cryptoporticus


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cryptoporticus

An enclosed gallery with walls and windows rather than columns, often partially underground for more constant temperature.
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The constitution of a Site Museum in Tyre-Al Bass and of a second museographic exhibition area in the cryptoporticus of Blbeck-Al Qal, together with adequate visiting paths and explanatory panels will enable the suitable presentation and valorization of these tremendous assets of the Lebanese Cultural Patrimony.
Other works have been set up in the Temple of Romulus, at the Barberini Vineyard and the Cryptoporticus of Emperor Nero, scattered where they can be discovered by visitors as they wander through the covered porticos and wide green gardens of this ancient part of the Eternal City.
triclinia, cubiculae, zothecae (libraries and studies) and extensive bath facilities based on city thermae) by a roofed passage way (cryptoporticus).
Trench VII included, in part, a north-south wall that ran over the south aisle of the cryptoporticus of the Julian Basilica and into its east aisle.
Provenance uncertain, but most likely the east aisle of the cryptoporticus of the Julian Basilica.
Nine of the fragments, published together as West-13, were found in the north aisle of the cryptoporticus by Emerson Swift and Carl Blegen in 1915.
Indeed, at the nearby Museu Machado de Castro, wearying of the marble statues, he descends to the Roman Cryptoporticus and 'esta servido de pedra aspera, grosseiramente aparelhada.
8 (Berlin, 1887), 24: 'a parte vestibuli longitudo tecta intrinsecus patet mediis non interpellata parietibus, quae, quia nihil ipsa prospectat, etsi non hypodromus, saltim cryptoporticus meo mihi iure vocabitur' [On the side of the vestibule a covered length extends inwards, unobstructed by a center wall, which, because it looks out upon nothing itself, even if I cannot call it a 'hypodromus', I will at least rightly call it a crypt-portico].