Alabaster in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Alabaster

a smooth, white, and often translucent hard material that is typically carved

Examples of Alabaster in a sentence

Her smooth, white skin resembled alabaster sculptures. 🔊

Historians originally thought Michelangelo carved his sculptures from alabaster because of their brilliant white color and smooth texture.  🔊

Famous structures like the Egyptian pyramids and the Sphinx are made of a combination of hard, translucent minerals like alabaster. 🔊

Tombs of ancient Roman warriors were made from large slabs of alabaster because the soft material was both sturdy and easy to carve.  🔊

Archaeologists thought the vase was made of harsh stone but after careful cleaning it was revealed to be the smooth, white of alabaster.  🔊

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