mastaba mastaba

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ancient Egyptian mud-brick tomb with a rectangular base and sloping sides and flat roof

Usage(s):

  1. Playing his educated hunch, Professor Emery dug into the desert and discovered another buried mastaba.
  2. Osiris' body parts are ceramic fragments scattered at the base, each wired by bright copper cable to his ka, or soul, at the summit of the mastaba, represented by a circuit board.

News

  • SUNRISE: Artist Christo returning to Colorado

    PUEBLO — World-renowned artist Christo is returning to Colorado this summer for two lectures about his latest projects. Christo will talk about two works in progress, including Over the River planned for Southern Colorado and the Mastaba, a project planned for Abu Dhabi featuring 410,000 multicolored oil barrels stacked to form sparkling colors to highlight Islamic architecture. According to the ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

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