Example sentences for: disinterred

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  • Further to the south and slightly inland is the town of Santiago do Cacém, hemmed in by low-lying hills on three sides and crowned by a hilltop castle, which holds a macabre cemetery full of disinterred bones.

  • His book is crammed full of stray data he has disinterred about Dalí's Catalan ancestors, his sexual obsessions, and infighting within the Surrealist movement, which Dalí was eventually drummed out of for his pro-fascist sentiments.

  • (Although his remains were reburied, subsequent popes had Formosus' body disinterred and further mutilated.)

  • In Eastern Europe, exhumed bodies have been used as symbols by political parties, as anthropologist Katherine Verdery explains in her forthcoming book, The Political Lives of Dead Bodies in the Postsocialist Transformation . For instance, liberal reform parties have disinterred Communist leaders from their mausoleums while reburying pre-Communist nationalist heroes in elaborate sarcophagi.

  • Of the 61 skeletons on display, dating from 1490 to 1540 (more than 200 were disinterred), those in pre-conquest graves lie in a fetal position, while post-con-quest skeletons lie in a Christian pose: outstretched with arms folded.

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