What is another word for graven image?

48 synonyms found


[ ɡɹˈe͡ɪvən ˈɪmɪd͡ʒ], [ ɡɹˈe‍ɪvən ˈɪmɪd‍ʒ], [ ɡ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_v_ə_n ˈɪ_m_ɪ_dʒ]

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How to use "Graven image" in context?

Graven images are an ancient form of representation that can be found all over the world. They can be thought of as a physical embodiment of an idea or concept. They can be used to memorialize the dead, to promote a cause or belief, or simply to show off the wealth and power of the person or group who created them.

The first graven images probably dates back to prehistoric times. They were carved into rock or clay and used as religious symbols. Graven images became more common in the Middle Ages, when they were used to promote the power of the Church.

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