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DEFINITION: The corridor-like entrance passage leading into Minoan-Mycenaean tholos and chamber tombs. It is from the Greek word meaning 'course' or 'avenue'. Also, the term refers to an avenue leading to the entrances of Egyptian temples; that leading to the great temple of Karnac contained 660 colossal sphinxes, all of which were monoliths.

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