Example sentences for: pharaohs

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

  • The town was also important for the pharaohs because it sat close to one of the largest sources of high-quality granite quarries in the country, providing stone for many of its finest temples.

  • The pharaohs of the 18th Dynasty instigated many important reforms.

  • Reliefs depict Ptolemaic Pharaohs worshipping Horus, and the interior carvings of their food offerings are especially impressive.

  • When Howard Carter peered through the dusty air of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 and, in his own words, “wonderful things” met his eyes, he confirmed the immeasurable wealth of the Pharaohs, and when the backer of the dig, Lord Carnarvon, died suddenly only a few months later, vox populi blamed it on the curse of the Pharaohs mummy — and Hollywood was quick to feed our fantasies.

  • Across the river on the west bank are the remains of other temples, and more importantly, the burial places of the great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, hidden in a slender valley beyond the narrow fertile river plain.

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