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Aurora over Scotland (5 files)

Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights displays photographed taken over Aberdeeshire in Scotland since 1989 covering some 350 events with arc, rays, coronas with a wide rnage of shapes and colours
Aurora The Ley au77521jhp 
 Dawn approach active lights display arc red purple nitrogen rays Scotland May 1990 taken on the Harestone Road mostly by The Ley farm entrance tree where there was a useful lorry pull in on a sharp corner so made for safe parking. Taken on the early morning of the 1st May at 02.56hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. During the photographing of this display I ran out of film, 3 rolls, so had to return home for fresh stocks-a gap of about 30 mins when I am sure I missed some stunning moments; a mistake not to be repeated and this sequence, 775 was on my return around 02.40hrs at the Ley Tree using Fuji RSP 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa as against RHP 400asa film developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were generally exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens, at maximum aperture, so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left. In some of the photos there is a hint of purple evidence of nitrogen gas being excited as against the more common occurrence of red and green oxygen gas. In these later stage photos around half midnight a further very powerful arc developed requiring moving between the right of the Ley tree and just to the left of it with the telephone pole as an occasional focus point. In the latter stages of this display the increasing dawn light around 3.00am started to overwhelm the Aurora display giving the very pink hue as against red oxygen or purple nitrogen gas colours. It was also rather beautiful to see this happening as the increasing dawn light overwhelmed the Aurora display as Aurora was after all the Goddess of the Dawn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Folding, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, Goddess, dawn, early, morning, sunrise, landscape, streaming, flaming, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, patches, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Cassiopeia, oxygen, nitrogen, moon, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, larch, tree, branches, telephone, pole, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, May, 1st, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, RSP-416, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au77520jhp 
 Dawn approaching Aurora lights display red purple nitrogen rays Scotland May 1990 taken on the Harestone Road mostly by The Ley farm entrance tree where there was a useful lorry pull in on a sharp corner so made for safe parking. Taken on the early morning of the 1st May at 02.57hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. During the photographing of this display I ran out of film, 3 rolls, so had to return home for fresh stocks-a gap of about 30 mins when I am sure I missed some stunning moments; a mistake not to be repeated and this sequence, 775 was on my return around 02.40hrs at the Ley Tree using Fuji RSP 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa as against RHP 400asa film developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were generally exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens, at maximum aperture, so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left. In some of the photos there is a hint of purple evidence of nitrogen gas being excited as against the more common occurrence of red and green oxygen gas. In these later stage photos around half midnight a further very powerful arc developed requiring moving between the right of the Ley tree and just to the left of it with the telephone pole as an occasional focus point. In the latter stages of this display the increasing dawn light around 3.00am started to overwhelm the Aurora display giving the very pink hue as against red oxygen or purple nitrogen gas colours. It was also rather beautiful to see this happening as the increasing dawn light overwhelmed the Aurora display as Aurora was after all the Goddess of the Dawn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Folding, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, Goddess, dawn, early, morning, sunrise, landscape, streaming, flaming, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, patches, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Cassiopeia, oxygen, nitrogen, moon, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, larch, tree, branches, telephone, pole, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, May, 1st, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, RSP-416, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7168jhp 
 Scottish aircraft strobe lights Aurora Borealis red colour Deeside February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February this one around 21.50hrs UT as it started to come active and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. The line of dots are the landing lights from commercila aircraft on approach to landing at Aberdeen Airport and in those days no flights could land after 10.00pm. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71534jhp 
 Scotland Aurora display arc aircraft lights landing Aberdeen winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is the opening one of the 20th around 21.16hrs UT with the stobe landing lights of an aircraft making its approach to Aberdeen Airport as the second this exposure shows the lights disappearing at the bottom right eastwards and at this time no flights were allowed after 22.00hrs. It was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, aicraft, plane, aeroplane, approach, landing, strobe, flashes, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71533jhp 
 Scottish Northern Aurora double active arc aircraft lights Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is the opening one of the 20th around 21.15hrs UT with the stobe landing lights of an aircraft making its approach to Aberdeen Airport and at this time no flights were allowed after 22.00hrs. It was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, aicraft, plane, aeroplane, approach, landing, strobe, flashes, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured

Egypt > Abu Simbel (3 files)

Photographs of the Great Temple of Ramses 11 at Abu Simbel and those of his wife's temple of Nefertari with some interior images as well.
Great Temple Abu Simbel EG02023JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Rock carved relocated approach Ancient Egyptian first view on walking onto site with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, first, view, rock, carved, huge, statues, colossi, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple EG02024JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple first view approach Ramasses Egyptian Pharaoh on walking onto site with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, first, view, statues, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Aerial EG02019JHP 
 Abu Simbel Aerial view Egypt Temple high Lake Nasser panorama on landing approach over Lake Nasser offers a fleeting view of the Great Temples from the port side windows with cruiseboats at anchor near this huge man made site constructed in the 1960's to re-house and save Ramses 11 huge rock cut monuments from certain flooding following the building of the Great Dam near Aswan. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, Temple, aerial, landing, portside, flying, aircraft, water, berthed, rock, carved, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, history, archaeology, Egyptology, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, cruiseboats, berthed, desert

Egypt > Abydos & Dendara (41 files)

Images of two important sites north of Luxor near the River Nile but usually visted as an extra tour either by road or a day cruise.
Dendara Temple EG962148jhp 
 Dendara temple Qena Nile Egypt entrance Coptic Basilica ruins approach to this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, basilica, Coptic, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Ptolemy, Cleopatra, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan
Dendara Temple EG962147jhp 
 Dendara temple Nile Egyptian ancient Nectanebo Coptic Basilica ruins sunny approach to this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, basilica, Coptic, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Ptolemy, Cleopatra, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan
Dendara Iseum & East Gate eg985412 
 Dendara Temple rear ancient Egypt Augustus east gate Isis Iseum photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is the east wall of the small Augustus Temple of Isis looking to the Roman gate in the eastern enclosure wall and considered the main approach to this delightful Iseum located by the Sacred Lake at the rear of the main temple of Hathor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, Augustus, upright, east, gate, approach, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, town, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside, slide, scanned.
Dendara East Gate eg98336 
 Dendara Temple east enclosure wall gate Roman ancient Egyptian photograph from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view looking eastwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and a large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town and temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the approach to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, east, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, Roman, gate, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, carved, Iseum, Isis, town, quern, ablution, bowl, slide, scanned
Dendara Temple Front EG007133jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance front approach sarcophagi lids Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is from the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site facing the impressive first hypostyle hall built by Tiberius in the 1st century AD with its columns topped by Hathor faces mainly damaged in later centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, north, pro-pylon, Tiberius, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, faces, sarcophagi, grnaite, lids, hypostyle, hall, scanned, slide
Dendara Temple Front EG007114jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance front approach mammisi hypostyle Hathor faces Egyptian, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is from the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site facing the impressive first hypostyle hall built by Tiberius in the 1st century AD with its columns topped by Hathor faces mainly damaged in later centuries and here viewed from ther cormer of the Nectanebo mammisi looking over the Coptic Basilica. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, mammisi, Nectanebo, foreground, basilica, Coptic, north, pro-pylon, Tiberius, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, faces, sarcophagi, grnaite, lids, hypostyle, hall, scanned, slide
Dendara Temple Front EG007112jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance front approach hypostyle hall Hathor faces Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is from the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site facing the impressive first hypostyle hall built by Tiberius in the 1st century AD with its columns topped by Hathor faces mainly damaged in later centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, north, pro-pylon, Tiberius, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, faces, sarcophagi, grnaite, lids, hypostyle, hall, scanned, slide, mudbrick, enclosure, walls
Dendara Temple Roof View EG962156jhp 
 Dendara Temple basilica mammisi Nectanebo Roman roof view ancient Egypt layout located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a useful overview of the remains of the ruins passed on the approach into the main temple from the monumental Roman north gate the two mammisi, the Roman one in the background and the Nectanebo one foreground with the Coptic Basilica in the centre. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, north, roof, view, overview, layout, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, basilica, Coptic, mammisi, Nectanebo, Roman, gate, Trajan, Domitian, entrance, columns, carved, sanitorium, reliefs, carving, decoration
Dendara Temple Roof View EG9621519jhp 
 Dendara Temple basilica mammisi Nectanebo Roman roof view ancient Egypt layout located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a useful overview of the remains of the ruins passed on the approach into the main temple from the monumental Roman north gate the two mammisi, the Roman one in the background and the Nectanebo one foreground with the Coptic Basilica in the centre and to the very bottom left are the reamins of the sanitorium with its 11 mudbrick walled rooms. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, north, roof, view, overview, layout, mudbrick, enclosure, wall, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, basilica, Coptic, mammisi, Nectanebo, Roman, columns, carved, sanitorium, reliefs, carving, decoration
Dendara Temple Roof EG962155jhp 
 Dendara Temple south west roof enclosure wall town ancient Egyptian roof view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking south westwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall, the modern town and the desert beyond. A large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town is to the east, with remains of a temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the approach to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. At the corner of the roof on the right is the small chapel of the union with the disk with its 12 Hathor headed cloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, south, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, roof, view, desert, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, chapel, union, disk, columns, town, sandstone, blocks
Dendara Temple Roof EG962154jhp 
 Dendara Temple south roof enclosure wall desert ancient Egyptian photograph roof view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking southwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and the desert beyound. A large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town is to the east, with remains of a temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the approach to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. At the corner of the roof on the right is the small chapel of the union with the disk with its 12 Hathor headed cloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, south, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, roof, view, desert, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, chapel, union, disk, columns, town, sandstone, blocks
Dendara Temple Bes 5499EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple funny statue carving Egyptian dwarf God Bes standing entrance of the home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, front, God, Bes, approach, landscape, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, close, protection, women, childbirth, luck, dwarf, belligerent, scarey
Dendara Temple & Coffins 5507EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple facade pronaos Goddess Hathor Egyptian Ptolemaic Cleopatra front coffins, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. View from the main entrance and facade of the temple hypostyle hall with engaged sistraform columns-the foreground has granite lids from sarcophaguses. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, front, facade, approach, landscape, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, pronaos, columns, propylon, blocks, hypostyle, hall, sarcophaguses, lids, coffins, faces, granite, foreground, close
Dendara New Bark Shrine 5485EG07JHP 
 Dendara Egyptian Temple Bark Shrine site entrance approach excavation mudbrick walls at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. Photo is of recent excavations before entering the main site and is a bark or barque shrine. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, bark, barque, shrine, recent, mudbrick, walls, columns, excavations, new, entrance, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, gateway, gate
Abydos Well 5480EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Egypt Wells front largest royal monument built white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11. These structures in the entrance courts are the remains of ablution wells supplying water for the priests to maintain the ritual purity required. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight, ablution, wells, priests, ritual, purity, washing, cleanliness
Abydos Well 5479EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Ancient Egyptian Wells washing cleaning priests stone room, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11. These structures in the entrance courts are the remains of ablution wells supplying water for the priests to maintain the ritual purity required. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight, ablution, wells, priests, ritual, purity, washing, cleanliness
Abydos Temple Helicopter Lintel 5347EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple mystery Egyptian UFO carvings hypostyle hall palimpsest lintel in the the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. In the entrance hyspostyle hall is a famous lintel on which some fascinating carvings appear to suggest modern military equipment such as an attack helicopter, tank, submarine but these are caused by superimpositions of different layers of plaster and carvings called palimpsest. 
 Keywords: entrance, lintel palimpsest relief deep-cut overlays UFO helicopter submarine flying saucer jet plane heiroglyphic landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, first, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses
Abydos Temple Helicopter Lintel 5345EG07JHP 
 UFO carving palimpsest entrance first hypostyle hall lintel Abydos Temple Egypt north of Luxor with example of palimpsest caused by overlapping carvings 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, lintel palimpsest relief deep-cut overlays UFO helicopter submarine flying saucer jet plane heiroglyphic landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, first, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses
Abydos Temple Entrance 5321EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egyptian Temple main approach Seti 1 ramps columns photograph north of Luxor in Egypt 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, steps, facade, front, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Temple Carving Detail 5327EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple relief intimate Royal Pharaohic Queen smelling lotus flower on exterior wall at entrance to this huge Temple of Seti 1 in Egypt north of Luxor 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, carving, relief, deepcut, princess, woman, lotus, flower, smelling, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Seti 1 Painting 5332EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egyptian Temple Sety Seti Painted Figure facade royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 in this photograph and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, facade, wall, relief, painting, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Royal Painting 5356EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Interior painting Horus Seti offering blue khepresh crown Hathor situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and in this photo Sety 1 receives the symbols of royal power, the flail and crookfrom the God Horus and assisted by the Goddess Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, Horus, falcon, God, throne, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, wall, painting, interior, flail, crook, ankh, was, scepter, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Royal Painting 5348EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Interior Wall Painting photo Pharaoh Horus cleansing wine situated in the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and in this photo is the God Horus is conferring benefits on the king in this case pouring a cascade of ankh signs perhaps as the life giving elements of air and water and the was scepter for power and dominion. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, wall, painting, interior, ankh, was, scepter, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Princesses 5325EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egypt Temple Sety wall relief stone carving female lotus entrance to the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico near these delicate carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, relief, carving, women, lotus, flower, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Princess & Lotus Flower 5326EG07JHP 
 Abydos Seti Temple Ancient Egyptian carved wall relief female lotus flower at the front of the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the portico and entrance courts where this beautiful carving is seen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, relief, carving, woman, lotus, flower, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Portico Reliefs 5334EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egypt Sety Temple carved columned facade reliefs Pharaoh of the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 with his colorful reliefs and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. 
 Keywords: gypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, entrance, reliefs columns, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Portico 5330EG07JHP 
 Abydos Sety Egyptian Temple columned approach steps facade vista photograph, the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico in the distance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, facade, flower, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Portico 5329EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Egypt Seti Facade carved columns framed walls limestone and is the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico in the distance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, entrance, reliefs columns, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Passage to Osireion 5373EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egyptian Temple Interior passageway steps Osireion corridor bulls, the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11.The photo is of the final stage of the passage and steps leading to the outside of the temple to the Osirieon, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, hieroglyphs, hall, Merenptah, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, corridor, approach, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology,
Abydos Hypostyle Hall Sunbeam 5350EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Hypostyle Hall Interior Photo Sun beams rays dark, in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and here in the hypsotyle hall is an atmospheric scene albeit caused by hole in the roof but would have given a sense of the dark solitude only lit by light from the ancient window in the far distance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, sunbeam, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Hypostyle Hall Reliefs 5354EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egypt Temple Sety inside wall painting pharaoh djed desecration photo in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and in this photo Sety 1 is erecting the djed column with the help of the Goddess Isis 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, wall, relief, painting, djed, column, Goddess, Isis, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Abydos Hypostyle Hall 5351EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Hypostyle Hall corridor dark interior photograph sun rays in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, sunbeam, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Hall of Ancestors 5372EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple wall relief corridor Kings list Sety offering crown , the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11. The photograph illustrates the king-lists in the Hall of Ancestors in which Sety and his eldest son, the later Ramses 11 offer a list of their predecessors to the Gods although not completely accurate. Also known as the Corridor of Bulls this passage leads to the outside of the temple to the Osirieon, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, corridor, approach, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, digital, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, God, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis
Abydos Hall of Ancestors 5370EG07JHP 
 Abydos Interior Ramses Son wall reliefs Hall Ancestors Corridor Bulls with Ramses and his son in action lassooing a great bull enroute to the Osireion 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bull, door, king-lists, corridor, approach, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, digital, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, God, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis
Abydos Hall of Ancestors 5366EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Corridor Kings Lists History Ancient Egypt wall reliefs in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11. The photograph illustrates the king-lists in the Hall of Ancestors in which Sety and his eldest son, the later Ramses 11 offer a list of their predecessors to the Gods although not completely accurate. Also known as the Corridor of Bulls this passage leads to the outside of the temple to the Osirieon, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, corridor, approach, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, digital, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, God, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis
Abydos Hall of Ancestors 5365EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egypt Temple Ramses Interior Corridor Photo Kings List wall relief in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 with additions by Ramses 11. The photograph illustrates the king-lists in the Hall of Ancestors in which Sety and his eldest son, the later Ramses 11 offer a list of their predecessors to the Gods although not completely accurate. Also known as the Corridor of Bulls this passage leads to the outside of the temple to the Osirieon, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, corridor, approach, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, digital, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, God, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis
Abydos Hall of Ancestors 5362EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple wall relief Seti Ramses Corridor Bulls King List in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 with additions by Ramses 11. The photograph illustrates the king-lists in the Hall of Ancestors in which Sety and his eldest son, the later Ramses 11 offer a list of their predecessors to the Gods although not completely accurate. Also known as the Corridor of Bulls this passage leads to the outside of the temple to the Osirieon, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, corridor, approach, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, digital, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, God, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis
Abydos First Hypostyle Hall 5343EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egyptian Temple Sety Hypostyle Hall Interior Photograph Columns sunlight, the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. In the entrance hyspostyle hall is a famous lintel on which some fascinating carvings appear to suggest modern military equipment such as an attack helicopter, tank, submarine but these are caused by superimpositions of different layers of plaster and carvings called palimpsest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, first, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, UFO, lintel, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos First Hypostyle Hall 5341EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egyptian Temple Hypostyle Hall interior roof lintels columns ceiling, the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. In the entrance hyspostyle hall is a famous lintel on which some fascinating carvings appear to suggest modern military equipment such as an attack helicopter, tank, submarine but these are caused by superimpositions of different layers of plaster and carvings called palimpsest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, first, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, UFO, lintel, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Entrance 5320EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egypt Sety Temple approach entrance pylon gate photo largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Entrance 5319EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Seti Egypt entrance pylon carved gate block hieroglyphs largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight

Egypt > Colossi of Memnon (31 files)

Photos of this most visited site on the west bank of the River Nile at Luxor -popular coach stopover for photo shoot.
Colossi Memnon EG01333jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Egyptian side view Hapi union carving square format slide Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland, 2001, October, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, medium, format, 6x6, square, 120, transparency, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Colossi Memnon EG01332jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Egypt side view two seated statues square 6x6 format slides Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland, 2001, October, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, medium, format, 6x6, square, 120, transparency, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Colossi Memnon EG01331jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank Nile Luxor two seated statues square format slides Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland, 2001, October, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, medium, format, 6x6, square, 120, transparency, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Colossi Memnon EG206427jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated summer Luxor Egyptian palm framed blue sky that are the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon EG206425jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statue seated summer Luxor Egypt framed blue sunshine that are the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon EG206424jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated Luxor Theban hills Egypt blue July sunshine that are the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon EG206423jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated Pharoah Egypt Jim Henderson Photograph summer day at this site with the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon EG206422jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Amenhotep statues seated Thebes west bank Egyptian blue sky July sunshine that are the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075316jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated evening light road view hill Luxor Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075314jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset Luxor West Bank hills Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075310jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statue side carved seated sunset Luxor Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075309jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statue side panel union upper lower Egypt carving Luxor Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panel, carving, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075307jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset Theban hills Luxor farmland Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland, hills
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075305jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset Egyptian evening Luxor Amenophis mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075304jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statue seated Amenhotep Queen Tiye Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statue, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075303jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset silhouettes Amenhotep Egyptian Luxor mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitor’s first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi of Memnon EG020153jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Luxor two seated statues Pharaoh Amenhotep mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020152jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank River Nile Luxor panorama statues Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, panorama, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020151jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Nile Luxor Egypt Napi Upper lower unified tied carving on sides of two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020150jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank Luxor Napi carving seated statues Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020149jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank Luxor two ruined seated statues Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020147jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Luxor Egyptian seated statue Amenhotep 111 Queen standing side of these most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, Queen, standing, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020146jhp 
 Colossi Memnon ancient Egyptian West Nile seated statue Amenhotep Queen that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, Queen, standing, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020145jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank ancient Egypt Luxor two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River, Nile, Colossi of Memnon, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG051936JHP 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank River Nile Luxor two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similiar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG051934JHP 
 Colossi Memnon closeup photo upright seated statues West Bank Nile Luxor are of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG051933JHP 
 Colossi Memnon Egyptian West Bank Luxor ruined seated statue Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, papyrus, lotus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Luxor New Excavations 5662EG07JHP 
 Recent excavations photograph Colossi Memnon Egypt West Bank Stele Luxor are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts of which the two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving and these recent finds are viewed from the roadside. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, farmland, River Nile, upright, history, modern, excavations, discoveries, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, Nebmare, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Tiy, mother, Mutemwiya, Ethiopian, prince, Greek, son, Aurora, floodplain, roadside, coachstop, palm, tree
Luxor New Excavations 5661EG07JHP 
 Recent excavations dig Ancient Egyptian Colossi Memnon West Bank Nile Luxor site wehre they are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts of which the two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving and these recent finds are viewed from the roadside. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, farmland, River Nile, landscape, history, modern, excavations, discoveries, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, Nebmare, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Tiy, mother, Mutemwiya, Ethiopian, prince, Greek, son, Aurora, floodplain, roadside, coachstop, palm, tree
Colossi of Memnon Sunset 5314EG07JHP 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset photo golden light Luxor Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artifacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations, palm, tree
Colossi of Memnon Sunset 5301EG07JHP 
 Colossi Memnon silhouette sunset photograph Egyptian West Bank Nile Luxor are two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, sunset, silhouette, roadside, coachstop, excavations, palm, tree

Egypt > Edfu Temple (39 files)

Photos in this gallery are of Edfu Temple, one of the best preserved in Egypt, and usually the first first visit after leaving Luxor ona Nile Cruise.
Edfu Temple EG203629jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egypt exterior pylon rear Ptolemy Horus large of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203627jhp 
 Edfu Temple town center street calache horse carriage ride tourist transport to Edfu Temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. Some cruise companies now use coaches as there have been complaints about the care of the horses that has upset visitors and I know on one occasion the driver of the carriage tried to make it race others to get to the temple first-our group warned him no baksheesh and he returned to a walking pace. 
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Edfu Temple EG203833jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt exterior North East face wall construction upgrade of this old entrance approach to this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203832jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egyptian exterior North face wall detailed many Gods of this old entrance approach to this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203831jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egyptians workmen East side construction modern mudbrick enclosure of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203830jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt exterior East wall construction modern rear pylon of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203829jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egyptian exterior East wall detailed many Gods of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Visitor Crowds EG052277JHP 
 Edfu Temple Modern Entrance Egypt River Nile Ancient Egyptian Visitors Arrivals departing from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Traders Area EG052288JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Traders Modern Shops Visitors Tourists New Entrance with the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Toga Carving EG052280JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Open Air Museum Exhibit Roman Toga Statue wearing carved figure part of the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Sphinx Pylon EG052285JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Edfu Temple Pylon Shinx Exhibit viewed from the south open air museum with a Sphinx exhibit in the foreground and is the first view from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Sphinx Head EG052282JHP 
 Edfu Temple Open Air Museum Exhibit Sphinx Face Carved Stone now part of the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Sphinx Haunch EG052284JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Sphinx Exhibit Museum Photo haunch and part of the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Sphinx Face EG052283JHP 
 Edfu Temple Sphinx Face Exhibit New Open Air Museum Photo and part of the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Rest Area EG052286JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt South Aspect Pylon Rest Area Cafe Entrance now part of the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Sex EG052261JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Ancient Egyptian Blocks with two small birds having sex amongst the broken wall blocks at this small ruin first visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052268JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Coloured Painted Reliefs possibly defaced by early Christians but still identifable in the first ruin visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052267JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Coloured Reliefs Painting Hathor Isis and although some are defaced possibly by early Christians they are discernible in this first ruin visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052265JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Columns Defaced Hathor Cow Face coloured wall reliefs seen beyond an elaborately carved column in this small ruin first visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052264JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Mammisi Birth House Wall Reliefs Floral Capital in first small ruin visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052254JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Painted Colour Figures Gods Hieroglyphs reliefs on the inside walls of this first small ruin visited just from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052253JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Mammisi Birth House Painted Figures Hathor Suckling Thoth just visible from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052274JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Edfu Temple Pylon Mammisi South Aspect Photo and the birth house is just visible from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052272JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon Facade Mammisi Birth House Foreground Modern entrance viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052271JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Mammisi Birth House Front Entrance Walk Photograph viewed from the south and the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052270JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon South Face Mammisi Birth House Floral Capitals visible from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052269JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Ancient Egyptian Mammisi Columns Floral Capitals Photo just visible from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Offering EG052257JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Offering Scene Sunlit Figure with one of many intact such carvings first reached from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Entrance EG052263JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Mammisi Birth House Entrance Vestibule Carved Columns the area first visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Detail EG052260JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Mammisi Carving Detail Ankh Was Scepter one of many carvings part of first place visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This carving denotes 'All life and dominion' with the ankh and was on a bowl or heb symbol. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Carving EG052256JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Carving Carrying Food Offering one of many such reliefs in this first visited ruin from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Cartouche EG052262JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Mammisi Birth House Cartouche Ptolemy Carving in this beautiful ruined building first visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Capitals EG052255JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Mammisi Floral Capitals Columns Elaborate in this delightful small ruin first visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Gods Carving EG052245JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Open Air Museum Carved Exhibit Hathor Bes Gods part of the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages with an exhibit of a roughly carved block with Hathor, Heh and Bes. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Exhibit Carvings EG052246JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Open Air Museum Exhibits Bird Perched Carving part of the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Enclosure Wall EG052280JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Mudbrick Huge Enclosure Walls Ruined Buildings now bordering the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Enclosure Wall EG052279JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Ptolemaic Temple Mudbrick Enclosure Walls Buildings Photograph now bordering the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, buildings, ruins
Edfu Enclosure Wall EG052276JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Ancient Mudbrick Enclosure Wall Vista Ruined Houses now bordering the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, mudbrick, walls, enclosure, buildings, ruins
Edfu Temple New Approach EG052171JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon New Ramp Steps Entrance Morning viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house just visible from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Egypt > Fayoum & Desert (6 files)

Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Soknopaiou Nesos fm Desert 6535EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Desert Dimyah al-Siba Ptolemaic Egyptian horizon distant town outline dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple here viewed on approach over the desert track from the Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, desert, view, approach, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, digital, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos fm Desert 6534EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Ptolemaic town Egyptian Desert Photograph dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple here viewed on approach over the desert track from the Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Karanis nr Southern Temple 6438EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim City Fayoum Egypt Ptolemaic Roman Mudbrick Erosion in the north eastern edge of the oasis area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples as this photos shows as we approach the Southern Temple to the right 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, walk, approach, mudbrick, wall, South temple, outer, construction, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis nr Southern Temple 6437EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Egyptian Desert City Ruins Mudbrick Sand Skeleton on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples as this photos shows as we approach the Southern Temple to the right 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, walking, approach, South temple, outer, wall, construction, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis Southern Temple 6445EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Southern Temple Base Stones Gate Egyptian Construction was a city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one whose front approach is illustrated in this photo is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, South temple, outer, wall, construction, entrance, gate, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis City Ruins 6439EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Desert Ancient Egyptian Mudbrick Building Ruin Photo at this ruined city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples and this photo shows as we approach the Southern Temple some of the ruined houses 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, mudbrick, ruin, house, building, derelict, fallen, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert

Egypt > Giza Pyramids & Sphinx (10 files)

Photographs of the three Giza pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, the Sphinx, temples, Solar Barque museum and western cemetery mastabas, including the Light and Sound Show night views.
Giza Sphinx Pyramid EG051033jhp 
 Giza ancient Egyptian Sphinx Khafre vista Pyramid Paws Stele Menkaure this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point above the Sphinx Temple where the main approach starts. Just on the left is the third Giza pyramids that of Menkaure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, Menkaure, Mycerinus, causeway, landscape, vista, lion, stele, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx Giza Vista EG02003jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Cheops Khufu Khafre Chephren Menkaure Pyramids Vista show the context of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway approaching his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, vista, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx Giza Vista EG02002jhp 
 Giza Egypt Vista approach Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid entrance Temple offers the first ral look at this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on the entrance to Giza and the approach to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, vista, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, entrance, approach
Sphinx Giza Vista EG02001jhp 
 Giza Egyptian panorama approach Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid entrance Temple offers the first real look at this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on the entrance to Giza and the approach to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Vista EG02921JHP 
 Egyptian Sphinx Giza Panorama Khufu Great Khafre Pyramids Approach Valley Temple, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, Cheops, Great, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, vista, lion, paws, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, slide, scanned, morning
Giza Vista EG02920JHP 
 Egyptian Sphinx Giza Valley Temple Khafre Pyramid Vista Approach Photograph, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, Mycerinus, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, vista, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx 6704EG07JHP 
 Sphinx Giza Ruins Temple Painted Headdress Face Gizah Egyptian Photograph located near near Cairo. Note the remains of painted headdress, the nemes, on the forehead. Underneath the headdress is the cement support added in the past 200 years to stop any possible damage to the ancient nemes headdress. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, nemes, headdress, face, soft, erosion, limestone, casing, Tura, Valley, temple, causeway, Western, Cemetery, entrance, approach, upright, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, telephoto, closeup
Giza Sphinx 6690EG07JHP 
 Giza Panorama View Sphinx Temple Pyramids Khafre Mycerinus of central site from the entrance to the Sphinx enclosed by its enclosure but fronted by the remains of the Shinx Temple in the foreground. Beyond are the pyramids of Khafre on right and Menkaure in distance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, Mycerinus, soft, erosion, limestone, casing, Tura, Valley, temple, causeway, Western, Cemetery, entrance, approach, landscape, panorama, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx 6689EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Limestone Rock Carving Sphinx Facing Giza Egypt Photograph from the entrance to its enclosure but fronted by the remains of the Sphinx Temple in the foreground. Beyond are the pyramids of Khafre on right and Menkaure in distance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, Mycerinus, soft, erosion, limestone, casing, Tura, Valley, temple, causeway, Western, Cemetery, entrance, approach, upright, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx 6688EG07JHP 
 The Sphinx Gizah Site Enclosure Walls Causeway Tourists Pyramids Photo of an area only accessible with special permission, and in the background the causeway sloping upwards to Khafre Pyramid on right and in distance the Pyramid of Menkaure or Mycerinus. Between the paws is the Dream Stela attributed to Thutmose 1V 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, Mycerinus, soft, erosion, limestone, casing, Tura, Valley, temple, causeway, paws, stela, votive, dream, Western, Cemetery, entrance, approach, landscape, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient

Egypt > Hatshepsut Temple (9 files)

Photos in this gallery are of the West Bank Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri under the cliffs of the Theban hill
Hatshepsut Walk In EG020102jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian approach cliffs crowds tourists busy Theban hill was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, approach, ramps, crowds, visitors, tourists, upper, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, terraces, cliff-face
Hatshepsut Cliff Tombs EG020104jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egypt Approach cliff tombs face paths rocky was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. As you walk into the temple you pass these cliff on the righthand side dotted with cliff tombs and criss crossed with dankey tracks and paths now many used by the security forces watching over this infamous site after the 1997 massacre. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, approach, cliffs, tombs, paths, raocky, tracks, holes, caves, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02143JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Upper central court photo West Bank Luxor approach cliffs was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted and here the whole complex is viewed on the main walk in. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, hills, cliffs, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, approach, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02142JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Entrance walk approach cliffs overhanging Luxor Egypt photograph Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted, here with the whole temple viewed from the main approach. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, main, approach, vista, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02141JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Temple Vista panorama approach walk Theban hill cliffs Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This panoramic view on the main approach reinforces how this magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill summit to the left and behind are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, hill, summit, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, panorama, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02106JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Approach Vista Theban Cliffs Hill backdrop ramps terraces Upper or central court, seen here from the approach, was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, entrance, approach, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02105JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Approach Theban Hill Cliffs ramps Terraces columns Luxor Egypt and the Upper or central court, seen here from the main approach, was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, entrance, approach, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Rock Tombs EG02103JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Theban Hill Luxor Surrounding Tombs paths cliff approach Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. Approaching the temple you pass the rocky cliff faces of the Theban hills with evidence of many rock cut tombs. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, rock, tombs, cliffs, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple Approach EG023316JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple panorama approach walk entrance magnificent mortuary temple female ruler of ancient Egypt is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. Sadly this is the area where several died during a terrorist attack in 1997. The upper levels were opened again in 2002 after extensive excavation and restoration. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, Hill, Cliff, approach, open, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (35 files)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020836jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Chephren Pyramid infra red Temple B&W film view on the public approach to this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02085jhp 
 Giza Egypt Cairo Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid infra red B&W first view approach this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02083jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid infra red first view approach this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Philae InfR EG982425jhp 
 Philae Egypt Aswan visit tourist market souk goods infra red B&W near the jetty for boarding motorboats for the visit to the relocated site established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982424jhp 
 Philae tourist shop stall trinkets infra red ghostlike light Aswan island trip at the jetty for a visit to this relocated site established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982423jhp 
 Philae Temple Agilkia Aswan island infra red boat view water rocks was relocated from the site established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, panorama, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982422jhp 
 Philae Temple island rocks boulders plants infra red ghostly light Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982419jhp 
 Philae Agilkia island boulders plants infra red B&W Aswan motorboat trip was used for the relocation of the original temple complex established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982418jhp 
 Philae visit island boulders plants infra red B&W boat water Aswan Agilkia island was used for the relocation of the original temple complex established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982413jhp 
 Philae Temple Ancient Egyptian Nilometer infra red film Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, nilometer, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98249jhp 
 Philae Temple Trajan Kiosk Pharaohs bed infra red backlit Egypt columns carvings Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98247jhp 
 Philae Temple Ancient Egypt first pylon gate ptolemy infra red Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemy, gate, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98246jhp 
 Philae Egypt first pylon gate ptolemy infra red Jim Henderson photo was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982417jhp 
 Philae Temple Kiosk Nectanebo columns Hathor face carvings B&W infra red Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Kiosk, Nectanebo, Ptolemy, Gate, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982416jhp 
 Philae Temple Ancient Egypt second pylon infra red film carvings Gods Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982415jhp 
 Philae Temple Egyptian Isis Horus second pylon infra red film Ptolemy carvings Gods Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, record, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982414jhp 
 Philae Isis second pylon granite record Ptolemy infra red donation carving Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982412jhp 
 Philae Temple Trajan Kiosk infra red floral capitals Egyptian columns carvings Pharaohs bed Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982411jhp 
 Philae Temple wall carving relief offering Egyptian Isis infra red Gods Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982410jhp 
 Philae Temple interior infra red film ghosts people ghostly light Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98245jhp 
 Philae Temple Egypt Second Pylon Mammisi birth house infra red Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98244jhp 
 Philae Temple First Pylon Lion Ancient Egypt Isis Gate Aswan B&W Infra Red island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98243jhp 
 Philae Temple courtyard Egypt pylon colonnade Infra Red B&W film Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98241jhp 
 Philae Temple courtyard Ancient Egyptian Isis pylon columns Infra Red film Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Karnak InfR EG983724jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple doorway infra red sunlight dawn taken not long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983719jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Temple columns roof infra red sunlight dawn taken not long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Colossi Memnon EG983716jhp 
 Colossi Memnon infra red film B&W ghostly night seated statues Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, River, Nile, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourists, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, Nebmare, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Tiy, mother, Mutemwiya, Ethiopian, prince, Greek, son, Aurora, floodplain, inundations, emergence, primeval, creation, Septimius, Severus, repairs, bell-lie, tone, wind, noise, mythology, Kom el-Hetan, Medinet, Habu, roadside, coachstop, excavations, palm, tree, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Colossi Memnon EG983715jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank Nile Luxor infra red eerie night ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, River, Nile, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourists, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, Nebmare, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Tiy, mother, Mutemwiya, Ethiopian, prince, Greek, son, Aurora, floodplain, inundations, emergence, primeval, creation, Septimius, Severus, repairs, bell-lie, tone, wind, noise, mythology, Kom el-Hetan, Medinet, Habu, roadside, coachstop, excavations, palm, tree, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendara InfR EG981112jhp 
 Dendarah Dendera temple Qena Nile Egypt birth house sanatorium approach front in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena.

This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendara InfR EG981111jhp 
 Dendarah temple Nile Egypt coptic church sanatorium infra red film approach front in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena.

This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98116jhp 
 Abydos Egyptian Temple infra red B&W ghostlike entrance Sety pylon carvings royal monument limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive King’s List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98115jhp 
 Abydos Egypt Temple infra red film B&W ghostly Osireion cenotaph Seti blocks white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive King’s List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
The photograph illustrates the Osireion, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah but also a symbolic tomb for the God Osiris. This is now open to the air and is partly submerged but still its awesome size can still be appreciated with its megalithic granite blocks similar in appearance to the Valley Temple at Giza.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98114jhp 
 Abydos Egyptian infra red film B&W ghost blocks Osireion water open white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive King’s List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
The photograph illustrates the Osireion, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah but also a symbolic tomb for the God Osiris. This is now open to the air and is partly submerged but still its awesome size can still be appreciated with its megalithic granite blocks similar in appearance to the Valley Temple at Giza.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98113jhp 
 Abydos Egypt interior Temple infra red film B&W ghostly carvings monument white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive King’s List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, interior, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98112jhp 
 Abydos Egypt Temple infra red black white ghostly entrance Seti royal monument limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive King’s List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998

Egypt > Karnak Temple (55 files)

Photos in this gallery include the whole of Karnak itself, the open air museum, temples of Khonsu and Ptah and the Sound and Light Show night images.
Karnak Temple SS98462jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Roof dawn light carving hieroglyphics taken no long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98460jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Window sunrise golden light Karnak Egypt Temple Columns Roof carving hieroglyphics taken not long after dawn with golden sunlight creeping into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Luxor Karnak Temple EG949519jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egypt Temple Columns windows carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, 1994, slide, film, Fuji, RDP, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan
Karnak Temple EG94487jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Luxor Temple Columns Light Show Moon sound taken during the first stage of the Light Show which invloves a walk through the main temple here loking through the Hypostyle Hall to the Obelisk of Tuthmosis 111. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, Thutmosis, obelisk, night, sound, son, Luminere, light, show, 1994, Bronica, ETRSi: slide, film, tungsten, transparency, 645, medium, format
Karnak Lightshow EG94488jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Light Show Obelisk taken during the first stage of the Light Show which invloves a walk through the main temple here loking through the Hypostyel Hall to the Obelisk of Tuthmosis 111. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, Thutmosis, obelisk, night, light, show, 1994, Bronica, ETRSi: slide, film, tungsten, transparency, 645, medium, format
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214051jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Obelisks carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall looking towards the two standing obelisks of Tuthmosis and Hatshesput L&R and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, Tuthmosis, Tuthmose, Hatshepsut, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214049jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egypt Temple Columns Roof beams hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, supports, beams, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214048jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns windows sun glow hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214047jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Luxor Temple Columns Roof supports hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, cartouches, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, supports, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214046jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall sunshine backlit Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214042jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Ramesses cartouche Karnak Egyptian Columns carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, cartouche, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214041jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns tourists scale huge size taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall to the south gate and the diminutive figures help one gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, tourists, visitors, people, small, scale, huge, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214040jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Temple Columns south door windows hieroglyphs taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214038jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Temple Columns Roof beams repairs patching taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, repairs, cemented, patching, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214037jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Roof beams painted carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, cartouche, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, supports, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, beams, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214036jhp 
 Luxor Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple columns dark silhouette hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG02140053jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Obelisks Columns sunlight golden carving hieroglyphs taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall towards the two remaining standing obelisks Tuthmose on the right and Hatshepsut to its left and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, Hatshepsut, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214030jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple offering Amun Seti a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Amun, Isis, offering, Seti 1, Sethos, offering, scenes, wine, food
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214034jhp 
 Hypostyle Wall Egyptian Karnak Sety battle scene chariot prisoners damaged carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, damaged, plumes
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214032jhp 
 Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Sethos hieroglyphics prisoners carvings faces on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214028jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Battle scene chariots horses arrows javelins carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, javelins, spears, horses, dead, battlefield, bodies, vanquished
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214027jhp 
 North exterior Wall Karnak Temple Sethos Nekhbet battle chariots details hieroglyphics carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, Nekhbet, vulture, flying, protection, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214026jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Egypt Seti chariot Nekhbet vulture carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, nekhbet, vulture, flying, protection
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214025jhp 
 North Wall Karnak Temple Luxor Sety Battle chariot prisoners bound carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, bound, walking, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, Nekhbet, vulture, protection
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214020jhp 
 Hypostyle Karnak Sety Battle scene smiting prisoners Amun Theban Triad carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side; note the cartouches naming the towns captured along the left hand side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, smiting, Amun, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, names, cartouches, Theban, Triad
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214019jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Sety Battle scene prisoners Amun carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Thutmosis Obelisk EG074992jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Amun Temple Sacred Lake Tuthmose obelisk palm trees in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, telephoto, Amun, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisk, hypostyle, hall, windows, roof, palm, trees, water, reflections, pyramidion, top, section, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074994jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake water reflections obelisks palm trees in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074990jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake view telephoto obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, telephoto, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074988jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks hypostyle hall palm frond framed in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, fronds, framed, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074987jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks hypostyle hall palms water reflections in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, upright, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074986jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Temple Sacred Lake obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074985jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks palm trees water Hypostyle Hall in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074984jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Karnak Temple Sacred Lake South obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns, Rights Managed, Ownership and Copyright to Jim Henderson, Photo Credit as Jim Henderson
Karnak Ramesses 11 Door EG075004jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer South Door Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Ramses 11 carving on the exterior southern wall gate of this sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, southern, entrance, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, barque, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, vanquished, prisoners, massacre, battle, registers, reports, tableaux
Karnak Carved Wall EG075003jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Columns Roof carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramses 11 and his various military campaigns in Syria, Palestine and Kadesh against the Hittites and the hall is just visible above the wall. This section is between the gate and the wall of the First Court behind the seventh Pylon. It appears that owing to lack of space his later Palestine campaign reports were over written the earlier Battle of Kadesh one although the themes of vanquished prisoners, Pharaoh smiting his enemies are the same. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, southern, entrance, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, barque, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, vanquished, prisoners, massacre, battle, registers, reports, tableaux
Karnak Carved Wall EG074500jhp 
 Court Pylons Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Ramesses Asians vanquished carving on the walls of the Court between the seventh and eighth pylons and Ramesses 11 wearing the Red Crown of Lower Egypt in this recording of his military campaign and victories at this site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, outer, wall, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Asian, prisoners, vanquished, beards, escutcheons, tableaux, report, events, faces, ethnic, features, holding hair, white, club, kneeling, red, crown, deshret, lower
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074934jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian columns undressed Window small court pylon third inside this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the small court adjacent to the Third Pylon of Amenhotep 111 to the east of the Hypostyle Hall. Note the unfinished columns where the construction methods are clearly visible where the small building blocks have not been dressed smooth. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, unfinished, incomplete, undressed, rough, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, third, pylon, small, court, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amenhotep
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074933jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Columns Roof Window small court pylon third inside this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the small court adjacent to the Third Pylon of Amenhotep 111 to the east of the Hypostyle Hall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, unfinished, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, third, pylon, small, court, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amenhotep
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074932jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Egypt Columns Roof westwards third pylon view a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the Third Pylon looking westwards back towards the usual entrance in this monumental processional hall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, tourists, visitors, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, gateway, third, pylon, small, court, entrance, view, westwards, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074931jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Seti Barque many oars carving on the north outer wall of the Hypostle Hall at Karnak a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, military, large, mulitple, rowers, barque, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074929jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Battle scene chariot prisoners carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074926jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall North gate Karnak Seti Amun Temple Columns Roof Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Amun, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Temple Columns EG053565jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns base carving hieroglyphs taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional; way; clerestory; papyrus; bud; capitals; windows; hieroglyphs, deep; cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer; wall, south; entrance, Seti 1; Sethos; Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses; Amun-Re; obelisks; evening; late; afternoon; sandstorm; sunshine; golden; poor; light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG96999JHP 
 Karnak Egypt Temple Hypostyle Hall Columns Roof Lintel Windows is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view using a wide lens is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way which supported sandstone gridded clerestory windows one of which is visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, clerestory, windows, grid, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG969916JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Fisheye Photo Columns Perspective Ramses Sky is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view using a wide lens is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way which supported sandstone gridded clerestory windows one of which is visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, clerestory, windows, grid, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG969915JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Egyptian Karnak Temple Warped Perspective Fisheye Photograph Upwards is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This unusual view using an ultra wide lens is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way. reaching 23metres. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG969912JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Fisheye Bent Perspective Carvings Hieroglyphs Columns is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This unusual view using an ultra wide lens is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG969910JHP 
 Egyptian Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Painted Roof Supports Columns is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way and with coloured reliefs under the roof support structures still visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, colors, colours, lintel, support, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG944615JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Ancient Egyptian Karnak Temple Processional Walk Pylon remains is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view using is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way looking towards the first entrance pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, processional, way, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hyposyle Hall 4927EG07JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Columns Rood Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is of part of the massive hypostyle hall columns at the eastern side entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer wall, entrance, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall Columns EG02AI39JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Huge Columns Slatted Windows Karnak Temple Carving Hieroglyphs on East Bank of Nile at Luxor with poor light caused by passing sandstorm but still does not detract from the huge size of this interior constrcution by Ramses 11. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, sandstorm
Karnak Hypostyle Hall Columns EG02AI35JHP 
 Karnak Hypostyle Hall Egyptian Weather Sand Wind Columns Carvings Sandstorm taken on a rather disappointing day for light, during the storm and at which point it was possible to see all the columns in this massive temple because of the blowing sand and which still dominate this interior central area of the Luxor East Bank of the River Nile complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, sandstorm
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074935JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Egypt Unfinished Columns Roof Window Blue Sky is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is of part of the massive hypostyle hall columns and an intact window frame at the eastern side, the columns are not dressed and illustrate the construction methods of the ancient Egyptian builders. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer wall, entrance, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074925JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Columns Scale People Small is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is of part of the massive hypostyle hall columns at the eastern side entrance and looking through the complex with some useful human figures to give a sense of scale to these 70 feet high central papyrus style columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer wall, entrance, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses

Egypt > Kom Ombo Temple (2 files)

Pictures in this gallery are of Kom Ombo Temple located by The River Nile North Of Aswan
Kom Ombo Approach EG052441JHP 
 Kom Ombo Ptolemaic Temple River Nile Arrival Approach Distance Cruiseboats just north of Aswan and a regular visit on all Nile Cruises, was principally built by Ptolemy V of Silsilah sandstone. Dedicated to two Gods – Sobek, the crocodile and Horus, the falcon and although it has been damaged over the years, mainly through slipping into the River Nile and some structural damage owing to earthquakes, there are still some wonderful colourful reliefs of the most detailed and delicate style. 
 Keywords: Egypt, East Bank, River Nile, Kom Ombo, Temple, hypostyle hall, pylon, columns, bas reliefs, coloured, colored, colours, colors, Silsilah, sandstone, landscape, cruiseboat, water, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, crocodiles, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy, Horus, Haroeris, Harwer, Sobek, Hathor, carvings, detailed, delicate, beautiful, fine
Kom Ombo Approach EG052440JHP 
 Kom Ombo Ptolemaic Temple Cruiseboats Berthed Riverbank Arrival River Nile just north of Aswan and a regular visit on all Nile Cruises, was principally built by Ptolemy V of Silsilah sandstone. Dedicated to two Gods – Sobek, the crocodile and Horus, the falcon and although it has been damaged over the years, mainly through slipping into the River Nile and some structural damage owing to earthquakes, there are still some wonderful colourful reliefs of the most detailed and delicate style. 
 Keywords: Egypt, East Bank, River Nile, Kom Ombo, Temple, hypostyle hall, pylon, columns, bas reliefs, coloured, colored, colours, colors, Silsilah, sandstone, landscape, cruiseboats, berthed, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, crocodiles, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy, Horus, Haroeris, Harwer, Sobek, Hathor, carvings, detailed, delicate, beautiful, fine

Egypt > Lake Nasser (40 files)

This gallery will contain photos of the sites visited on cruises of Lake Nasser from Kasr Imbrim in the south, Amada, Derr Tomb, Pennuit, El Seboua, Dakka, Maharraka, Qertassi and Kalabsha near Aswan.
Kalabsha Aswan EG20339jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple entrance gate winged lintel Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20337jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser Qertasi Qirtasi tourists Hathor relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20336jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple open air museum drawing elephant large prehistoric Egyptian Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20335jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple open air museum drawing antelope gazelle prehistoric Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20334jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser open air museum stele heiroglyphs relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20332jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Beit el-Wali Ramses chariot action bow relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple of Beit el-Wali from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20331jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple high view rear Aswan Lake Nasser cruiseboat relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203317jhp 
 Kalabsha Kiosk Qertassi Qirtasi Hathor capitals sandy walk Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203316jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake high view pylon hypostyle hall columns capitals Egyptian Ptolemaic Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203315jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake Nasser high view pylon hypostyle hall Egypt Ptolemaic Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203314jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple ambulatory hypostyle hall walls sandstone blocks gate doors Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, ambulatory, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203313jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple wall carving plaque Mandulis Greek God king Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203312jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple wall carvings Augustus Gods Isis Horus Mandulis relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202836jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser Qirtasi rocks sand shore view relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202836Ejhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake Nasser rocky shoreline crewmen bow cruiseboat berth sand landing relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202835jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake view Nasser Qertasi rocky shoreline crewman landing relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202833jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake view Nasser Qertasi rocky shoreline desert relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202831jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser High Dam Crown Monument lakeside relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Qasr Ibrim EG9614613jhp 
 Lake Nasser approach Qasr Ibrim ruined Egyptian fortress Christian church mosque on shores of Lake Nasser, a short sail from Abu Simbel. It once dominated a bend in the River Nile perched on a high bluff but now with the creation of Lake Nasser, is a rather unprepossessing site which is only viewed from the stationary cruiseboat and visited as part of a Lake Nasser cruise. 
 Keywords: Lake Nasser Egypt Qasr Ibrim ruined ancient Egyptian fortress early Christian church and later mosque on shores of Lake Nasser, a short sail from Abu Simbel. It once dominated a bend in the River Nile perched on a high bluff but now with the creation of Lake Nasser, is a rather unprepossessing site which is only viewed from the stationary cruiseboat and visited as part of a Lake Nasser cruise.
Kalabsha Temple EG9615815jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser pylon Qertassi Egypt Roman approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps as this slide illustrates. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG9615814jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple island boulders approach pylon Aswan Lake Nasser Egypt relocated Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG9615813jhp 
 Egyptian Kalabshah Temple Aswan Lake Nasser rocks pylon approach Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961578jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Pylon wall carvings Trajan Isis Horus Mandulis Egyptian Gods headdresses by approach water High Dam south side is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Triple, Atef, Crown, Hemhem, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961575jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser Qertassi Pylon roof View Egypt water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, roof, viewpoint, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961572jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake Nasser Qirtasi Pylon roof View Egyptian water High is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961568jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple hypostyle santuary relocated Egyptian columns carvings papyrus Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961565jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Pylon front entrance Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961559jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Qirtasi Kiosk Hathor columns Aswan relocated Egyptian Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, framed, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG9615511jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Qertassi view columns papyrus Hathor Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Qertassi EG961544jhp 
 Kalabsha Qertassi Kiosk boulders sand columns papyrus Hathor relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Qertassi EG961541jhp 
 Kalabsha Qertassi Kiosk flaking boulders columns papyrus Hathor face Egyptian relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Exhibit EG9615711jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Nasser relocated Egyptian outdoor exhibits carvings pre-history elephant Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Exhibit EG961546jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Nasser relocated Egyptian outdoor exhibit carving hieroglyphs stone Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Dedwen Chapel EG961548jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Dedwen Chapel relocated Egyptian granite columns Ptolemaic Nubia High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Carving EG961586jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Bayt-al-Wali carving Ramasses wall triumph Viceroy relocated Egypt entrance columns water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Beit el-Wali EG9615714jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Beit-el-Wali rock cut Ramasses wall paintings Amun golden relocated Egypt entrance columns water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Beit el-Wali EG9615712jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Beit-el-Wali rock cut Ramses relocated Egypt entrance columns water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Sebua Temple Approach EG051705JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Temple Lake Nasser al-Sabu Sphinx Avenue Pylon Courts is located on the shores of Lake Nasser after relocation from its previous location 2km away to avoid flooding after the creation of the High Dam in Aswan. The temple was built by Ramesses 11 of which much evidence stands as statues, sphinxes and engaged Osiride Statues in the inner courtyards. The temple was later used for Christian worship and has the curious site of Ramesses adoring St Peter in the sanctuary. This site is usually a part of a Lake Nasser cruise and begins a part of the cruise which is completed with a longish hot desert walk to the nearby sites of Dakka and Maharraka before returning to the cruiseboat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Lake, Nasser, Egyptian, ancient, es-Sebua, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Statue, avenue, sphinxes, sphinx, lionesses’, valley, temple, pylon, court, courtyard, relocated, Wadi al-Sabu, upright, cruise, visit, shores, desert, rock-cut, saved
Kasr Ibrim Approach EG051529JHP 
 Qasr Ibrim Approach Nubian Sea Cruise Ruined Ancient Egyptian Fortress, early Christian church and later mosque on shores of Lake Nasser, a short sail from Abu Simbel. It once dominated a bend in the River Nile perched on a high bluff but now with the creation of Lake Nasser, is a rather unprepossessing site which is only viewed from the stationary cruiseboat and visited as part of a Lake Nasser cruise. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Kasr, Qasr, Ibrim, digital, landscape, rock, bluff, flooded, fort, fortress, temple, church, arch, mosque, stone, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, dam, flooding, cruise, cruiseboat
Abu Simbel Aerial View EG02BE24JHP 
 Aerial Abu Simbel Temple Egypt Finals Approach Landing Lake Nasser offers a fleeting view of the relocated site from the port side windows with cruiseboats at anchor near this huge man made site constructed in the 1960's to rehouse and save Ramses 11 huge rock cut monuments from certain flooding following the building of the Great Dam near Aswan. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, aerial, landing, portside, flying, aircraft, water, berthed, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, pharaoh, seated, history, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, damage, desert, spectacular

Egypt > Luxor City & Misc West Bank (1 file)

Images in this gallery cover modern Luxor, general agriculture and photos not specific to other groups such as the recent excavations of the Sphinx Avenue, the alabaster factory and workers and the residential houses bordering the various roads to the main sites. It also includes the balloon flights and views from the balloon.
Luxor Queens Valley EG9647928jhp 
 Egyptian Luxor West Bank Thebes Valley Queens approach querns hills rocks is the lesser known and visited burial necropolis on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in which some Royal burials of this ancient civilisation of Pharaohs wives are contained as well as wives of important officials. Certainly one of the most beautiful is that of Queen Nefertari [66], restored by the Getty Institute and is not always open. Entry is by limited special permission and substantial entrance fee. I did have the chance to see it for a very limited time and of course no photography was allowed but it was an awesome experience, almost akin to be being in a Disney cartoon rich in colour. The usual tombs visited on a package visit are Queem Tyti [52], Prince Amun-hir-Khopshef [55] and Prince Kha’emweset [44]. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Qurnat, Mura’i, Valley, Queens, wives, Princes, ladies, Place, Beauty, pharaoh, tombs, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, entrance, road, hills, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, visitors, tourists, busy, 1994, slide, film, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, scanned, scan

Egypt > Luxor Nobles Tombs (15 files)

Photographs in this gallery are of the various Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank if the Nile at Luxor in the area called Qurnet Murai
Luxor Ramose Tomb EG9622210jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Noble Ramose Tomb Relief women beautiful banquet guests flowers, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, painting, style, naturalistic, women, guests, banquet, braided, hair, black, eye, makeup, beautiful, flowers, lotus, delicate, quality, classic, workings, outlines, grids, perspective, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, artificial, light, natural, 1996, slide, film, 35mm, Nikon, FM2 manual, scanned, scan
Tomb of Ramose EG945515jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Ramose Tomb grid drawing outlines scale Wall Relief Egypt Luxor one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh, Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, upright, Ramose, Vizier, governor, drawing, grid, scale, lines, charcoal, painted, outline, figures, carving, plaster, limestone, polished, smooth, start, wife, lotus, flowers, seated, tomb, bas, reliefs, offerings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, entrance, stones, rubble, damaged, 1994, slide, film, medium, format, transparency, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, hand, held
Tomb of Ramose EG94504jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Ramose Tomb entrance gates carving Nobles West Bank Luxor nearby the entrance into a tomb with many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible and this sort of scene is no more. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh, Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, upright, Ramose, Vizier, governor, drawing, grid, outline, figures, carving, plaster, limestone, polished, smooth, start, wife, lotus, flowers, seated, tomb, bas, reliefs, offerings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, entrance, stones, rubble, damaged, 1994, slide, film, medium, format, transparency, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, hand, held
Ramose Tomb Relief EG10036JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Relief Luxor Egypt Foreign Faces Ambassadors Interior Photograph, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd'el-Qurna, upright, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, painting, style, naturalistic, foreign, faces, ethnic, characteristics, outlines, drawing, natural, light, transparency, scanned
Ramose Tomb Relief EG10029JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Ramose Tomb Relief Funerary Scene Mourners Wall Relief, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Ramose, Vizier, governor, wife, lotus, flowers, seated, tomb, bas, reliefs, offerings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, transparency, scanned
Ramose Funeral Procession EG10014JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Funeral Procession Top Left-hand Corner Frieze Fading Colourful of columned hall and is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze since then when this was taken with a Bronica 645. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd' al-Qurna, landscape, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, painting, funeral, procession, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, scanned, transparency
Ramose Tomb Reliefs EG568JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Relief Tombs Nobles Foreign Faces Outlines Ethnic Characteristics, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor nd in this case a fascinating set of unfinished drawings showing foreign facial characteristics. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd'el-Qurna, upright, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, foreigners, dignatories, faces, ethnic, character, different, style, naturalistic, workings, drawing, outlines, grids, perspective, light, natural, transparency, scanned
Ramose Tomb Reliefs EG566JHP 
 Ramose Egyptian Luxor Tomb Relief Painting Outline Foreign Visitors Prisoners, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, foreigners, faces, characteristics, style, naturalistic, unfinished, workings, outlines, grids, perspective, natural, light, transparency, scanned
Ramose Tomb Reliefs EG564JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Relief Aten Sun Rays Wall Carving Interior Luxor Egypt, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abdâ' l-Qurna, upright, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, bas, relief, Aten, suns, rays, dignitaries, style, naturalistic, classic, natural, light, transparency, scanned
Ramose Tomb Reliefs EG563JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Relief Ancient Egypt Nobles Relief Pharaoh Shrine Sunlight, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd'el-Qurna, landscape, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, bas, relief, pharaoh, seated, throne, Maat, Goddess, hieroglyphs, style, classic, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, transparency, scanned
Ramose Tomb Reliefs EG562JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Relief Luxor Tombs Nobles Interior Wall Carving Natural Light, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, this one relief of the Pharoah with Goddess Maat in attendance. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, relief, pharaoh, seated, throne, Maat, Goddess, hieroglyphs, style, classic, frieze, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, transparency, scanned
Ramose Tomb Reliefs EG561JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Relief Wall Grid Lines Draughting Outlines Craftmanship Interior, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and showing interesting inight into work-in-progress. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, painting, style, naturalistic, classic, workings, outlines, grids, perspective, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, transparency, scanned
Ramose Tomb Entrance EG075724JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Approach Modernisation Luxor West Bank Tombs Nobles Exterior of the area around the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, approach, modernisation, digital
Ramose Tomb Entrance EG075723JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Entrance Luxor Tombs Nobles Egypt Modern Changes Tidy showing progress for the modernisation of the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially this approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, modern, entrance, approach, digital
Ramose Funeral Procession EG5511JHP 
 Ramose Tomb Relief Luxor Egypt Painted Frieze Wall Top Procession Funeral, one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and this is a funeral procession frieze tucked away in the top left hand corner. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, panoramic, Ramose, Vizier, governor, tomb, funeral, procession, shrine, dancers, morners, gifts, offerings, painting, style, classic, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, transparency, scanned

Egypt > Luxor Ramasseum (2 files)

Photographs in this gallery relate to the mortuary Temple of Ramasses 11 on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor the so called Ramasseum
Ramasseum Luxor EG013311jhp 
 Ramasseum Temple hypostyle hall entrance north side visitor approach Egyptian Luxor Thebes, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the Hypostyle Hall on the south east side feature with the rear of the second pylon and the toppled statue of Ramasses 11 visible in the background when looking southwards to the First Pylon. This was taken in 2001 on my October trip to Egypt and the work in view has probably since been superseded by many other changes to the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Ramasseum, Temple, West Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, first, pylon, court, second, hypostyle, hall, column, base, columns, bases, papyriform, closed, buds, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, Osiride, statue, broken, torso, seated, fallen, Shelley, Ozymandias, afternoon, sunlight, glowing, golden, warm, orange, sunlight, 2001, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, medium, format, 6x6, square, 120, transparency, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Ramasseum Luxor EG02AH24JHP 
 Luxor Thebes Ramasseum Ancient Egyptian Mortuary Temple Ramasses SE corner entrance with the second pylon on the left and the hypostyle hall beyond the huge Osiride statues of the Pharaoh 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Ramasseum, Temple, West Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Osiride, statues, granite, tree, approach, SE corner, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, hall, astronomy, astrological, columns, mortuary, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, monumental, sunlight

Egypt > Luxor Seti 1 Temple (17 files)

Images in this gallery are of exteriors and interiors of the Temple of Seti 1, also called Qurna and Goorneh to the north of the West Bank sites.
Seti 1 Luxor EG05147jhp 
 Temple Sety 1 Luxor Egyptian Horus God Pharaoh offering portico square slide taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2005, May, summer, 6x6, slide, film, Provia, RDP111, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG05146jhp 
 Temple Seti 1 Luxor Egyptian vestibule two columned portico square slide taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2005, May, summer, 6x6, slide, film, Provia, RDP111, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG05145jhp 
 Temple Seti 1 Luxor Egypt exterior frontage tree framed portico 6x6 slide taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2005, May, summer, 6x6, slide, film, Provia, RDP111, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01339jhp 
 Temple Sety Egypt Pharaoh Amun painted walls columns portico square tranny 6x6 format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01338jhp 
 Temple Seti Egyptian Pharaoh seated black granite portico square 6x6 format sun court taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01337jhp 
 Temple Sethos Goorneh Egyptian frontage portico second court square 6x6 format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01336jhp 
 Temple Sethos 1 Goorneh Egypt exterior frontage portico sun court vestibule east square format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01335jhp 
 Temple Sety 1 Luxor Egyptian exterior front hypostyle hall portico square format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01334jhp 
 Temple Seti 1 Luxor Egypt exterior approach portico vestibule west square format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG206615jhp 
 Mortuary Temple Seti Luxor Egyptian exhibit winged vulture exterior relics on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Seti 1 Luxor EG206436Ejhp 
 Egypt al-Tarif Temple Sety Portico columns court sun Ramasses north in the distance of this site on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Seti 1 Luxor EG206435jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Temple Sethos Portico columns court sun Ramasses shade in the distance of this site on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, Ramasses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, upright, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Seti 1 Luxor EG206434jhp 
 Egypt Temple Sethos Portico Vestibule columned excavations court Entrance in the distance of this site on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, upright, columned, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Seti 1 Luxor EG206433jhp 
 Egyptian Temple Sety Portico Vestibule columned sanctuaries Ramses Entrance in the distance of this site on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Seti 1 Luxor EG206430jhp 
 Goorneh Temple Seti Egypt Stele Pylon First Court Entrance Hypostyle Hall in the distance of this site on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Seti 1 Luxor EG206429jhp 
 Goorneh Temple Seti Luxor Egypt Stele Amun Horus Pharaoh Open Air Museum Entrance on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Seti 1 Luxor EG206428jhp 
 Mortuary Temple Sethos Luxor Egypt Stele Horus Pharaoh Open Air Museum Entrance on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, landscape, upright, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2

Egypt > Luxor Temple (59 files)

Images in this gallery relate to the east bank of the Nile temple called Luxor Temple including night photos and the Avenue of Sphinxes
Luxor Temple EG94525jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt head Ramasses nightime light show night dark pylon part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which when completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, head, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, light, show, night, dark, 1994, slide, film, 645, tungsten, medium, format, transparency, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi
Luxor Temple EG94529jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes nightime light show night dark pylon part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, light, show, night, dark, 1994, slide, film, 645, tunsten, medium, format, transparency, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074813jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt pylon Mut Amun carving wall deep cut Shrine located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, wall, relief, carving, deep-cut, Mut, Amun, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074810jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian Triple Shrine carving Amun hieroglyphs seated located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, carving, deep, Aumn, seated, mirror, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074809jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Amun carving closeup headdress plumes Triple Shrine Obelisk located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, Amun, headdress, plumes, closeup, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074808jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt carving Ramses crown hedjet Amun Triple Shrine offering located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, Amun, plumes, headdress, Ramses, crown, hedjet, white, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074807jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt wall Amun Mut carving Triple Shrine Peristyle Court in this beautiful temple located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, Amun, Mut, Wall, Carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Thutmosis, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074806jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian Triple Shrine Mut Amun Red Crown deshret located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, carving, Amun, Ramses, Crown, deshret, lower, Mut, cartouche, birth, throne, Usermaatre, ankh, bread, loaf, te, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074805jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Triple Shrine Mut Amun Ramses cartouches located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, carving, Amun, Ramses, Crown, deshret, lower, Mut, cartouches, Horus, sun, ra, birth, throne, Usermaatre, ankh, bread, loaf, te, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074804jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian God Amun Ramses granite Triple Shrine carving located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
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Luxor Shrine Barque EG074812jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Triple Shrine Barque Solar Khonsu Mut carving located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu in which this relief of a Barque for carrying Amun-Re from Karnak for the annual Opet festival would be rested. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
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Luxor Ramses Shrine EG074802jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt granite Triple Shrine door lintel carved Jam located inside this beautiful Temple on the east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu and this photograph is of the one to Amun in the centre with thutmosis running towards a seated Amun. The cartouches on this granite lintel face and the limestone columns are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental, Amun, Mut, Khonsu, way, station, barque, resting, place, Opet, festival
Luxor Ramses Cartouches EG074816jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt granite peristyle lintel Ramses cartouches names located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
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Luxor Ramses Cartouche EG074801jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian granite Triple Shrine lintel cartouche Horus ka Bull Amun carved located inside this beautiful Temple on the east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu and this photograph is of the one to Amun in the centre with thutmosis running towards a seated Amun. The cartouches on this granite lintel face are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name and his birth name, Ra-messes. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, cartouche, Usermaatre, throne, birth, names, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental, Amun, Mut, Khonsu, way, station, barque, resting, place, Opet, festival, Horus, falcon, bull, ka
Luxor Temple Triple Shrine EG074772jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian Thutmose Triple Shrine Amun lintel hieroglyphics doorway located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Temple Pylon EG074724jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes pylon obelisk statues Ramses entrance part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight, Mosque, scaffolding
Luxor Temple Pylon EG074722jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes pylon obelisk Ramses granite statues approach part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Hieroglyphs EG074744jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt hieroglyphs Ramses statue pylon Horus ka Maat henen hoe symbols part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
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Luxor Temple Carving EG074750jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt granite carving prisoners ramses Kadesh hieroglyphs statue base part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
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Luxor Temple Carving EG074745jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt carving seated statue Ramses Union Upper Lower sema part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
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Luxor Temple Cartouche EG074751jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian cartouche Ramses 11 seated statue base granite at this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
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Luxor Temple Sphinxes EG054721jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes Nectanbo cartouche pylon statue part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, cartouche, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinxes EG054720jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes faces lion body lineup palm trees part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinxes EG054719jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes faces portrait pylon palm trees part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinxes EG054718jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian avenue sphinxes approach pylon obelisk palm trees part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinxes EG054717jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes faces paws hierorglyphs pylon trees part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinxes EG054716jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes pylon hieroglyphs obelisk closeup framed part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinxes EG054714jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian avenue sphinxes faces lion body both sides palm trees part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinx EG054736jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinxes palm trees sphinx oblique closeup part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, ureaus, headdress, nemes, eyes, ears, carved, intact, complete, good, condition, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinx EG054729jhp 
 Luxor Egypt avenue sphinxes face portrait lion body uraeus palm trees sphinx part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, portrait, uraeus, nemes, headdress, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinx EG054727jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinx face lion body crouched palm trees part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinx EG054725jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian sphinx face lion face on facing palm trees part of an avenue of sphinxes at this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple Sphinx EG054711jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt avenue sphinx face lion body palm trees single part of this important temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt. Luxor Temple is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 which went completed would have joined up with Karnak Temple and recent reclamation work had established much of this avenue running through the town. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, sphinx, colonnade, avenue, sunlight
Luxor Temple & Mosque EG053587jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian pylon mosque Abu 'l-Haggag Triple Shrine Obelisk located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Abu 'l-Haggag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Temple & Mosque EG053586jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt pylon mosque granite Triple Shrine Obelisk located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Islamic, decoration, diamonds, patterned, window, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Temple & Mosque EG053561jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt columns mosque Abu 'l-Haggag Peristyle court located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Haggag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Temple & Mosque EG053560jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian columns papyrus bud mosque Abu 'l-Hagag located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, columns, papyrus, bud, approach, entrance, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Abu 'l-Haggag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Temple EG962213JHP 
 Luxor Temple East Bank Ancient Egyptian Hathor Isis Roman Shrine of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 and near the pylon by the avenue is this small Roman Shrine dedicated to Hathor or Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, little, shrine, chapel, Hathor, Isis, Roman, Hellenizing, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue, Nectanebo, solar, disc, ureaus
Luxor Temple EG074829JHP 
 Luxor Temple Seated Ramses Statues Granite Obelisk Pylon Front Entrance located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon and one remaining red granite obelisk. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, black, feet, legs, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, red, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated, side panels, scenes, bas, reliefs, upper, lower, joined.
Luxor Temple EG074828JHP 
 Luxor Temple Egypt Obelisk Ramasses Granite Seated Statues Pylon located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon along with one remaining obelisk. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple EG074827JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Luxor Temple Battle Relief Ramses Warrior King Pharaoh showing use of early political spin carved on side of the first pylon of the temple showing battle success at Kadesh of its constructor Pharaoh Ramses 11. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, warrior, war, scenes, bas, reliefs, Kadesh, chariot, hieroglyphs, cartouche, horses, battle, prisoners, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, sunlight
Luxor Temple EG074826JHP 
 Luxor Temple Pylon Frontage Vista Ancient Egyptian Obelisk Statues Ramesses located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple EG074824JHP 
 Luxor Temple Ancient Egypt Obelisk Ramses Granite Statues Pylon Front Entrance located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon and the one remaining red granite obelisk. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple EG074820JHP 
 Ancient Thebes Egypt Temple Shrine Roman Isis Hathor Mudbrick Photograph located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 and near the pylon by the avenue is this small Roman Shrine dedicated to Hathor or Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, mudbricks, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, little, shrine, chapel, Hathor, Isis, Roman, Hellenizing, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue, Nectanebo, solar, disc, ureaus
Luxor Temple EG074819JHP 
 Luxor Temple Egypt Shrine Hathor Isis Roman Dedicated Mudbrick Photo located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Facing the pylon is the long Avenue of Sphinxes attributed to Nectanebo 1 and near the pylon by the avenue is this small Roman Shrine dedicated to Hathor or Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, little, shrine, chapel, Hathor, Isis, Roman, Hellenizing, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue, Nectanebo, solar, disc, ureaus
Luxor Temple EG074754JHP 
 Ramses Egyptian Luxor Temple Black Granite Seated Statues Carvings Union located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, black, feet, legs, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated, side panels, scenes, bas, reliefs, upper, lower, joined.
Luxor Temple EG074753JHP 
 Luxor Temple Egypt Granite Ramasses Statue Carved Pharaoh Lotus located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, black, feet, legs, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated, side panels, scenes, bas, reliefs, upper, lower, joined
Luxor Temple Statues 4747EG07JHP 
 Luxor Temple Granite Statues Ramesses Legs Feet Toes Queen Closeup Photo located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues that dominate the entrance to the first pylon and sit behind the one remaining granite obelisk. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, black, feet, legs, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated, side panels, scenes, bas, reliefs, upper, lower, joined
Luxor Temple Statue 4746EG07JHP 
 Luxor Temple Left Side Panel Granite Statue Ramses Union upper Lower Egypt at the entrance to the first pylon showing the deep cut bas reliefs symbolising the joining of upper and lower Egypt from early myths of the development of this mighty empire. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, black, legs, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated, side panels, scenes, bas, reliefs, upper, lower, joined
Luxor Temple Ramses 4768EG07JHP Statue 
 Luxor Temple Huge Granite Statue Pharaoh Ramses Pylon Low Wide Angle Photo at the entrance to one of his temples on East Bank of the Nile. Behind the statue is the side of the first pylon with the main entrance on the left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, low, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, black, feet, legs, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated, side panels, scenes, bas, reliefs, upper, lower, joined
Luxor Temple Pylon 4743EG07JHP 
 Luxor Temple Frontage Pylon Statues Gate Panorama Tourists Scale in Luxor on the east bank of the River Nile looking towards the main entrance of the first pylon with the one remaining obelisk and the huge seated granite statues of the Pharaoh Ramses 11 who is credited with the main construction of this ancient monument. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, panorama, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, obelisk, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple Pylon 4708EG07JHP 
 Luxor Temple Gate Doorway Pylon Entrance Processional Way Hall Columns located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon with a view towards the hypostyle hall and processional colonnade. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle hall, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple Pylon 4702EG07JHP 
 Ramses 11 Granite Statues Seated Pharaoh Pylon Temple Luxor Egypt at the main entrance into Luxor Temple with a view through the first pylon and showing the Crescent symbol of the Islamic Mosque to a local saint Abu'l Hagag which has been recently restored and an integral part of this ancient Egyptian site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple Pylon 4701EG07JHP 
 Luxor Temple Egypt Pylon Seated Ramesses Statues Entrance Hieroglyphs located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Crescent symbol of an Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Hagag is just visible and illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple Pylon 4700EG07JHP 
 Luxor Temple Entrance Panorama Front Pylon Statues Obelisk Ramp Steps located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Crescent symbol of an Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Hagag is just visible and illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple Pharaoh 4707EG07JHP 
 Ramses 11 Seated Granite Statue Inside Temple Luxor Egypt Hypostyle Hall and one of several that adorn Luxor Temple on east Bank of the River Nile including the two at the entrance to the temple through the pylon and this one inside near the opening of processional avenue. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle hall, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple Obelisk 4710EG07JHP 
 Aswan Granite Obelisk Photograph Luxor Ancient Egyptian Temple Front Pylon that now adorns the entrance to first pylon of Luxor Temple on west bank of River Nile at Luxor mainly attrributed to Ramses 11 one of whose seated statues can be seen on right; another obelisk was removed by the French in 1833 and stands in the Place de la Concorde in Paris. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, obelisk, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, statues, seated
Luxor Temple Carvings 4742EG07JHP 
 Luxor Ramses Temple Battle Kadesh Prisoners Carving Pylon Face Ancient Egyptian relief showing use of early political spin carved on side of the first pylon of the temple showing battle success of its constructor Pharaoh Ramses 11 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, warrior, war, scenes, bas, reliefs, Kadesh, chariot, hieroglyphs, cartouche, horses, battle, prisoners, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, sunlight
Luxor Temple Avenue of Sphinxes 4712EG07JHP 
 Luxor Ramesses Temple Egypt East Bank Avenue Sphinxes Pylon Front Vista Receding with its main entrance flanked by huge granite statues of Ramses 11 and a remaining obelisk also of granite sourced from Aswan 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, approach, entrance, pylon, obelisk, granite, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, statues, seated, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue, sunlight

Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn (6 files)

Photographs in this gallery cover the main sites of Amarna, its North Palace, Aten and Small Temple, Bani Hasan Rock cut chapels, Tuna el-Gebel with the Catacombs with baboon and ibis mummies, Stela of Akhenaten on the north boundary, Petosiris Tomb-Chapel, Chapels of Ptoemais and Isadora, Roman Water Wheel Well and Temple of Thoth and el Ashmunein with an Open Air Museum with huge granite statues of Baboons and nearby a Temple to Thoth with a later Christian Basilica all located along the River Nile between Cairo and Luxor accessed from the nearby university city of Minya
Amarna Meryre 1 Tomb EG075848jhp 
 Egypt Amarna Rock Cut Northern Tombs Steps Approach Access hill desert looking towards the front of cliff face housing tomb-chapels of the main officials of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten Queen Nefertiti his wife of near the former capital of Amarna, located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Rive, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Nefertiti, Aten, rock-cut, steep, climb, steps, rocks, Northern, tomb-chapels, Huya, Tiy, tombs, Meryre, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
Amarna Huya Tomb EG075859jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Amarna Huya Tomb Steps Stairs Approach Guide policeman climb looking towards the front of cliff face housing tomb-chapels of the main officials of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten Queen Nefertiti his wife of near the former capital of Amarna, located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Rive, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Nefertiti, Aten, guide, woman, Rania, policeman, armed, gun, machinegun, security, rock-cut, steep, climb, steps, rocks, Northern, tomb-chapels, Huya, Tiy, tombs, Meryre, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
Amarna Huya Tomb EG075858jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Amarna Rock Cut Northern Tomb Huya Steps Approach steep Access looking towards the front of cliff face housing tomb-chapels of the main officials of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten Queen Nefertiti his wife of near the former capital of Amarna, located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Rive, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Nefertiti, Aten, rock-cut, steep, climb, steps, rocks, Northern, tomb-chapels, Huya, Tiy, tombs, Meryre, upright, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
Amarna Huya Tomb EG075857jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Amarna Rock Cut Northern Huya Tomb Steps Stairs Approach Access looking towards the front of cliff face housing tomb-chapels of the main officials of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten Queen Nefertiti his wife of near the former capital of Amarna, located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Rive, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Nefertiti, Aten, rock-cut, steep, climb, steps, rocks, Northern, tomb-chapels, Huya, Tiy, tombs, Meryre, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
Amarna Huya Tomb EG075856jhp 
 Egyptian Amarna Northern Tomb stone Steps Huya steep Stairs Approach Access looking towards the front of cliff face housing tomb-chapels of the main officials of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten Queen Nefertiti his wife of near the former capital of Amarna, located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Rive, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Nefertiti, Aten, rock-cut, steep, climb, steps, rocks, Northern, tomb-chapels, Huya, Tiy, tombs, Meryre, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
Amarna Nile Ferry EG075824jhp 
 Ferry Crossing water east bank landing approach River Nile Egypt Amarna a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, east, bank, landing, arrival, approach, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, downstream, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine

Egypt > North of Cairo (2 files)

This gallery has photographs of the main sites North of Cairo, usually visited privately as not part of most Egyptian tours, and includes Heliopolis, Tell Basta near Zagazig and Tanis near the north coast of Egypt
Tanis Amun Temple Approach EG077174JHP 
 Tanis Obelisks Columns Entrance Photo Ramses Temple Amun Ancient Egyptian site in Delta Northern Egypt once thought to be the capital created by Ramses but was the capital of the 24th Nome of Lower Egypt and important in the late Egyptian period. Has Ramesside Temple of Amun with other temples from reigns of Osorkon, Sheshonq and Ptolemy but of special interest are the Royal Tombs where that of Psusennes in particular was intact and gave up one of the richest burial good collections, apart from Tutankhamun, with its famous silver coffin, now in the Cairo Museum. A visit to Tanis is usually by private means but can be incorporated with a day trip through the Delta visiting Heliopolis and Tell Basta but does involve considerable motoring. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Tanis, San al-Hagar, Djane, Delta, Avaris, Quantir, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramses, Ramesses, entrance, granite, carvings, hieroglyphs, palmiform, broken, columns, obelisks, mudbrick, enclosure
Heliopolis Main Approach EG077089JHP 
 Heliopolis Ancient Egyptian Obelisk Pharaoh Senusret general approach photograph north of Cairo is the oldest standing obelisk in Egypt at the site of the temple of Re-Atum although little is left of this once important sun cult centre and dating from around 1970BC at the beginning of the 12th Dynasty. Not visited usually as part of most tour packages it is an interesting visit enroute for other interesting Delta sites such as Tel Basta and Tanis. 
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Egypt > Outlying Pyramids (31 files)

Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076743jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre corridor bedrock approach entrance this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Meidum Pyramid eg946920jhp 
 Maydum Fayoum Snefru pyramid roadside approach dominanting Egypt collapsed ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the King’s Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, Tokina SD, 28-70mm zoom
Abu Sir Drainage eg9511922jhp 
 Egypt Abu Sir necropolis pyramid Sahure water drains drainage channel rockcut near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 35mm, Nikon, FM, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, upright
Meidum Pyramid eg946912jhp 
 Meydum pyramid entrance high view approach desert Egyptian ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the King’s Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, camera
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951229jhp 
 Egypt Abu Sir mastaba tomb Ptahshepses carved reliefs figure roof supports near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951228jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Abu Sir mastaba tomb Ptahshepses carved reliefs bas hieroglyphs near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951227jhp 
 Egyptian fine granite stonework drainage sliice Abu Sir pyramid Sahure near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951226jhp 
 Egypt Abu Sir pyramid Sahure view tomb Ptahshepses mastaba chapel excavated Czech Charles University near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951225jhp 
 Egypt Abu Sir ruined pyramid Nieserre tomb Ptahshepses mastaba columns chapel excavated Czech Charles University near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951224jhp 
 Egypt Abu Sir necropolis pyramid Nieserre tomb Ptahshepses mastaba columns near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951223jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Abu Sir pyramid Sahure red granite carving hierogylphics cartouche King near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951222jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Abu Sir necropolis pyramid Sahure red granite carving hierogylphs cartouche near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, cartouche, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Sir Pyramids eg9512215jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Sir ancient pyramids Neferefre Niuserre temple basalt floor slabs near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright