Example sentences for: incised

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

  • The plainness of the writing, the persuasive speech rhythms under the almost hidden iambic pulse, manifest immense art, culminating in a last line that could be incised in stone.

  • 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.

  • The huge stone tablet was incised with script dictating codes governing daily life including rules on marriage, property, and inheritance rights.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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