false door


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false door, blind door

The representation of a door, inserted to complete a series of doors or to give symmetry; a blank door.
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CUTLINE: (1) At the Asa Waters mansion, 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.
But it posed a false Door A versus Door B dilemma that smart management teams and cost-conscious boards are wise to avoid.
A huge false door inside the offerings' chapel was discovered in the eastern part of the tomb and it carries the names and titles of the tomb owners, like "Priest of Re in the Temples of the Sun", "Priest of Khnum" and "Priest of Magic", in addition to other titles that show the high social and official status that he obtained inside the kingdom as one of the most important royal physicians in Ancient Egypt.
Most if not all of the structures document in a new way important archaeological and historical themes, such as the origin and development of the false door tradition.
The colors of the false door are fresh as if it was painted yesterday," Karar told reporters.
The door, known as a false door, was meant to be a threshold that allowed the deceased and his wife to interact with the world of the living.
A single shaft from the surface led down to the father's tomb, from which a side passage led to that of the son, with the false door with paintings of Khonsu in front of an offering table.
Set designers had created a false door of thin wood fearing the actor would not be able to break it, but his powerful technique shattered it into tiny pieces so a real door was eventually used.
Move the door jamb up and make the passage wider," read an inscription on a decorative false door in the passage.
CAIRO: A large red granite false door from the tomb of an ancient queen's powerful vizier has been discovered in Luxor, Egypt's culture minister said on Monday.
Supreme Council of Antiquities Secretary General Mustafa Waziri selected a number of false doors, offering tables, painted wooden coffins, as well as other distinguished artefacts to be exhibited within the museum displaying plan.
Waziri explained that a number of false doors, offering tables, and wooden painted coffins, as well as other distinguished artefacts were chosen from the Saqqara archaeological storehouses to be exhibited within the museum display.