Definition of Serdabs

1. serdab [n] - See also: serdab



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serdabs

seraphic
seraphical
seraphically
seraphick
seraphim
seraphims
seraphin
seraphs
serapis
seraskier
seraskierate
seraskierates
seraskiers
serated
serdab
serdabs (current term)
serdar
sere
sered
serein
sereins
serenade
serenaded
serenader
serenaders
serenades
serenading
serenata
serenatas
serenate

Literary usage of Serdabs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life in the Moslem East by Pierre Ponafidine (1911)
"CHAPTER I IN BAGDAD serdabs—Means of Navigation on the Tigris—Past and Present Bagdad—Inhabitants—The Tomb of Zobeida—Mosques of Abdul Kadir, ..."

2. Egyptian Archaeology by Gaston Maspero (1892)
"Plan of " serdabs " in mastaba ...... 120 127. ... Plan of " serdabs " 121 129. Section of shaft and vault ....... 123 130. Section of tomb . ..."

3. Travels and Researches in Chaldæa and Susiana: With an Account of by William Kennett Loftus (1857)
"These serdabs are cut out of the solid rock, and supplied with flues or shafts, ... Without serdabs, it would be almost impossible to exist in the hot, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"This latter type, rectangular in plan, had usually sloping walls and a flat top, and contained a variety of chambers and passages, with one or more serdabs ..."

5. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1887)
"Two serdabs still retain the figures in them. One has a large group in one block of a man and wife, a brother, and a child ; the heads are lost, ..."

6. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1913)
"... walled-up corridors called serdabs, having little or no connection with it, ... a pit leading <io the excavated mummy chamber, and one or more serdabs. ..."

7. A History of Art in Ancient Egypt by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1883)
"Transverse section through the serdabs. which their constructor thought to hide for ever from the eye of man. But even yet we have not arrived at the actual ..."

8. Life in the Moslem East by Pierre Ponafidine (1911)
"CHAPTER I IN BAGDAD serdabs—Means of Navigation on the Tigris—Past and Present Bagdad—Inhabitants—The Tomb of Zobeida—Mosques of Abdul Kadir, ..."

9. Egyptian Archaeology by Gaston Maspero (1892)
"Plan of " serdabs " in mastaba ...... 120 127. ... Plan of " serdabs " 121 129. Section of shaft and vault ....... 123 130. Section of tomb . ..."

10. Travels and Researches in Chaldæa and Susiana: With an Account of by William Kennett Loftus (1857)
"These serdabs are cut out of the solid rock, and supplied with flues or shafts, ... Without serdabs, it would be almost impossible to exist in the hot, ..."

11. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"This latter type, rectangular in plan, had usually sloping walls and a flat top, and contained a variety of chambers and passages, with one or more serdabs ..."

12. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1887)
"Two serdabs still retain the figures in them. One has a large group in one block of a man and wife, a brother, and a child ; the heads are lost, ..."

13. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1913)
"... walled-up corridors called serdabs, having little or no connection with it, ... a pit leading <io the excavated mummy chamber, and one or more serdabs. ..."

14. A History of Art in Ancient Egypt by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1883)
"Transverse section through the serdabs. which their constructor thought to hide for ever from the eye of man. But even yet we have not arrived at the actual ..."

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