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Adytum, ad′i-tum, n. the most sacred part of a heathen temple: the chancel of a church:—pl.
The adytum itself consists of three apartments, entirely of granite.
Behind the adytum are small rooms for the priests who served in the temple.
All the old temples had an adytum, sanctuary, or holy of holies—a place not open to the profane, but protected by rigid taboos.
BIBLE STUDIESJOSEPH M. WHEELER
Author's hospitable reception there, and admission to the adytum, 119.
Thence we reach the pronaos or portico, after which we enter the cell, divided into the naos and adytum.
A MANUAL OF THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF ARTG. G. (GUSTAVUS GEORGE) ZERFFI
They contained an outer court for the public, and an inner sanctuary for the priests, called the "Adytum."
Within the adytum of an Egyptian temple we might have found "an ox wallowing on purple tapestry."
Nobody was admitted here, except the initiates of the mysteries of the adytum.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Taboaa, temple of the time of Rameses II., with avenue of sphinxes; the adytum is cut in the rock, the rest built.

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