Cists Sentence Examples
The west side of the palace contained a series of 18 magazines with great store jars and cists and large hoards of clay documents.
The dead in the earlier period were laid (so far as we know at present) within cists constructed of upright stones.
Possibly the flesh was boiled off the bones at once ("scarification"), or left to rot in separate cists awhile; afterwards the skeletons were collected and the cists re-used.
These type of chambered Bronze Age cist burials are known as segmented cists.
Although of various forms most of the burials were long cists covered by low, rectangular, kerbed deposits of stone.Advertisement
Four small stone cists stood round the top of this and each contained small pots, which possibly held food offerings.
Some bodies were laid out straight, some crouched; some in stone cists, others in hollows in the rubble.
The long cists were clearly of roman or later date because several used broken fragments of Roman tombstones in their construction.
The long cists were clearly of Roman or later date because several used broken fragments of Roman tombstones in their construction.