hypogeum


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hypogeum

In ancient architecture, any underground chamber or vault, esp. an underground burial chamber.
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A radio frequency spectrum engineer observed that in the Hypogeum, "The Oracle Chamber ceiling, especially near its entrance from the outer area, and the elongated inner chamber itself, appears to be intentionally carved into the form of a wave guide.
In this chapter, I would have appreciated more discussion of the animal bones from the royal hypogeum, particularly in light of the excavators' claim that kispu ceremonies honoring deceased royal ancestors took place in the tomb.
The ruins are accessible to tourists at any time, although the temple, museum and the hypogeum tombs are subject to restricted opening.
From humankind's oldest monuments: Gobekli Tepe and Malta's Hypogeum to Stonehenge and Newgrange, to Chavin de Huantar and Mayan pyramids in the New World -- researchers around the globe note unusual sound behavior in the world's sacred places.
whether it's the mysterious, ancient underground temples of the Hypogeum or the legacy of World War II.
The Fortina Spa Resort also offers four exclusive Spas - Spa Sante, the Belle Epoque Beauty Centre, the Hypogeum Body Mind and Spirit Spa, and Spa Mediterrane.
With a little help from any guidebook, captivating places of interest are immediately identified -- the world famous Hypogeum selected as a place of World Heritage by UNESCO, prehistoric temples and grand palaces are but a few.
Pfalzner has two important subsections devoted to the great well within the palace and the royal hypogeum, the latter found sealed and undisturbed since it was last used around 1340 BC.
The gem is the Hypogeum, a vast three-storey subterranean burial site, believed to be well over 4000 years old and now a World Heritage Site, but you need to book as soon as you arrive, as only 10 people an hour are allowed to enter into this wonder of the ancient world.
The recently opened Hypogeum Body, Mind and Spirit Spa offers holistic treatments such as acupuncture, crystal sound therapy, Chinese medicine and colonic irrigation.
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When users check in with the Hypogeum iOS mobile app, a PNG sequence of images is triggered to create an augmented reality-based experience onto your native camera, immediately throwing the user into the world of Spartacus.