Arch: An architectural term found only in
(Ezekiel 40:16,21,22,26,29) There is no
absolute proof that the Israelites employed arches in their
buildings. The arch was employed in the building of the pyramids of
Egypt. The oldest existing arch is at Thebes, and bears the date B.C.
1350 There are also still found the remains of an arch, known as
Robinson's Arch, of the bridge connecting Zion and Moriah.