Hieroglyphics of Horapollo, tr. Alexander Turner Cory, , at sacred-texts.com
To signify the bearer of the shrine, 3 they depict the KEEPER
OF A HOUSE, because by him the temple is guarded.
II. This figure supporting a shrine is very common.
III. A temple; literally a shrine-house.—Sh. 362.
63:3 The cell in which the statue was carried in procession.