False door


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(Arch.) the representation of a door or window, inserted to complete a series of doors or windows or to give symmetry.

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His topics include the methods employed in the present study, the co-occurrence of sub-themes on the western wall, the decoration of the false door, the entrance jambs and entrance thickness, and the other three walls of the chapel.
When Kim discovers a false door, she goes back in time 200 years to the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Now employed by Encyclopedia Americana as a picture researcher, with access to images from many cultures, Dennis recognized the false door as a type of spirit door separating the worlds of the living and the dead.
For example, a false door in the main entryway, which opens to the back of the grand spiral staircase, contains a rough ladder nailed to the wall.
The Antiquities Ministry cited Sabry Abdel-Aziz, head of its pharaonic sector, as saying the tomb of Hetep-Ka, in the ancient burial ground of Saqqara, was broken into and a false door was stolen along with objects stored in the tomb.
If you don't want to spend money replacing electrical goods that work perfectly well, you could consider adding false door fronts to disguise the hard-working appliances which every kitchen needs.
At its entrance was a false door inscribed with hieratic instructions for the tunnel's builders: "Move the door jamb up and make the passage wider", reports The Independent.
Egypt A large red granite false door belonging to the tomb of Queen HatshepsutOs vizier User and his wife Toy has been unearthed in front of Karnak Temple.
Award-winning costume designer Sandy Powell will create a 'peephole' in a false door where viewers can spy into Lady Middleton's 'bedroom' and see someone dressing and undressing.
Q Where can I buy plastic clips for a false door to cover a dishwasher?
One of the doors was installed with an electrical operation system, two with a chain hoist and two are non-operational false door panels.