Opisthodomos

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Opisthodomos op-is-thod′ō-mos a rear-chamber or treasury at the back of the cella in some temples.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

The pronaos and opisthodomos were each bounded by two Doric columns between antae, surmounted by metopes.
"A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, Volume I (of 2)" by A. H. Smith
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