Definition of Sakkara

1. Noun. A town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids.

Exact synonyms: Saqqara, Saqqarah
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Arab Republic Of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic



Definition of Sakkara

1. Noun. mouse grey ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sakkara

Saivism
Saivite
Saivites
Sajama
Sak kinase
Saka
Sakaguchi reaction
Sakai
Sakartvelo
Sakas
Sakha
Sakha Republic
Sakhalin
Sakharov
Sakkara
Sakkaras
Sakta
Saktas
Sakti
Saktism
Sakurai
Sakurai-Lisch nodule
Sakyamuni
Sal
Saladin
Salado
Saladoes
Salados
Salafast Group for Call and Combat

Literary usage of Sakkara

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

1. The Ship-dwellers: A Story of a Happy Cruise by Albert Bigelow Paine (1910)
"I think we were no longer very enthusiastic about ruins, but every one said we must go to sakkara. There was yet another very wonderful statue of Rameses ..."

2. The Tomb of Perneb by Albert Morton Lythgoe, Caroline Ransom Williams (1916)
"... sakkara for the erection of their pyramids; and near these royal mausolea, if possible, the dignitaries of the court always elected to place their own. ..."

3. Biblical Researches in Palestine, 1838-52: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838 by Edward Robinson, Eli Smith (1856)
"We left the great pyramids the same evening, and proceeded southwards along the edge of the desert to sakkara, where we slept ; and the next morning visited ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1905)
"AN UNPUBLISHED SCENE FROM THE TOMB OF THY AT sakkara, REPRESENTING THE ... attention to a very interesting unpublished scene in the tomb of Thy at sakkara, ..."

5. A Journey to Central Africa: Or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro by Bayard Taylor (1862)
"... Arabs—The Ascent—View from the Summit—Backsheesh—Effect of Pyramid climbing—The Sphinx—Playing the Cadi—We obtain Justice—Visit to sakkara and the Mummy ..."

6. Egyptian Sketches by Jeremiah Lynch (1890)
"sakkara AND MEMPHIS. ... Apis tombs of black polished granite, ranged in such regular order under the golden sands of sakkara cemetery, are all empty. ..."

7. A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1902)
"... Step Pyramid at sakkara. skill as a physician or as a lover of literature, but Manetho's statement that " he built a house of " hewn stones " received ..."

8. Egyptian Sketches by Jeremiah Lynch (1890)
"sakkara AND MEMPHIS. THE Apis tombs of black polished granite, ranged in such regular order under the golden sands of sakkara cemetery, are all empty. ..."

9. The Ship-dwellers: A Story of a Happy Cruise by Albert Bigelow Paine (1910)
"I think we were no longer very enthusiastic about ruins, but every one said we must go to sakkara. There was yet another very wonderful statue of Rameses ..."

10. The Tomb of Perneb by Albert Morton Lythgoe, Caroline Ransom Williams (1916)
"... sakkara for the erection of their pyramids; and near these royal mausolea, if possible, the dignitaries of the court always elected to place their own. ..."

11. Biblical Researches in Palestine, 1838-52: A Journal of Travels in the Year 1838 by Edward Robinson, Eli Smith (1856)
"We left the great pyramids the same evening, and proceeded southwards along the edge of the desert to sakkara, where we slept ; and the next morning visited ..."

12. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1905)
"AN UNPUBLISHED SCENE FROM THE TOMB OF THY AT sakkara, REPRESENTING THE ... attention to a very interesting unpublished scene in the tomb of Thy at sakkara, ..."

13. A Journey to Central Africa: Or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro by Bayard Taylor (1862)
"... Arabs—The Ascent—View from the Summit—Backsheesh—Effect of Pyramid climbing—The Sphinx—Playing the Cadi—We obtain Justice—Visit to sakkara and the Mummy ..."

14. Egyptian Sketches by Jeremiah Lynch (1890)
"sakkara AND MEMPHIS. ... Apis tombs of black polished granite, ranged in such regular order under the golden sands of sakkara cemetery, are all empty. ..."

15. A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1902)
"... Step Pyramid at sakkara. skill as a physician or as a lover of literature, but Manetho's statement that " he built a house of " hewn stones " received ..."

16. Egyptian Sketches by Jeremiah Lynch (1890)
"sakkara AND MEMPHIS. THE Apis tombs of black polished granite, ranged in such regular order under the golden sands of sakkara cemetery, are all empty. ..."

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