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Definitions for mastaba
ˈmæs tə bəmasta·ba

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mastaba, mastabahnoun

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

    "the Egyptian pyramids developed from the mastaba"

Wiktionary

  1. mastabanoun

    A wide stone bench built into the wall of a house, shop etc. in the Middle East.

    Etymology: From مصطبة.

  2. mastabanoun

    A rectangular structure with a flat top and slightly sloping sides, built during Ancient Egyptian times above tombs that were situated on flat land. Mastabas were made of wood, mud bricks, stone, or a combination of these materials. Some are solid structures, while others can contain one or more rooms, sometimes decorated with paintings or inscriptions.

    The pyramids at Giza are flanked by large cemeteries containing hundreds of mastabas.

    Etymology: From مصطبة.

Freebase

  1. Mastaba

    A mastaba or "pr-djt", is a type of ancient Egyptian tomb in the form of a flat-roofed, rectangular structure with outward sloping sides that marked the burial site of many eminent Egyptians of Egypt's ancient period. Mastabas were constructed out of mud-bricks or stone. In the Old Kingdom, kings began to be buried in pyramids instead of mastabas, although non-royal use of mastabas continued for more than a thousand years.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mastaba in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mastaba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mastaba in a Sentence

  1. Christo Javacheff:

    For three months, The London Mastaba will be a part of Hyde Park's environment in the center of London, the colors will transform with the changes in the light and its reflection on the Serpentine Lake will be like an abstract painting.

Images & Illustrations of mastaba

  1. mastabamastabamastabamastabamastaba

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