish archaeological dig.
Rothfeld is a young sculptor who combines objects and images—potatoes in laundry baskets, topped with ceramic crowns; a reproduction of a Roman funerary portrait partially obscured by a snapshot of a laundry room—with gravity and precision.
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