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The peripteral arrangement, which is a constant principle in Greek architecture, is no more than a rare accident in that of Egypt.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)|Georges Perrot
The temple was hexastyle and peripteral, and is supposed to have had fourteen columns on the sides.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)|Charles Bucke
It occurs in the peripteral temple at Elephantiné, but that is quite an exception (Fig. 141).A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)|Georges Perrot
It was peripteral, octastyle; that is, surrounded with a portico of columns, with eight to each façade.
Again, most of the Grecian Doric temples were peripteral,--surrounded with pillars on all the sides.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III|John Lord