noun, plural hy·po·ge·a [hahy-puh-jee-uh, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒi ə, ˌhɪp ə-/.
Origin of hypogeum
Examples from the Web for hypogeum
In two of the largest chambers in the hypogeum the roof and walls are still decorated with designs in red paint.
We shall call attention, however, to a hypogeum at Gizeh, which is numbered 81 in Lepsius's map of that tomb-field.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)|Georges Perrot
That moment an old man, wearing a hooded mantle but with a bare head, issued from the hypogeum.Quo Vadis|Henryk Sienkiewicz
It is in this room that the remarkable nature of the work in the hypogeum is most apparent.
Verily you would think that the painter of these figures of the shades had only just quitted the hypogeum.Egypt (La Mort De Philae)|Pierre Loti