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Serdab

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Serdab ser′dab a secret chamber within the masonry of an ancient Egyptian tomb in which images of the deceased were stored.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ar. serdāb.

Usage

In literature:

And the serdab was empty.
"The Jewel of Seven Stars" by Bram Stoker
The former were called serdabs.
"War in the Garden of Eden" by Kermit Roosevelt
Serdab, 126-7, 129, 139, 152, 166, 167.
"Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt" by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
The serdabs, or subterranean chambers, are used under the same conditions.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
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