Defaced Sentence Examples
On the lintel, Meryra kneels to adore the cartouches of the Aten, King and Queen (now defaced ).
This led to the destruction of Al Amarna and the defacing of many monuments and temples where the name of Akenaten was defaced.
The Blue ensign A variety of defaced Blue Ensigns are worn by Government vessels other than warships.
Adding to the problems, vandals have knocked over gravestones and defaced the grounds.
Vichy flag, during WWII, the Vichy regime inserted or defaced the white stripe of the tricolour with fasces or a bundle of sticks, a recognized symbol of power.Advertisement
A second sculpture, similar in subject but smaller and much defaced, was found hard by in 1906.
Samsat (Samosata); sculptured stela with incised inscription much defaced.
His work is known to us through thirty manuscripts; but the earliest of these cannot be dated much earlier than the year 1000; and all are defaced by interpolations which give to the work so confused a character that critics were long disposed to treat it as an unskilful forgery.
Inland the county is hilly and picturesque, though in part defaced by the Cleveland iron mines.
A few years after the reformer's death, the old cults were re-established and the monuments of Aton studiously defaced.Advertisement
Her cartouches began to be defaced or her monuments hidden up by other buildings, and the same rage pursued some of her most faithful servants in their tombs.
In subsequent centuries the carelessness of the Spanish authorities permitted this masterpiece of Moorish art to be still further defaced; and in 1812 some of the towers were blown up by the French under Count Sebastiani, while the whole buildings narrowly escaped the same fate.
The old cathedral, last used for public worship in 1707, is a very interesting late Romanesque building, with Gothic and Mauresque additions; but the interior was much defaced by its conversion into barracks after 1717.
But the most extraordinary of all the acts of Vandalism by which a fine work of art was ever defaced was committed in the year 1853.
These works are much defaced, the hewn stones having been carried off to make field dikes.Advertisement
The carvings round the north, south and west doors have been partially defaced by the Turks.
They are also the direct antitheses to the scepticism of Montaigne and Pascal, to the materialism of Gassendi and Hobbes, and to the superstitious anthropomorphism which defaced the reawakening sciences of nature.
Open spaces of great extent are numerous within the walls, but for the most part they are defaced by mounds of rubbish and putrid refuse.