Examples of pharaoh in a Sentence
like some pharaoh of a third-world country, more interested in building monuments to himself than in creating a future for his people
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Traces of hieroglyphs above the figure’s head use female pronouns, which also helped the confirm that the image was a female pharaoh.
The king did indeed send one of his sons, who was killed on the border of Egypt by a general called Horemheb (who became the last pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt).
One of their beliefs was that pharaoh would never die until his name was uttered for the very last time.
While many explorers and archaeologists have sought to understand King Tut, photographer Sandro Vannini is the man who, for the past two decades, has captured the fine details of the pharaoh.
Analysis of the armor, however, could shed new light on the ancient pharaoh.
The next evening, dance-music pharaoh Jamal Moss (aka Hieroglyphic Being) headlines a house-music night as part of a series called the Jackin' Zone, organized by Potions and Chicago Jim; Red Tailed Hawk Luna opens.
The target of their outrage was a humanities professor who had shown his class an old Saturday Night Live sketch in which comedian Steve Martin had played an Egyptian pharaoh.
We are sometimes fooled into believing in a romanticized version of Kemet where pharaohs were not slave-owning monarchs.
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PHARAOH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pharaoh for English Language Learners
: a ruler of ancient Egypt
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