Example sentences for: pharaoh

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

  • The pharaoh sits impassively, wearing the double crown signifying his control over both Upper and Lower Egypt.

  • The hall, begun in the reign of Emperor Tiberius following the Roman takeover, has pleasing proportions and the interior is decorated with reliefs depicting Roman emperors dressed in Pharaoh’s garb and worshipping Knum.

  • These are the Colossi of Memnon, statues of Pharaoh Amenophis III that once guarded the entrance to his temple, which has now completely disappeared.

  • The baby Moses, his existence endangered by the pharaoh's edict calling for all Hebrew sons to be slain, is set adrift in a basket on the Nile before being discovered--and adopted--by one of the pharaoh's wives.

  • Built to hold festivities during his visits from Thebes, the Ramesseum was decorated with majestic statues of the Pharaoh, and the pylon depicts him triumphant at the Battle of Qadesh when he quashed the Hittites.

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