opisthodome definition

  • noun:
    • A back chamber; specially, that part of the naos, or cella, farthest through the primary entrance, occasionally having an entrance of its very own, and frequently utilized as a treasury.
    • A back chamber; especially, that an element of the naos, or cella, farthest from primary entrance, often having an entrance of their own, and frequently utilized as a treasury.
    • identical to opisthodomos.
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