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Egypt Dictionary Index


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Dictionary Index


Abacus

Ablaq


Ablaq (Architecture)

Abu

Adyton

Agora

Ahlaq

Ambon

Ambulatory

Amduat

Amir

Amulet

Ankh

Apis

Apse

Arabesque

Archimede's screw

Architrave

Aton

Azan (Arabic)

Ba

Bab (Arabic)

Badarian

Baldachin

Barque Shrine

Barque

Basilica

Bas-relief

Bayt (Arabic)

Birth house

Benben

Bennu

Bey

Birket

Book of the Dead

Broken pediment

Burg

Buttress

Cadi

Caliph (Khalifa, Khalif)

Calishe

Canopic jars

Capital

Caravansary

Cartonnage

Cartouche

Cataract

Cavetto cornice

Cenotaph

Chief Steward

Clerestory

Coffer

Coffin Text

Colonnade

Colossus

Column

Contrapposto

Count

Coptic

Copts

Corbel

Corbelled arch

Cornice

Cornishe

Cruciform

Crux ansata

Cuneiform

Cursive

Dar

Darih

Decans

Deir

Demotic (ancient Greek demotika)

Dentil

Dikkah

Dhikr

Divan hall

Divine Adoratrice

Djed pillar

Duat

Electrum

Encaustic

Ennead

Episcopal

Eucharist

Evil eye

Exonarthex

Faience

Fan-Bearer on the Right of the King

Fecundity Figure

Fellahin

False door

Feddan

Flagellum

Fresco

Frieze

Funerary cones

Geb

Galabayya

Ghaffir

God's Father

Gynaikion

Hadith

Hagg

Hajj

Hajji

Hamam

Harem

Haramlik

Haykal

Heb-Sed

Hegira

Heikal

Herald

Hieratic

Hieroglyphs

High Priest

Horus name

Hyksos

Hypostyle

Iconostasis

Ichneumon

Imam

Industry

Isnik

Ithyphallic

Jinn.

Joggled

Ka

Kaaba (Kabah)

Kabah

Kaftan

Keep

Khalifa (Khalif)

Khalif (Khalifa)

Khamsin

Khan

Khanqa

Khedive

Kheker frieze

Kiosk

Kubri

Kufic

Kursi

Kuttab

Lantern

Lector Priest

Liwan

Loggia

Logogram

Lusterware

Madrasa

Malqaf

Maliki

Mamissi

Mamluk

Mandorla

Maristan

Masgid

Mashrabiyya (Mashribiyya)

Mashribiyya

Mastaba

Melkites

Menat

Midan

Mihrab

Minaret

Minbar

Mistress of the House

Monolith

Monophysitism

Mosaic

Mosque

Moulid (Mulid)

Muezzin

Mulid

Mustashfa

Naos

Narthex

Nashki

Nastaliq

Natron

Nave

Necropolis

Niello

Nilometer

Nome

Nomarch

Obelisk

Ogdoad

Opening of the Mouth

Orans Position

Orthogram

Osirid pillar

Ostracon (Plural ostraca)

Overseer of Sealers

Palace facade

Papyrus

Parapet

Pectoral

Pediment

Pendentive

Peristyle

Phonogram

Pluvial

Portico

Praenomen

Pronaos

Prophet

Propylon

Pylon

Pyramidion

Qa'a

Qasr

Qibba

Qibla Wall (Qiblah Wall)

Qiblah

Rab

Ranking title

Reserve heads (Portrait heads)

Repousse

Revetment

Riwaq

Rondel

Sa

Sabil

Sabbakhin

SabilKuttab

Safftomb

Sahn

Sakiya (Saqiya)

Salamlik

Saqya

Sedfestival

See

Semogram

Senet

Septuagint

Serapeum

Serdab

Serekh

Shabti

Shawabti

Shaduf

Shah

Shia

Shi'i

Shi'ites

Sistrum

Spandrel

Sphinx

Squinches

Stalactite decorations

Standard Bearer of the Lord of the Two Lands

Stele

Sultan

Sunk relief

Sunni

Suqs

Tabut

Talatat

Tarboushe

Tasian

Taxogram

Temenos

Tempera

Theban triad

Tiraz

Torus (Torus molding)

Transept

Tree Goddess

Tribune

Triforium

Trilobe apse

Truss

Underworld books

Uraeus

Ushabti

Viceroy of Kush

Voussoirs

Wafd

Waqf

Was-scepter

Wedjat-eye

Wikala

Winged disk

Yaru, Fields of

Zawiya

Ziyada

Ziyadah (Ziyada)

Zodiac

 

Last Updated: June 12th, 2011

 

 

 

 

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