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/särˈkäfəgəs/,
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sarcophagi, plural;
  1. A stone coffin, typically adorned with a sculpture or inscription and associated with the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Rome, and Greece


  1. a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)
  2. A sarcophagus is a funeral receptacle for a corpse, most commonly carved or cut from stone. The word "sarcophagus" comes from the Greek sarx meaning "flesh", and phagein meaning "to eat", hence sarkophagus means "flesh-eating"; from the phrase lithos sarkophagos. ...
  3. The New Safe Confinement (NSC or New Shelter) is the structure intended to contain the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, Ukraine, part of which was destroyed by a catastrophic nuclear accident in 1986. (See Chernobyl disaster. ...
  4. This is a list of Goa'uld technologies in the Stargate franchise. The Goa'uld are the main adversaries for most of the run of Stargate SG-1. They scavenged or conquered most of their advanced technologies from other races. ...
  5. "Sarcophagus" is an episode of The Outer Limits (new series) television show. It was first aired on August 7, 1998, during the fourth season.
  6. A stone coffin, often inscribed or decorated with sculpture; The cement and steel structure that encases the destroyed reactor at the power station in Chernobyl, Ukraine
  7. From the Greek word meaning; "flesh eater". It was the name given to the stone container within which the coffins and mummy were placed.
  8. a stone or terracotta coffin
  9. an elaborately decorated coffin, usually made of cement or stone (if placed outdoors) (see also TYPE) (Example Tomb of the Unknown Soldier).
  10. A rectangular, coffin-shaped box taper to a smaller size at the bottom. Can be used as a cellaret or tea caddy etc.
  11. (Greek) Flesh-eating; limestone in Assus in the Troad had the property of consuming the bodies placed in coffins made of it, and so was called sarcophagos lithos (flesh-eating stone) or lapis Assius (stone of Assus), and the name came to be applied to stone coffins in general. ...
  12. The term varies from a Mummy style enclosure to the more usual chest style tomb often placed in an elevated position above other stonework. Some pitch directly onto the ground but often ornate feet support it. ...
  13. A stone coffin with lid, usually made of limestone, that was used for a short time until the body was reduced to bones, then reused. It is a Greek word meaning flesh eating.
  14. from the Greek, meaning flesh eater; a coffin, usually made of stone, for burial of the dead. Burial replaced cremation as the prevailing method of disposing of the dead in Rome during the second & third centuries AD (Dersin).
  15. Coffin usually made of stone or wood, essential element of Egyptian funerary cult and burials.
  16. any-stone coffin, especially one on display, as in a monumental tomb.
  17. Early sarcophagi were made of limestone, a flesh-eating stone which when carved in the shape of a coffin quickly disposed of the corpse so that the monument could be used for another family member. Modern sarcophagi are made of granite or other fasting stone. ...
  18. a rectangular stone coffin, used by ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, and others. Often decorated with relief sculpture in side panels.
  19. A coffin-like chamber capable of vastly extending life, healing almost any illness, repairing grievous injuries, and even reviving the recently dead. ...
  20. coffin of stone or lead