meaning of burial chamber

burial chamber meaning in General Dictionary

a chamber which is used as a grave

Sentence Examples with the word burial chamber

This aim is particularly conspicuous in the pyramids, the gigantic tombs which the Pharaohs of the Old Kingdom constructed for themselves: the passages that lead to the burial chamber were barred at intervals by vast granite blocks, and the narrow opening that gave access to them was hidden from view beneath the stone casing of the pyramid sides.

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