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Egypt > Abydos & Dendara (2 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 New Bark Shrine eg075489jhp 
 Dendara Temple Bark Shrine entrance foundations excavation ancient egypt photo, 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. Photo is of recent excavations before entering the main site and is a bark or barque shrine. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, bark, barque, shrine, recent, mudbrick, walls, columns, excavations, new, foundations, floor, entrance, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, gateway, gate
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

Egypt > Aswan in general (29 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 Quarry EG949313ajhp 
 Aswan granite quarry levels layers hole marks Ptolemaic Roman period Egypt seen in this popular place, the quarry of the unfinished obelisk, visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. These remains of regularly cut holes are probably dating from Ptolemaic and Roman times when copper and iron tools were used, hundreds of year after the unfinished obelisk was abandoned. It is most interesting because of its sheer scale which, if completed, would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying as illustrated in this photo showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur possibly using a variant on the ‘feather and plug’ method removing the blocks of pink granite to be removed but from a much later period. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, metal, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 1994, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, RDP, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG00459jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite huge side view long to top Quarry Aswan ancient Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG00458jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite channel base pounding Quarry Aswan Egyptian holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG00457jhp 
 Abandoned Obelisk Granite side trench Quarry insitu background Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG00456jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite huge side channel gully long view Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG00455jhp 
 Granite huge Quarry workings techniques holes metal working Aswan Egypt seen in this popular place, the quarry of the unfinished obelisk, visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. These remains of regularly cut holes are probably dating from Ptolemaic and Roman times when copper and iron tools were used, hundreds of year after the unfinished obelisk was abandoned. It is most interesting because of its sheer scale which, if completed, would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying as illustrated in this photo showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur possibly using a variant on the ‘feather and plug’ method removing the blocks of pink granite to be removed but from a much later period. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, metal, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG00454jhp 
 Granite huge Quarry workings techniques chisel marks remains pink Aswan Egypt seen in this popular place, the quarry of the unfinished obelisk, visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. These remains of regularly cut holes are probably dating from Ptolemaic and Roman times when copper and iron tools were used, hundreds of year after the unfinished obelisk was abandoned. It is most interesting because of its sheer scale which, if completed, would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying as illustrated in this photo showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur possibly using a variant on the ‘feather and plug’ method removing the blocks of pink granite to be removed but from a much later period. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG00453jhp 
 Granite pink red Quarry chisel cuts workings techniques Aswan Egypt seen in this popular place, the quarry of the unfinished obelisk, visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. These remains of regularly cut holes are probably dating from Ptolemaic and Roman times when copper and iron tools were used, hundreds of year after the unfinished obelisk was abandoned. It is most interesting because of its sheer scale which, if completed, would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying as illustrated in this photo showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur possibly using a variant on the ‘feather and plug’ method removing the blocks of pink granite to be removed but from a much later period. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, metal, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG00452jhp 
 Granite closeup quarry Ptolemaic Roman techniques slots line fracture technique Aswan Egypt seen in this popular place, the quarry of the unfinished obelisk, visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. These remains of regularly cut holes are probably dating from Ptolemaic and Roman times when copper and iron tools were used, hundreds of year after the unfinished obelisk was abandoned. It is most interesting because of its sheer scale which, if completed, would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying as illustrated in this photo showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur possibly using a variant on the ‘feather and plug’ method removing the blocks of pink granite to be removed but from a much later period. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, metal, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG004515jhp 
 Granite pink grey Quarry workings panorama later techniques Aswan Egypt seen in this popular place, the quarry of the unfinished obelisk, visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. These remains of regularly cut holes are probably dating from Ptolemaic and Roman times when copper and iron tools were used, hundreds of year after the unfinished obelisk was abandoned. It is most interesting because of its sheer scale which, if completed, would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying as illustrated in this photo showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur possibly using a variant on the ‘feather and plug’ method removing the blocks of pink granite to be removed but from a much later period. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, metal, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG004514jhp 
 Granite huge Quarry metal teeth late workings remains technique Aswan Egypt seen in this popular place, the quarry of the unfinished obelisk, visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. These remains of regularly cut holes are probably dating from Ptolemaic and Roman times when copper and iron tools were used, hundreds of year after the unfinished obelisk was abandoned. It is most interesting because of its sheer scale which, if completed, would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying as illustrated in this photo showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur possibly using a variant on the ‘feather and plug’ method removing the blocks of pink granite to be removed but from a much later period. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, metal, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG004513jhp 
 Granite Quarry general overview old workings levels removed Aswan Egypt seen in this popular place, the quarry of the unfinished obelisk, visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. These remains of regularly cut holes are probably dating from Ptolemaic and Roman times when copper and iron tools were used, hundreds of year after the unfinished obelisk was abandoned. It is most interesting because of its sheer scale which, if completed, would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying as illustrated in this photo showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur possibly using a variant on the ‘feather and plug’ method removing the blocks of pink granite to be removed but from a much later period. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, metal, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG004512jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite huge split side view fractured Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, metal, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG004511jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite huge top view broken fracture Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, Ptolemaic, Roman, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, balls, pounded, pounding, copper, iron, chisel, marks, heat, charcoal, fracturing, split, metal, tools, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG9617232jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite huge top view centre fracture Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the end as can be seen in this photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 1996, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji RD, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG9617231jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite central over view fractured Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the end as can be seen in this photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 1996, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji RD, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG9617230jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite channel pounded trench Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 1996, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji RD, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Aswan Quarry EG02cf90178jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite huge damage fractured Quarry Aswan Egypt high view holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, ball, pounded, pounding, channels, gullies, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2002, Fuji S2, 35mm, format, digital, DSLR
Aswan Quarry EG02cf90179jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite Quarry Aswan Egypt general over view panorama holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, ball, pounded, pounding, channels, gullies, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2002, Fuji S2, 35mm, format, digital, DSLR
Aswan Quarry EG02cf90177jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite channel hole pounded Diorite Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, ball, pounding, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2002, Fuji S2, 35mm, format, digital, DSLR
Aswan Quarry EG02cf90176jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite channel gully long view fractured Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, ball, pounded, pounding, channels, gullies, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2002, Fuji S2, 35mm, format, digital, DSLR
Aswan Quarry EG02cf90175jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk deep channel gully long view Quarry Aswan Egyptian holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, Diorite, ball, pounded, pounding, channels, gullies, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2002, Fuji S2, 35mm, format, digital, DSLR
Aswan Quarry EG02cf90174jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite split side view fractured Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 2002, Fuji S2, 35mm, format, digital, DSLR
Aswan Quarry EG02155ajhp 
 Unfinished Ramses Colossus Granite abandoned hill top Tlaina Quarry Aswan Southern Egypt holiday package a popular place visited after considerable difficulty but thanks to my wonderful guide Suzanne Salama who arranged a taxi driver for me. The journey through the back streets, military zones and industrial sites was fascinating enough but even the taxi driver had to ask twice for directions. It was eventually not that far from a so-called sculpture park that I had ‘discovered’ the previous year on the same search but failed to find the colossus. There are other quarries and two in the Southern Quarry area of which Tlaina has this unfinished colossus, another statue is at Shallal Quarry while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. It is thought that a fracture in the shoulder of this statue of Ramses 11 might be why it was abandoned and further down the hill an unfinished square base has also been found as well as evidence of a ramp or track way that was being prepared for its transportation when completed.

The famous unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies or channels with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Southern, Tlaina, quarry, granite, pink, red, colossus, Ramesside, Ramasses, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, hill, top, onlookers, locals, Egyptians, 2002, negative, film, 35mm, format, daylight, scanned, scan
Aswan Quarry EG02154ajhp 
 Unfinished Colossus Granite abandoned head face Ramses Tlaina Quarry Southern Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited after considerable difficulty but thanks to my wonderful guide Suzanne Salama who arranged a taxi driver for me. The journey through the back streets, military zones and industrial sites was fascinating enough but even the taxi driver had to ask twice for directions. It was eventually not that far from a so-called sculpture park that I had ‘discovered’ the previous year on the same search but failed to find the colossus. There are other quarries and two in the Southern Quarry area of which Tlaina has this unfinished colossus, another statue is at Shallal Quarry while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. It is thought that a fracture in the shoulder of this statue of Ramses 11 might be why it was abandoned and further down the hill an unfinished square base has also been found as well as evidence of a ramp or track way that was being prepared for its transportation when completed.
The famous unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies or channels with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Southern, Tlaina, quarry, granite, pink, red, colossus, Ramesside, Ramasses, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, hill, top, onlookers, locals, Egyptians, 2002, negative, film, 35mm, format, daylight, scanned, scan
Aswan Quarry EG02153ajhp 
 Unfinished Colossus Granite base feet abandoned Tlaina Quarry Southern Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited after considerable difficulty but thanks to my wonderful guide Suzanne Salama who arranged a taxi driver for me. The journey through the back streets, military zones and industrial sites was fascinating enough but even the taxi driver had to ask twice for directions. It was eventually not that far from a so-called sculpture park that I had ‘discovered’ the previous year on the same search but failed to find the colossus. There are other quarries and two in the Southern Quarry area of which Tlaina has this unfinished colossus, another statue is at Shallal Quarry while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. It is thought that a fracture in the shoulder of this statue of Ramses 11 might be why it was abandoned and further down the hill an unfinished square base has also been found as well as evidence of a ramp or track way that was being prepared for its transportation when completed.

The famous unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies or channels with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Southern, Tlaina, quarry, granite, pink, red, colossus, Ramesside, Ramasses, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, hill, top, onlookers, locals, Egyptians, 2002, negative, film, 35mm, format, daylight, scanned, scan
Aswan Quarry EG02152ajhp 
 Unfinished Colossus Granite rear Egyptians locals abandoned Tlaina Quarry Southern Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited after considerable difficulty but thanks to my wonderful guide Suzanne Salama who arranged a taxi driver for me. The journey through the back streets, military zones and industrial sites was fascinating enough but even the taxi driver had to ask twice for directions. It was eventually not that far from a so-called sculpture park that I had ‘discovered’ the previous year on the same search but failed to find the colossus. There are other quarries and two in the Southern Quarry area of which Tlaina has this unfinished colossus, another statue is at Shallal Quarry while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. It is thought that a fracture in the shoulder of this statue of Ramses 11 might be why it was abandoned and further down the hill an unfinished square base has also been found as well as evidence of a ramp or track way that was being prepared for its transportation when completed.

The famous unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies or channels with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Southern, Tlaina, quarry, granite, pink, red, colossus, Ramesside, Ramasses, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, hill, top, onlookers, locals, Egyptians, 2002, negative, film, 35mm, format, daylight, scanned, scan
Aswan Quarry EG02151ajhp 
 Unfinished Colossus Granite abandoned fractured rear Tlaina Quarry Southern Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited after considerable difficulty but thanks to my wonderful guide Suzanne Salama who arranged a taxi driver for me. The journey through the back streets, military zones and industrial sites was fascinating enough but even the taxi driver had to ask twice for directions. It was eventually not that far from a so-called sculpture park that I had ‘discovered’ the previous year on the same search but failed to find the colossus. There are other quarries and two in the Southern Quarry area of which Tlaina has this unfinished colossus, another statue is at Shallal Quarry while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. It is thought that a fracture in the shoulder of this statue of Ramses 11 might be why it was abandoned and further down the hill an unfinished square base has also been found as well as evidence of a ramp or track way that was being prepared for its transportation when completed.

The famous unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies or channels with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, landscape, Southern, Tlaina, quarry, granite, pink, red, colossus, Ramesside, Ramasses, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, hill, top, onlookers, locals, Egyptians, 2002, negative, film, 35mm, format, daylight, scanned, scan
Aswan Quarry EG94423jhp 
 Unfinished Obelisk Granite huge abandoned fractured Quarry Aswan Egypt holiday package a popular place visited usually after the package tour excursion to Philae Island as it is located in the Northern Quarries on the outskirts of Aswan itself. There are other quarries and two in the South Quarry area have an unfinished colossus while another has an unfinished sarcophagus. The unfinished obelisk is the most interesting because of its sheer scale, if completed it would have been one of the largest ever cut out but it gives an idea of the techniques used to extract these monsters. Around the area are the remains of other stone quarrying showing how holes were cut in the rock in a series of runs that allowed fractures to occur and for the blocks of pink granite to be removed. Diorite, a very hard mineral stone was used as hammer balls to pound the granite and on either side of this obelisk can be seen deep gullies with bowled floors showing the depth penetrated. This obelisk is thought to have been abandoned when a fracture occurred at the very far end. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, upright, landscape, Northern, quarry, granite, pink, red, obelisk, unfinished, workmanship, techniques, huge, scale, abandoned, fractured, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, entrance, 1996, slide, film, medium, format, transparency, 645, Bronica, ETRSi, daylight, scanned, scan

Egypt > Cairo City (1 file)

Photos relating to the City itself and River Nile activities. The Museum and Giza Pyramids are in separate galleries.
River Nile Cairo EG951106jhp 
 Egypt Cairo River Nile Hilton Hotel view evening sunset colours clouds taken from the 22nd floor of the hotel during a visit in 1995. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Cairo, holiday, evening, sunset, water, cruiseboat, sailing, night, riverside, city, buildings, lights, landscape, tourism, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, hotel, floor, high, viewpoint, Hilton, Ramses, 22nd, 1995, 645, slide, film, transparency, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi

Egypt > Edfu Temple (1 file)

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 Wall Offering EG0238JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Inner Pharaoh Queen Offering Ambulatory Wall Reliefs in excellent condition from floor to top 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, offering, wine, pharaoh, queen, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape

Egypt > Egyptian Museum Cairo (7 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
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
Sheshonq 1 Falcon Mummy EG11805JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit pasteboard coffin Sheshong 1 Tanis falcon Horus 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, Sheshonq, Tanis, cartonnage, coffin, Horus, falcon, first, floor, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Pharaoh Menkaure EG11820JHP 
 Egyptian Cairo Museum alabaster statue Pharaoh Menkaure ground floor 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, collection, ground, floor, alabaster, statue, Menkaure, pharaoh, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Palermo Stone EG11826JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit fragment Palermo Stone Kings List flood dates such as the largest piece of the basalt historical stele is in that musuem in Italy and is tantalising source is earliest Egyptian history. 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, first, floor, collection, Palermo, stone, fragment, kings, list, upright, earliest, history, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
King Doser EG11836JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit statue King Doser missing eyes serdab Saqqara and now 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, King, Doser, Djoser, Saqqara, serdab, eyes, missing, ground, floor, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Diorite Khafre EG11824JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Cairo Exhibit Pharaoh Khafre ground floor inside photograph 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, diorite, Khafre, seated, statue, pharaoh, ground, floor, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit

Egypt > Giza Pyramids & Sphinx (11 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.
Valley Temple Giza EG02027jhp 
 Valley Temple Inside Giza Khafre Granite Blocks roof alabaster floor looking at the interior through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column in the holed areas but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, upright, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history
Valley Temple Giza EG02026jhp 
 Valley Temple Interior Giza Khafre Chephren Religion Limestone Granite Blocks looking at the interior through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column in the holed areas but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, upright, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, statue, bases
Valley Temple Giza EG02025jhp 
 Valley Temple door causeway Giza Khafre Pyramid Granite corridor exit looking towards the doorway at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history
Valley Temple Giza EG02005jhp 
 Valley Temple Interior Giza Cairo Khafre Chephren Limestone Granite Blocks looking at the interior through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column in the holed areas but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, mortuary, landscape, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, statue, bases
Valley Temple Giza EG02004jhp 
 Valley Temple Interior Giza Chephren alabaster floor Limestone Granite Blocks looking at the interior through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column in the holed areas but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. This older digital image will need sharpening in USM. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, landscape, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history
Khafre Causeway Giza EG02007jhp 
 Khafre Chephren Alabaster Egyptian Causeway Pyramid Valley Temple Stone gate at the base of the 550m causeway looking to his Pyramid at Giza from the Valley temple and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, gate, outlined, framed, alabaster, floor
Khafre Causeway Giza EG02006jhp 
 Khafre Chephren Egypt Giza Causeway Temple floor alabaster Entrance View Photo at the base of the 550m causeway looking to his Pyramid at Giza from the Valley temple and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, alabaster, floor
Khafre Valley Temple EG02910JHP 
 Valley Temple Interior Giza Khafre Chephren Religion Limestone Granite Blocks looking towards the doorway at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, slide, scanned
Khafra Valley Temple EG02625JHP 
 Valley Temple Interior Causeway Entrance Exit Alabaster Floor Giza Limestone at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, slide, scanned
Giza Valley Temple EG0299JHP 
 Valley Temple Interior Limestone Blocks Columns Floor Alabaster Photo Inside at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, slide, scanned
Giza Khafra Pyramid EG0262JHP 
 Khafre Pyramid Desert Giza Sand Stones Low Angle Tura Limestone Casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from the sandy desert floor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, tomb, Khafre, sand, low, viewpoint, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, slide, scanned

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (7 files)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020829jhp 
 Valley Temple Interior serdab statue places Khafre infra red B&W film looking into the centre of the temple at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020828jhp 
 Valley Temple Interior Giza Khafre Religion Limestone Blocks infra red looking into the centre of the temple at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020810jhp 
 Valley Temple Egypt Giza causeway gateway alabaster floor infra red pyramid looking towards the doorway at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02089jhp 
 Egypt Valley Temple Sphinx Giza Limestone causeway entrance B&W infra red film photo looking towards the doorway at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02088jhp 
 Valley Temple Interior Giza Khafre Limestone Granite Blocks infra red photo looking towards the doorway at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02087jhp 
 Valley Temple Interior Giza Chephren Limestone Granite Blocks infra red photo looking towards the rear of the room at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02086jhp 
 Cairo Valley Temple Chephren inside Limestone Blocks infra red photo looking towards the rear of the room as you enter the temple at the base of the 550m causeway from Khafre Pyramid at Giza and giving access to the most usual way of viewing the Sphinx through this structure of huge limestone and granite blocks and roof supports. Once there would have been 23 diorite statues of the king standing by each column but only one survives in the Cairo Museum. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, mortuary, causeway, Valley, Temple, entrance, granite, red, lined, blocks, limestone, alabaster, floor, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October

Egypt > Lake Nasser (1 file)

This gallery will contain photos of the sites visited on cruises of Lake Nasser from Kasr Imbrim in the south, Amada, Derr Tomb, Pennuit, El Seboua, Dakka, Maharraka, Qertassi and Kalabsha near Aswan.
Amadah Temple Coloured Wall EG051595JHP 
 Amada Temple Egypt Interior Coloured Wall Reliefs Ceiling Floor Corridor on the shores of Lake Nasser weighing 900tons was rescued from the flooding of the River Nile to create Lake Nasser by French engineers who towed it in one piece 2.5km from Kurusku. The sandstone temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte was built by Thutmosis 111, Amenhotep 11 and Tuthmosis 1V. One of several small antiquities visited during a Lake Nasser cruise it has some coloured wall reliefs still intact and is then fallowed after a short walk to the Rock Cut Temple of al-Derr. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Lake, Nasser, Nubia, Amadah, Amada, Kurusku, temple, upright, interior, sanctuary, wall, relief, painted, colours, colors, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, history, pharaoh, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Amenhotep

Egypt > Luxor City & Misc West Bank (2 files)

Images in this gallery cover modern Luxor, general agriculture and photos not specific to other groups such as the recent excavations of the Sphinx Avenue, the alabaster factory and workers and the residential houses bordering the various roads to the main sites. It also includes the balloon flights and views from the balloon.
Luxor View EG94538jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Hotel River Nile View balloons dawn West Bank Hatshepsut looking over the quiet River Nile on a sunny September dawn from one of the riverside balconies of this long standing central Luxor Hotel on the city waterfront. This was my first visit to Luxor and I was lucky to get changed to a room in the north wing which was considerably quieter than one in the centre of the hotel above the swimming pool, various restaurants and a dance floor. It also offered great views to the West Bank and in this case two hot air balloons starting their trips over the West Bank. In 1994 the Hotel was the Etap but is now the Mercure and has a great location on the promenade with easy access by foot to the Luxor Museum, to public ferry points for crossing the Nile and to nearby shops or just enjoyed a leisurely walk along the tree lined waterfront by the berthed cruiseboats and feluccas. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, Mercure, Etap, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, West, bank, Hatshepsut, temple, balloons, landscape, palm, trees, water, shimmering, September, morning, dawn, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, Theban, hills, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, style, stylish, balconies, balcony, tree-lined, papyrus, cruiseboats, berthed, 1994, slide, film, 645, medium, format, transparency, Bronica, ETRSi, scanned, scan
Luxor View EG945113jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Mercure Etap Hotel River Nile View West Bank Hatshepsut looking over the shimmering River Nile on a sunny September afternoon from one of the riverside balconies of this long standing central Luxor Hotel on the city waterfront. This was my first visit to Luxor and I was lucky to get changed to a room in the north wing which was considerably quieter than one in the centre of the hotel above the swimming pool, various restaurants and a dance floor. It also offered great views to the West Bank. In 1994 the Hotel was the Etap but is now the Mercure and has a great location on the promenade with easy access by foot to the Luxor Museum, to public ferry points for crossing the Nile and to nearby shops or just enjoyed a leisurely walk along the tree lined waterfront by the berthed cruiseboats and feluccas. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, Mercure, Etap, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, West, bank, Hatshepsut, temple, balloons, landscape, palm, trees, water, shimmering, September, morning, dawn, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, Theban, hills, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, style, stylish, balconies, balcony, tree-lined, papyrus, cruiseboats, berthed, 1994, slide, film, 645, medium, format, transparency, Bronica, ETRSi, scanned, scan

Egypt > Luxor Deir el Medinah (1 file)

The pictures in this gallery are of the worker's village on the west bank of the River Nile at Luxor and the Ptolemaic Temple, the Great Pit and small chapels of Hathor and Amun
Deir el-Medina House Quern EG051831JHP 
 Deir el-Medina Workers Village House Interior Wall Domestic Pot Quern Floor is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor lies to the west of Qurnet Murai hill and is the location of a workman's village with the remains of houses, streets and to the north a Ptolemaic Temple and other chapels. The workers are known for their work in the Valley tombs which they reached walking over the Theban plateau. Several photographs show the streets, houses, interior with domestic bowls and grinding querns and others a general overview of the village with its tombs and rock tombs to the North West corner. There are also some exquisitely decorated underground tombs of which a couple are included in the entrance ticket. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, landscape, West Bank, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, al-Madinah, el-Medina, Qurnet Murai, Sheikh-Abd’el-Qurna, hill, houses, streets, domestic, kitchen, quern, bowls, lamps, stone, walls, steps, rock, tombs, deep, holes, limestone

Egypt > Luxor Seti 1 Temple (1 file)

Images in this gallery are of exteriors and interiors of the Temple of Seti 1, also called Qurna and Goorneh to the north of the West Bank sites.
Seti 1 Temple EG053342JHP 
 Temple Seti 1 Vista Portico Column Bases Courtyard Restoration Photo Egypt on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, upright, first, court, column, bases, necropolis, sandstone, wall, floor, restored, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, decorated

Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn (15 files)

Photographs in this gallery cover the main sites of Amarna, its North Palace, Aten and Small Temple, Bani Hasan Rock cut chapels, Tuna el-Gebel with the Catacombs with baboon and ibis mummies, Stela of Akhenaten on the north boundary, Petosiris Tomb-Chapel, Chapels of Ptoemais and Isadora, Roman Water Wheel Well and Temple of Thoth and el Ashmunein with an Open Air Museum with huge granite statues of Baboons and nearby a Temple to Thoth with a later Christian Basilica all located along the River Nile between Cairo and Luxor accessed from the nearby university city of Minya
Amarna North Palace EG075902jhp 
 Amarna North Palace centre floor bricks outline archaeology Mudbrick Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075901jhp 
 Amarna North Palace transverse hall archaeology restoration floor Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, transverse, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075900jhp 
 Amarna North Palace transverse hall centre archaeology layout bricks Egyptian Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, transverse, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075899jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake archaeology Mudbrick walls chambers Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, chambers, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075898jhp 
 Amarna North Palace garden court column bases Mudbrick walls Egyptian Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, court, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075897jhp 
 Amarna North Palace garden court Egyptology Mudbrick chambers Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, court, chambers, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075889jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake archaeology Mudbrick Egypt trees Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075888jhp 
 al-Amarnah North Palace Scared Lake sand Mudbrick remains Egyptian Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075886jhp 
 Tell el-Amarna North Palace Scared Lake sand grass trees Egyptian Akhetaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075885jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake sand grass palms dates dry Egypt by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna Date Palm EG075892jhp 
 al-Amarnah North Palace Scared Lake dates date palm tree sand grass by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna Date Palm EG075891jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake date palm dates fruit crop Egypt by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna Date Palm EG075890jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake date palms tree floral Egypt dates by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna Meryre 1 Tomb EG075845jhp 
 Amarna Tomb inner door sanctuary paint stone floor Scribe Meryre Egypt Rock Cut Northern Tomb-chapel and Overseer to the Harem of Queen Nefertiti, wife of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten near the former capital of Amarna located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Rive, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Amenhotep, Nefertiti, Aten, iconic, symbolism, rock-cut, Northern, tomb-chapels, Royal, scribe, overseer, harem, tombs, Meryre, paintings, bas, reliefs, door, jam, iiner, inside, stone, floor, painted, lintel, colours, colors, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, cartouches, erased, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
El Ashmunein Basilica & Quern 6230EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian al Ashmunayn Broken Quern Roman Christian Basilica Ptolemaic Temple built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, red granite, quern, grinding, floor, broken, bowl, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny

Egypt > North of Cairo (13 files)

This gallery has photographs of the main sites North of Cairo, usually visited privately as not part of most Egyptian tours, and includes Heliopolis, Tell Basta near Zagazig and Tanis near the north coast of Egypt
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg961418jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre mosaic flooring patterns columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9614112jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman theatre steps marble seats high view overview Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9614111jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats top level Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613936jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins architecture stage area piers stone walls Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, backstage, stone, walls, gate, piers, small, seats, back, rooms, construction, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613935jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats marble style Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613934jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria el-Dekka Roman ruins amphitheatre marble seats rows carved style Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carved, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613933jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre columns marble seats rows top Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carved, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613932jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman theatre walls stone doorway arch vault Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, stone, walls, rooms, vaulted, arch, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613931jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman mosaic floor pattern stage column seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, freize, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613929jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dekkah municipal park Roman ruined amphitheatre granite columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613927jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman excavation amphitheatre columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, figure, scale, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613926jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria Kom el-Dekka Roman theatre amphitheatre columns seats cityscape Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613924jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats overview high Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8

Egypt > Outlying Pyramids (6 files)

Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Hawara Pyramid eg013121jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum mudbrick brick exposed floor straw eroded weathered made constructed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the king’s first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, straw
Abu Sir Pyramids eg9512215jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Sir ancient pyramids Neferefre Niuserre temple basalt floor slabs near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Sir Pyramids eg9512213jhp 
 Egypt Abu Sir necropolis pyramids Neferirkare Nyuserre basalt floor slabs near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Sir Pyramids eg951218jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Sir mortuary temple basalt floor columns pyramid Sahure near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Sir Pyramids eg9512112jhp 
 Egypt ancient Abu Sir pyramid Sahure temple floor drainage channels stone near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Sir Pyramids eg9512015jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Abu Sir pyramid Sahure temple floor basalt cartouche carved blocks near Saqqara lying on the desert plateau south from Giza is a complex of what were originally 14 pyramids of which only four are now discernible. The most complete is Old Kingdom Dynasty V King Sahure c 2480BC conforming to Fourth Dynasty plans and I was able to access the site in 1995 and took this amongst other photos. However after that the site was closed during visits up to 2005 while undergoing considerable excavation I understood so much more might now be visible assuming access of allowed. Near Memphis and the Saqqara entrances it was approached through the village of Abu Sir. Generally poorly constructed as in the twilight of the ‘Pyramid Age’ and when the centralised power of the crown declined, the remains although in a poor state of repair there were some fascinating remains such as a beautiful carved red granite column with sharp carved bas reliefs, channels for a drainage system, examples of highly skilled carving of granite blocks and shaped bowls thought to be for collecting blood from sacrificed bulls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, necropolis, landscape, history, antiquity, pyramid, pyramids, subsidiary, Kings, Pharaohs, Sahure, Neferirkare, Kakai, Nyuserre, Neuserre, Niuserre, Neferefre, Khentkawes, Ptahshepses, official, chapel, mastaba, Egyptology, archaeology, architecture, construction, workmanship, skilled, carvings, reliefs, cartouche, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, ancient, history, royal, tomb, sun, temple, goddess, low, bas, relief, 5th Dynasty, Borchardt, tombs, valley, temple, causeway, ramps, mortuary, basalt, red, granite, palm, columns, drainage, channels, temples, Heliopolitan, sun, god, Re, King, November, 1995, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4

Egypt > Saqqara & Memphis (2 files)

This gallery contains pictures of the two main sites usually visited together on a day trip south of Cairo - Saqqara with the famous Step Pyramid, a huge necropolis with many tombs and other pyramids and Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt now will an open air museum with the alabaster sphinx and the huge partial statue of Ramasses 11.
Saqqara Unas Causeway EG051153jhp 
 Saqqarah Unis Causeway low floor walk Pyramid floor limestone Egypt is this ground level view of the restored walkway from the Pyramid of Unas near the Step Pyramid and which slopes down to the Valley Temple first seen as visitors arrive at this major complex near Memphis. Recent archaeological work has discovered tombs near the causeway such as that of the Two Brothers and the New Kingdom cemetery uncovered by the Leiden Dutch work while many other undiscovered or partially excavated ones lie alongside the causeway as do boat pits. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, pyramid, causeway, valley, temple, mortuary, upright, low, level, ground, limestone, granite, gate, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, boat, pits
Saqqara Unas Causeway EG051152jhp 
 Saqqara Unas Causeway low floor walk Pyramid Gate ancient Egyptian is this ground level view of the restored walkway from the Pyramid of Unas near the Step Pyramid and which slopes down to the Valley Temple first seen as visitors arrive at this major complex near Memphis. Recent archaeological work has discovered tombs near the causeway such as that of the Two Brothers and the New Kingdom cemetery uncovered by the Leiden Dutch work while many other undiscovered or partially excavated ones lie alongside the causeway as do boat pits. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, pyramid, causeway, valley, temple, landscape, sandstone, granite, gate, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, boat, pits

Egypt > Valley of Kings Luxor (2 files)

Photographs of the Valley of the Kings from tomb interiors as well as exterior views of the valley including the tombs of Ramses 1V, KV 43 and 19.
Valley Kings EG0213077jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Thutmosis Tomb KV43 star ceiling interior antechamber in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases and this was a very difficult one to take becuase of the huge differences in light levels from the floor lighting to the ceiling and regettably was not taken in RAW file which would have offered more control in post production. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213062jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Kings Luxor Thutmosis Tomb passageway interior bare sloping floored in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, passageway, steps, steep, bare

Scotland > Aberdeen City (9 files)

This gallery includes all photographs connected with Aberdeen city from buildings, churches, streets, public parks, gardens, the University, Harbour and the beach. Places covered included Union Terrace Gardens, Cowdray Hall, Rosemount, HM Theatre, William Wallace Statue, Union Street, Castlegate, Citadel, Town House, Provost Skene House, Marsicahl College, Woolmanhill, Denburn Carpark, Johnston Gardens, Victoria Park, Duthie Park, Hazlehead Park, Piper Alpha Memorial, Seaton Park, Kings College, Elphinstone, Old Aberdeen, Fittie, Bridge of Don, AECC, Garthdee, Torry, Nigg, Pocra Quay
Aberdeen Town House qax2463jhp 
 Aberdeen city June Town House view Marischal Square modern sculpture Scottish development tucked away behind the modern development called Marischal Square which has replaced the previous and demolished multi-floored St Nicholas House off Broad Street which has taken over as municipal offices. Provost Ross’s House under refurbishment should have charming museum and cafe incorporated into Aberdeen's oldest surviving house with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin. Parts of the previous setting for the house have gone such as the lovely pool from which the sculpture has been kept although greatly lacking in its previous style. The new buildings surrounding this Square offer interesting windows on the College and the Town House. At the time of taking this photo construction work is still ongoing especially in the front of Marischal College pedestrian area. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, Aberdeen, City, landscape, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic, Marischal, offices, Square, Muse, Union, Broad, market, Town, House, centre, hotel, Marriott, Residence, Inn, café, Prezzo, Costa, restaurant, coffee, modern, old, Street, parterre, seats, bridge, Schoolhill, Bon Accord, Roof, Garden, Belmont, Castlegate, Gilcomston, Church, Christ’s, College, buses, cars, shopping, shops, June, 2018, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, upright
Aberdeen Town House qax2462jhp 
 Aberdeen city Scotland summer Town House Marischal Square modern development tucked away behind the modern development called Marischal Square which has replaced the previous and demolished multi-floored St Nicholas House off Broad Street which has taken over as municipal offices. Provost Ross’s House under refurbishment should have charming museum and cafe incorporated into Aberdeen's oldest surviving house with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin. Parts of the previous setting for the house have gone such as the lovely pool from which the sculpture has been kept although greatly lacking in its previous style. The new buildings surrounding this Square offer interesting windows on the College and the Town House. At the time of taking this photo construction work is still ongoing especially in the front of Marischal College pedestrian area. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, Aberdeen, City, landscape, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic, Marischal, offices, Square, Muse, Union, Broad, market, Town, House, centre, hotel, Marriott, Residence, Inn, café, Prezzo, Costa, restaurant, coffee, modern, old, Street, parterre, seats, bridge, Schoolhill, Bon Accord, Roof, Garden, Belmont, Castlegate, Gilcomston, Church, Christ’s, College, buses, cars, shopping, shops, June, 2018, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, camera
Aberdeen Provost Skene s House qax2459jhp 
 Aberdeen city Scotland summer Marischal Square Provost Skene’s House new setting tucked away behind the modern development called Marischal Square which has replaced the previous and demolished multi-floored St Nicholas House off Broad Street which has taken over as municipal offices. Provost Ross’s House under refurbishment should have charming museum and cafe incorporated into Aberdeen's oldest surviving house with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin. Parts of the previous setting for the house have gone such as the lovely pool from which the sculpture has been kept although greatly lacking in its previous style. The new buildings surrounding this Square offer interesting windows on the College and the Town House. At the time of taking this photo construction work is still ongoing especially in the front of Marischal College pedestrian area. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, Aberdeen, City, landscape, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic, Marischal, offices, Square, Muse, Union, Broad, market, Town, House, centre, hotel, Marriott, Residence, Inn, café, Prezzo, Costa, restaurant, coffee, modern, old, Street, parterre, seats, bridge, Schoolhill, Bon Accord, Roof, Garden, Belmont, Castlegate, Gilcomston, Church, Christ’s, College, buses, cars, shopping, shops, June, 2018, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, camera
Aberdeen Provost Skene s House qax2458jhp 
 Aberdeen city Scottish summer Marischal Square New development Provost Skene’s House tucked away behind the modern development called Marischal Square which has replaced the previous and demolished multi-floored St Nicholas House off Broad Street which has taken over as municipal offices. Provost Ross’s House under refurbishment should have charming museum and cafe incorporated into Aberdeen's oldest surviving house with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin. Parts of the previous setting for the house have gone such as the lovely pool from which the sculpture has been kept although greatly lacking in its previous style. The new buildings surrounding this Square offer interesting windows on the College and the Town House. At the time of taking this photo construction work is still ongoing especially in the front of Marischal College pedestrian area. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, Aberdeen, City, landscape, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic, Marischal, offices, Square, Muse, Union, Broad, market, Town, House, centre, hotel, Marriott, Residence, Inn, café, Prezzo, Costa, restaurant, coffee, modern, old, Street, parterre, seats, bridge, Schoolhill, Bon Accord, Roof, Garden, Belmont, Castlegate, Gilcomston, Church, Christ’s, College, buses, cars, shopping, shops, June, 2018, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, camera
Aberdeen Provost Skene s House qax2457jhp 
 Aberdeen city Scotland Arch Marischal College Square New Provost Skene’s House tucked away behind the modern development called Marischal Square which has replaced the previous and demolished multi-floored St Nicholas House off Broad Street which has taken over as municipal offices. Provost Ross’s House under refurbishment should have charming museum and cafe incorporated into Aberdeen's oldest surviving house with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin. Parts of the previous setting for the house have gone such as the lovely pool from which the sculpture has been kept although greatly lacking in its previous style. The new buildings surrounding this Square offer interesting windows on the College and the Town House. At the time of taking this photo construction work is still ongoing especially in the front of Marischal College pedestrian area. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, Aberdeen, City, landscape, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic, Marischal, offices, Square, Muse, Union, Broad, market, Town, House, centre, hotel, Marriott, Residence, Inn, café, Prezzo, Costa, restaurant, coffee, modern, old, Street, parterre, seats, bridge, Schoolhill, Bon Accord, Roof, Garden, Belmont, Castlegate, Gilcomston, Church, Christ’s, College, buses, cars, shopping, shops, June, 2018, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, upright
Aberdeen Provost Skene House wtn1196jhp 
 Provost Skene House museum old sprites fountain pool water Aberdeen Scotland tucked away behind the modern multi-floored box of St Nicholas House off Broad Street is the charming museum and cafe incorporated into Aberdeen's oldest surviving house with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, Grampian, Aberdeen, City, 'Provost Skene House', oldest, house, preserved, restored, St Nicholas, House, Broad Street, cafe, public, visitors, spring, landscape, water, sprites, feature, museum, religious, paintings, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic
Provost Skene House xv0209jhp 
 Scottish Historic Provost Skene House Aberdeen Pond Fountain Sculpture Spring is tucked away behind the modern multi-floored box of St Nicholas House off Broad Street is the charming museum and cafe incorporated into Aberdeen's oldest surviving house with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, Grampian, Aberdeen, City, 'Provost Skene House, oldest, house, preserved, restored, St Nicolas House, Broad Street, cafe, upright, water, sprites, feature, museum, religious, paintings, stone, architecture, style, classic
Aberdeen Provost Skene s House SO271068JHP 
 Aberdeen City Scotland Provost Skene's House Museum Front Trees Photograph is tucked away behind the modern multi-floored box of St Nicholas House off Broad street is the charming museum and cafe built into building, Aberdeen's oldest surviving house and with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, Grampian, 'Provost Skene House', oldest, house, preserved, restored, St Nicolas House, Broad Street, cafe, public, visitors, upright, water, sprites, feature, museum, religious, paintings, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic, Bon Accord
Aberdeen Provost Skene s House SO271066JHP 
 Provost Skene's House Scottish Aberdeen City Museum Oldest Building is tucked away behind the modern multi-floored box of St Nicholas House off Broad street is the charming museum and cafe built into building, Aberdeen's oldest surviving house and with its fascinating religious paintings of unknown date or origin 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, Grampian, 'Provost Skene House', oldest, house, preserved, restored, St Nicolas House, Broad Street, cafe, public, visitors, upright, water, sprites, feature, museum, religious, paintings, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic, Bon Accord

Scotland > Aberdeenshire Coast (1 file)

Pictures in this library relate to the sea and the coasts around Aberdeenshire from St Cyrus to the Moray Firth along to Cullen and include fishing villages of Gourdon, Johnshaven, the town of Stonehaven, beach at Balmedie, Cruden Bay, Forvie, Bodham Point near Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Rosehearty, Pennan, Macduff, Banff, Whitehills, Portsoy, Sandend, Portknockie, Bow Fiddle Rock.
Kinnaird Head Fraserburgh TO21625JH 
 Kinnaird Lighthouse Wine House Sea Crashing Beach Rocks Aberdeenshire Scotland with this fascinating building called the Wine House with three unconnected floors and whose history and purchase is not known both situated in Fraserburgh on the North Sea coast of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. The Lighhouse is now a Museum. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Grampian, Scottish, North, sea, East, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen, Buchan, landscape, Fraserburgh, Kinnaird, Head: lighthouse, museum, conserved, wine house, rocks, sea, crashing, foam, waves, foreshore, wind, upright, landscape, town, coast, cove, beach, tides, tidal, white, clouds, clear, sky

Scotland > Flora and Fauna (1 file)

Gallery of Scottish photographs of plants, flowers, such as bluebells, harebells, Dames Rocket, broom, gorse, fox gloves, poppies; trees such as gean, silver birch, pines, Scots Pines, larch, and a few wild animals such as birds, hare, pheasants, roe deer, red squirrels, insects, butterflies such as peacocls, red admirals, tortoiseshell, although I am not a wildlife photographer as such.
Primula Vulgaris wyy4872jhp 
 Wild flowers spring primula primroses woodland floor Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland in clear felled woodland area on Royal Deeside in the North east of Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, spring, woodland, forest, clear, felled, clearing, wild, countryside, rural, nature, landscape, flowers, primula, vulgaris, yellow, primroses, petals, sunshine, colourful, colorful

Scotland > Historic Properties (68 files)

This gallery has photographs of Scottish Castles and Fortresses, Stately Homes and Gardens, old churches or kirks and includes most of the following:
Auchindoir Church; Auchindoun Castle; Balmoral Castle; Balvenie Castle; Bass of Inverurie; Bellabeg Motte; Braemar Castle; Brodie Castle; Castle Fraser; Corgarff Castle; Corrichie Monument; Corse O’Neil Castle; Craigellachie Bridge; Crathes Castle; Crathie Kirk; Dalgetie Castle; Deer Abbey; Drum Castle; Duff House; Duffus Castle; Dunnideer; Dunnottar Castle; Elgin Cathedral; Esslemont Castle; Fasque House; Fetternear House; Findlater; Fordyce; Fyvie Castle; Gairnshiel Bridge; Glenbuchat Castle; Haddo House; Hallforest Castle; Huntly Castle; Inchdrewer Castle; Invercauld Bridge O’Dee; Kildrummy Castle; Kincardine O’Neil Kirk; Kindrochit Castle; Kinloss Abbey; Kinneff Church; Knock Castle; Leith Hall; Mar Lodge; Marnoch Kirkyard; Mid Mar Kirk; Monymusk Kirk; Peel of Lumphanan; Pitmedden Gardens; Pluscarden Priory or Abbey; Ruthven Barracks; Slains Castle; Tolquhon Castle; Tullich Kirk; Fort George;
Corse Castle Scotland asd5312jhp 
 Corse O'Neil Castle Scotland stairs stonework construction windows walls Interior shell spring ruin is located off B9119 Tarland road-take O’Neil Corse turnoff for a few hundred yards and is best viewed from road as very overgrown with stinging nettles and is not in good structural condition for exploring. Photograph shows south interior wall with stonewrok, windows, stairwells and upper floor but basic structure is a shell. Still in Forbes family, probably built around late 1580’s by Patrick Forbes, Bishop of Aberdeen from 1564-1663. Fairly traditional Z-Plan tower-house of the area and in a state unlikely to be restored. 
This particular image shows exaggerated converging verticals because of the closeness of the lens and despite it being an ultra wide focal length for given the situation of the castle to steep slopes it is not possible to get far enough away. The effect although not accurate or truth does increase the sense of height and scale. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Mar, Corse, Castle, O’Neil, Lumphanan, Tarland, Craigievar, landscape, west, east, spring, bare, stonework, gunloop, interior, historic, history, Patrick, Forbes, Bishop, Aberdeen, clan, heritage, ruined, shell, derelict, traditional, style, fortifications, Z-plan, round-tower, tree, silver, birch, shapes, eerie, shadows, sunny, trees, April, 2013, digital, camera, DSLR, Nikon, D700, 16-35 lens, photograph, converging, verticals, sloping, height, close
Corse Castle Scotland asd5310jhp 
 Corse O'Neil Castle stairs stonework construction windows south wall Interior spring Scottish ruin is located off B9119 Tarland road-take O’Neil Corse turnoff for a few hundred yards and is best viewed from road as very overgrown with stinging nettles and is not in good structural condition for exploring. Photograph shows south interior wall with stonewrok, windows, stairwells and upper floor but basic structure is a shell. Still in Forbes family, probably built around late 1580’s by Patrick Forbes, Bishop of Aberdeen from 1564-1663. Fairly traditional Z-Plan tower-house of the area and in a state unlikely to be restored. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Mar, Corse, Castle, O’Neil, Lumphanan, Tarland, Craigievar, landscape, west, east, spring, bare, stonework, gunloop, interior, historic, history, Patrick, Forbes, Bishop, Aberdeen, clan, heritage, ruined, shell, derelict, traditional, style, fortifications, Z-plan, round-tower, tree, silver, birch, shapes, eerie, shadows, sunny, trees, April, 2013, digital, camera, DSLR, Nikon, D700, 16-35 lens, photograph, converging, verticals, sloping, height, close, upright, south, wall, stairs, windows
Corse Castle Scotland asd5299jhp 
 Corse O'Neil Castle fort stonework construction windows Interior spring Scottish ruin is located off B9119 Tarland road-take O’Neil Corse turnoff for a few hundred yards and is best viewed from road as very overgrown with stinging nettles and is not in good structural condition for exploring. Photograph showa east interior wall with stonewrok, windows and upper floor but basic structure is a shell. Still in Forbes family, probably built around late 1580’s by Patrick Forbes, Bishop of Aberdeen from 1564-1663. Fairly traditional Z-Plan tower-house of the area and in a state unlikely to be restored. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Mar, Corse, Castle, O’Neil, Lumphanan, Tarland, Craigievar, landscape, west, east, spring, bare, stonework, gunloop, interior, historic, history, Patrick, Forbes, Bishop, Aberdeen, clan, heritage, ruined, shell, derelict, traditional, style, fortifications, Z-plan, round-tower, tree, silver, birch, shapes, eerie, shadows, sunny, trees, April, 2013, digital, camera, DSLR, Nikon, D700, 16-35 lens, photograph, converging, verticals, sloping, height, close
Corse Castle Scotland asd5298jhp 
 Corse O'Neil Castle Scotland Aberdeenshire east Interior wall steps spring ruin is located off B9119 Tarland road-take O’Neil Corse turnoff for a few hundred yards and is best viewed from road as very overgrown with stinging nettles and is not in good structural condition for exploring. Photograph shows east interior windows and floor levels but the basic structure is a shell with SE tower on right. Still in Forbes family, probably built around late 1580’s by Patrick Forbes, Bishop of Aberdeen from 1564-1663. Fairly traditional Z-Plan tower-house of the area and in a state unlikely to be restored 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Mar, Corse, Castle, O’Neil, Lumphanan, Tarland, Craigievar, landscape, west, east, spring, bare, stonework, gunloop, interior, historic, history, Patrick, Forbes, Bishop, Aberdeen, clan, heritage, ruined, shell, derelict, traditional, style, fortifications, Z-plan, round-tower, tree, silver, birch, shapes, eerie, shadows, sunny, trees, April, 2013, digital, camera, DSLR, Nikon, D700, 16-35 lens, photograph, converging, verticals, sloping, height, close, upright
Auchindoun Castle vs2441jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruined fort prominent hill top Mackalea sheep hills Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2436jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle Scottish ruin hill top approach tree framed farm walk Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2431jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin landscape ash tree woods walk approach hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin tree framed entrance kiln fences hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent ramparts ditch panorama fortification hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop mound ditch skyline outer walls Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop panorama approach blue sky walls Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined fort gate entrance buttresses stonework Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop outer wall gateway entrance buttress Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle L-plan stonework window framed keep tower walls Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined keep tower window framed inside stonework prominent hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop outer wall buttress mound Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop outside wall buttress safety strengthened Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin inside room vaulted celing stonework wall restoration Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin wall window view Ben Rinnes stonework lichen Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle window view stone framing hill Ben Rinnes Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle window view frame Ben Rinnes prominent hill shape Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle window view stone framed Fiddich Milltown Scottish autumn Dufftown Morayshire Scotland walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle gate view hill Mackalea glen trees hilltop stonework lichen Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle internal walls curtain thick restoration Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin keep buttressing support walls thick stone Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined structure interiors craftsmanship keep arches vaulted barrel Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle interiors floors rooms ceilings vaulted stonework details Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle interiors keep buttress safety support floors rooms architecture Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle Scottish ruined fort tower keep inside walls hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin fort keep tower walls stones shell Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle hilltop window view Fiddich Glen highpoint Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle River Fiddich view window hilltop Cabrach strategic Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle keep large floors stonework public access gate wall Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined keep inside information board L-plan Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin interior keep central info board prominent hilltop fort Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined fort inner walls keep stonework huge Scottish prominent hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined walls interior keep rooms ceiling floors rooms Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin Scottish walls stonework interiors vaulted floors rooms autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin interior valuted ceiling windows Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin walls tower walk upwards Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin walls outer curtain tower hilltop Morayshire Scottish autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined entrance gate prominent hill Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin fort approach wakks prominent hill top Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin hill top buttresses restoration Morayshire Scottish autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hill top panorama Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle glen forest River Fiddich Cabrach view Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle lime kiln scaffolding hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scottish autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle prominent hilltop approach trees Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin hilltop scaffold repairs Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Findlater Castle Ruin stonework walls standing Jim Henderson Photograph closeup is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
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 Findlater Castle fort Ruin Aberdeenshire cliff view clifftop buildings perched Scotland autumn is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1269jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruins structure Aberdeenshire Coast Scotland clifftop autumn October is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1265jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruins wall stones cliff Scottish Coast clifftop autumn photo is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1264jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruin Moray Firth waves plumes rocks drama North coast Scotland autumn is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1263jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruin rocks crashing waves dramatic clifftop perched Scotland autumn is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1261jhp 
 Findlater Aberdeenshire Coast Portsoy clifftop Scotland autumn rocks waves photo by a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1260jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruin Aberdeenshire Coast Cullen clifftop perched Scotland gorse autumn is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, upright, westwards, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1256jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruin Aberdeenshire Coast cliffs waves rocks panorama Scottish autumn is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1252jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruins Aberdeenshire Coast cliff top Scotland autumn buff sea is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1251jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruin Aberdeenshire Coast Portsoy cliffs grass perched Scottish autumn is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.

Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, upright, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Findlater Castle vbn1250jhp 
 Findlater Castle Ruin Aberdeenshire Coast Portsoy clifftop perched Scotland autumn is a ruined castle whose current ruins were probably erected before 1411 by Sir John Sinclair of Findlater before his death at the Battle of Harlaw near Inverurie. Built in the style of his castle Roslyn, it was taken over by Ogilvie of Deskford during the reign of James 11 and its fortifications strengthened. Subsequently handed to Sir John Gordon but was abandoned in 1600 and fell in ruin by 1638 never to be repaired again. It is located on a steep buff below rugged and almost inaccessible cliffs just north west of Sandend near Portsoy on the northern coast of Aberdeenshire facing the Moray Firth. There was an original fortress on the site dating back to before 1246 when records indicate that it was to be fortified during the reign of King Alexander 111 to fend off attacks by the Vikings although it was subsequently captured by them. The Ogilvie’s had lost interest in Findlater Castle after they decided to build Cullen House a somewhat different elegant mansion close to Cullen.
Once there was a wooden bridge giving access to the castle after a steep descent down the cliffs. Little now remains of the building and it is now in a dangerous state of repair and although accessible should be taken with great care. Remains of some walls which include two floors with vaulted rooms possibly the kitchen and a dungeon can be easily seen from the clifftop as in this photograph. There is a signed carpark as you leave Portsoy and pass Sandend. From the carpark at the rear of farm buildings you pass a doocot on the left but continue on straight down towards the cliffs along a grass cut path and you will see the castle below you where there are seats and an information board.
The name it is suggested might derive from the Norse Fyn is white and leitr for cliff, giving Fynleitr or Fynletyr whereas another suggestion is from the Gaelic with fionn for white and leitir for cliff both relating to the nature of the cliffs around this area exhibiting high deposits of quartz. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Firth, Portsoy, Sandend, Banff, Cullen, Findlater, Castle, ruined, north, east, sea, landscape, blue, sky, waves, crashing, dramatic, clouds, spectacular, eerie, spooky, coast, coastal, steep, narrow, paths, grassy, inaccessible, dangerous, cliffs, rocks, lichen, grass, headland, vaults, windows, walls, stonework, weathered, erosion, 2015, October, autumn, Nikon, D700, digital, DSLR, sun, sunny, sunshine, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, blue, sky
Duffus Castle Quarters qwe7433jhp 
 Duffus Castle Morayshire Scottish Norman building quarters rooms ruin floors stands proud of the low lying swampy Laich with its deep defensive ditch and still ironically keeps a military connection with modern jets from Kinloss soaring over it on takeoff. Located near the Elgin to Hopeman road it is a Historic Scotland property. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, North, East, Moray, Firth, Morayshire, Highlands, Elgin, Duffus, Kinloss, Castle, fort, Norman, feudal, motte, bailey, ruin, walls, masonry, stonework, postern, entrance, quarters, cellar, rooms, summer, door, landscape, upright, rural, setting, scenery
Duffus Castle Quarters qwe7427jhp 
 Duffus Castle Scottish summer Norman ruin rooms quarters stone battlements Elgin stands proud of the low lying swampy Laich with its deep defensive ditch and still ironically keeps a military connection with modern jets from Kinloss soaring over it on takeoff. Located near the Elgin to Hopeman road it is a Historic Scotland property. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, North, East, Moray, Firth, Morayshire, Highlands, Elgin, Duffus, Kinloss, Castle, fort, Norman, feudal, motte, bailey, ruin, walls, masonry, stonework, postern, entrance, quarters, cellar, rooms, hall, stonework, floors, summer, door, landscape
Corse Castle East Interior wyy4112jhp 
 Corse Castle Scotland O'Neil Forbes Interior East Wing Wall Stone is located off B9119 Tarland road-take O’Neil Corse turnoff for a few hundred yards and is best viewed from road as very overgrown with stinging nettles and is not in good structural condition for exploring. Photographs show NW tower but basic structure is a shell with SE tower beyond. Still in Forbes family, probably built around late 1580’s by Patrick Forbes, Bishop of Aberdeen from 1564-1663. Fairly traditional Z-Plan tower-house of the area and in a state unlikely to be restored. Given that nearby Craigievar Castle is closed during 2008/9 for restoration this might fill a gap as part of the same family and very much in their historical area of Aberdeenshire. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Mar, Corse, Castle, O’Neil, Lumphanan, XRoads, landscape, interior, east, wing, wall, windows, upper, floors, stone, stonework, construction, historic, history, Patrick, Forbes, Bishop, Aberdeen, clan, heritage, ruined, shell, derelict, traditional, style, fortifications, Z-plan, round-tower, tree, shadows, sunny, trees
Hallforest Castle 186511JHP 
 Hallforest Castle Scottish Ruin Keep Tower House Kemnay Kintore Aberdeenshire is one of few 14th Century keeps remaining in the North East and tradition is that it was built by Robert the Bruce as a hunting lodge. It was entered on the first floor by a ladder, the four floors for occupation and having embattlements has a degree of fortification. It was given to the Earl of Kintore by his father The Earl Marischal as a reward after the Battle of Bannockburn. It is now just an impressive ruin standing in the middle of a flat field adjacent top the Kintore to Kemnay road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Mar, Donside, Kemnay, Kintore, Hallforest, Castle, 14th Century, Keep, hunting, lodge, hall, four storeys, embattlements, cape-house, square, block, arched, apartments, landscape, transparency, scanned, historic, history
Kildrummy Castle Scotland WTN1811JHP 
 Kildrummy Castle Fortress Scotland Main Entrance Portcullis Drawbridge Stone Floor Aberdeenshire near Alford is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
As this is a Historic Scotland property the photograph should be used for editorial, scenic or tourist related use. The castle carpark and entrance is a few hundred yards to the west of the Hotel entrance. It is open for most of the summer and requires and entrance fee to be paid. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Kirkton, Castle, Historic, upright, Donside, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, hotel, 13th Century, entrance, fort, fortress, drawbridge, postern, gate, portcullis, towers, Elphinstone, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved
Kildrummy Castle Scotland WTN1809JHP 
 Scottish Fort Kildrummy Castle Entrance Portcullis Drawbridge Photograph Stone Floor is located in western Aberdeenshire near Alford is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
As this is a Historic Scotland property the photograph should be used for editorial, scenic or tourist related use. The castle carpark and entrance is a few hundred yards to the west of the Hotel entrance. It is open for most of the summer and requires and entrance fee to be paid. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Kirkton, Castle, Historic, landscape, Donside, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, hotel, 13th Century, entrance, fort, fortress, drawbridge, postern, gate, portcullis, towers, Elphinstone, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved

Scotland > Rivers, Glens & Lochs (1 file)

The gallery has photographs of Scottish lochs, glens and pictures associated directly with particular rivers in Scotland such as the River Dee, Don, Feugh, Urie, Deveron, Tanar, Dye, and Glen of Dee, Glen Muick and Glenbuchat.
Queens Loch Aboyne rty3135jhp 
 Aboyne Queens Loch autumn sunshine Scottish woodland walk path trees Aberdeenshire a peaceful walk to the south of the River Dee reached on the Birsebeg signed road to the east of the main Aboyne road bridge onto the south Deeside Road. A rough car parking area opposite the Praesmor Residential House gates and then detour off the main forest track to the lochside through iron gates. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aboyne, Queens, Loch, Praesmor, Birse, Birsebeg, lake, upright, autumn, Dunecht, estate, countryside, rural, natural, sunshine, water, brown, tree, trees, lined, silver, birch, forest, pines, needles, floor, ground, larch, hills, Fungle, walks, path, ducks, mist, reeds, glasslike, atmospheric, solitude

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