Example sentences for: incised

How can you use “incised” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Steiner opens the collection with "The Uncommon Reader," a tour-de-force meditation on Jean-Siméon Chardin's painting Le Philosophe lisant , which becomes, through attentive reading of details--"his folio, his hourglass, his incised medallions, his ready quill"--an emblem for the vanishing culture of book and reader.

  • The ancient bronzes are covered with metamorphosing animal shapes--an elephant whose trunk has turned into a dragon, and whose legs are incised with tigers ("stucco'd with quadrupeds and birds all over," as Whitman wrote of himself).

  • The King’s Megaron is decorated with a simple wooden throne, though the antechamber walls are incised with images of the double axe or labrys, so important to the mythology surrounding Knossós.

  • Subsequently, the clay bits were replaced by marks (even as we make them today: \?\) with a picture of what was being counted (pots or sheaves of grain) incised alongside the count.

  • Its Carrera marble façade is incised with intricate carvings of traditional Islamic themes.


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