speos


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speos

(ˈspiːɒs)
n
(Archaeology) (esp in ancient Egypt) a temple or tomb cut into a rock face
[C19: Greek, literally: a cave, grotto]
Translations
spéos
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The show by professor Niloufar Banisadr of the Speos Photography School in Paris, France, will be at the Cuadro Fine Art Gallery from Tuesday.
After almost three hours climbing among the rocks in the hot sun, we were unexpectedly invited to board a small boat and cross the river to see a Speos, a rock-cut temple originally carved for King Horemheb.
SPEOS is fully integrated in the industry standard, CATIA V5.
El periodo hicso fue demonizado en virtud de la propaganda di fundida desde la monarquia asentada en Tebas, de la cual es firme exponente el alegato de Hatshepsut grabado en el Speos Artemidos (11).
No interior do speos, (9) em todas as paredes em que Nefertari e representada nos recintos do templo, (10) ela aparece calcada, exceto em um lintel (11) sobre a porta que da acesso ao santuario e quando aparece claramente divinizada ao lado de seu marido.
In the New Kingdom room, the lucky visitor may get to see the beautiful speos (cave temple) of Hathor from Deir el-Bahri, built by Thutmose III, and a statue of the cow goddess from the same site dedicated by his son Amenhotep II, who suckles at Hathor's udder.