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A selection of galleries with photos of the following main areas: Abu Simbel; Abu Rawash Pyramid; Abu Ghurab Sun Temple; Amarna; Aswan; Alexandria; Abusir (Saqqara); Abydos; Beni Hasan Rock Tombs; Cairo City & Egyptian Museum with interiors and selected Tutankhamun Exhibits ; Colossi of Memnon – who hasn’t; Cruising on the River Nile and Lake Nasser; Dashur; Dendara; Deir el Medina & Ptolemaic Temple; Dime Elsebaa; El Ashmunein; El Lisht; El Sagha; Esna & Edfu Temples; Giza - Pyramids and the Sphinx, inside Great Pyramid and Tombs of Royalty; Hatshepsut Temple; Hawara Pyramid; Heliopolis; Lake Nasser sites; Karnak & Luxor Temples; Karanis or Kom Ushim; Kom Ombo Temple; Luxor City & Nile Views; Medinet Habu Temple; Merneptah Temple and Museum; Meydum Pyramid; Minya; Nubian Museum in Aswan; Nubian Village on Seheil; Philae (Temple of Isis) Island; Ramasseum; Ramses Small Temple at Abydos; Saqqara & Memphis; Seheil Island Rock Carvings; Seti 1 Temple; Tanis; Tell Basta; Tuna el-Gabal; Various Temple & Tomb Interiors; Valleys of Kings & Queens and Tombs of the Nobles; Zawiyet e-Aryan Pyramid.

Egypt > Abu Simbel (110 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.
Abu Simbel Stele EG051370JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Stone Carving Temple Entrance Walk Photograph, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051369JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Carved Faint Walk Entering Egyptian Ancient Monument, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051368JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Painted White Hieroglyphs Offering Scene Entrance saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051367JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Carved Stone Horus Gods walk entering site, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051366JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egypt Stele Exhibit Amun Offering Pharaoh Walk Entrance saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051365JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Painted Relief Hieroglyphs Pharaoh Gods Seated, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, rock, carved, stele, painted, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051364JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Rock Frieze Hieroglyphics Entrance Walk Photo, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051363JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Carved Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses Smiting Enemy, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple Horus EG051375JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statues Ramses Horus God behind the protection of the falcon God 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Horus, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple Horus EG051374JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple rock carved seated front statues Ramses 11 behind the protection of the falcon God Horus 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Horus, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple Hall EG051389JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple entrance doorway rock cut Hall Osiride Ramses figures 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. This is as near as it is possible to photograph these days and an lighting exercise of some challenge to the cameras of 2005. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, entrance, door, hall, Osiride, statues, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Nine Bows EG051385JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carvings Nine Bows enemies Egypt bound Asiatics Nubians at the base of one of the huge rock carved seated statues of Ramses 11 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, NIne, Bows, prisoners, enemies, bound, Asiatics, Nubians, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Nine Bows EG051383JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egyptian Temple Nine Bows bound Nubians Asiatics enemies Egypt at the base of one of the huge rock carved seated statues of Ramses 11 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, NIne, Bows, prisoners, enemies, bound, Asiatics, Nubians, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Nine Bows EG051382JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ramses Temple carvings Nine Bows enemies Egypt bound Asiatics and Nubians at the base of one of the huge rock carved seated statues of Ramses 11 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, NIne, Bows, prisoners, enemies, bound, Asiatics, Nubians, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Great Temple EG051376JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statues Ramses wife 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Horus, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Vista EG051450JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Small Temple Vista front empty with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and the temple of Hathor built for his wife Queen Nefertari viewed from near the resthouse 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, Hathor, pharaoh, Queen, Nefertari, seated, area, resthouse, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Vista EG051449JHP 
 Abu Simbel Southern Egypt Great Small Temples Panorama no people with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and the smaller Temple of Hathor 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, tree
Abu Simbel Vista EG051446JHP 
 Abu Simbel Photo Great Small Temples front empty tree framed 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, small, Hathor Temple, landscape, vista, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nefertari, temples, pharaoh, queen, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Vista EG051444JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statues Egyptian Ramses seated with 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, Hathor, temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, pharaoh, queen, Nefertari, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, vista, framed, tree
Abu Simbel Vista EG051442JHP 
 Abu Simbel Small Temple Hathor Nefertari foreground vista front view with is huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 viewed from Hathor Temple built for his wife Queen Nefertari 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, Hathor, Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nefertari, temples, pharaoh, queen, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple EG051425JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple low angle photograph similar original level River Nile 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, low, angle, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple EG051424JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple original River Nile level photograph 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, low, level, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple EG051423JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple rock carved statues Ramses wife 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Stelae EG051361JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele carved relief smiting enemies warrior King exhibit entering site walk Great Temple with its 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, exhibit, stele, stelae, pharaoh, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Statues EG051398JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Ramses head face beards carved stone from two of the four huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11, these are the right hand ones facing the temple, 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, heads, faces, righthand, side, graffiti, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Royalty EG051429JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egypt RamsesTemple seated statues legs knees wife 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, queen, Nefertari, son, Ramessesu, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Ramasses EG051436JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple head torso crown rock carved statues Ramses 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, telephoto, crop, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Ramasses EG051435JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Egyptian Temple rock carved seated statues Ramses photo 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, telephoto
Abu Simbel Ramasses EG051432JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple landscape telephoto photo huge rock carved statues 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, telephoto, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Princesses EG051390JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple rock carved statues Ramses wife daughters closeup 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Queen, Nefertari, daughter, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Plaque EG051430JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Information Board Unesco Rescue information on artificial mountain housing the 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, plaque, Nasser, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Nefertari EG051406JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Ramses Queen Nefertari Statue Crown standing side King 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Queen, Nefertari, figure, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Hathor Temple EG051443JHP 
 Abu Simbel Hathor Ancient Egyptian Small Temple Queen Nefertari tree framed near the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 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, rock, carved, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wife, Queen, Nefertari, Hathor, temple, small, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, trees
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051426JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple graffiti torso carved stone Ramses Carved onto the huge rock seated statues of Ramses 11 with his graffiti covered torso 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, torso, graffiti, names, dates, carvings, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051409JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Graffiti Name Carved date early visitor then commonly done on huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 here with dated names carved on areas not buried 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, graffiti, names, dates, Fachineli, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051408JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple sapper Wheal military engineer carved name dated grafitti with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 with dated names carved on the legs at what was once a River Nile site buried deep in sand 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, rock, carved, graffiti, names, dates, Sapper, Wheal, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051395JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Graffiti Name Black dated carved legs 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, rock, carved, graffiti, names, date, Black, legs, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051394JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Graffiti Carved names dates legs 19th century visitors on the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 not buried under sand 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, rock, carved, graffiti, names, dates, Marriott, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, leg, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051393JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Graffiti Photo Lecaros name dates rock carved statues of Ramses 11 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, rock, carved, graffiti, Lecaros, names, dates, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Face EG051410JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statue face closeup Ramses 11 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, face, nose, eyes, mouth, beard, closeup, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Face EG051400JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Egyptian Temple rock carved face beard clsoeup photo Ramses 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, closeup, bread, face, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Entrance EG051387JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple rock carved statue base symbolic marriage union Egypt Ramses 11 with this Union of the Two Egypts reliefs on the passage side 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, side, relief, union, upper, lower, plants, entwined, NIne Bows, enemies, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Entrance EG051381JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt entrance prisoners bound carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, queen, wife, Nefertari, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Chapel EG051371JHP 
 Abu Simbel Small Chapel carvings alongside Great Egyptian Temple Lake Nasserwith its 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, rock, chapel, Thoth, carved, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Resthouse Oleander EG02092JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office gardens oleander white flowers flora palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, upright, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Resthouse Oleander EG02086JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office Egypt gardens white oleander flowers bark palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, upright, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, orange, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Resthouse Oleander EG02081JHP 
 Abu Simbel Temple Ticket office gardens pink oleander flora palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, landscape, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02093JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office garden white oleander yellow flower grass and palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, landscape, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, yellow, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02091JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egyptian Ticket office white oleander flowers petals closeup garden park area and palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, landscape, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, white, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02090JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egypt Ticket office oleander white pink flora palm trees in garden and is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, upright, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02089JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office Lake Nasser garden oleander palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, landscape, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, beach, sand, water, blue, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02087JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office park oleander flowering palm trees Egypt is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, upright, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02085JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office Egyptian pink flowers petals colourful oleander and palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, upright, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02084JHP 
 Abu Simbel Temple Egypt Ticket office gardens flowering pink oleander and palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, upright, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02083JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office pink white oleander flowers close palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, landscape, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Oleander EG02082JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office gardens oleander flowers flora park palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, upright, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Arrival Area EG02094JHP 
 Abu Simbel TempleTicket office entrance covered patio gardens shops with oleander and palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill visible in the disance and high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, landscape, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Walk Back EG02079JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egypt Lake Nasser walk path sand tourists walking just before they will see its 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 and reached by a sandy walk from the ticket office. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, path, sandy, walk, steep
Abu Simbel Temple Entrance EG02075JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Re-Harakhte statue door entrance Egyptian Pharaoh wife with huge rock carved statue of Ramses 11 and his wife looking up above the main door to the statue of Re-Harakhte 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, door, niche, Re-Harakhte, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple Entrance EG02074JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Re-Harakhte statue above door lintel Egypt with huge rock carved statue of Ramses 11 and his wife looking up above the main doort to the statue of Re-Harakhte 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, entrance, door, niche, Re-Harakhte, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG02080JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple stele exhibit Egyptian historic site Lake Nasser on the walk to the 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, rock, carved, Great Temple, exhibits, stele, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Fallen Ramses EG02078JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved fallen statue facedown Ramasses 11 as was prior to 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, fallen, earthquake, frost, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Fallen Ramses EG02077JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carved fallen statue face Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses 11 with his wife and daughters as was prior to 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Fallen Ramses EG02076JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carved collapsed statue torso face history Ramesses 11 and his wife and daughters as was the way it appeared prior to 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, rock, carved, huge, collapsed, fallen, earthquake, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02073JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior wall paintings carvings reliefs chariot war in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariots, bow, smiting, Kadesh
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02072JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior carving Ramasses chariot bow arrow lining the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow, horses
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02071JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior wall relief Pharaoh chariot war scene in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow, horses
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02070JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior seated Ramesses prisoners wall relief in hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, offering
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02069JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior war scene battle fighting chariot in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow, horses
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02055JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior Egyptian offering scene unfinished wall drawing in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, interior, digital, Pharaoh, offering, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, relief, Horus
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02054JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior frieze drawing figures offering Gods in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, figures, deity, Gods, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, relief, offering, wine
Abu Simbel Hall EG02068JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior Hall entrance Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02066JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt interior entrance hall Osiride Statues Ramses 11 in Nubian style and with extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02065JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior inside entrance hall Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02064JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple interior columns hallway depicting Ramses 11 and Amun in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, columns, interior, digital, Amun, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02059JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Hall interior Nubian style Osiride Statues wall reliefs celebrating Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourist, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02058JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egypt Great Temple interior Hall scene carved figures Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Great Temple EG02047JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statues seated Ramasses 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, mud, brick, enclosure, wall
Ramses Simbel Statue EG02036JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carved statues Pharaoh wife daughters relocated 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, Osiris, figure, statue, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Statue EG02029JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple rock carved seated statues 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, rock, carved, statue, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Statue EG02028JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple rock carved statues Ramasses wife 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, rock, carved, statue, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Statue EG02027JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Horus falcon God figure ancient Egyptian 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, rock, Horus, figure, statue, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Prisoners EG02032JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt huge rock carved statues 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Prisoners EG02031JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple prisoners relief carvings main entrance doorway 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, prisoners, relief, door, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Abu Simbel EG02025JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Horus falcon God figure 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, Horus, figure, rock, statues, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Great Temple Abu Simbel EG02038JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple mudbrick enclosure wall view carved statues 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, rock, statues, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Great Temple Abu Simbel EG02034JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt huge rock carved seated statues 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, rock, stele, statues, colossi, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Great Temple Abu Simbel EG02030JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple low view rock carved statues Pharaoh Ramasses 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, rock, statues, colossi, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
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 EG02037JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carved statues Pharaoh wife daughters Horus 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, rock, carved, statues, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Osiris, Horus, figure, 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 Small Temple EG02040JHP 
 Small Temple Abu Simbel Ramses wife Queen Nefertari Egyptian statue slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, exterior, reliefs, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Amun-Re, eroded, history, Egyptology
Abu Simbel Aerial EG02020JHP 
 Abu Simbel Temple Aerial view aeroplane cruiseboat berth Nasser Egypt on landing 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
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
Abu Simbel from Lake EG051518JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses 11 Abu Simbel Lake Nasser view cruiseboat giving a sense of how it might have looked when it originally was on the banks of the River Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, water level, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, desecration, damage, mountain, cliff, shattered, fallen, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Statues EG02BE37JHP 
 Great Egyptian Temple Ramses Abu Simbel Horus God statues cut into a cliff face on the banks of the River Nile although now by the shores of Lake Nasser viewed from the extreme right hand side from the base of the huge seated pharaoh figures. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, base, low, upwards, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, Kuoni, cruise, cruiseboat, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Statues EG02BE36JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses 11 seated statues Abu Simbel Lake Nasser ancient Egypt looking up to where his huge seated statues on the right hand side of the rock cut creation dominate the shores of Lake Nasser 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, Kuoni, cruise, cruiseboat, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Ramses EG02BE28JHP 
 Huge Pharaoh Ramesses Great Temple Abu Simbel Egypt looking upwards overlooking the shores of the modern Lake Nasser viewed from the left hand side at the statue's base. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, Kuoni, cruise, cruiseboat, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Interior EG02BE53JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior Nubian style Osiride Statues Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Gods EG02BE60JHP 
 Gods Ptah Amun-Re deified Ramses Re-Harakhte Abu Simbel interior photo in inner sanctuary of Great Temple at Abu Simbel where photography is no longer allowed. Slightly soft as tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light had to be perched on guard rail. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, interior, sanctuary, landscape, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, seated, history, Egyptology, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Light Show EG051486JHP 
 Great Temple Abu Simbel Light Show red colours projection colours with his seated statues lit up during the nightly light and sound show with his charioted figure illustrating the Victory of sorts at famous Battle of Kadesh 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, Great Temple, landscape, digital, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, colourful, Ramses, warrior, battle, Kadesh, chariot, pharaoh, red, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Light Show EG051481JHP 
 Temple Queen Nefertari Ancient Egyptian Queen Ramses Light show night lit up during the nightly and spectacular light and sound show with her iconic image as the wife of Pharaoh Ramses 11 who built these two temples at Abu Simbel 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, Small Temple, landscape, digital, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, colourful, Queen Nefertari, archaeology, Egyptology, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Great Temple EG02BE51JHP 
 Great Egyptian Temple Ramesses Abu Simbel Lake Nasser Egypt low view viewed from approximately where the River Nile would have flowed before its rescue in the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, desecration, damage, mountain, cliff, shattered, fallen, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Great Temple EG02BE50JHP 
 Great Temple Ramasses Abu Simbel Egypt low level viewpoint front viewed from approximately where the River Nile would have flowed before its rescue in the creation of Lake Nasser 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, low level, viewpoint, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, desecration, damage, mountain, cliff, shattered, fallen, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel at Night EG051504JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses Abu Simbel seated statues left hand night lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, upright, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, colourful, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, desecration, damage, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel at Night EG051502JHP 
 Great Temple Abu Simbel seated statues Egyptian light show night lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show and taken as you depart the site to the left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, landscape, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, colourful, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, archaeology, Egyptology, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, shattered, fallen
Abu Simbel at Night EG051499JHP 
 Great Egyptian Temple Ramesses 11 Abu Simbel seated statues night lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show and taken looking towards the left hand side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, landscape, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, graffiti, names, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, desecration, damage, shattered, fallen
Abu Simbel at Night EG051496JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses 11 Abu Simbel Egypt Lake Nasser light show with his seated statues lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show and looking at the intact pair on the right hand side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, upright, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, graffiti, names, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, desecration, damage, shattered, fallen
Abu Simbel at Night EG051495JHP 
 Egyptian Temple Ramasses Abu Simbel seated statues night light show lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show and viewed from the right hand side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, landscape, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, graffiti, names, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, desecration, damage
Abu Simbel & Crowds EG051515JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses Abu Simbel Lake Nasser Cruiseboat Egypt people view giving a sense of how it might have looked when it originally was on the banks of the River Nile, minus the crowds. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, landscape, telephoto, crowds, spectacular, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, Queen, Harakhte, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, sailing, desert, rocks

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 Roof Chapel eg9621433jhp 
 Dendara Temple chapel roof Osiris reliefs fish-eye photo ancient Egypt, 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 photo is of the roof on one of two Chapels to Osiris on the roof of the main temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, custodians, chapel, roof, Nut, sky, Goddess, Osiris, resurrection, Khoik, fish-eye, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, reliefs, carving, decoration, slide, scanned
Dendara Chapel Union Disk eg9621515jhp 
 Dendara Temple roof chapel union disk Hathor faces 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. On the top of the Dendara roof is this small Chapel of the Union with the Disk in the SW angle of the temple with 12 Hathor headed columns and although no roof might have had removeable wooden one allowing for sunlight to revive statues placed in its precinct. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, roof, chapel, union, disk, Hathor, headed, columns, screen, wall, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carved, carving, decoration, slide, scanned
Dendara New Year Chapel EG007124jhp 
 Dendara Temple new year chapel Hathor ancient Egypt, 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 photo is of delightful small chapel called New Year Chapel which had a Court of the First Feast as seen in the foreground with court of Pure Place beyound the stairs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, New, year, chapel, court, stairs, first, feast, pure, place, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Room Reliefs eg075589jhp 
 Dendara Temple chapel carvings ancient Egyptian djed sacred serpent , 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 photo is of wall reliefs in one of the small chapels surrounding the inner Sanctuary and is probably the one designated that of the Sacred Serpent, Son of Earth or Harsomtus 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, chapel, sacred, serpent, Harsomtus, son, earth, djed, sanctuary, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, reliefs, painted, carving, decoration
Dendara Roof Chapel eg075583jhp 
 Dendara Temple roof chapel union Disk Hathor face capitals egyptian ancient, 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, face, capitals, kiosk, roof, chapel, union, disk, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Roof Chapel eg075582jhp 
 Dendara Temple roof chapel union Disk Hathor face capitals egyptian ancient, 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, face, capitals, kiosk, roof, chapel, union, disk, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Roof Chapel eg075581jhp 
 Dendara Temple roof chapel union Disk Hathor face capitals egypt ancient, 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, face, capitals, kiosk, roof, chapel, union, disk, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075571jhp 
 Dendara Temple reliefs ancient Egyptian cornice paint Ba bird roof Solar Disc Hathor 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 of reliefs on internal walls near the roof with Ba symbol for a spiritual manifestation. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Ba, bird, soul, spiritual, cornice, roof, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075570jhp 
 Dendara Temple reliefs ancient Egypt cornice paint Ba bird roof Solar Disc Hathor 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 of reliefs on internal walls near the roof with Ba symbol for a spiritual manifestation. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Ba, soul, bird, symbol, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075513jhp 
 Dendara Temple painted carving Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egypt photograph wall situated in this monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which 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 of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075520jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egypt frieze blue red is a monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which 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 of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075518jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egypt frieze blue red is a monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which 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 of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075517jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured carving Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egyptian frieze blue red is a monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which 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 of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075512jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egyptian frieze blue red is a monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which 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 of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075548jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian false door Hathor photograph 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 of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Hathor, false, door, sanctuary, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075546jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egypt Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor Ihy Gods 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 of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and taken from inside the small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Isis, framed, rear, wall, outside, exterior, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Hathor, Isis, Horus, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, child, Caesarion, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, lion, gargolye
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075542jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian wall carvings Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis and at the base shows damage done possibly by the mamluk soldiers sharpening their swords or another theory is erosion from poor quality limestone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, Horus, Hathor, exterior, wall, outside, west
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075541jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, rear, wall, outside, exterior, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, son, Caesarion, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, Roman, Mammisi, Basal, platform, base
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075553jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian monument dedicated Goddess Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075544jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, rear, outside, wall, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075540jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egypt Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor Ihy Child 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 of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, child, Ihy, Horus, Isis, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075539jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075538jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075531jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian platform Gods carving west wall 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 of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, west, wall, gargolyes, lions, waterspouts, door, basal, platform
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075530jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian monument pro-pylon west side Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple at the entrance via the pro-pylon walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, west, wall, pro-pylon, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075529jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egypt monument west wall pro-pylon carvings 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 of reliefs on outside of the west wall side of the pro-pylon near the entrance of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, pro-pylon, side, west, wall, exterior, outside, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075526jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian monument dedicated Goddess Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, pro-pylon
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075525jhp 
 Dendara Temple west wall reliefs ancient Egyptian monument God Khnum Goddess Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Khnum, Hathor, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075524jhp 
 Dendara Temple God Khnum Goddess Heqet Child Ihy ancient Egyptian monument dedicated Goddess Hathor 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 of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, religion, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Khnum, ram, head, Heqet, frog, Child, Ihy, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Temple Chapel Relief 5596EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple interior wall painting Osiris Nephthys Kite painted photograph in 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. Around the sanctuary of Hathor at the rear innermost of the temple are a number of vestibules, shrines to various Gods all with elaborate wall reliefs from floor to ceiling. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, chapel, vestibule, shrine, sanctuary, bas, reliefs, Hathor, essence, statue, New Year, Harsomtus, winged, goddess, Nephthys, hawks, protector, wings, ceilings, painted, hieroglyphs
Dendara Osiris Chapel 5586EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple Osiris Chapel small roof ceiling opening interior photograph at this 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. The photo is of The Chapels of Osiris on the roof of the temple and in the western one it shows Osiris floating in the only source of light; a visit to the roof also gives wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, roof, chapel, Osiris, resurrection, ceiling, replica, Khoik, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor
Dendara Coloured Reliefs 5516EG07JHP 
 Dendara Egypt Temple coloured reliefs sanatorium painted carvings hieroglyphics entrance and the monument is dedicated to 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. This photo is of colored reliefs on one of the walls in sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Relief 5440EG07JHP 
 Temple Small Ramesses Abydos Coloured painted reliefs exterior sunlight photograph is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, pharaoh, seated, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Relief 5429EG07JHP 
 Temple Egyptian Pharaoh Ramasses 11 Abydos Small colourful painted walls is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, wine, water, food, fruit, lotus, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Relief 5406EG07JHP 
 Temple Egypt Small Abydos Ramses wall carving outline early draft in this site a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, painted, sketches, working, unfinished, outlines, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
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 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 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

Egypt > Aswan in general (76 files)

Images in this gallery relate to Aswan in southern Egypt covering the city, the River Nile and related sites except for more important places such as Philae, The Nubian Museum and Seheil Island Rock carvings.
Aswan Felucca EG9616933jhp 
 Aswan Felucca sailing trip beads Nubian trinkets selling tourists Egypt as part of the regular package tour excursion from a cruiseboat passing the promenade with an array of restaurants, berths for cruiseboats and ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurants, ferry, felucca, sailing, boats, cruiseboats, motorboats, street, gardens, park, landscape, upright, tourists, women, beads, necklaces, Nubian, selling, gifts, 1996, slide, film, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RDP, scanned, scan
Aswan Elephantine EG004832jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian script Satet Senusret temple hieroglyphs insert visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004831jhp 
 Elephantine Egyptian restoration temple building Satet Satis Sesostris Senusret visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004830jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt temple painted reliefs cartouche Gods outlines visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004829jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian restoration Satis temple pillar Hathor face visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004828jhp 
 Elephantine Aswan Egypt restoration Satet temple God Amun Min ithyphallic visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004827jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple Satis Satet coloured reliefs lines visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004826jhp 
 Elephantine Egyptian Satis painted relief carving lotus wine jars duck offering visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004825jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple painted relief Anukis Anuket visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004824jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Satis Tuthmosis embrace restored temple visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Tuthmosis 111, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004823jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple coloured relief Amun pharaoh khepresh visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Amun, Tuthmosis 111, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004822jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt painted relief feet partial restoration Satis temple visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004821jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian restoration temple buildings coloured blocks visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004820jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple Satet Senusret Satis restored visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Senusret, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004819jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration Satis Sesostris Senusret temple column visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Senusret, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004818jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt granite carved plinth Gods pharaoh offering scene visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005025jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt River Nile fellucca Old Cataract Hotel sailing past visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, tourists, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005024jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt River Nile Nilometer boulders huge riverbank visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005023jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Nilometer boulders carvings cartouche Nile water visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005022jhp 
 Elephantine River Nile Nilometer riverside Aswan Egyptian water boulders brick wall visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005021jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt garden museum seated statue nomarch peaceful visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005020jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt museum open air garden seated statue visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005019jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt garden museum trees flowers amphora Roman jar visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005018jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Nilometer steps measuring water Nile floods visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005016jhp 
 Aswan Egypt Nilometer steps River Nile Old Cataract Hotel stone walls visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005015jhp 
 Elephantine Aswan Nilometer Cataract Hotel steps stone Nile river water Egypt restoration temple buildings mudbrick visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004836jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian buildings mudbrick walls streets room houses visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004836Ejhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian shrines cult Heqa-ib Heka-ib deified governor Abu restoration Egypt visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004835jhp 
 Elephantine Aswan Egypt restored room column bases buildings mudbrick Abu visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004834jhp 
 Elephantine Aswan Egypt late dynasty houses mudbrick tiers walls rooms visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004833jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian column palm buildings mudbrick walls village visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00509jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian excavations temple Alexander Gate Cataract Hotel visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00508jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration village buildings mudbrick Nile upstream view visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upstream, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, New, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00507jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Nile River upstream Egypt buildings mudbrick walls visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00506jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian buildings mudbrick Mausoleum desert Late Period remains visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00505jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restored partially mudbrick houses Mausoleum Nile river visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, panorama, landscape, Mausoleum, Aga, Khan, Desert, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00504jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian restoration temple buildings mudbrick modern city outline visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00503jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt overview restored houses buildings mudbrick village visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00502jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple buildings mudbrick visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005014jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration Alexander gate gateway column visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, papyrus, gateway, gate, Alexander, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005013jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan EgyptAlexander gatway carved papyrus column base visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, papyrus, gateway, gate, Alexander, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005012jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt naos Nectanebo granite temple debris blocks scattered on this site visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, granite, naos, Pepi 11, Nectanebo 11, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005011jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Nile downstream Oberoi buildings mudbrick houses visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005010jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Nile New Cataract Hotel buildings mudbrick houses visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

There are the remains of several Temples to various Gods associated with the Island, the most notable being Khnum, the ram-headed provincial God of the region, Lord of the Cataract and Hapy, the Nile God. Khnum’s consorts were Satet/Satis and Anuket. Pre-historic remains and carvings have been found and occupation of the Island spanned almost the whole history to Egypt including a gateway showing Alexander 11 and Greco-Roman Necropolis of the Sacred Rams. Considerable occupation of the Island by high officials is evidenced by the spread of houses and shown in some of these photos. There is also evidence of a Jewish settlement from Aramaic papyri finds. A small but interesting Museum exhibits finds from all the periods of occupation and is well worth a visit. No photography was allowed. There is also a garden museum with statues of Middle Kingdom local nomarchs.

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Sunset EG961637jhp 
 Egypt Aswan Sunset Nile Qubbet el-Hawwa Dome red purple fellucca silhouette on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of cruseboat on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. This may need extra sharpening as taken on a tripod and was a time exposure but there would have been some movement from the boat on the water or engine vibrations. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, landscape, sunset, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, islands, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, night, corniche, colourful colorful, colours, colors, red, orange, water, reflections, birds, reeds, 1996, slide, film, medium, format, transparency, 645, Bronica, ETRSi, tungsten, daylight, balanced, scanned, scan
Aswan Qubbet el-Hawwa EG052738jhp 
 Egypt Aswan River Nile reed bed felucca berthed Qubbet el-Hawwa Dome on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of the M/S Nile Romance on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, 2005, DSLR, upright, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, islands, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, colourful colorful, colours, colors, water, reflections, birds, reeds, feluccas, reed, beds, islands
Aswan Qubbet el-Hawwa EG052737jhp 
 Egypt Aswan River Nile bluff tombs Qubbet el-Hawwa Dome feluccas reeds on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of the M/S Nile Romance on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, 2005, DSLR, landscape, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, islands, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, colourful colorful, colours, colors, water, reflections, birds, reeds, feluccas, reed, beds, islands
Aswan Qubbet el-Hawwa EG052736jhp 
 Egypt Aswan River Nile bluff tombs Qubbet el-Hawwa Dome felucca sailing on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of the M/S Nile Romance on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, 2005, DSLR, landscape, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, felucca, sailing, passengers, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, colourful colorful, colours, colors, water, feluccas
Aswan Qubbet el-Hawwa EG052735jhp 
 Egypt Aswan water Nile rock cut tombs Qubbat al-Hawa Dome on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of the M/S Nile Romance on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, 2005, DSLR, upright, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, fellucca, sailing, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, colourful colorful, colours, colors, water, reflections
Aswan Qubbet el-Hawwa EG052734jhp 
 Egyptian Aswan River Nile tombs Governors Qubbet el-Hawwa Dome felucca passengers on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of the M/S Nile Romance on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, 2005, DSLR, upright, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, west, bank, felucca, passengers, sailing, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, colourful colorful, colours, colors, water
Aswan Hotel Oberoi EG052732jhp 
 Aswan Elephantine Island River Nile Egyptian Hotel Oberoi Tower ferry landing point for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Along the promenade are restaurants, berths of cruiseboats, ferry landing areas and to the south the Municipal Gardens, the Coptic Cathedral and the old and new Cataract Hotels, the former of course made famous in the film Death on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, City, River, Nile, waterfront, riverside, restaurant, ferry, felucca, motorboat, upright, Oberoi, Hotel, square, tower, Nilometer, cartouches, Elephantine, island, museum, temples, ancient, predynastic, strategic
Aswan Oberoi & Felucca EG052730jhp 
 Aswan River Nile Elephantine Island Oberoi Hotel Egypt felucca sailing landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Along the promenade are restaurants, berths of cruiseboats, ferry landing areas and to the south the Municipal Gardens, the Coptic Cathedral and the old and new Cataract Hotels, the former of course made famous in the film Death on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, City, River, Nile, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurants, ferry, felucca, feluccas, sailing, boats, cruiseboats, motorboats, street, municipal, gardens, park, landscape, rocks, boulders, granite, Oberoi, Hotel, square, tower, Nilometer, cartouches, Elephantine, island, ancient, predynastic, strategic, Nubian, village, houses
Aswan Feluccas Berthed EG052726jhp 
 Aswan Promenade River Nile Egypt berthed feluccas ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Along the promenade are restaurants, berths of cruiseboats, ferry landing areas and to the south the Municipal Gardens, the Coptic Cathedral and the old and new Cataract Hotels, the former of course made famous in the film Death on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, City, River, Nile, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurant, ferry, landing, departing, felucca, feluccas, sailing, boats, motorboats, street, landscape, east, bank, flowers, oleander
Aswan Elephantine Museum EG052720jhp 
 Aswan River Nile Elephantine Island Museum felucca ferry landing points fone of the trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum seen in this photo, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Along the promenade are restaurants, berths of cruiseboats, ferry landing areas and to the south the Municipal Gardens, the Coptic Cathedral and the old and new Cataract Hotels, the former of course made famous in the film Death on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, City, River, Nile, waterfront, riverside, ferry, felucca, feluccas, sailing, boats, motorboat, street, municipal, gardens, park, landscape, rocks, boulders, granite, Nilometer, cartouches, Elephantine, island, museum, temples, ancient, predynastic, strategic
Aswan Elephantine Ferry EG052725jhp 
 Aswan River Nile Waterfront Egypt Elephantine Island feluccas ferry motorboat for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island, Nilometer and Museum seen in the background of this photo, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Along the promenade are restaurants, berths of cruiseboats, ferry landing areas and to the south the Municipal Gardens, the Coptic Cathedral and the old and new Cataract Hotels, the former of course made famous in the film Death on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, City, River, Nile, waterfront, riverside, berths, ferry, felucca, feluccas, sailing, boats, motorboats, landscape, rocks, boulders, granite, Nilometer, Elephantine, island, Nilometer, museum, temples, ancient, predynastic, strategic
Aswan River Nile EG052847jhp 
 Egypt Aswan river Nile downstream Dome Qubbet Hawwa desert hills and part of a trip to visit an exhibition Nubian Village but passed by boats travelling to the cataract islands such as Seheil or on the traditional afternoon sail offered in most tour packages and one route for those visiting the Monastery of St Simeon. What is also important is the close awareness of the inhospitable nature of the cataracts, now benign because of the impact of the two dams across the river, but imagining these huge rocks in a Nile inundation and one could understand the barrier that it created for those travellers trying to head further south by boat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Aswan, city, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, sand, dunes, hills, motorboat, cataracts, water, riverside, riverbank, 2005, landscape, palm, trees, travel, tourists, tourism, cruise, desert, inundation, Qubbet, el-Hawwa, Qubbat, al-Hawa, rocky, promontory, Muslim, tomb, dome, wind, northwards
Aswan Qubbet el-Hawwa EG052818jhp 
 Egyptian Aswan river Nile cataracts Qubbat al-Hawa Dome sand dunes hills and part of a trip to visit an exhibition Nubian Village but passed by boats travelling to the cataract islands such as Seheil or on the traditional afternoon sail offered in most tour packages and one route for those visiting the Monastery of St Simeon. What is also important is the close awareness of the inhospitable nature of the cataracts, now benign because of the impact of the two dams across the river, but imagining these huge rocks in a Nile inundation and one could understand the barrier that it created for those travellers trying to head further south by boat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Aswan, city, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, sand, dunes, motorboat, cataracts, water, riverside, riverbank, 2005, landscape, palm, trees, desert, Qubbet, el-Hawwa, Qubbat, al-Hawa, rocky, promontory, Muslim, tombs, steps, rock-cut, Nobles, Governors, dome, wind
Aswan Qubbet el-Hawwa EG052752jhp 
 Egypt Aswan river Nile Qubbet el-Hawwa Dome wind sand tombs and part of a trip to visit an exhibition Nubian Village but passed by boats travelling to the cataract islands such as Seheil or on the traditional afternoon sail offered in most tour packages and one route for those visiting the Monastery of St Simeon. What is also important is the close awareness of the inhospitable nature of the cataracts, now benign because of the impact of the two dams across the river, but imagining these huge rocks in a Nile inundation and one could understand the barrier that it created for those travellers trying to head further south by boat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Aswan, city, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, sand, dunes, motorboat, cataracts, water, riverside, riverbank, 2005, landscape, palm, trees, desert, Qubbet, el-Hawwa, Qubbat, al-Hawa, rocky, promontory, Muslim, tombs, steps, rock-cut, Nobles, Governors, dome, wind
Aswan Nile Feluccas EG052817jhp 
 Egypt Aswan river Nile feluccas many Botanical Garden sailing boat rowing excursion and part of a trip to visit an exhibition Nubian Village but passed by boats travelling to the cataract islands such as Seheil or on the traditional afternoon sail offered in most tour packages and one route for those visiting the Monastery of St Simeon. What is also important is the close awareness of the inhospitable nature of the cataracts, now benign because of the impact of the two dams across the river, but imagining these huge rocks in a Nile inundation and one could understand the barrier that it created for those travellers trying to head further south by boat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Aswan, city, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, feluccas, several, many, sailing, sails, rowboat, boat, rowing, anchorted, Botanical, Gardens, excursion, trip, motorboat, cataracts, water, riverside, riverbank, 2005, landscape, palm, trees, travel, tourists, tourism, cruise
Aswan Camels Dunes EG052857jhp 
 Egypt Egyptians Aswan river Nile camels sand hills desert riverside excursion and part of a trip to visit an exhibition Nubian Village but passed by boats travelling to the cataract islands such as Seheil or on the traditional afternoon sail offered in most tour packages and one route for those visiting the Monastery of St Simeon. What is also important is the close awareness of the inhospitable nature of the cataracts, now benign because of the impact of the two dams across the river, but imagining these huge rocks in a Nile inundation and one could understand the barrier that it created for those travellers trying to head further south by boat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Aswan, city, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, camels, rider, Egyptians, sand, dunes, motorboat, trip, water, riverside, riverbank, 2005, landscape, palm, trees, travel, tourists, tourism, cruise, islands, wildlife, desert
Aswan Sunset EG02903jhp 
 Egypt Aswan Sunset Nile bluff Qubbet el-Hawwa Dome birds flying clouds on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of the M/S Nile Romance on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, 2002, Fuji, S3, DSLR, landscape, sunset, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, islands, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, night, corniche, colourful colorful, colours, colors, red, orange, water, reflections, birds, reeds
Aswan Sunset EG02902jhp 
 Egyptian evening Aswan Sunset River Nile Qubbat al-Hawa Dome red clouds on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of the M/S Nile Romance on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, 2002, Fuji, S3, DSLR, upright, sunset, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, islands, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, night, corniche, colourful colorful, colours, colors, red, orange, water, reflections, birds, reeds
Aswan Sunset EG02901jhp 
 Egypt Aswan Sunset River Nile bluff tombs Qubbet el-Hawwa Dome red clouds on the West Bank of the River Nile viewed from the berth of the M/S Nile Romance on the northern end of the Corniche on the outskirts of Aswan and it is near here that one can get a local public ferry to cross over to the bluff and after a steep climb explore the Tomb-Chapels of the Nobles, former Governors of Aswan. The building silhouetted is the Dome of the Wind, the Qubbet el-Hawwa, resting place of a Muslim Sidi Ali. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Philae, Nasser, village, holiday, 2002, Fuji, S3, DSLR, landscape, sunset, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Qubbat al-Hawa, Dome, Wind, Tomb, Chapels, Nobles, Governors, bluff, tombs, governors, ferry, islands, cruiseboat, berth, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, riverside, night, shops, trading, colourful colorful, colours, colors, red, orange, water, reflections, birds, reeds
Nubian Street Seller EG051534JHP 
 Egyptian Aswan Nubian Village Woman Street Market Seller Lifestyle Ethnic in a Nubian House often visited on trips in feluccas on the River Nile to the Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. This village on the West Bank is more of a tourist site as against a much more genuine village on Seheil Island which is only visited usually to see the Rock Carvings. These photos were taken with a compact camera to be less intrusive and I was advised by the tour guide not to use my professional gear. No model release form was obtrained or needed for using this photo in a public place. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, westbank, waterfront, riverside, Nubian, village, upright, woman, female, street, seller, market, stall, tourist, goods, carved, figures, jars
Aswan Tomb Chapels EG052747JHP 
 Egypt Aswan River Nile Qubbat al-Hawa Dome Ancient Egyptian Tomb Chapels passed on trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Visits to the Tomb- chapels are usually privately organised but easily made via the southern public ferry from the eastbank although there is steep climb from the shore to the rock cut tombs of Ancient Egyptian Nobles and Governors. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, West Bank, Qubbat al-Hawa, Qubbet, el-Hawwa, Dome, rock cut, Tomb, desert, landscape
Aswan Qubbat al-Hawa EG052760JHP 
 Egypt Aswan River Nile Westbank Qubbat al-Hawa Botanical Gardens Photo passed on trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Visits to the Tomb- chapels or the Dome of the Wind, Qubbet el-Hawwa are usually privately organised but easily made via the southern public ferry from the eastbank although there is steep climb from the shore to the rock cut tombs of Ancient Egyptian Nobles and Governors. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, West Bank, Qubbat al-Hawa, desert, sand, water, trees, framed, Botanical, Gardens, view, Tomb, desert, upright
Aswan Oberoi Hotel EG052749JHP 
 Modern Egyptian Hotel Oberoi Tower Aswan Island Nile Trees Library Photo often visited on trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, Oberoi, hotel, tower, island, modern, architecture, controversial, gardens, park, trees, palm, landscape
Aswan Nile West Bank EG052748JHP 
 Egypt Aswan River Nile Westbank Mudbrick Ruins Tomb Chapels Photos passed on trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Visits to the Tomb- chapels are usually privately organised but easily made via the southern public ferry from the eastbank although there is steep climb from the shore to the rock cut tombs of Ancient Egyptian Nobles and Governors. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, West Bank, mudbrick, ruins, Qubbat al-Hawa, Qubbet el-Hawwa, Tomb, Tombs, Chapel, desert, landscape
Aswan Felucca Sailing EG052751JHP 
 Egypt Aswan River Nile Felucca Sailing Qubbat al-Hawa Tomb Chapels passed on trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Visits to the Tomb- chapels are usually privately organised but easily made via the southern public ferry from the eastbank although there is steep climb from the shore to the rock cut tombs of Ancient Egyptian Nobles and Governors. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, felucca, sail, sailing, water, wind, dome, West Bank, Qubbat al-Hawa, Tomb, desert, landscape
Aswan Souk Cuddly Camels EG053103JHP 
 Aswan Southern Egypt City Souk Bazaar display cuddly camel toys in this trading area near the promenade is full of colourful street stalls and shops selling clothing, perfume bottles, spices; toys; leather goods, jewellery as well as all the necessities of common day life for local Egyptians from food, fruit, meat, eggs to all the household wares that any large supermarket would stock. It is probably the most vibrant of all the Egyptian centres street shopping centres as it caters not for the tourist and is always busy as it runs adjacent to the main River Nile waterfront for a mile or so. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, city, souk, bazaar, street, trading, shops, stall, cuddly, camels, toys, display, upright, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, busy, shopping, baksheesh, bargaining
Aswan Souk Jewellery EG053102JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Souk Bazaar jewellery glass necklaces bangles beads stall near the promenade is full of colour with stalls and shops selling clothing, perfume bottles, spices; toys; leather goods, jewellery as well as all the necessities of common day life for local Egyptians from food, fruit, meat, eggs to all the household wares that any large supermarket would stock. It is probably the most vibrant of all the Egyptian centres street shopping centres as it caters not for the tourist and is always busy as it runs adjacent to the main River Nile waterfront for a mile or so. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, souk, bazaar, street, trading, traders, shops, stalls, jewellery, necklaces, beads, glass, slippers, upright, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, busy, shopping, baksheesh, bargaining
Aswan Nilometer Elephantine EG053057JHP 
 Aswan River Nile waterfront water Ancient Egyptian Nilometer berthed feluccas on the promenade with an array of restaurants, berths for cruiseboats and ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurants, ferry, feluccas, sailing, boats, cruiseboats, motorboats, street, gardens, upright
Aswan Nile Waterfront Feluccas EG053051JHP 
 Aswan Promenade view River Nile southern Egypt array restaurants berths cruiseboats and ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum with the distinctive tower of the Hotel Oberoi on left, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, Elephantine, island, Oberoi, hotel, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurants, ferry, feluccas, sailing, boats, cruiseboats, motorboats, street, gardens, landscape
Aswan Nile Shoreline EG053050JHP 
 Aswan Promenade Photograph Vista River Nile Egyptian felluca sailing with an array of restaurants, berths for cruiseboats and ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurants, ferry, felucca, sailing, boats, cruiseboats, motorboats, street, gardens, landscape
Aswan Nile Scene EG053126JHP 
 Aswan Promenade view sailing felucca River Nile Qubbet el-Hawwa West Bank looking to distant desert in southern Egypt with an array of restaurants, berths for cruiseboats and ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, west bank, desert, Qubbet el-Hawwa, ferry, felucca, sailing, boats, shrubs, upright
Aswan Cataract Hotel Entrance EG053045JHP 
 Aswan Cataract Hotel entrance main road rear view photograph with its connection to the Death on the Nile film is at the start of the promenade after the municipal park by River Nile in southern Egypt with an array of restaurants, berths for cruiseboats and ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, Cataract Hotel, hotel, entrance, road, flowers, shrubs, oleander, palm trees, driveway, waterfront, riverside, promenade, street, gardens, park, landscape

Egypt > Aswan Nubian Museum (14 files)

Aswan Nubian Museum Skeleton EG052935JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum grave and skeleton dating to prehistory around 35-3000BC and found at Kubanieh, the 2nd Cataract on the River nIle at Aswan. Semi Nomadic tribe buring dead in oval/rectangular pits of a stone structure and including burial goods just as peronal ornaments made of ivory, faience, bone; shells and coloured stones. An exhibit in this modern building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, skeleton, grave, burial' goods, pots, bowls, ornaments, bone, sand, inside, interior, ancient, prehistoric, nomads, landscape
Aswan Nubian Museum Obelisk EG052909JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum sandstone obelisk from Abu Simbel with baboons and vertical hieroglyphic text dating from 19th Dynasty along with other exhibits such as a Nubian House, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Museum, Nubia, ancient, prehistoric, modern, gardens, exhibit, obelisk, baboons, hieroglyphs, outside, shrubs, palm, trees, walk, upright
Aswan Nubian Museum Jewellery EG052957JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum display of early jewellery, a colourful display showing the craftsmanship of early Egyptians inside this modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, jewellery, beads, necklace, ungunent, oil, pot, inside, interior, ancient, landscape
Aswan Nubian Museum Bowls EG052937JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum bowls with hunting scenes, wild animals and hunters from the 6th Dysnasty and found at Qubbet el Hawa on display in this modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, bowls, dishes, pottery, hunting, scenes, huneters, lion, gazelle, leopard, hares, fish, inside, interior, ancient, landscape
Aswan Nubian Museum Chapel EG052963JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum Chapel of Usersatet Viceroy of Kush during reign of Amenhotep 11 and was rock hewn beneath Qasr Ibrim in sandstone during 18th Dynasty. The figures represent l-r Goddess Satest, Amenhotep and Horus of Aniba and now housed in this modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, inside, interior, ancient, chapel, rock, hewn, sandstone, Usersatet, Viceroy, Kush, Amenhotep, Goddess, Satest, Horus, Aniba, landscape
Aswan Nubian Life Model EG052980JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum interior exhibit of Nubian house design and decoration before flooding destroyed much of the Nubian lands and villages. Display inside this modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, model, house, school, teaching, inside, interior, ancient, landscape
Aswan Nubian Coffin Texts EG052940JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum Coffin Texts inside sarcophagus of Heketa found at rock cut tomb at Kubbet el Hawa and dating to 12th Dynasty, an exhibit inside modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, coffin, lid, texts, hieroglyphs, book, dead, Heketa, sarcophagus, Kubbet el Hawa, Qubbet, Hawwa, inside, interior, ancient, landscape
Aswan Museum Philae Model EG052967JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum model of Philae Temple before relocation with the noticeable omission of Trajan's Kiosk and inside a modern airconditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, Philae, Temple, model, prior, relocation, inside, interior, ancient, landscape
Aswan Museum Model Soldiers EG052939JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum exhibit of model wooden soldiers from the 11th Dynasty of the Old Kingdom inside a modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, inside, interior, ancient, prehistoric, Islamic, Mameluke, landscape, model, soldiers, wooden, archers, bows, arrows
Aswan Museum Coronation Stele EG052947JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum Coronation Stele exhibit of King Aspalta from Gebel Barkal and in a modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, inside, interior, ancient, stele, coronation, king, Aspalta, Amun, ram, head, Mut, mother, Nasala, granite, Gebel Barkal, landscape
Aswan Museum Abu Simbel Photo EG052922JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum photo of Abu Simbel showing it by the River Nile in the 1960's before being moved and in a modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, inside, interior, ancient, landscape, Abu Simbel, photo, original, setting, old, early, River, Nile, banks, riverside
Aswan Nubian Stele EG052988JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum stele from Gabel Barkal plus Nubian House replica, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Museum, Nubia, ancient, prehistoric, modern, gardens, exhibits, outside, stele, Gabel Barkal, hieroglyphs, walks, upright
Aswan Museum Stele EG052989JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum stele from Gabel Barkal at start of museum walk plus exhibiting a Nubian House, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Museum, Nubia, ancient, prehistoric, modern, gardens, exhibits, outside, stele, Gabel Barkal, walks, upright
Aswan Museum Offering Relief EG053023JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum iconic offering symbolism on deep cut carving plus exhibiting a Nubian House, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Museum, Nubia, ancient, prehistoric, modern, gardens, exhibits, outside, carving, relief, offering, god, pharoah, food, walks, upright

Egypt > Cairo City (3 files)

Photos relating to the City itself and River Nile activities. The Museum and Giza Pyramids are in separate galleries.
Cairo Nile Obelisk Cartouche 6715EG07JHP 
 Ramasses Obelisk carving deep cut cartouche Gezira Island River Nile Cairo, this Aswan granite Obelisk with its deep cut cartouche of Ramses 11 came from Tanis and was erected in 1958 so that the Egyptian Capital had one. It is located in the Al Andalus Gardens and is near a very pleasant restaurant on a retired Aswan cruiseboat berthed by the water. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, city, centre, River Nile, Gezira Island, Al Andalus gardens, history, antiquity, Egyptology, obelisk, Ramses, Ramasses, granite, cartouche, ancient, upright, hieroglyphics
Cairo Cruiseboat Belly Dancer 7023EG07JHP 
 Cairo Nile cruise boat belly dancer show evening package Egyptian tour on offer during a visit to Cairo is an evening dinner with traditional music and dancing as entertainment on a River Nile cruiseboat cruising past the city lights and major riverside commercial buildings and offices. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, Cairo, holiday, cruiseboat, upright, entertainment, package, tourists, tourism, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, dancing, dinner, food, eating, clapping, music, musicians, belly, dancer, woman
Cairo Cruiseboat Belly Dancer 7022EG07JHP 
 Cairo Egyptian Belly Dancer posing action photo Nile cruiseboat evening show on offer during a visit to Cairo is an evening dinner with traditional music and dancing as entertainment on a River Nile cruiseboat cruising past the city lights and major riverside commercial buildings and offices. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, Cairo, holiday, cruiseboat, upright, entertainment, package, tourists, tourism, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, dancing, dinner, food, eating, clapping, music, musicians, belly, dancer, woman

Egypt > Edfu Temple (21 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 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Anubis, Hathor, defaced, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colours, colors, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, column, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, preserved, Horus, south, column, floral, capital, lotus, papyrus, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, suckling, child, Harsomtus, Anubis, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, coloured, colors
Edfu Temple Relief EG052236JHP 
 Edfu Temple Wall Carved Highlighted Carving Pharaoh Sunlit Pillared Courtyard of 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Hathor, Isis, wall, relief, etched, sunlight, pillared hall, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Relief EG052235JHP 
 Edfu Temple Wall Figures Crowns Red Deshret Egyptian Pharaoh Goddess inside the pillared courtyard of 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Hathor, Isis, wall, relief, etched, sunlight, pillared hall, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Pylon Relief EG052237JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Carvings Horus Hathor Solar Disc Ankh Was Scepter Pharaoh Ptolemy Offering Atef Crown on the outer face behind one of two Horus statues either side of the main entrance of 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pylon, outer, face, Horus, Hathor, Ptolemy, offering, Atef, Crown, statue, granite, entrance, Ptolemaic, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Hypostyle Hall Lintel EG052223JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Painted Lintels Hypostyle Hall Anti-bat Bird Netting of this large and almost intact monument located by the River Nile and 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, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, capitals, flora, papyrus, umbels, composite, painted, colors, colours, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052205JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Carved Egyptian Wall Reliefs Chambers Highlight Shadows covering most of the walls in various chambers around the sanctuary in this large and almost intact building is 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, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, was, scepter, atef, crown, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052203JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Temple Interior Chambers Inner Sanctuary Wall Reliefs showing wall to wall decoration including the ceilings in this large and almost intact building is 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, temple, preserved, Horus, ceiling, stars, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052202JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Wall Reliefs Horus Hathor Pharaoh Atef Crown covering most of the walls in various chambers around the sanctuary in this large and almost intact building is 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, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, was, scepter, atef, crown, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Stair Reliefs EG052200JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Stairs Roof Wall Decoration Detailed Hieroglyphs Painted throughout in this large and almost intact building is 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, temple, preserved, stairs, roof, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Horus Reliefs EG052199JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Reliefs Versions Egyptian Horus Falcon God, one example of the many covering all the walls of the interior rooms and passageways, usually in dark light, in this large and almost intact 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, temple, preserved, Horus, wall, relief, crowns, crown, was, sceptre, double, plume, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Food Relief EG052196JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Wall Carving Prepared Food Haunch Meat Tied in this large and almost intact building 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, temple, preserved, decorated, hieroglyphs, chapel, wall, carving, haunch, food, jaw, teeth, bound, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Chapel EG052195JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Interior Open-air Offering Court Kiosk Style one part of this large and almost intact monument is 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, temple, preserved, Horus, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, shrine, chapel, court, offering, kiosk, capitals, floral, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Interior Relief EG0224JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Interior Wall Relief Pharaoh Gods Artificial Light in this large and almost intact building is 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 Offering Relief EG0220JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pillared Courtyard Pharaoh Ptolemy Horus Hathor Harsomtus young Horus in offering scene at this 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. 
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Edfu Offering Relief EG0219JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Reliefs Pharaoh Ptolemy Offering Horus Hathor Harsomtus, young Horus carved in walls in the pillared hall in this 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, Hathor, young, Harsomtus, Harpokrates, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, plaster, landscape
Edfu Temple Relief EG05108JHP 
 Egypt Edfu Temple Wall Bas Relief Offering Scene Wine Closeup is 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, wall, relief, hieroglyphics, carving, finest, intact, skilled, offering, wine, Ptolemaic, square

Egypt > Egyptian Museum Cairo (6 files)

Royalty Free photos of exhibits from the Cairo Egyptian Museum taken before current bans with slide film in available light not to studio quality
Model Boat EG012624JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit wooden model boats photo interior burial goods illustrating one of many grave goods in the form of model boats in this case to assist the deceased in the Afterlife here in the first floor of the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 2001 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, boat, model, wood, burial, grave, good, Tut, collection, landscape, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Tut Model Barge EG11715JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Cairo Egypt Exhibit miniature boats Tomb Tutankhamun photo in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, boat, model, inlaid, decorated, Tut, collection, landscape, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Tut Jewellery EG11735JHP 
 Egypt Cairo Museum King Tut Exhibit Gold scarab jewellery necklace in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, pectoral, winged, scarab, gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian, glass, paste, uraeus, solar, disc, Tut, collection, landscape, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Tut Gold Shield EG01263JHP 
 Egyptian Cairo Museum Exhibit votive shields Tomb Tutankhamun Tut annexe in Luxor. In the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 2001 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, votive, shield, gilded, wood, ceremonial, throne, Tut, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Stelae Cabinet EG011212JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibits typical cabinets relics painted stele interior photo tucked away on the first floor full of fascinating relics such as these colourful stelae. In the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 2001 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, stele, stelae, caninet, displays, collection, painted, colours, colors, carvings, necklaces, landscape, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Amarna Aten Relief EG11815JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit doorjam Amarna Aten God Pharaoh Akhenaten Nerfertiti in the rays of the Sun God, the Aten.Iin the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Amarna, Aten, relief, doorjam, Akhenaten, Nerfertiti, carving, painted, cartouches, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit

Egypt > Fayoum & Desert (45 files)

Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Lake Qarum al-Fayyum eg947034jhp 
 Egypt el-Fayoum Lake Qarun Moeris peaceful quiet lakeshore restaurant was a peaceful coffee stop during hectic visit to The Fayyum [Crocodilopolis Nome] province of Egypt south of Cairo which included visits to Meydum and Hawara pyramids, the waterwheels of Madinat al-Fayyum Town, Lake Qarun and then returning to Cairo via Karanis. Many years later I returned to the Lake and stayed at the historic Auberge Helnan Hotel on its shores before a journey across the desert to Soknopaiou Nesos [Dimyah-al-Siba] and Qasr al-Saghah Temple. The Lake has a long history from Neolithic times but major development started under Amenemhat 1 in the 12th Dynasty with water management and drainage schemes. Very productive area for various crops, wildfowl and fish with increase development during the Ptolemaic and Roman times as it is still to modern days. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Madinat, al-Fayyum, al-Faiyum, Medinet, Fayum, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, lakeshore, restaurant, peaceful, quiet, waterfront, chairs, tables, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, Neolithic, isolated, 12th Dynasty, development, drainage, marshes, fertile, crops, fishing, wildfowl, Ptolemaic, Roman, grain, water, wheels, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP11, Nikon, FM, scanned
Soknopaiou Nesos fm Desert 6536EG07JHP 
 Egypt Desert Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Ptolemaic town photo 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, panorama, 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
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
Soknopaiou Nesos Temple 6565EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Ptolemaic town Mudbrick Walls Desert 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, in the centre of this photo, 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, 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
Soknopaiou Nesos Temple 6564EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Temple Soknopaios Dedicated Ptolemaic Town Desert site 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, the centre of this photo, 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. 
 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
Soknopaiou Nesos Pan Bedding 6563EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Egyptian Mudbrick Walls Pan Layering Ptolemaic town 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. This photo illustrates pan bedding where a mudbrick wall fallows the contours of the ground on which it is built. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, 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
Soknopaiou Nesos Enclosure Wall 6555EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Walls Mudbrick Panning Pan Layering at this Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried as seen in this photo, 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. 
 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
Soknopaiou Nesos Centre 6566EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Mudbrick Ruins Walls Temple Dimyah al-Siba Egyptian Ptolemaic town 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, in the centre of this photo, 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. 
 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
Soknopaiou Nesos Causeway 6557EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Causeway Lake Qarun Desert Sand Rocks Egyptian from the ruined town, also called Dimyah al-Siba, a Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built on 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, causeway, 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
Soknopaiou Nesos & Lake Qarun 6549EG07JHP 
 Lake Qarun Fayoum Egypt Ancient Ptolemaic Town Soknopaiou Nesos highview, also called Dimyah al-Siba, a Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by 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. In this photo a group of archaeologists are inspecting the causeway on what was once thought to have been an island in the lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, cuaseway, overview, 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
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6600EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Ancient Egypt Desert Unfinished Temple Workers small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker's town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, door, entrance, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, blocks, huge, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6599EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Ancient Egyptian Small Temple Large Blocks Limestone Walls late 12th century Egyptian worker' s temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, blocks, huge, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6595EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Egyptian Desert Sand Erosion Blocks Construction Limestone is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6594EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Desert Egypt Ancient Construction Workers Photo is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6591EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Desert Temple Ancient Egyptian Sand Hot Hill Isolated small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, blocks, huge, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6588EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Visitors 4x4 Desert Vehicle Police Escort Tour Sand at a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6585EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Desert Sand Rocks Small Limestone Egyptian Temple Building is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6583EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Egypt Interior Chambers Shrines Limestone Photograph is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker's town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6582EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Vestibule Chambers Empty Ancient Egyptian Temple is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker’s temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Desert 6593EG07JHP 
 Egyptian Western Desert Scenery Sand Barren Egypt Qasr el-Siba near a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed at Qasr al-Saghah near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. This photo is taken near the temple and shows the bleak and desolate desert landscape that surrounds its location. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah & 4x4 6592EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Visitors Vehicles Egyptian Police Escort Desert Sand is the ruin of a small ancient Egyptian workers temple at Qasr al-Saghah near Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, police, guards, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
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 Temple Roof 6453EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Egypt Southern Temple Roof View Desert Photograph Vista 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 with the southern one being 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. This view from the roof of the southern temple gives an idea of the extent of the city with mudbrick remains dotted across the distant landscape . 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, South temple, view, roof, viewpoint, mudbrick, ruins, extensive, outer, wall, construction, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis Temple Burial 6448EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Southern Egyptian Temple Coffin Crypt Interior Photo 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 in which this photo shows a crypt in which to hold a coffin 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, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, South temple, burial, coffin, crypt, outer, wall, construction, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis Southern Temple 6456EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Egypt Southern Temple Gateway Entrance Granite 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, the entrance gates shown 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 Southern Temple 6455EG07JHP 
 Egypt Karanis Kom Aushim Temple Entrance South Gate Paving Stones 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, the entrance gates shown 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, entrance, gates, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, stairs, gleaming, shining, surreal, 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 Southern Temple 6443EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Egyptian Southern Temple Foundation Building Structure 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, the side of which is shown 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, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis Southern Temple 6442EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Southern Temple Foundation Base Stone Structure Photo 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 of which the side is shown 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, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis Southern Temple 6441EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Southern Temple Name Board Information Egypt 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 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, information, board, outer, wall, construction, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis Roman Bath 6483EG07JHP 
 Karanis City Kom Aushim Roman Bath House Decoration Sand Desert 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 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 bath house as in this photo. 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, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, mudbrick, ruin, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman, Emperors, town, bath-house, house, building, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert
Karanis Open Air Museum 6429EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Ancient Egyptian City Fayoum Statue Exhibit Pharaoh 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 illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, granite, red, statue, seated, broken, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum
Karanis Open Air Museum 6428EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Egypt Desert Granite Statue Seated Royal Exhibit 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 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 illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, granite, red, statue, seated, broken, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum
Karanis Old British Army HQ 6427EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim British Army HQ Desert Base Egypt Derelict was an ancient 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 been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples and illustrated in this photo is th remains of an old WW2 British army HQ. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, British, military, army, HQ, base, camp, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert
Karanis North Temple 6472EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Karanis Kom Aushim North Temple Interior Entrance 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 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, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, North temple, interior, doorway, stairs, gleaming, shining, surreal, desert, sand
Karanis North Temple 6463EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim North Temple Egyptian Ptolemaic Roman Desert Ruin 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, the northern one in this photo 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, North temple, stairs, gleaming, shining, surreal, desert, sand
Karanis North Temple 6462EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Ruins North Temple Egyptian Desert Fayoum Photo 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, the northern one in this photo 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, North temple, stairs, gleaming, shining, surreal, desert, sand
Karanis North Temple 6449EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Egypt North Temple Vista Desert Ruins Mudbrick 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 with this photo showing the north temple viewed from the southern one which was 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, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, North temple, ruin, gleaming, shining, surreal, desert, sand
Karanis Granite Statue 6430EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Open Air Museum Egyptian Granite Pharaoh Statue 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 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 is this granite statue in the photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, granite, red, statue, seated, broken, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum
Karanis Fallen Quern 6435EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Archaeology Quern Desert Sand Walk Egyptian 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 been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts such as this fallen quern or grinding bowl adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, quern, grinding, flour, grain, bowl, fallen, plinth, carved, stone, jar, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum
Karanis Fallen Quern 6434EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Quern Broken Exhibits Desert Fayoum Egypt Photograph Open Air Museum walk to 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 been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts such as this fallen quern or stone griding bowl adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, quern, grinding, flour, grain, bowl, fallen, plinth, carved, stone, jar, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum
Karanis Construction Materials 6444EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Temple Foundations Materials Construction Stones Egyptian 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 whose foundation construction detail is shown 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, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, South temple, construction, base, stones, mortar, cement, fossils, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert
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 (9 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 Central Field EG024133jhp 
 Giza Egypt Central Field ancient Egypt tombs Main Wadi Muslim Cemetery, an area that lies roughly between the causeway of Menkaure and that of Khafre in which there are many old mastabas and rock cut tombs, some open to the public such as Debhen or Iwn-min and the most prominent of which is the Mastaba of Queen Khentkawes here overlooking the Main Wadi and it was the last major Royal construction in the Giza complex on left. It is an area left to the individual to explore and has an eerie feel wandering amongst some grotesque eroded faces of limestone showing the natural damage that centuries of wind and blown sand can do to unprotected soft limestone. To the western boundary of this area is a large bluff with the modern Muslim cemetery beneath it which is in the distance on the right. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, royalty, burial, necropolis, Menkaure, Mycerinus, Khafre, Chephren, causeway, causeways, Central, Field, Main, Wadi, Muslim, Islamic, cemetery, tombs, mastabas, rock-cut, Queen, pyramids, Khentkawes, Debhen, Iwn-min, Yun-min, Lunmin, Qar, Idu, Meres-ankh, Senezemib, Seshemnufer, limestone, erosion, shapes, weird, grotesque, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, desert, sand
Giza Central Field EG024120jhp 
 Giza Egypt Central Field overview Khentkawes tombs mastabas Musilim Cemetery, an area that lies roughly between the causeway of Menkaure and that of Khafre in which there are many old mastabas and rock cut tombs, some open to the public such as Debhen or Iwn-min and the most prominent of which is the Mastaba of Queen Khentkawes the last major Royal construction in the Giza complex visble in centre. It is an area left to the individual to explore and has an eerie feel wandering amongst some grotesque eroded faces of limestone showing the natural damage that centuries of wind and blown sand can do to unprotected soft limestone. To the western boundary of this area is a large bluff with the modern Muslim cemetery beneath it on the right. Giza and distant Cairo are in the background and this view is taken near the Causeway of Menkaure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, royalty, burial, necropolis, Menkaure, Mycerinus, Khafre, Chephren, causeway, causeways, Central, Field, Main, Wadi, Muslim, Islamic, cemetery, bluff, rocky, outcrop, tombs, mastabas, rock-cut, Queen, pyramids, Khentkawes, Debhen, Iwn-min, Yun-min, Lunmin, Qar, Idu, Meres-ankh, Senezemib, Seshemnufer, limestone, erosion, shapes, weird, grotesque, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, desert, sand
Giza Sphinx Stele EG051036jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid Paws Stele closeup telephoto 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. Here the famous 'Dream' Stele is taken using a 300 mm telephoto from the road to the Great Pyramid and as close as one can get without going into the enclosure. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, stele, closeup, telephoto, lion, paws, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx Stele EG051013jhp 
 Gizah Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Paws Stele closeup telephoto 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. Here the famous 'Dream' Stele is taken using a 300 mm telephoto from the road to the Great Pyramid and as close as one can get without going into the enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, stele, Dream, closeup, telephoto, upright, lion, paws, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Stele EG051038JHP 
 Sphinx Giza Egypt Paws Dream Stele Granite Limestone Erosion Front, 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. Closeup of the Dream Stele attributed to Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Temple, Khafre, Thutmosis, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, lion, granite, stele, dream, paws, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, sand, covered, cleared
Senegemib-inti Giza Tomb Relief EG050903JHP 
 Exterior Wall Relief Tomb Senegemib-inti Inty Western Cemetery Gizah Egypt near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza. These fish are a common theme and can be seen in the causeway to the Valley Temple of Unas at Saqqara 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, landscape, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Senedjemib-inti, Inty, exterior, carved, fish, swimming, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Senegemib-inti Giza Tomb Relief EG050902JHP 
 Exterior Wall Carving Figure Door Jam Tomb Senegemib-inti Giza Egypt situated in the Western Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza, one of many tombs and mastabas in this area for lower royalty and government officials 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, landscape, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Senedjemib-inti, Inty, exterior, carved, figure, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Senedjemib-Mehu Tomb Giza Reliefs EG050908JHP 
 Giza Egyptian Wall Carving Sailing Boat Tomb Senegemib-mehu Interior Photo in Western Cemetery ner the Pyramid of Khufu or Cheops at Giza 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, landscape, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Senegemib-mehu, wall, relief, carved, large' boat, oarsmen, sailing, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Senedjemib-Mehu Tomb Giza Relief EG050911JHP 
 Giza Hippos Wall Carving Inside Tomb Senegemib-mehu Western Cemetery near Pyramid of Khufu at Giza 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, landscape, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Senegemib-mehu, wall, relief, carved, hippos, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial.

Egypt > Hatshepsut Temple (62 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 Luxor EG20649jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple painted walls colonnade Amun feast offering food Egypt in one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard 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.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20648jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple painted ceiling stars terrace Horus Pharoah offering food Egypt in one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard 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.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. In this photograph from the lower terrace shows the classic star sky ceiling and the God Horus in front of a huge offering feast. 
 Keywords: Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, Horus, falcon, God, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20647jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple painted walls terrace Anubis offering food Egypt in one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard 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.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. In this photograph from the lower terrace shows the classic star sky ceiling and the God Anubis in front of a huge offering feast. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20646jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple terraces cliffs statues Egypt Queen Pharaoh Theban hill mortuary and beyond this the Upper 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. 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, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20645jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple terrace cliffs statues Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Thebes mortuary and beyond this the Upper 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. 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, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20644jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple entrance Horus causeway Luxor Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Upper 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. 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, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206421jhp 
 Hatshepsut Hathor Chapel Osiride statue cliffs rockface Egyptian second terrace beneath the upper courtyard which 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.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, rock, cliffs, rockface, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206420jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Hathor Chapel Osiride statue Queen Egypt second colonnade in benath the upper courtyard which 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.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, rock, cliffs, rockface, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206419jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple second Hathor terrace cow cliffs frontage Egypt Luxor on one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard 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.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, rock, cliffs, rockface, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206418jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple second Hathor Chapel terrace cow goddess Egypt Luxor on one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard 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.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, rock, cliffs, rockface, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206416jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian boats oarsmen sailors sails rigging expedition Punt colours scenes soldiers which lies beneath the Upper central court which 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 colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queen’s famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. 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, landscape, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206415jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egypt boat oarsmen sailors sails fish expedition Punt colours scenes soldiers which lies beneath the Upper central court which 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 colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queen’s famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. 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, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206414jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egypt second colonnade expedition punt colours scenes soldiers which lies beneath the Upper central court which 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 colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queen’s famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. 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, landscape, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206413jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple relief Egypt second colonnade trees palms grove terraces which lies beneath the Upper central court which 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 colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queen’s famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. 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, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, trees, ladders, grove, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206412jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian Pharaoh second colonnade passageway Punt expedition which lies beneath the Upper central court which 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 colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queen’s famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. 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, landscape, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206411jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Hathor Chapel cow goddess 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, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206410jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple painted walls Horus Queen colours food Egypt west bank Luxor in one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard 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. Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Reliefs EG942712jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Queen Pharaoh Terrace Wall Painting ceiling stars colours Luxor Egypt beneath the 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. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. 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, upper, terrace, wall, octagonal, columns, ceiling, stars, blue, relief, colour, colours, colors, colourful, painted, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, 1994, slide, film, medium, format, 645, transparency, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi
Asasif Necropolis EG020144jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Asasif Necropolis Montuemhet pylon mudbrick tomb Khokha hill in the background to these impressive mudbrick pylons round the entrances to 25th & 26th dynasty tombs of officials and dignatories on the Asasif plain adjacent to the visitors centre at Hatshepsut Temple entrance. This magnificent mortuary temple to the Egyptian Queen 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, Khokha, hill, Asasif, necropolis, dignatories, tombs, mudbrick, pylons, landscape, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, coachpark, visitors, centre
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 Upper Level EG020129jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egypt Upper central court visitors tourists cliffs 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, gate, court, visitors, tourists, crowds, columns, upper, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Upper Level EG020109jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Upper central court gate 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, gate, columns, upper, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Tomb Door EG020124jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egypt Queen Pharaoh gate Upper 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. 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, gate, entrance, door, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
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 EG02140JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor fertile land West Bank Nile vista stairs view coming down from the 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 and leaving one has this vista to the River Nile and the West Bank. 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, vista, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02139JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Head face statue painted 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. 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, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02138JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Face Painted Red statue Ancient Egyptian Ruler 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 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, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, red, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02137JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Head Statue broken painted Temple Luxor Egypt photo on the 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 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, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02135JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Pharaoh Face painted headon statue remains Egyptian Temple on the 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 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, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02134JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Luxor River Nile Temple Vista Statue Queen from the 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 but looking back to the River Nile and West Bank gives a vision of the majesty of this setting. 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, upper, central, court, view, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02133JHP 
 Queen Hatshepsut Mortuary Temple Chapel rubbish plastic bags Burial Chamber on the 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 chamber itself is restricted. On either side of the court are specialist chambers dedicated to specific Gods - this one to the north also attracts wind blown plastic bags. 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, upper, central, court, niche, chamber, north, Amun, Anubis, rubbish, plastic, bags, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02132JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Pharaoh Burial Chamber excavated Luxor Egypt 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. 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, upper, central, court, statues, crowds, visitors, busy, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02131JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Upper central court burial chamber ancient Egyptian Queen 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 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, north, right
Hatshepsut Temple EG02130JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Queen Burial Chamber cliffs Theban Temple 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. 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, north, righthand
Hatshepsut Temple EG02128JHP 
 Hatshepsut Recent Excavation Egypt Temple Sanctuary Amun Entrance Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted; using a telephoto les this was the best sneeky look I could get. 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, upper, central, burial, chamber, doorway, entrance, statue, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02127JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Temple Sanctuary Amun Upper central court photograph 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 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, upper, central, court, burial, chamber, entrance, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02126JHP 
 Hatshepsut Mortuary Temple Luxor Egypt Sanctuary Amun God 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. 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, upper, central, court, burial, chamber, entrance, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02124JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian Style Doorway Sanctuary Amun Painted Figures Gods 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, photographed here through the gate. 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, upper, central, court, burial, chmaber, entrance, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02123JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Temple Sanctuary Entrance Restricted columns door painted jams seen from the 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, although this view is possible from the gates. 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, upper, central, court, burial, chamber, entrance, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02122JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Statue alcove painted relief Horus block limestone 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. 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02121JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Carved painted reliefs limestone Horus Netcher seated God 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 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, upper, central, court, coloured, relief, block, carved, feathers, Maat, shut, falcon, Horus, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02120JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Temple Plaster Relief Ankh Theban Hill cliffs towering over 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 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, upper, central, court, hieroglyphs, painted, colours, colors, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02119JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian limestone carving Theban cliffs Sanctuary Entrance 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 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02118JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple limestone carved block painted reliefs Theban Hill cliffs dominating the 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 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02117JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Egyptian Pharaoh Temple Theban Cliff face towering over 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 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02116JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Sanctuary Facade under Theban cliffs Luxor Egypt photo 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 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02115JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Queen Pharaoh White Crown Terrace Wall Painting colours beneath the 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. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. 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, upper, terrace, wall, relief, colours, colours, painted, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02113JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Queen Temple Upper central court gateway Theban Cliffs backdrop which 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02111JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Terrace Wall Coloured Relief Painting Queen Pharaoh Figure below the 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. 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, upper, terrace, colors, colours, wall, painted, relief, offering, feast, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02110JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Terrace Painting Boat Expedition Punt Egyptian Queen record below the 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 chmaber 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, upper, terrace, wall, relief, Punt, sailing, boat, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02109JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Gateway columns Theban Hills cliffs background Upper central court which 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02108JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Upper central court terrace Queen Osiride statue policeman 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02107JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Osiride Figures Carved statues Terrace Temple 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. 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, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
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
Hatshepsut Anubis Relief EG805JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple decorations terraces Anubis offering food painted wall reliefs colours and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 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. In this photograph from the lower terrace shows the classic star sky ceiling and the God Anubis in front of a huge offering feast. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, transparency, scanned
Punt Expedition Wall Relief EG006415 
 Punt Expedition ancient Egyptian painted relief colours Hatshepsut Temple second terrace on West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and recording her expedition to what is thought to be along the Red Sea. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, square, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, terraces, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Queen, Pharaoh, wall, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (4 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
Luxor Hotel InfR EG981122jhp 
 Egypt Luxor St George Hotel River Nile modern design infra red looking over the shimmering River Nile on a sunny autumn afternoon on the riverside of this very modern luxurious building. 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, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, St George, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, holiday, cruise, palm, trees, water, shimmering, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, West, bank, Theban, hills, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, stylised, Nile, Boat, poolside, style, stylish, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, autumn, upright
Aswan Feluccas InfR EG981123jhp 
 Aswan Cataract Hotel Old River Nile Waterfront Egypt feluccas infra red trip sailing on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Along the promenade are restaurants, berths of cruiseboats, ferry landing areas and to the south the Municipal Gardens, the Coptic Cathedral and the old and new Cataract Hotels, the former of course made famous in the film Death on the Nile. 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, Aswan, City, River, Nile, Cataract, hotel, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurants, ferry, felucca, feluccas, sailing, boats, cruiseboats, motorboats, street, municipal, gardens, park, upright, landscape, rocks, boulders, granite, Coptic, Cathedral, square, tower, Nilometer, cartouches, Elephantine, island, museum, temples, ancient, predynastic, strategic, 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

Egypt > Karnak Temple (82 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 Obelisk Base EG0214057jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple base hieroglyphics closeup Osiride statue is 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. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is in between the fourth and fifth pylons looking at its granite base. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact as can be seen in this photo but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, base, plinth, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisk, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, figures, statues, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Obelisk Base EG0214056jhp 
 Tuthmose Granite Obelisk Base granite Karnak Temple tipping ledge closeup is 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. However this is the base of the remaining standing obelisk of Tuthmosis 1 in front of the third pylon in the small court and gives a good idea of the construction and lifting method with this ledge to allow purchase as the colossal red Aswan granite monolith was pulled upwards into place. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, obelisk, red, Aswan, granite, fallen, obelisk, base, ledge, lip, tilting, tipping, closeup, figure, scale, blocks, pylon, fourth, third, pylons, small, court, pharaoh, ruler, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 1
Karnak Obelisk Base EG0214055jhp 
 Tuthmosis Granite Obelisk Base granite Karnak Temple level finish closeup is 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. However this is the base of the remaining standing obelisk of Tuthmosis 1 in front of the third pylon in the small court and gives a good idea of the construction and lifting method with this ledge to allow purchase as the colossal red Aswan granite monolith was pulled upwards into place. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, obelisk, red, Aswan, granite, fallen, obelisk, base, ledge, lip, tilting, tipping, closeup, figure, scale, blocks, pylon, fourth, third, pylons, small, court, pharaoh, ruler, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 1
Karnak Obelisk Base EG0214054jhp 
 Tuthmose red Granite Obelisk Base granite Karnak tipping ledge closeup is 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. However this is the base of the remaining standing obelisk of Tuthmosis 1 in front of the third pylon in the small court and gives a good idea of the construction and lifting method with this ledge to allow purchase as the colossal red Aswan granite monolith was pulled upwards into place. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, obelisk, red, Aswan, granite, fallen, obelisk, base, ledge, lip, tilting, tipping, closeup, figure, scale, blocks, pylon, fourth, third, pylons, small, court, pharaoh, ruler, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 1
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG0214060jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite carving Obelisk Karnak hierogylphics Osiride statue evening light is 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. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is in between the fourth and fifth pylons looking at its granite base. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact as can be seen in this photo but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, base, plinth, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisk, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, figures, statues, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG0214059jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple standing low view is 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. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, base, plinth, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisk, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, figures, statues, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG0214058jhp 
 Egypt Hatshepsut Towering Granite Obelisk Karnak evening sky hieroglyphs upwards is 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. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, base, plinth, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisk, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, figures, statues, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, evening, sky, soft, light
Karnak Saite Chapel EG0214017jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Chapel Ankhnesneferibre gate Psamtik 111 hedjet crown Amun which is located inside the central enclosure wall of the Karnak complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a relatively ruined small temple lying near the exterior north wall of the hypostyle hall and the path to the Temple of Ptah and gate to Montu Temple in the North Enclosure. The area is a cluster of ruins and blocks in storage and is very seldom frequented so always quiet in the crowded times. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast so apologies for the quality of these few images; one day I hope to return and get them in better light.

The chapel is dedicated to the Princess Ankhnesneferibre, daughter of Psamtik 11 and his Queen Takhut and she became successor to Nitocris the Divine Adoratice and later God’s Wife of Amun, High Priest and effectively ruled Thebes for nearly 60 years during the later Saite Period of Rule over Egypt; started in Dynasty 24 and centred on City of Sais in Northern delta region. Turbulent times however and she was in effect the last to hold this position for around the time of her death Psamtik 111, after a very short reign, was defeated by the Persian’s and the 26th Dynasty came to an end in 525BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, central, enclosure, chapel, Ankhnesneferibre, princess, Saite, Sais, Amun, Priest, Adoratice, God, wife, ruler, Psamtik, 11, 111, crown, white, upper, hedjet, Psammetichus, Psammeticus, Nitocris, Takhut, 26th, Dynasty, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, decorated, hieroglyphics, sandstone, papyrus, column, single, closed, bud, carvings, cobra, iaret, naja haje, rearing, hood, lion, face, Wadget, Wadjet, leonine, goddess, Nefertem, Eyes, Re, Ra, protector
Karnak Saite Chapel EG0214016jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Chapel Ankhnesneferibre cobra Wadjet lion face hierogylphics which is located inside the central enclosure wall of the Karnak complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a relatively ruined small temple lying near the exterior north wall of the hypostyle hall and the path to the Temple of Ptah and gate to Montu Temple in the North Enclosure. The area is a cluster of ruins and blocks in storage and is very seldom frequented so always quiet in the crowded times. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast so apologies for the quality of these few images; one day I hope to return and get them in better light. Interesting in this photograph are the lion faced Wadjet Cobras which are very much a Delta Goddess diety.

The chapel is dedicated to the Princess Ankhnesneferibre, daughter of Psamtik 11 and his Queen Takhut and she became successor to Nitocris the Divine Adoratice and later God’s Wife of Amun, High Priest and effectively ruled Thebes for nearly 60 years during the later Saite Period of Rule over Egypt; started in Dynasty 24 and centred on City of Sais in Northern delta region. Turbulent times however and she was in effect the last to hold this position for around the time of her death Psamtik 111, after a very short reign, was defeated by the Persian’s and the 26th Dynasty came to an end in 525BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, central, enclosure, chapel, Ankhnesneferibre, princess, Saite, Sais, Amun, Priest, Adoratice, God, wife, ruler, Psamtik, 11, 111, Psammetichus, Psammeticus, Nitocris, Takhut, 26th, Dynasty, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, decorated, hieroglyphics, sandstone, papyrus, column, single, closed, bud, carvings, cobra, iaret, naja haje, rearing, hood, lion, face, Wadget, Wadjet, leonine, goddess, Nefertem, Eyes, Re, Ra, protector
Karnak Saite Chapel EG0214015jhp 
 Karnak Egyptian Chapel Ankhnesneferibre cobra Wadjet lion face hierogylphs which is located inside the central enclosure wall of the Karnak complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a relatively ruined small temple lying near the exterior north wall of the hypostyle hall and the path to the Temple of Ptah and gate to Montu Temple in the North Enclosure. The area is a cluster of ruins and blocks in storage and is very seldom frequented so always quiet in the crowded times. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast so apologies for the quality of these few images; one day I hope to return and get them in better light. Interesting in this photograph are the lion faced Wadjet Cobras which are very much a Delta Goddess diety. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, central, enclosure, chapel, Ankhnesneferibre, princess, Saite, Sais, Amun, Priest, Adoratice, God, wife, ruler, Psamtik, 11, 111, Psammetichus, Psammeticus, Nitocris, Takhut, 26th, Dynasty, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, decorated, hieroglyphics, sandstone, papyrus, column, single, closed, bud, carvings, cobra, iaret, naja haje, rearing, hood, lion, face, Wadget, Wadjet, leonine, goddess, Nefertem, Eyes, Re, Ra, protector
Karnak Saite Chapel EG0214014jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Chapel Ankhnesneferibre gate Saite Papyrus column Amun which is located inside the central enclosure wall of the Karnak complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a relatively ruined small temple lying near the exterior north wall of the hypostyle hall and the path to the Temple of Ptah and gate to Montu Temple in the North Enclosure. The area is a cluster of ruins and blocks in storage and is very seldom frequented so always quiet in the crowded times. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast so apologies for the quality of these few images; one day I hope to return and get them in better light.

The chapel is dedicated to the Princess Ankhnesneferibre, daughter of Psamtik 11 and his Queen Takhut and she became successor to Nitocris the Divine Adoratice and later God’s Wife of Amun, High Priest and effectively ruled Thebes for nearly 60 years during the later Saite Period of Rule over Egypt; started in Dynasty 24 and centred on City of Sais in Northern delta region. Turbulent times however and she was in effect the last to hold this position for around the time of her death Psamtik 111, after a very short reign, was defeated by the Persian’s and the 26th Dynasty came to an end in 525BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, central, enclosure, chapel, Ankhnesneferibre, princess, Saite, Sais, Amun, Priest, Adoratice, God, wife, ruler, Psamtik, 11, 111, Psammetichus, Psammeticus, Nitocris, Takhut, 26th, Dynasty, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, decorated, hieroglyphics, sandstone, papyrus, column, single, closed, bud, carvings, cobra, iaret, naja haje, rearing, hood, lion, face, Wadget, Wadjet, leonine, goddess, Nefertem, Eyes, Re, Ra, protector
Karnak Montu Temple EG0214009jhp 
 Temple Montu precinct propylon Karnak Egypt gate Amenhotep Ptolemy which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. Accessed near the delightful small Temple pf Ptah on the North Enclosure of Karnak and as very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and it was the only time I have been offered the chance to see this site and was not allowed to explore it. The Ptolemlaic Propylon is visible behind the palm tree on the left and the older main temple of Amenhotep 11 is on the right. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Montu, Month, Falcon, God, war, Amenhotep, 111, Amenophis, Ramesses 1V, Stele, Tutankhamun, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 111, 1V, propylon, Bab el-Abd, Horemheb, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, construction, restoration, additions, granite, sandstone, blocks, stored, palm, trees, sandstorm, sand, overcast
Karnak Two Obelisks EG075002jhp 
 Egyptian Tuthmose Hatshepsut Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple Ramesses gate is 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. On the right is Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The other obelisk is that of Tuthmose partially framed by the gate of Ramesses 1X viweed from the First Court at the rear of the Seventh Pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, Ramesses 1X, gate, obelisks, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, First, Court, Sacred, Lake, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Two Obelisks EG075001jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Tuthmose Hatshepsut Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple Ramses gate is 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. On the right is Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The other obelisk is that of Tuthmose partially framed by the gate of Ramesses 1X viweed from the First Court at the rear of the Seventh Pylon. People going off to the right are heading for the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, Ramesses 1X, gate, obelisks, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, First, Court, Sacred, Lake, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, tourists, visitors
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 Painted Lintel EG074955jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Festival Hall Thutmose painted lintel door hieroglyphs stars ceiling near the most sacred part 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. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, feathers, ceiling, stars, ankh, twisted, flax, bulrush, sedge, cobra, basket, vulture
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisks EG074974jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Hatshepsut Granite broken base standing Obelisks Karnak Osiride statue is 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. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands is in the background and is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, broken, standing, base, carvings, hieroglyphs, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis 1, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, Osiride, statues
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisks EG074972jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite broken standing Obelisks Karnak Temple blue sky is 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. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, broken, standing, base, carvings, hieroglyphs, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis 1, Thutmose
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074991jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Sacred Lake palm trees view is near 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. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from the far side of the Sacred Lake using a telephoto lens. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, sacred, lake, view, telephoto, palm, trees, blue, sky, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, walls, blocks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074973jhp 
 Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite broken base Obelisk Karnak Temple Osiride statues is 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. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, broken, base, carvings, hieroglyphs, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis 1, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, Osiride, statues
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074980jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Amun embrace Horus Granite Fallen Obelisk Karnak carved is 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. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine as illustrated by this section with her and Amun in an embrace watched by the falcon God Horus in high quality carvings into this exceptionally hard stone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, embrace, Horus, white, crown, upper, hedjet, obelisk, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, Sacred, Lake, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, protected, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074979jhp 
 Egypt Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Pyramidion Amun Cartouche Maatkare Karnak Temple is 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. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine as she kneels at the feet of Amun with her cartouche on the left shwoing her throne name Maatkare. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, Sacred, Lake, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, protected, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, cartouche, Maatkare, sun, ra, maat, ka, outstretched, arms
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074978jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Fallen Obelisk Karnak pyramidion lying is 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 and is visible behind this fallen one. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, fallen, standing, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, Sacred, Lake, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, protected, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Two Obelisks EG074943jhp 
 Egypt Hatshepsut Thutmosis Thutmose Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple hieroglyhs cartouche is 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. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk on the right, one of two remaining standing obelisks, looking over the heavily carved wall near the barque snactuary of Thutmosis 111 whose cartouche is in the bottom foreground. The other distant obelisk on the left is the remianing one of two attributed to Thutmosis 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, obelisks, Thutmose, Thutmosis, cartouche, red, granite, blocks, pylon, sixth, sanctuiary, barque, Amun, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Thutmose Obelisk EG074937jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Thutmose Thutmosis Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple Transverse Hall is 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. This view of Thutmosis 1 southernmost obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons Transverse Hall fourth pylon wall looking west. The obelisk the smaller of the two remaining obelisks still standing weighs 143 tones and reaches a height of 23m and is the first encountered as one walk through the awesome Hypostyle Hall of Seti 1 and Ramses 11. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, obelisk, granite, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, pylons, sandstone, blocks, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, hieroglyphs, Horus, pyramidion, top, benben
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074942jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple Transverse Hall is 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. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The figure in the foreground could also be Queen Hatshepsut as the cartouche above has ripple of water and bit of the feather that appear in her Named cartouche. She is presenting Goddess Maat to Amun [not in frame] led by the Goddess Mut below. Not a very expert interpretation so do not take as gospel. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, Maat, Goddess, Mut, offering, Amun, wall, carving, blue, crown, khepresh, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, defaced, erased, feather, shut, ripple, water
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074938jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple Transverse Hall is 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. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074936jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Hatshepsut granite obelisk Karnak Temple pylons columns Transverse Hall is 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. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased