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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A similar presentation is repeated for the decorations on the false door (chapters VIII to XI), the entrance jambs and thicknesses (chapter XII), and the north, south, and east walls (chapters XIII, XIV, and XV, respectively).
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.
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"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 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.
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.
"Mehu's grandson lived during the reign of king Pepi II and painted his false door inside the pillars hall of Mehu.
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.
"Move the door jamb up and make the passage wider," read an inscription on a decorative false door in the passage.