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apsidal

Pertaining to an apse or similar to one.
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While traditionally the appearance of the navetes in Menorca was considered the above-ground equivalent of the long apsidal rock cut tombs characteristic of Mallorca, also present in southern France (Cartailhac 1892/1991; Serra 1965; Veny 1974), more recently the navetes have been seen as an evolution from the local dolmens (Plantalamor 1991).
In rectangular churches, whether strictly basilical, with aisles and an inscribed apsidal east end, or a series of cells leading one from another, the easternmost space is usually the maqdas, and the centre of the nave the qeddest, while the westernmost or narthex-like space serves as the quene mellet.
It is barely visible from the house; in fact, one has to come quite close to appreciate the triumphal-arch arrangement of a recessed apsidal porch flanked by two roundels carved by the stonemason, George Moneypenny, with sea horses (hippocampi) ridden by putti.
Such a solution of the vaulting of the mihrab approaches the style of the apsidal shells in the nearby early Abbasid fortress of Ukhaidir.
Kose also discusses a building identified by Lenzen as a Mithraeum on the basis of its apsidal form and of a surface find of a mold for a relief of a man kneeling on the back of a bull.
There are two groups, predominantly in clay, on the east walls of the choir; nine more groups in steel and clay are tightly inserted into the apsidal bays that enclose the very large, elegant font in cast and polished concrete, and a pair of massive oak towers, complex structures with stairs and platforms, are wound around piers.
Other Roman features included a horse-shoe shaped apsidal feature, thought to be the cellar of a second century building, also close to the ditch, a later well which cut through it, and a number of pits or quarries.
47) The original room, conventionally dated to the mid-40s AD, had one back entrance, four niches on each side and an apsidal exedra that contained the Polyphemus group.