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Egypt > Abydos & Dendara (55 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 Roman Mammisi eg962142jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Trajan Hathor Ihy ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her and taken as one enters the main temple area near the north gate. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mamissi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals, slide, scanned
Dendara Gate eg962144jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon wall ancient Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, statue, Gods, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall, sphinx, slide, scanned
Dendara Gate eg962141jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egyptian photo, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, statue, Gods, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall, sphinx, slide, scanned
Dendara Gate eg962140jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt top, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate top section which is the main entrance into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals not far away. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, top, section, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, proplyon, gateway, gate, slide, scanned
Dendara West Wall eg98327 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egypt monument west wall photograph is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple viewed from the sacred lake entrance gates and nearby a small Temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, west, wall, sacred, lake, gates, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Hathor Face eg98545 
 Dendara Temple entrance open air museum Hathor face carving ancient Egypt, is located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is by the main entrance North Propylon gate alonside which is a small open air museum of various artefacts found on site including this carved face of Hathor in its bovine style although in 2007 it no longer resided there. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, open, air, museum, exhibit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, face, bovine, goddess, carved, sandstone, statue, God, gateway, gate, inside, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Gate & Sphinx eg985427 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon sphinx Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals here taken in late evening light with one of a few small sphinxes in the foreground. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, sphinx, evening, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, statue, proplyon, gateway, gate, slide, scanned
Dendara Gate & Sphinx eg98319 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon sphinx Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, sphinx, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall, slide, scanned
Dendara Gate eg985428 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon evening ancient Egyptian, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon underneath the gate in late evening light into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
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Dendara Iseum & East Gate eg985412 
 Dendara Temple rear ancient Egypt Augustus east gate Isis Iseum photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is the east wall of the small Augustus Temple of Isis looking to the Roman gate in the eastern enclosure wall and considered the main approach to this delightful Iseum located by the Sacred Lake at the rear of the main temple of Hathor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, Augustus, upright, east, gate, approach, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, town, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside, slide, scanned.
Dendara East Gate eg98337 
 Dendara Temple east enclosure wall gate Roman Egypt mudbrick bowl granite photo from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view looking eastwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and a large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town and temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the appraoch to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, east, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, Roman, gate, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, carved, Iseum, Isis, town, quern, ablution, bowl, slide, scanned
Dendara East Gate eg98336 
 Dendara Temple east enclosure wall gate Roman ancient Egyptian photograph from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view looking eastwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and a large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town and temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the approach to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, east, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, Roman, gate, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, carved, Iseum, Isis, town, quern, ablution, bowl, slide, scanned
Dendara fm Roman Mammisi eg985425 
 Dendara Temple basilica mammisi Nectanebo Hathor Tiberius hypostyle hall Egypt columns carved located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. Evening view of west side of the site taken from the roof og the Nectanebo Mammisi looking over the coptic Bascilia to the main Tiberian hypostyle hall of Hathor faced columns with east gate and mudbrick enclosure walls to left. Figures in front of the temple and on the roof give an idea of the massive scale of tghe monument. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, basilica, Coptic, mammisi, Nectanebo, columns, carved, sanitorium, reliefs, carving, decoration, slide, scan, highview, evening
Dendara Temple Hathor EG007135jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance open air museum Hathor face ncient Egyptian, is located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is by the main entrance North Propylon gate alonside which is a small open air museum of various artefacts found on site inclduing this famous image of the Goddess Hathor although on my most recent visit in 2007 it had disappeared. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, open, air, museum, exhibit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, face, statue, Goddess, gateway, gate, inside, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Temple Gate EG007137jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon sphinx Hathor Horus Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site from the side of the gate and the remains of a defaced sphinx statue. In the background the pharoah makes offering to Hathor and Horus and the small figure the child Ihy. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, sphinx, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ihy, Isis, Hathor, Horus, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Temple Gate EG007136jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon sphinx ancient Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site viewed from the remains of a small sphinx statue now defaced. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, sphinx, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ihy, Isis, Hathor, Horus, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Temple Front EG007133jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance front approach sarcophagi lids Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is from the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site facing the impressive first hypostyle hall built by Tiberius in the 1st century AD with its columns topped by Hathor faces mainly damaged in later centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, north, pro-pylon, Tiberius, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, faces, sarcophagi, grnaite, lids, hypostyle, hall, scanned, slide
Dendara Temple Front EG007114jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance front approach mammisi hypostyle Hathor faces Egyptian, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is from the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site facing the impressive first hypostyle hall built by Tiberius in the 1st century AD with its columns topped by Hathor faces mainly damaged in later centuries and here viewed from ther cormer of the Nectanebo mammisi looking over the Coptic Basilica. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, mammisi, Nectanebo, foreground, basilica, Coptic, north, pro-pylon, Tiberius, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, faces, sarcophagi, grnaite, lids, hypostyle, hall, scanned, slide
Dendara Temple Front EG007112jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance front approach hypostyle hall Hathor faces Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is from the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site facing the impressive first hypostyle hall built by Tiberius in the 1st century AD with its columns topped by Hathor faces mainly damaged in later centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, north, pro-pylon, Tiberius, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, faces, sarcophagi, grnaite, lids, hypostyle, hall, scanned, slide, mudbrick, enclosure, walls
Dendara Temple Roof View EG962156jhp 
 Dendara Temple basilica mammisi Nectanebo Roman roof view ancient Egypt layout located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a useful overview of the remains of the ruins passed on the approach into the main temple from the monumental Roman north gate the two mammisi, the Roman one in the background and the Nectanebo one foreground with the Coptic Basilica in the centre. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, north, roof, view, overview, layout, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, basilica, Coptic, mammisi, Nectanebo, Roman, gate, Trajan, Domitian, entrance, columns, carved, sanitorium, reliefs, carving, decoration
Dendara Temple Roof View EG9621519jhp 
 Dendara Temple basilica mammisi Nectanebo Roman roof view ancient Egypt layout located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a useful overview of the remains of the ruins passed on the approach into the main temple from the monumental Roman north gate the two mammisi, the Roman one in the background and the Nectanebo one foreground with the Coptic Basilica in the centre and to the very bottom left are the reamins of the sanitorium with its 11 mudbrick walled rooms. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, north, roof, view, overview, layout, mudbrick, enclosure, wall, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, basilica, Coptic, mammisi, Nectanebo, Roman, columns, carved, sanitorium, reliefs, carving, decoration
Dendara Temple Roof View EG9621511jhp 
 Dendara Temple basilica mammisi Nectanebo Roman roof view Egyptian layout located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a useful overview of the remains of the ruins passed on the appraoch into the main temple from the monumental Roman north gate the two mammisi, the Roman one in the background and the Nectanebo one foreground with the Coptic Basilica in the centre. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, basilica, Coptic, mammisi, Nectanebo, Roman, columns, carved, reliefs, carving, decoration
Dendara Temple Roof EG962155jhp 
 Dendara Temple south west roof enclosure wall town ancient Egyptian roof view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking south westwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall, the modern town and the desert beyond. A large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town is to the east, with remains of a temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the approach to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. At the corner of the roof on the right is the small chapel of the union with the disk with its 12 Hathor headed cloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, south, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, roof, view, desert, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, chapel, union, disk, columns, town, sandstone, blocks
Dendara Temple Roof EG962154jhp 
 Dendara Temple south roof enclosure wall desert ancient Egyptian photograph roof view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking southwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and the desert beyound. A large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town is to the east, with remains of a temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the approach to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. At the corner of the roof on the right is the small chapel of the union with the disk with its 12 Hathor headed cloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, south, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, roof, view, desert, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, chapel, union, disk, columns, town, sandstone, blocks
Dendara New Ticket Office eg075484jhp 
 Dendara Temple ticket office modern entrance recent ancient egyptian 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. 
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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 New Bark Shrine eg075488jhp 
 Dendara Temple Bark Shrine entrance recent 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, landscape, bark, barque, shrine, recent, mudbrick, walls, columns, excavations, foundations, new, entrance, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, gateway, gate
Dendara New Bark Shrine eg075486jhp 
 Dendara Temple Bark Shrine entrance information excavation ancient egyptian 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, landscape, bark, barque, shrine, recent, mudbrick, walls, columns, excavations, information, display, board, new, entrance, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, gateway, gate
Dendara Museum Exhibit eg075503jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance open air museum torso pharoah ancient Egyptian, is located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is by the main entrance North Propylon gate alonside which is a small open air museum of various artefacts found on site including this carving of the pharoah do which the torso half lies alongside showing the great carving skills of the craftsmen in sandstone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, open, air, museum, exhibit, carving, skilled, sandstone, pharoah, necklace, headdress, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, gateway, gate, inside, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Museum Exhibit eg075502jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance open air museum torso pharoah ancient Egyptian, is located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is by the main entrance North Propylon gate alonside which is a small open air museum of various artefacts found on site including this carving of the pharoah do which the top half lies alongside showing the great carving skills of the craftsmen in sandstone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, open, air, museum, exhibit, Corinthian, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Bes, statue, God, gateway, gate, inside, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Museum Exhibit eg075501jhp 
 Dendara Temple carving open air museum floral capital ancient Egypt, is located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is by the main entrance North Propylon gate alonside which is a small open air museum of various artefacts found on site inclduing this famous image of the God Bes 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, open, air, museum, exhibit, Corinthian, carved, floral, capital, scroll, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, inside, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Museum Exhibit eg075500jhp 
 Dendara Temple open air museum wheel granite Amun ancient Egyptian, is located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is by the main entrance North Propylon gate alonside which is a small open air museum of various artefacts found on site inclduing this fascinating circular wheel-like granite slab with carvings of a pharoah [Thutmosis 111] and the God Amun. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, open, air, museum, exhibit, wheel, granite, circular, pharoah, Thutmosis, Amun, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, gateway, gate, inside, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075497jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate looking up at the underneath showing the usla reliefs of the winged disc and sacred beetle pushing the sun with its claws. Some original painted surfaces are still visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, underneath, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, winged, disc, sacred, beetle, reliefs, painted, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075496jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, underneath, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, winged, disc, sacred, beetle, reliefs, painted, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075495jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egyptian photograph, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075494jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075493jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance columns Corinthian Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon gate Egyptian, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance passage from the North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine and flanked with colums topped with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, Corinthian, passageway, columns, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075492jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance columns Corinthian Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon gate Egyptian, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance passage from the North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine and flanked with columns topped with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075490jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance columns Corinthian Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon gate Egyptian, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance passage from the North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine and flanked with colums topped with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara God Bes eg075498jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance open air museum God Bes ancient Egypt, is located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is by the main entrance North Propylon gate alonside which is a small open air museum of various artefacts found on site including this famous image of the God Bes 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, open, air, museum, exhibit, Corinthian, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Bes, statue, God, gateway, gate, inside, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Gate eg075615jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, top, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Gate eg075614jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, upright, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara Bark Shrine eg075617jhp 
 Dendara Temple Bark Shrine entrance recent 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, entrance, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, gateway, gate
Dendara Roof View eg075575jhp 
 Dendara Temple east roof enclosure wall gate Roman Egypt photo desert view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking eastwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and a large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town and temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the appraoch to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, desert, mountains, east, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, Roman, gate, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, carved, decorated, solar, disc, Iseum, Isis, town
Dendara Roof View eg075573jhp 
 Dendara Temple east enclosure wall gate Roman Egyptian photograph roof view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking eastwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and a large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town and temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the appraoch to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, east, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, Roman, gate, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, carved, Iseum, Isis, town, reliefs, carving, decoration
Dendara Roof View eg075572jhp 
 Dendara Temple east enclosure wall gate Roman Egypt photo roof view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking eastwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and a large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town and temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the appraoch to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, east, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, Roman, gate, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, carved, Iseum, Isis, town, reliefs, carving, decoration
Dendara Mudbrick Wall eg075574jhp 
 Dendara Temple east enclosure mudbrick wall ancient Egyptian photograph roof view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking eastwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and a large monumental gate dating from the Roman period probably from a nearby town and temple complex dedicated to Horus and was the appraoch to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, east, enclosure, wall, construction, building, methods, mudbrick, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, Iseum, Isis, town
Dendara Temple Entrance Gate 5491EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Egyptian propylon Corinthian floral capitals photo at 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. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, mudbrick, enclosure, wall
Dendara New Bark Shrine 5485EG07JHP 
 Dendara Egyptian Temple Bark Shrine site entrance approach excavation mudbrick walls at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. Photo is of recent excavations before entering the main site and is a bark or barque shrine. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, bark, barque, shrine, recent, mudbrick, walls, columns, excavations, new, entrance, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, gateway, gate
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Gate 5434EG07JHP 
 Egyptian Temple Small Ramesses 11 Abydos Black Granite Gate photograph is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. In this photograph is one of the grey granite gates that is still standing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Gate 5433EG07JHP 
 Small Egypt Temple Abydos Ramesses Cartouche Granite Gate above is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. In this photograph is one of the grey granite gates that is still standing with a beautifully carved cartouche to the Great Pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple 5455EG07JHP 
 Small Temple Ramasses Abydos interior Ancient Egyptian upright walls gate which is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, interior, limestone, sandstone, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple 5454EG07JHP 
 Temple Small Abydos Egypt Ramesses 11 interior gate walls landscape photo a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, interior, limestone, sandstone, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Entrance 5320EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egypt Sety Temple approach entrance pylon gate photo largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Entrance 5319EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Seti Egypt entrance pylon carved gate block hieroglyphs largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight

Egypt > Aswan in general (4 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 Elephantine EG00509jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian excavations temple Alexander Gate Cataract Hotel visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

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

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

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

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, papyrus, gateway, gate, Alexander, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Cathedral Entrance EG053048JHP 
 Aswan Egypt Coptic Cathedral main entrance elegant gate recently constructed geometric domes and the large tower as seen from the main road running from the promenade out to the airport, British and High Dam and Philae Island passing the modern Nubian Museum and large Islamic Cemetery into outskirts rapidly being developed as the city expands. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, Coptic, Cathedral, church, Christian, religion, religious, modern, new, road, street, tower, domes, cross, landscape, entrance, gate, arches, Egyptian, modern, building

Egypt > Cairo City (13 files)

Photos relating to the City itself and River Nile activities. The Museum and Giza Pyramids are in separate galleries.
Cairo Square EG072637jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili square coaches street fountain clock tower mosque near this busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, landscape, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, gardens, fountain, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Mosque EG072639jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili area square Mosque tower clock palms is a busy and often important area as well as being a popular stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, landscape, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, clock, tower, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Mosque EG072638jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili mosque minaret Sayyidna al-Husayn square Maydan near this busy and often important site being popular stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, landscape, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Mosque EG072611jhp 
 Egypt Cairo mosque minaret Sayyidna al-Husayn square trees plants Maydan near the busy and often important site of Kan al-khalili a popular stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, upright, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072634jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili souk arch historic alleyway tourists owners cotton brass goods in a busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, landscape, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, arch, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic, historic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072633jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Kalili souk street minaret shops houses Egyptians shopping crowded alleys a busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, upright, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072632jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili minaret building street front houses contrast in a busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, upright, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072623jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Kalili souk street old Arabic script carved historic part of this busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, script, carved, bargaining, tourism, tourists, landscape, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072622jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili souk alleyway old historic pots brass metalware Egyptian in a busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, upright, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072617jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili souk street shop Egyptians shopping crowded a busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, upright, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, busy, crowded, locals, shopping, throng, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072616jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili souk Egyptians shopping crowded throng people a busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, landscape, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, street, scene, modern, busy, crowded, locals, shopping, throng, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072614jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Kalili street shop Egyptians leather exotic colourful a busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, landscape, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shop, street, front, colourful, cluttered, factories, bazaars, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic
Cairo Khan al-Kalili EG072612jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Kan al-Khalili souk streets shops tourists Egyptians shopping crowded alleys a busy and often important site seeing stop-off for tourists to Egypt and offered as part of City Tour where many bargains can be picked up as part of that exotic shopping experience in an Arabic Bazaar. Bargaining is also part of the fun and is expected throughout so a new and often daunting experience for the traditional conservative British visitor. Better value can probably be obtained in Aswan or Luxor and certainly for those doing a Nile Cruise large, weighty or fragile items are best left to the last minute. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptians, Cairo, cruise Arabic, bargaining, tourism, tourists, landscape, capital, old, city, gates, Sultan, Qansuh, Fatimid, Kan al-Khalili, al-Kalili, souk, al-Badestan, maze, alleyways, alleys, shops, shoppers, men, women, children, street, factories, bazaar, market, antiques, gold, jewellery, clothes, glass, leather, metal, wood, crafts, souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, sheeshas, trade, commercial, mosques, minaret, palm, trees, architecture, al-Azhar, Maydan, square, al-Hussein, Sayyidna, al-Husayn, building, 19C, Gothic

Egypt > Edfu Temple (12 files)

Photos in this gallery are of Edfu Temple, one of the best preserved in Egypt, and usually the first first visit after leaving Luxor ona Nile Cruise.
Edfu Temple EG203629jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egypt exterior pylon rear Ptolemy Horus large of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203627jhp 
 Edfu Temple town center street calache horse carriage ride tourist transport to Edfu Temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. Some cruise companies now use coaches as there have been complaints about the care of the horses that has upset visitors and I know on one occasion the driver of the carriage tried to make it race others to get to the temple first-our group warned him no baksheesh and he returned to a walking pace. 
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Edfu Temple EG203833jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt exterior North East face wall construction upgrade of this old entrance approach to this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203832jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egyptian exterior North face wall detailed many Gods of this old entrance approach to this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203831jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egyptians workmen East side construction modern mudbrick enclosure of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203830jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt exterior East wall construction modern rear pylon of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203829jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egyptian exterior East wall detailed many Gods of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Pylon Gate EG052242JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Pylon Gate Underneath Ceiling Painted Wings Solar Disc with its distinct symbols still colourful is located by River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Pylon Gate EG052241JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Pylon Gate Solar Disc Ureaus is viewed from the south showing still the coloured symbols of the solar disc, uraeus, and wings under the lintel and is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Pylon South EG0206JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Pylon Framed Mammisi Gate Closeup view from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Pylon Horus EG0212JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Pylon Front Face Horus Statue Looking Upwards viewed from one of two Horus statues at the entrance 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, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, lintel, solar, disc, winged, entrance, gate, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Horus EG0211JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Pylon Gateway Horus Statues Caesarion Upwards Sky Verticals viewed from one of the two Horus statues at the entrance doorway is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Egypt > Fayoum & Desert (3 files)

Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Karanis Southern Temple 6456EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Egypt Southern Temple Gateway Entrance Granite was a city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one, the entrance gates shown in this photo is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, South temple, outer, wall, construction, entrance, gate, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
Karanis Southern Temple 6455EG07JHP 
 Egypt Karanis Kom Aushim Temple Entrance South Gate Paving Stones was a city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one, the entrance gates shown in this photo is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, South temple, entrance, gates, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, stairs, gleaming, shining, surreal, desert, sand
Karanis Southern Temple 6445EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Southern Temple Base Stones Gate Egyptian Construction was a city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one whose front approach is illustrated in this photo is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, South temple, outer, wall, construction, entrance, gate, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand

Egypt > Giza Pyramids & Sphinx (5 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.
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. 
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Khufu Queens Chamber EG951054JHP 
 Queen Chamber Great Pyramid Khufu Giza Ventilation Shafts Ba Passage was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows one of the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera.

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 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, ventilation, shafts, robot, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Queens Chamber EG951029JHP 
 Queens Chamber Middle Corballed Roof Stone Granite Blocks inside the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows corbelled wall and it also is known for the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, ventilation, shafts, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Queens Chamber EG9510212JHP 
 Queens Chamber Inside Roof Ceiling Granite Blocks Great Pyramid Khufu Giza was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows the limestone roof blocks and corbelled side and it is also known for the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, roof, blocks, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Senedjemib-Mehu Tomb Interior EG050922JHP 
 Interior Carvings Paintings Giza Tomb Ancient Egyptian Senegemib-mehu Hieroglyphs taken through locked gate and located in the Western Cemetery near the Pyramid of Khufu at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, landscape, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Senegemib-mehu, wife, wall, relief, painted, colours, colors, hieroglyphics, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial.

Egypt > Hatshepsut Temple (5 files)

Photos in this gallery are of the West Bank Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri under the cliffs of the Theban hill
Hatshepsut Upper Level EG020129jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egypt Upper central court visitors tourists cliffs was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, gate, court, visitors, tourists, crowds, columns, upper, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Upper Level EG020109jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Upper central court gate was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, gate, columns, upper, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Tomb Door EG020124jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egypt Queen Pharaoh gate Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, gate, entrance, door, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02124JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian Style Doorway Sanctuary Amun Painted Figures Gods Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted, photographed here through the gate. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, burial, chmaber, entrance, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02123JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Temple Sanctuary Entrance Restricted columns door painted jams seen from the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted, although this view is possible from the gates. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, burial, chamber, entrance, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (23 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
Philae InfR EG982425jhp 
 Philae Egypt Aswan visit tourist market souk goods infra red B&W near the jetty for boarding motorboats for the visit to the relocated site established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982424jhp 
 Philae tourist shop stall trinkets infra red ghostlike light Aswan island trip at the jetty for a visit to this relocated site established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982423jhp 
 Philae Temple Agilkia Aswan island infra red boat view water rocks was relocated from the site established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, panorama, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982422jhp 
 Philae Temple island rocks boulders plants infra red ghostly light Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982419jhp 
 Philae Agilkia island boulders plants infra red B&W Aswan motorboat trip was used for the relocation of the original temple complex established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982418jhp 
 Philae visit island boulders plants infra red B&W boat water Aswan Agilkia island was used for the relocation of the original temple complex established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982413jhp 
 Philae Temple Ancient Egyptian Nilometer infra red film Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, nilometer, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98249jhp 
 Philae Temple Trajan Kiosk Pharaohs bed infra red backlit Egypt columns carvings Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98247jhp 
 Philae Temple Ancient Egypt first pylon gate ptolemy infra red Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemy, gate, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98246jhp 
 Philae Egypt first pylon gate ptolemy infra red Jim Henderson photo was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982417jhp 
 Philae Temple Kiosk Nectanebo columns Hathor face carvings B&W infra red Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Kiosk, Nectanebo, Ptolemy, Gate, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982412jhp 
 Philae Temple Trajan Kiosk infra red floral capitals Egyptian columns carvings Pharaohs bed Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982411jhp 
 Philae Temple wall carving relief offering Egyptian Isis infra red Gods Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982410jhp 
 Philae Temple interior infra red film ghosts people ghostly light Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG98244jhp 
 Philae Temple First Pylon Lion Ancient Egypt Isis Gate Aswan B&W Infra Red island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Medinet Habu InfR EG983713jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramasses pylon exterior infra red film B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983712jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Infra Red B&W Hypostyle statue carvings located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983711jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Egyptian second court painted infra red B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983710jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramesses Egypt first court statue king infra red B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, engaged, statue, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983726jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt carved blocks restoration ghostly infra red obelisks located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983725jhp 
 Karnak Temple storage carving restoration hieroglyphics infra red obelisks located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, pylon, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendera InfR EG98119jhp 
 Dendarah Dendera temple Qena Nile Egypt entrance gate infra red propylon in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena.

This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendara InfR EG981110jhp 
 Dendera temple Egypt sphinx gate infra red propylon Trajan Domitian B&W entrance to this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena.

This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998

Egypt > Karnak Temple (111 files)

Photos in this gallery include the whole of Karnak itself, the open air museum, temples of Khonsu and Ptah and the Sound and Light Show night images.
Karnak Temple SS984622jhp 
 Karnak Temple storage rescued obelisks dawn sunrise winter light palm tree located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. In the distance at the obelisks of Thutmose 1 and Queen or King Hatshepsut. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, obelisks, obelisk, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984621jhp 
 Karnak Temple south hypostyle hall obelisks dawn sunrise golden light located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. In the distance at the obelisks of Thutmose 1 and Queen or King Hatshepsut. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, obelisks, obelisk, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984618jhp 
 Karnak Temple south salvaged blocks obelisks dawn sunrise pylon seventh located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. In the distance at the obelisks of Thutmose 1 and Queen or King Hatshepsut. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, pylon, obelisks, obelisk, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Hatshepsut, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984617jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer carvings prisoners Karnak Temple South sunrise dawn light highlighting carving at this site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs.

These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984614jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South dawn sunrise carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak South Wall EG0214070jhp 
 Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South conquered cities cartouches Amun carvings a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214069jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak battle scene South Ramses chariot carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214068jhp 
 Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South Ramesses Chariots bow arrow carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, bow, arrow, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214066jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South carvings Ramasses chariots a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214065jhp 
 Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South Ramesses Amun prisoners presenting carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214063jhp 
 Outer Wall Karnak Temple Ramesses gate Ptah Amun Battle scene carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple to thre east of the gate where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, battle, scene, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Gate EG0214064jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Wall Reliefs Karnak South gate carving Ramesses Amun door jam a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Gate EG0214062jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South Gate gates carvings a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. Looking through the Hypostle Hall from the south gate of Ramesses 11 to the North gate where most of the outer wall reliefs are those of Seti 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, gates, vistors, tourists, people, photographing
Karnak South Gate EG0214061jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South Ramesses Gate carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, tourists, visitors, people
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214041jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns tourists scale huge size taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall to the south gate and the diminutive figures help one gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, tourists, visitors, people, small, scale, huge, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214033jhp 
 Karnak Egyptian Temple offering details wine vase Bes holding carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis as well as Sekhmet, Ma'at and Ptah and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. This detail shows the God Bes holding the vase possibly offering protection to the recipient or in his role as a merrymaking God. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, closeup, details, offerings, vases, Bes, face, holding, wine, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, outer, wall, north, exterior, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, outer, wall, North, Seti 1, Sethos, Sety, feast, food
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214030jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple offering Amun Seti a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Amun, Isis, offering, Seti 1, Sethos, offering, scenes, wine, food
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214024jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall North Wall Karnak Temple offering Amun Theban Triad Sety a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis as well as Sekhmet, Ptah and Ma'at and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, outer, wall, north, exterior, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Sety, Theban, Triad, Gods, Amun, Khonsu, Mut, Ma’at, Sekhmet, Ptah, offering, wine, feast, food
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214021jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall North Wall Karnak Temple offering Amun Theban Triad Sety a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis as well as Sekhmet, Ma'at and Ptah and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, outer, wall, north, exterior, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Sety, Theban, Triad, Gods, Amun, Khonsu, Mut, Ma’at, Sekhmet, Ptah, offering, wine, feast, food
Karnak Temple Sandstorm EG0214013jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Chapel gate sandstorm dramatic light hypostyle palms hazy which is located inside the central enclosure wall of the Karnak complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a relatively ruined small temple lying near the exterior north wall of the hypostyle hall and the path to the Temple of Ptah and gate to Montu Temple in the North Enclosure. The area is a cluster of ruins and blocks in storage and is very seldom frequented so always quiet in the crowded times. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast so apologies for the quality of these few images; one day I hope to return and get them in better light.

The chapel is dedicated to the Princess Ankhnesneferibre, daughter of Psamtik 11 and his Queen Takhut and she became successor to Nitocris the Divine Adoratice and later God’s Wife of Amun, High Priest and effectively ruled Thebes for nearly 60 years during the later Saite Period of Rule over Egypt; started in Dynasty 24 and centred on City of Sais in Northern delta region. Turbulent times however and she was in effect the last to hold this position for around the time of her death Psamtik 111, after a very short reign, was defeated by the Persian’s and the 26th Dynasty came to an end in 525BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, central, enclosure, chapel, Ankhnesneferibre, princess, Saite, Sais, Amun, Priest, Adoratice, God, wife, ruler, Psamtik, 11, 111, Psammetichus, Psammeticus, 26th, Dynasty, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, sandstone, gate, carvings, sandstorm, windy, hazy, palm, trees, sand, sandy, hypostyle, hall
Karnak Saite Chapel EG0214017jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Chapel Ankhnesneferibre gate Psamtik 111 hedjet crown Amun which is located inside the central enclosure wall of the Karnak complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a relatively ruined small temple lying near the exterior north wall of the hypostyle hall and the path to the Temple of Ptah and gate to Montu Temple in the North Enclosure. The area is a cluster of ruins and blocks in storage and is very seldom frequented so always quiet in the crowded times. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast so apologies for the quality of these few images; one day I hope to return and get them in better light.

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

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

The chapel is dedicated to the Princess Ankhnesneferibre, daughter of Psamtik 11 and his Queen Takhut and she became successor to Nitocris the Divine Adoratice and later God’s Wife of Amun, High Priest and effectively ruled Thebes for nearly 60 years during the later Saite Period of Rule over Egypt; started in Dynasty 24 and centred on City of Sais in Northern delta region. Turbulent times however and she was in effect the last to hold this position for around the time of her death Psamtik 111, after a very short reign, was defeated by the Persian’s and the 26th Dynasty came to an end in 525BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, central, enclosure, chapel, Ankhnesneferibre, princess, Saite, Sais, Amun, Priest, Adoratice, God, wife, ruler, Psamtik, 11, 111, Psammetichus, Psammeticus, Nitocris, Takhut, 26th, Dynasty, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, decorated, hieroglyphics, sandstone, papyrus, column, single, closed, bud, carvings, cobra, iaret, naja haje, rearing, hood, lion, face, Wadget, Wadjet, leonine, goddess, Nefertem, Eyes, Re, Ra, protector
Karnak temple Ptah EG0214004jhp 
 Temple Chapel Ptah headless state Karnak Egyptian vestibule Triad Memphis which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are the broken granite states of Ptah which is illustrated in this photo and Sekhmet in the righthand sanctuary. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, headless, seated, statue, sanctuary, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak temple Ptah EG0214003jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt Sekhmet Statue standing black granite lion which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet in this photo. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, black, granite, statue, standing, sanctuary, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lion, god, six, gates, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Montu Temple EG0214012jhp 
 Temple Ptah Museum Storage Area Karnak Egypt statue priest Amenhotep 111 cartouche which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. This storage shed, a mini museum with two standing statues is near the delightful small temple pf Ptah on the walk along the enclosure wall to Montu Temple. Avery seldom frequented area so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, gates, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amenhotep, 111, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, priest, statue, standing, kilt, skirt, staff, shed, museum, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone
Karnak Montu Temple EG0214011jhp 
 Temple Ptah Museum Storage Area Karnak Egypt statue priest leopard kilt which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. This storage shed, a mini museum with two standing statues is near the delightful small temple pf Ptah on the walk along the enclosure wall to Montu Temple. Avery seldom frequented area so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, gates, custodians, entrance, galabea, turban, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, priest, statue, standing, painted, shed, museum, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone
Karnak Montu Temple EG0214009jhp 
 Temple Montu precinct propylon Karnak Egypt gate Amenhotep Ptolemy which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. Accessed near the delightful small Temple pf Ptah on the North Enclosure of Karnak and as very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and it was the only time I have been offered the chance to see this site and was not allowed to explore it. The Ptolemlaic Propylon is visible behind the palm tree on the left and the older main temple of Amenhotep 11 is on the right. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Montu, Month, Falcon, God, war, Amenhotep, 111, Amenophis, Ramesses 1V, Stele, Tutankhamun, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 111, 1V, propylon, Bab el-Abd, Horemheb, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, construction, restoration, additions, granite, sandstone, blocks, stored, palm, trees, sandstorm, sand, overcast
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214034jhp 
 Hypostyle Wall Egyptian Karnak Sety battle scene chariot prisoners damaged carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, damaged, plumes
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214032jhp 
 Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Sethos hieroglyphics prisoners carvings faces on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214028jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Battle scene chariots horses arrows javelins carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, javelins, spears, horses, dead, battlefield, bodies, vanquished
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214027jhp 
 North exterior Wall Karnak Temple Sethos Nekhbet battle chariots details hieroglyphics carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, Nekhbet, vulture, flying, protection, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214026jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Egypt Seti chariot Nekhbet vulture carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, nekhbet, vulture, flying, protection
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214025jhp 
 North Wall Karnak Temple Luxor Sety Battle chariot prisoners bound carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, bound, walking, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, Nekhbet, vulture, protection
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214020jhp 
 Hypostyle Karnak Sety Battle scene smiting prisoners Amun Theban Triad carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side; note the cartouches naming the towns captured along the left hand side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, smiting, Amun, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, names, cartouches, Theban, Triad
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214019jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Sety Battle scene prisoners Amun carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Rough hewn Carving EG075051jhp 
 Karnak Temple storage rescued carving restoration hieroglyphics rough nu niwt located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill
Karnak Pylon Restoration EG075041jhp 
 Karnak Temple Ninth Pylon crane restoration rebuilding front block hieroglyphics located on the transverse axis south from the main central area in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of the Ninth Pylon with its southern face showing the slow progress of restoration after the infill from many Atenist temples has been removed, much of which lies around the is area of Karnak waiting for an eventual new home. Beyond the base of the crane is the Eighth Pylon originally built by Hatshepsut while the Ninth and Tenth were both attributed to Horemheb. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, ninth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, restoration, construction, crane, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, block, broken, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche
Karnak Pylon Carving EG075039jhp 
 Karnak Temple Ninth Pylon Horemheb Ramesses restoration front hieroglyphics flagpole located on the transverse axis south from the main central area in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of the Ninth Pylon with its southern face showing progress of restoration after the infill from many Atenist temples has been removed, much of which lies around the is area of Karnak waiting for an eventual new home. While the building of the Ninth and Tenth pylons were both attributed to Horemheb, there is clear evidence that Ramses 11 took over the decoration as it is visible on the restored south face with his cartouches and his outline obviously carved over an underlying figure that has partially been erased. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, Horemheb, Ramses 11, Ramesses, Ramasses, usurped, restoration, construction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, carved, over, flagpole, shaft
Karnak Khonsu Pylon EG075032jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Khonsu Pinedjem Pylon entrance Ramesside columns bases located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. The pylon was later decorated in place by the High Priest Pinedjem, later a King and the columned court inside is attributed to the King Herihor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, gate, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Propylon EG075011jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak Temple Khonsu Propylon Gate Ptolemaic Pylon entrance Pinedjem located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, propylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Erosion EG075045jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Carved wall relief erosion damage sharpening swords located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is an interior of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. The photographs shows possible erosion of an exterior wall but the deep grooves may also be caused by soldiers sharpening their swords or knives. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075024jhp 
 Karnak Temple Khonsu Interior Carving hieroglyphic nu niwt city walls relief located inside this mortuary temple to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo of the hieroglyphic sign for a city or town, the nu or niwt, crossroads symbol is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, bas reliefs, carving, crossroads, city, walled, town, nu, village, niet, Pinudjem, Nectanebo, Herihor, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075023jhp 
 Karnak Temple Khonsu Ramesses Interior detailed sharp carvings hieroglyphs offering Amun located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouches, Horus, falcon, bik, vulture, neret, flying, nekhbet, Mut, Ramses 1V, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075020jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Ramesses Amun offering Interior Carvings walls reliefs located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V , the latter appearing in this scene, but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, 1V, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Horus, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075012jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Ramesses 1V Interior Carved walls hieroglyhics Horus located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouches, Horus, falcon, bik, vulture, neret, flying, nekhbet, Mut, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, offering, fruit, food, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075061jhp 
 Osiride statues barque shrine Temple Ramesses Karnak Amun-Re Kamutef Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the interior walls at the north wall of the Temple of Ramesses 111 which is accessed from the Forecourt on the right side as you enter through the western First Pylon gate. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses 111, Ramesses, Ramasses, Osiride, standing, figures, statues, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, interior, north, wall, wall, carvings, hieroglyphs, lintels
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075060jhp 
 Osiride statues barque shrine Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the interior walls at the north wall which is accessed Temple from the Forecourt on the right side as you enter through the western First Pylon gate. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses 111, Ramesses, Ramasses, Osiride, standing, figures, statues, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, interior, north, wall, wall, carvings, hieroglyphs, lintels
Karnak Two Obelisks EG075002jhp 
 Egyptian Tuthmose Hatshepsut Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple Ramesses gate is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the right is Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The other obelisk is that of Tuthmose partially framed by the gate of Ramesses 1X viweed from the First Court at the rear of the Seventh Pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, Ramesses 1X, gate, obelisks, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, First, Court, Sacred, Lake, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Two Obelisks EG075001jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Tuthmose Hatshepsut Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple Ramses gate is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the right is Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The other obelisk is that of Tuthmose partially framed by the gate of Ramesses 1X viweed from the First Court at the rear of the Seventh Pylon. People going off to the right are heading for the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, Ramesses 1X, gate, obelisks, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, First, Court, Sacred, Lake, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, tourists, visitors
Karnak Thutmosis Obelisk EG074992jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Amun Temple Sacred Lake Tuthmose obelisk palm trees in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, telephoto, Amun, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisk, hypostyle, hall, windows, roof, palm, trees, water, reflections, pyramidion, top, section, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Tenth Pylon EG075008jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Tenth Pylon Horemheb enclosure walls gate Statues Mut located on the south western enclosure wall the tenth pylon and gate built by Horemheb leads to the Precinct of Mut which is not open to the public. The Karnak complex is locaqtedd near the Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of the pylon is from within the central enclosure obscured by this stand opf palm trees but one of two standing, headless statues, probably of Horemheb, is visible on the left. the state of the pylon is in very poor repair, many of the blocks are infill reused from other older buildings and once these are identified and removed, reconstruction will start on this pylon and gate. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, tenth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, colossi, statues, precinct, Mut, avenue, sphinxes, Amun, consort, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, palm, trees, blocks, disrepair
Karnak Temple Ruins EG074982jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Hearing Ear Ramesses 11 obelisk base Nectanebo Gate and on the other side is the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis 111 near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hearing, Ear, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, painted, lintels, carvings, Amun, pharaoh, hieroglyphs, hearing, ear, limestone, mudbrick, walls, palm, trees
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074994jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake water reflections obelisks palm trees in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074990jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake view telephoto obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, telephoto, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074988jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks hypostyle hall palm frond framed in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, fronds, framed, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074987jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks hypostyle hall palms water reflections in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, upright, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074986jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Temple Sacred Lake obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074985jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks palm trees water Hypostyle Hall in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074984jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Karnak Temple Sacred Lake South obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns, Rights Managed, Ownership and Copyright to Jim Henderson, Photo Credit as Jim Henderson
Karnak Ramesses 11 Door EG075004jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer South Door Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Ramses 11 carving on the exterior southern wall gate of this sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, southern, entrance, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, barque, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, vanquished, prisoners, massacre, battle, registers, reports, tableaux
Karnak Khonsu Propylon EG075010jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Propylon Gate Ptolemaic Pylon entrance Ramesses located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, propylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Carved Wall EG074999jhp 
 Wall Relief Karnak Egypt doorway eighth pylon Ramesses Horus Amun on the wall inside the gate of the eighth pylon. Ramesses 11 before a seated Amun and with other Gods one of whom is damaged. For a detailed description of the Karnak site I recommend the Touregypt.net site at this link and you can use it by scrolling to the bottom and get access to other parts of the complex: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/karnak6.htm 
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Karnak Carved Wall EG074998jhp 
 Wall Relief Karnak Temple doorway eighth pylon Ramses 11 Horus Amun on the wall inside the gate of the eighth pylon. Ramesses 11 before a seated Amun and with other Gods one of whom is damaged. For a detailed description of the Karnak site I recommend the Touregypt.net site at this link and you can use it by scrolling to the bottom and get access to other parts of the complex: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/karnak6.htm 
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Karnak Carved Wall EG075003jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Columns Roof carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramses 11 and his various military campaigns in Syria, Palestine and Kadesh against the Hittites and the hall is just visible above the wall. This section is between the gate and the wall of the First Court behind the seventh Pylon. It appears that owing to lack of space his later Palestine campaign reports were over written the earlier Battle of Kadesh one although the themes of vanquished prisoners, Pharaoh smiting his enemies are the same. 
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Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074931jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Seti Barque many oars carving on the north outer wall of the Hypostle Hall at Karnak a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
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Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074930jhp 
 Outer North Wall Karnak Egyptian Temple Sethos Barque Shrine Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
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Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074929jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Battle scene chariot prisoners carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
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Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074928jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer North Wall Karnak Temple Barque Shrine Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, barque, Amun, shrine, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074926jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall North gate Karnak Seti Amun Temple Columns Roof Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
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Karnak Two Chapels EG074909jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Thutmosis alabaster Chapels two Amenhotep museum sunny blue sky was one of the original exhibits in the Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Ruling around 1400BC he is particularly known for the famous Dream Stele between the paws of the Sphinx. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including these of Thutmosis 1V in the foreground and beyond that of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is also the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074916jhp 
 Egypt Karnak White Chapel Senusret columns hieroglyphs carvings detailed cartouches was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074915jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak White Chapel Senusret Senwosret hieroglyphs offering details was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074914jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak White Chapel Senusret Amun Min ithyphallic hieroglyphs was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074913jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak White Chapel Senwosret Museum Amun Min crowns hieroglyhs was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074912jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak White Chapel Senusret figure offering wine kneeling was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074911jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak White Chapel way station Senusret Senwosret Museum restored was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074910jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak White Chapel Senusret Senwosret Open Air Museum was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074924jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian block limestone carved ankh djed hobble cattle located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074923jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Luxor Egyptian ankh sign closeup located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074922jhp 
 Museum Karnak Temple Egyptian hieroglyhs offering wine nefer ieb heart located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074921jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Egyptian blocks stored reused located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, with a similiar one for Thutmosis and the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1 in the background of this photo, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074920jhp 
 Museum Karnak Temple Egypt carved block classic hieroglyhic symbols limestone located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074919jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Egypt granite blocks exhibits carved located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Chapel Thutmosis 1V EG074908jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak Thutmose alabaster Chapel Open Air Museum detail hieroglyphs was one of the original exhibits in the Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Ruling around 1400BC he is particularly known for the famous Dream Stele between the paws of the Sphinx. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including another of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Chapel Thutmosis 1V EG074907jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak Thutmosis alabaster Chapel Shrine Open Air Museum was one of the original exhibits in the Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Ruling around 1400BC he is particularly known for the famous Dream Stele between the paws of the Sphinx. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including this one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is another alabaster chapel from the reign of Amenhotep 1, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, complete, whole, open-air, museum, Thutmosis, Thutmose, fourth, IV, temple, chapel, alabaster, detail, closeup, cartouche, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, carvings
Karnak Chapel Amenhotep 1 EG074906jhp 
 Egyptian hieroglyphs Karnak Amenhotep Alabaster Chapel Museum detail cartouche Horus was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including this one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is another alabaster chapel from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, detail, open-air, museum, Amenhotep 1, chapel, alabaster, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, Horsu, cartouche, sun, ra, shenu, sedge, bee, shrines, sed, jubilee, pavilion, water, duck, wedjat, eye, ankh, ka, set, basket, nebet, snakes, carving
Karnak Chapel Amenhotep 1 EG074905jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak Amenhotep Alabaster Chapel Open Air Museum sunny was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including this one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is another alabaster chapel from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, complete, open-air, museum, Amenhotep 1, chapel, alabaster, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, carving
Amenhotep 1V Foregate EG074917jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Luxor Foregate Amenhotep pylon Egyptian one of the partially restored exhibits in this delightful Open Air Museum located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry , accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, open, air, museum, foregate, third, pylon, Amenhotep, 1V, battle, heads, vanquished, hair, holding, carvings, hieroglyphs, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Sekhmet EG074870jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Luxor Sekhmet granite lion statue Egyptian Goddess located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry , accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Open, Air, Museum, storage, yard, recovered, blocks, carvings, granite, hieroglyphs, courtyard, entrance, front, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Sekhmet, lion, Goddess, leonine, lioness
Karnak Mudbrick Wall EG074903jhp 
 Mudbrick enclosure wall pan bedding Karnak temple Egyptian construction Nectanebo attributed as the builder of this surrounding this huge religious temple complex located on the East Bank fo the River Nile at Luxor. Pan bedding was a technique where the bricks mirrored the ground levels and it is also possible to see how additons where made and other areas strengthened as seen towards the top centre. This part of the enclosure wall is at the northern corner and is behind the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, bricks, pan, bedding, layers, construction, techniques, workmanship, skills, six, gates, custodians, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, Nectanebo, builder
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074865jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor granite fallen obelisk Horus Hieroglyphs Egyptian deep-cut carvings found behind the huge statue of Ramses going out of the eastern gate to the Open Air Museum and this huge temple complex is located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, fallen, broken, obelisk, pyramidion, Horus, carvings, granite, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, front, upright, Ramses, statue, rear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074864jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor granite fallen obelisk Thutmosis Amun cartouche Hieroglyphs Egyptian deep-cut carvings found behind the huge statue of Ramses going out of the eastern gate to the Open Air Museum and this huge temple complex is located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, fallen, broken, obelisk, Thutmosis, Thutmose, cartocuhe, Amun, pharaoh, pyramidion, Horus, carvings, granite, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, front, landscape, Ramses, statue, rear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053557jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt gate solar disc door Thutmosis texts entrance which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053556jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt gates decorated Ptolemaic cartouche hieroglyphs entrance which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, No 3, Ptolemy, Neos Dionysos, X111, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053555jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak ancient Egyptian gates Ptolemaic Thutmosis entrance hieroglyphs which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053554jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt gate six decorated Ptolemaic Gods custodians which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Khonsu, Mut, Ma'at, Ptolemy V11, six, gates, custodians, entrance, galabea, turban, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053553jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt gates decorated Ptolemaic entrance custodians palm tree which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, custodians, entrance, galabea, turban, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Khonsu Gate EG01363JHP 
 Karnak Temple Avenue Sphinxes Gate Khonsu Exterior Road Luxor Egypt located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. View of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and the southern gate with remains of the avenue of sphinxes which originally led to Luxor Temple and is now being excavated and restored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, square, Khonsu, temple, pylon, gate, southern, street, avenue, sphinxes, restored, rams, exterior, transparency, scan
Khonsu & Opet Temples EG961986JHP 
 Khonsu Temple Pylon Karnak Front Outside Gate Ancient Egypt Luxor which is located near the City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, temple, pylon, flagpoles, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, Opet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Karnak Sekhmet Statues 4869EG07JHP 
 Open Air Museum Egyptian Karnak Temple Sekhmet Lioness God Statues Seated is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the path to the Open Air Museum reached through the eastern gate of the first courtyard are many relics found in the huge sprawling site and these are statues of the Lioness Goddess Sekhmet or Sakhmet. Originally established as a Memphis deity along with the feline Goddess Bastet. She was the warrior deity giving the Pharaoh's great heroism in battle. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Sekhmet, lioness, Goddess, hero, bavery, statues, carvings, granite, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Karnak New Hatshepsut Gate 4868EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut Gate Reconstructed Museum is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. One of the recent additions is the Hatshepsut Gate to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, recent, gate, Hatshepsut, pink, reconstruction
Karnak Nectanebo 1 Gate 4983EG07JHP 
 Nectanebo Gate Karnak Temple Ancient Egypt Carved Blocks Foreground is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The gate in the distance is that of Nectanebo 1 viewed from near the Temple of the Hearing Ear on the south eastern side of the Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Nectanebo, first, gate, temple, hearing ear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, foreground, carvings, blocks, cartouche
Karnak Nectanebo 1 Gate 4981EG07JHP 
 Nectanebo Gate Karnak Temple Hearing Ancient Egyptian Ruins Photograph Foreground Blocks is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The gate in the distance is that of Nectanebo 1 viewed from near the Temple of the Hearing Ear on the south eastern side of the Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Nectanebo, first, gate, temple, hearing ear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Gate Tenth Pylon EG075037JHP 
 Tenth Pylon Karnak Temple Egyptian Horemheb Builder Statue Gate Enclosure is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Near the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, it is possible with a friendly custodian to walk across to the tenth pylon and its gate with two huge very damaged colossi probably of its builder Horemheb. Closed and not accessible to the public is the Precinct of Mut, the consort of the God Amun, reached from the tenth gate via an avenue of ram headed sphinxes. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, pylon, gate, tenth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, colossi, statues, precinct, Mut, avenue, sphinxes, Amun, consort, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Gate Tenth Pylon EG075036JHP 
 Tenth Pylon Egyptian Karnak Temple Gate Vista Horemheb Statues Built is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Near the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, it is possible with a friendly custodian to walk across to the tenth pylon and its gate with two huge very damaged colossi probably of its builder Horemheb. Closed and not accessible to the public is the Precinct of Mut, the consort of the God Amun, reached from the tenth gate via an avenue of ram headed sphinxes. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, tenth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, colossi, statues, precinct, Mut, avenue, sphinxes, Amun, consort, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Khonsu Temple & Gate 5044EG07JHP 
 Karnak Ancient Egyptian Khonsu Temple Front Pylon Southern Propylon Gate leading through an avenue of ram headed sphinxes to the Precinct of Mut, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, temple, pylon, propylon, gate, Mut, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, Opet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Khonsu Pylon 5034EG07JHP 
 Khonsu Temple Pylon Front Gate Outside Column Sphinxes Bases Avenue located to the south-west of the Karnak complex with the start of an avenue of ram headed sphinxes which went to the entrance of nearby Mut precinct. The temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, temple, pylon, flagpoles, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, Opet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Khonsu Pillared Courtyard 5011EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Pillared Court Ramses 111 Temple Khonsu Gate Photo, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, temple, pillared, court, interior, Ramses 111, doorway, columns, solar disc, winged, lintel, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, preserved
Karnak fm Khonsu Temple 5014EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Eighth Pylon Nectanebo Gate Sun Chapel Khonsu Viewpoint is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Excellent views of the whole Karnak complex here the Eighth Pylon from the Sun Chapel at Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, panorama, Khonsu, temple, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, high views, sun chapel, roof, pylon, kiosk, Taharqa, column, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, eighth pylon, Nectanebo Gate, sacred lake

Egypt > Lake Nasser (40 files)

This gallery will contain photos of the sites visited on cruises of Lake Nasser from Kasr Imbrim in the south, Amada, Derr Tomb, Pennuit, El Seboua, Dakka, Maharraka, Qertassi and Kalabsha near Aswan.
Kalabsha Aswan EG20339jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple entrance gate winged lintel Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20337jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser Qertasi Qirtasi tourists Hathor relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20336jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple open air museum drawing elephant large prehistoric Egyptian Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20335jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple open air museum drawing antelope gazelle prehistoric Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20334jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser open air museum stele heiroglyphs relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20332jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Beit el-Wali Ramses chariot action bow relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple of Beit el-Wali from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG20331jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple high view rear Aswan Lake Nasser cruiseboat relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203317jhp 
 Kalabsha Kiosk Qertassi Qirtasi Hathor capitals sandy walk Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203316jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake high view pylon hypostyle hall columns capitals Egyptian Ptolemaic Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203315jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake Nasser high view pylon hypostyle hall Egypt Ptolemaic Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203314jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple ambulatory hypostyle hall walls sandstone blocks gate doors Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, ambulatory, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203313jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple wall carving plaque Mandulis Greek God king Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG203312jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple wall carvings Augustus Gods Isis Horus Mandulis relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202836jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser Qirtasi rocks sand shore view relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202836Ejhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake Nasser rocky shoreline crewmen bow cruiseboat berth sand landing relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202835jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake view Nasser Qertasi rocky shoreline crewman landing relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202833jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake view Nasser Qertasi rocky shoreline desert relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Aswan EG202831jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser High Dam Crown Monument lakeside relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemy’s, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
Kalabsha Temple EG9615815jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser pylon Qertassi Egypt Roman approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps as this slide illustrates. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG9615814jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple island boulders approach pylon Aswan Lake Nasser Egypt relocated Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG9615813jhp 
 Egyptian Kalabshah Temple Aswan Lake Nasser rocks pylon approach Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961578jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Pylon wall carvings Trajan Isis Horus Mandulis Egyptian Gods headdresses by approach water High Dam south side is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Triple, Atef, Crown, Hemhem, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961575jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Aswan Lake Nasser Qertassi Pylon roof View Egypt water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, roof, viewpoint, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961572jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake Nasser Qirtasi Pylon roof View Egyptian water High is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961568jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple hypostyle santuary relocated Egyptian columns carvings papyrus Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961565jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Pylon front entrance Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG961559jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Qirtasi Kiosk Hathor columns Aswan relocated Egyptian Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, framed, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Temple EG9615511jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Qertassi view columns papyrus Hathor Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Qertassi EG961544jhp 
 Kalabsha Qertassi Kiosk boulders sand columns papyrus Hathor relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Qertassi EG961541jhp 
 Kalabsha Qertassi Kiosk flaking boulders columns papyrus Hathor face Egyptian relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Exhibit EG9615711jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Nasser relocated Egyptian outdoor exhibits carvings pre-history elephant Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Exhibit EG961546jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Nasser relocated Egyptian outdoor exhibit carving hieroglyphs stone Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Dedwen Chapel EG961548jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Dedwen Chapel relocated Egyptian granite columns Ptolemaic Nubia High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Carving EG961586jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Bayt-al-Wali carving Ramasses wall triumph Viceroy relocated Egypt entrance columns water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Beit el-Wali EG9615714jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Beit-el-Wali rock cut Ramasses wall paintings Amun golden relocated Egypt entrance columns water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, upright, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Kalabsha Beit el-Wali EG9615712jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple Beit-el-Wali rock cut Ramses relocated Egypt entrance columns water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960’s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960’s, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, 1996, Fuji, slide, 645, scanned, landscape, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemies, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises
Dakka Temple Pylon EG051779JHP 
 Egypt Egyptian Library Low Photograph Temple Lake Nasser Dakka Pylon is located on the shores of Lake Nasser after relocation from its previous location 40km away downstream to avoid flooding after the creation of the High Dam in Aswan. The temple as seen was started by the Meroitic King Arkamani around 220BC from early remains and later added to by the Ptolemies and Emperor Augustus but was never completed. This site is usually a part of a Lake Nasser cruise and finishes the part of the cruise including with a longish hot desert walk from the first visit to el-Sebua before returning to the cruiseboat via Maharraka. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Lake, Nasser, Egyptian, ancient, Dakka, Maharraka, Meroitic, King, Arkamani, Augustus, Roman, Ptolemaic, temple, pylon, gate, sanctuary, relocated, low, angle, stones, foreground, upright, cruise, visit, shores, desert, saved
Dakka Temple Nasser EG051775JHP 
 Egypt Ancient Egyptian Temple Lake Nasser Dakka Pylon Low Photo is located on the shores of Lake Nasser after relocation from its previous location 40km away downstream to avoid flooding after the creation of the High Dam in Aswan. The temple as seen with local custodians for scale was started by the Meroitic King Arkamani around 220BC from early remains and later added to by the Ptolemies and Emperor Augustus but was never completed. This site is usually a part of a Lake Nasser cruise and finishes the part of the cruise including with a longish hot desert walk from the first visit to el-Sebua before returning to the cruiseboat via Maharraka. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Lake, Nasser, Egyptian, ancient, Dakka, Maharraka, Meroitic, King, Arkamani, Augustus, Roman, Ptolemaic, temple, pylon, court, gate, low, angle, view, exterior, relocated, landscape, cruise, visit, shores, desert, saved
es-Sebua Outer Courtyards EG051703JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Temple Lake Nasser es-Sebua al-Sabu Sphinx Avenue Pylon with Statue of Ramses by the entrance gate at its location on the shores of Lake Nasser after relocation from its previous location 2km away to avoid flooding after the creation of the High Dam in Aswan. The temple was built by Ramesses 11 of which much evidence stands as statues, sphinxes and engaged Osiride Statues in the inner courtyards. The temple was later used for Christian worship and has the curious site of Ramesses adoring St Peter in the sanctuary. This site is usually a part of a Lake Nasser cruise and begins a part of the cruise which is completed with a longish hot desert walk to the nearby sites of Dakka and Maharraka before returning to the cruiseboat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Lake, Nasser, Egyptian, ancient, es-Sebua, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Statues, Osiride, avenue, sphinxes, sphinx, lionesses’, valley, temple, pylon, court, courtyard, Amun-Re, Re-Harakhte, re-Harakhti, relocated, Wadi al-Sabu, landscape, cruise, visit, shores, desert, rock-cut, saved
Wadi es-Sebua Temple EG051698JHP 
 Egypt Ancient Egyptian Temple Lake Nasser es-Sebua Sphinx Pylon Gate is located on the shores of Lake Nasser after relocation from its previous location 2km away to avoid flooding after the creation of the High Dam in Aswan. The temple was built by Ramesses 11 of which much evidence stands as statues, sphinxes and engaged Osiride Statues in the inner courtyards. The temple was later used for Christian worship and has the curious site of Ramesses adoring St Peter in the sanctuary. This site is usually a part of a Lake Nasser cruise and begins a part of the cruise which is completed with a longish hot desert walk to the nearby sites of Dakka and Maharraka before returning to the cruiseboat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Lake, Nasser, Egyptian, ancient, es-Sebua, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, avenue, sphinxes, sphinx, lionesses’, temple, pylon, court, outer, Amun-Re, relocated, Wadi al-Sabu, landscape, cruise, visit, shores, desert, rock-cut, saved

Egypt > Luxor Deir el Medinah (2 files)

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 EG075101jhp 
 Deir al-Medina Luxor Ancient Egyptian Ruin workers chapel pyramid gate 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, temples and chapels. The workers are known for their work in the Valley tombs which they reached walking over the Theban plateau. Most 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, West, Bank, upright, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, Deir, al-Madinah, el-Medina, Qurnet, Murai, Hill, Qurnat, Sheikh-Abd’el-Qurna, hills, Temple, Amun, Ptolemaic, colourful, limestone, walls, rooms, roofless, rock, tombs, chapels, pottery, shards, broken, temples, Hathor, Ptolemaic, Amun, chapel, mudbrick, lined, surface, gate, closed, pyramid
Deir el-Medina EG075099jhp 
 Deir al-Medinah Luxor Ancient Egypt pyramid chapel workers rock face 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, temples and chapels. The workers are known for their work in the Valley tombs which they reached walking over the Theban plateau. Most 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, West, Bank, upright, history, antiquity, ancient, archaeology, Egyptology, Deir, al-Madinah, el-Medina, Qurnet, Murai, Hill, Qurnat, Sheikh-Abd’el-Qurna, hills, Temple, Amun, Ptolemaic, colourful, limestone, walls, rooms, roofless, rock, tombs, chapels, pottery, shards, broken, temples, Hathor, Ptolemaic, Amun, chapel, mudbrick, lined, surface, gate, closed, pyramid

Egypt > Luxor Nobles Tombs (1 file)

Photographs in this gallery are of the various Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank if the Nile at Luxor in the area called Qurnet Murai
Tomb of Ramose EG94504jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Ramose Tomb entrance gates carving Nobles West Bank Luxor nearby the entrance into a tomb with many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Ramose Tomb-Chapel in the Lower Enclosure [Tomb 55] was a Vizier and Governor towards the end of the reign of Amenhotep 111 and beginning of the Amarna period of Akhenaten and this is reflected in the change of style of the reliefs in his tomb. This was the first Tomb of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I have noticed a fading of the coloured funerary procession frieze in the top left-hand corner since then. The area around the Tombs, especially the approach to Ramose, has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible and this sort of scene is no more. 
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Egypt > Luxor Ramasseum (17 files)

Photographs in this gallery relate to the mortuary Temple of Ramasses 11 on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor the so called Ramasseum
Ramasseum Pylon EG075201jhp 
 Ramasseum Colonnade column bases grass evening Pylon First Court Egypt Luxor Thebes, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075200jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramasses Pylon First Court Palace Colonnade Egypt bases enclosure wall situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075199jhp 
 Ramasseum Pylon First Court Person scale figure Egyptian Luxor Thebes, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075198jhp 
 Ramasseum Pylon First Court Egypt Palace Colonnade bases Luxor Thebes, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075197jhp 
 Ramasseum Pylon First Court Palace view colonnade golden light Egyptian Luxor Thebes, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075196jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramasses Pylon First Court Palace column bases Egypt afternoon light, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075195jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramesses Pylon First Palace view Egyptian Temple Mortuary Luxor Thebes, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075194jhp 
 Ramasseum Palace columns Pylon First Court Egypt Luxor golden sunlight situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075193jhp 
 Ramasseum Pylon First Court Colonnade Palace ruins Egypt Luxor Thebes, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075192jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramasses Pylon First Court Egypt Luxor carvings Battle Kadesh, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075191jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramses Pylon Pharaoh Chariot Battle Kadesh Egypt Luxor carving, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075190jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramasses Pylon First Court Egyptian Battle Kadesh Chariot bodies situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075189jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramses Pylon First Gate blocked Court Egypt golden light situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075188jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramesses Pylon First Court Egypt Kadesh Battle scene carvings situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075187jhp 
 Ramasseum Pylon Inner face disrepair First Egypt Luxor Thebes Gate blocked, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Ramasseum, Temple, West Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, first, pylon, inner, face, north, court, gate, blocked, unsafe, structure, stability, columns, base, Palace, colonnade, columns, broken, remains, hieroglyphs, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Battle, Kadesh, scenes, bodies, chariot, horses, cartouches, cities, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, granite, Osiride, statue, broken, torso, seated, fallen, Shelley, Ozymandias, afternoon, sunlight, glowing, golden, warm, orange, sunlight, grass, sand
Ramasseum Pylon EG075186jhp 
 Ramasseum Ramses Pylon First West corner inner Egypt Luxor West bank, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Ramasseum Pylon EG075185jhp 
 Ramasseum Pylon First Court Egypt Luxor Thebes West inner face, situated at this West Bank location of the Nile at Luxor is Ramses 11 mortuary temple glowing in the late afternoon sunlight and in these photos the remains of the enormous First Pylon, now badly ruined and with the gate blocked up to maintain some structural stability. These are taken from inside the first court looking at its north face with some standard Ramasses propaganda carvings of Battle of Kadesh scenes and to the SE side of the court are the remains of the colonnaded Palace where the Pharaoh would have stayed for the important Festivals and ceremonies he was bound to attend. 
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Egypt > Luxor Seti 1 Temple (2 files)

Images in this gallery are of exteriors and interiors of the Temple of Seti 1, also called Qurna and Goorneh to the north of the West Bank sites.
Seti 1 Temple EG053368JHP 
 Temple Sety Portico Columns Papyrus Sun Court Entrance Photograph 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, gate, columns, bud, papyrus, upright, necropolis, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, painted, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, decorated
Seti 1 Temple EG053349JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Mortuary Temple Sety Exterior Gate Lintel Painted Colours 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. 
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Egypt > Luxor Temple (3 files)

Images in this gallery relate to the east bank of the Nile temple called Luxor Temple including night photos and the Avenue of Sphinxes
Luxor Temple Pylon EG074702jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian pylon granite statues Ramses Mosque entrance gate located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. 
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Luxor Temple Pylon 4743EG07JHP 
 Luxor Temple Frontage Pylon Statues Gate Panorama Tourists Scale in Luxor on the east bank of the River Nile looking towards the main entrance of the first pylon with the one remaining obelisk and the huge seated granite statues of the Pharaoh Ramses 11 who is credited with the main construction of this ancient monument. 
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Luxor Temple Pylon 4708EG07JHP 
 Luxor Temple Gate Doorway Pylon Entrance Processional Way Hall Columns located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon with a view towards the hypostyle hall and processional colonnade. 
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Egypt > Medinet Habu (72 files)

Pictures from the great Mortuary temple of Ramasses 111 called the Medinet Habu on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor
Medinet Habu EG01359jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary court portico hypostyle columns sunny good light located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu EG01358jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramasses Pharaoh wall carving painted khepresh blue war crown located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu EG01357jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor West Bank Ramasses coloured wall carvings shadows located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu EG01356jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Min festival wall relief Ramasses detail transparency Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu EG01355jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple second court statue Ramses 6x6 transparency Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG01354jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor Ramesses front palm tree square format Velvia located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG013512jhp 
 Medinet Habu resthouse view later pylon gates Jim Henderson square format slide Velvia located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG013511jhp 
 Medinet Habu Pylon Gateway Gate Ptolemaic later coloured winged disc tranny 6x6 located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG013510jhp 
 Medinet Habu Egyptian Temple Ramasses King Horus God carving colours located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS98359jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egyptian Ramasses niche Ptah God hypostyle hall columns located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS98358jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Ramesses two second hypostyle statues seated located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS98357jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple wall relief detail Pharaoh square format photograph second court located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS98356jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramasses engaged statues damaged court second located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS98355jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor West Bank Ramasses second court north Osiride statues of king located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS98354jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramses portico court south engaged statue western second located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS98353jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple second pylon gate first court view into visitors scale building located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS98351jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramasses engaged Osiride statue second court Egyptian located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EGSS983512jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramasses Luxor Egypt Pylon front entrance located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, court, courts, first, second, Osiride, statues, engaged, seated, hypostyle, hall, vestibule, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, November, 120, Fuji, RDP 11, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG20708jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramses hunting bulls antelopes pylon outside north rear facade located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2000, July, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG20707jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple interiors first court view pylon entrance high gate distance located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2000, July, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG20705jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple West Bank Ramses Pylon gate second court Egyptian view located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2000, July, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG20704jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramasses High Gate entrance ticket office Luxor Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2000, July, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG05149jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramasses painted wall reliefs inner court located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2005, May, 120, Fuji, RDP 111, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG05148jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramasses Pylon Gate Winged disc painted colours located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2005, May, 120, Fuji, RDP 111, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG051412jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor Ramasses Osiride second court statue engaged located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2005, May, 120, Fuji, RDP 111, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG051411jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Osiride colourful wall paintings court Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2005, May, 120, Fuji, RDP 111, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG051410jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary painted reliefs column ceiling colors colours located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2005, May, 120, Fuji, RDP 111, Provia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG01704jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramasses South Naval battle Philistines wall carvings located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG01701jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramasses South Outer wall Lion Hunt carvings located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG01708jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramasses Pylon front face carvings gate main located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG01707jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt South Wall outer Amorite war reliefs Luxor West Bank located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG01706jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt South second pylon outer Amorite war reliefs located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG01705jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramses Egypt South chariot Pharaoh wall reliefs located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, naval, sea, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG01702jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramasses South Outer wall Lion Hunt carvings located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, south, wall, carvings, reliefs, chariot, horses, lion, hunt, scene, battle, Philistines, prisoners, hands, counting, Amorite, war, Libyans, Hittites, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 2001, October, 120, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 6x6, square, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Medinet Habu EG206630ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egyptian Pharaoh prisoners killing south wall afternoon light located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, landscape, first, second, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, palace, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206629ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramses battle prisoners killing south outer wall afternoon light located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, landscape, first, second, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, palace, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206628ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramasses Pylon rear carving hunting bulls antelopes located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, landscape, first, second, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, palace, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206627ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Palace gate second pylon outer wall south Egyptian Theban hill located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, landscape, first, second, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, palace, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206626ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Palace gate second pylon outside south Luxor Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, landscape, first, second, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, palace, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206625ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramses outer wall scenes hunting north Egypt Thebes located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, landscape, first, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206624ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Second Court ramp statues gate summer afternoon light located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, landscape, first, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206623ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramasses Ancient Egyptian second court painted columns located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, landscape, first, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206621ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Second Court Osiride statues Egypt Thebes Luxor located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, landscape, first, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206620ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple gate ceiling painted detail colors cartouche wings Egypt Luxor located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, landscape, first, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206619ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple pylon gate first court entrance Egypt Luxor located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, landscape, first, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206618ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple gate celing painted detail colours Egypt Luxor located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, landscape, first, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gate, ceiling, winged, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu EG206617ajhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple gate courts Ramasses Egyptian located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, landscape, first, court, wall, column, reliefs, figures, pylon, outer, walls, carvings, reliefs, battle, scenes, prisoners, killing, chariot, horse, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, gates, ceilings, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico, 2000, slide, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Medinet Habu SS98415 
 Medinet Habu Temples Mortuary Small carved wall pylon Egypt Luxor West Bank located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo is taken from the south face of the Small Temple with the northern corner of the main Pylon of the Mortuary temple in the background. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS9841a 
 Medinet Habu Temple Eastern gate migdol rear view Egyptian Thebes Luxor located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. The upper chambers of this high gate were where the Pharaoh Ramesses 111 is thought to have had private rooms to retreat to, maybe with ladies of his harem, when visiting the Temple and might have been where there was an attempt on his life. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98419 
 Medinet Habu gateway inside view cloister colonnade Small Chapel Taharqa Luxor Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This area was the final stage of the evolution of the Habu but was never completed and subsequently abandoned as the Ancient Egyptian culture gave way to Christianity. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98418 
 Medinet Habu Temple Small Amun entrance portico steps Jeser Ast Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. Visitors usual entrance into the Small Temple of Amun which lies outwith the main mortuary temple building and lies to the right of eastern gate entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Amun, Hatshesput, Tuthmosis, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98417 
 Medinet Habu Temple Small Amun Hatshepsut Tuthmosis Jeser Ast Luxor located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. Visitors usual entrance into the Small Temple of Amun which lies outwith the main mortuary temple building and lies to the right of eastern gate entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98414 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Small carved wall pylon Ancient Egyptian Luxor located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo is taken from the south face of the Small Temple with the northern corner of the main Pylon of the Mortuary temple in the background. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98413 
 Medinet Habu Temple enclosure walls mudbrick ruins Egyptian Thebes located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo shows the huge area of mudbrick buildings, magazines, storage rooms that encircled the main Temple of Ramesses 111 that were within the massive mudbrick enclosure walls of the overall complex. On the north side and looking westwards to the Theban hills. This was taken near the location of the sacred lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98412 
 Medinet Habu enclosure walls mudbrick ruins Egypt Luxor Theban hills located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo shows the huge area of mudbrick buildings, magazines, storage rooms that encircled the main Temple of Ramesses 111 that were within the massive mudbrick enclosure walls of the overall complex. On the north side and looking westwards to the Theban hills. This was taken near the location of the sacred lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS984116 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramesses Saite Chapels panorama pylon located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo was taken from the enclosure wall near the modern visitor entrance at the eastern gate. The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses 111 is behind the large intact pylon and to the right is the small block of the Saite Chapel of the Divine Adoratrices. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, Saite, Chapels, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS984113 
 Medinet Habu eastern gate entrance pylon migdol fortified Syrian style visitors gate located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. The upper chambers of this high gate were where the Pharaoh Ramesses 111 is thought to have had private rooms to retreat to, maybe with ladies of his harem, when visiting the Temple and might have been where there was an attempt on his life. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS984112 
 Medinet Habu Temple east gate entrance pylon Egypt Luxor migdol located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. The upper chambers of this high gate were where the Pharaoh Ramesses 111 is thought to have had private rooms to retreat to, maybe with ladies of his harem, when visiting the Temple and might have been where there was an attempt on his life. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS984111 
 Medinet Habu gate winged disc Small Chapel Ptolemaic Luxor Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This area was the final stage of the evolution of the Habu but was never completed and subsequently abandoned as the Ancient Egyptian culture gave way to Christianity. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS984110 
 Medinet Habu gateway columns lotus papyrus winged disc Small Chapel Ptolemaic Luxor Egypt located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This area was the final stage of the evolution of the Habu but was never completed and subsequently abandoned as the Ancient Egyptian culture gave way to Christianity. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98411 
 Medinet Habu enclosure wall street west mudbrick buildings ruins Egypt Luxor Theban hills located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo shows the huge area of mudbrick buildings, magazines, storage rooms that encircled the main Temple of Ramesses 111 that were within the massive mudbrick enclosure walls of the overall complex. On the north side and looking westwards to the Theban hills. This was taken near the location of the sacred lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu EG94231jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple aerial view balloon West bank Nile Egypt Thebes Luxor located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This was taken in 1994 on my first trip to Egypt and was the view from a balloon flight over the West Bank. This is looking towards the River Nile in the upper section of this photograph shrouded in early morning mist and to the left of centre is the main entrance road to the West Bank passing the Colossi of Memnon 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1994, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, balloon, aerial, flight, high, looking, down
Habu Painted Ceiling EG962056jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Egypt walls colours painted ceiling cartouche hieroglyphs located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1996, slide, medium, format, transparency, film, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi
Medinet Habu Sekhmet EG053489JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Sekhmet Lionness Statue Entrance Luxor Egypt Goddess located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, upright, Sekhmet, Sakhmet, lionness, Goddess, granite, black, entrance, eastern, gate, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon
Medinet Habu Sekhmet EG053415JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Lionness Statue Granite Sakhmet Photo Entrance Thebes located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, upright, Sekhmet, Sakhmet, lionness, Goddess, granite, black, entrance, eastern, gate, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon
Medinet Habu Lintel EG053419JHP 
 Luxor Egypt Medinet Habu Small Chapel Amun Gate Lintel Solar Disc lies in the north east corner of the main Temple of Ramesses 111 precinct on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and has its own ancient entrance with beautifly pylon. This whole temple complex is often ignored during the tour visits, of you have time they are worth exploring and both offer some beautiful coloured reliefs, elaborate wall coverings and are very spiritual, peaceful shaded moments from a busy tour schedule. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes Theban, hills, West Bank, Medinet Habu, landscape, small, temple, Ramses, Amun, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Hatshepsut, pylon, lintel, solar, disc, wings, bas reliefs, coloured, colored, paintings, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology
Habu Gate Lintel EG053421JHP 
 Medinet Habu Small Chapel Amun Gate Lintel Painted Colours Solar Disc lies in the north east corner of the main Temple of Ramesses 111 precinct on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and has its own ancient entrance with beautifly pylon. This whole temple complex is often ignored during the tour visits, of you have time they are worth exploring and both offer some beautiful coloured reliefs, elaborate wall coverings and are very spiritual, peaceful shaded moments from a busy tour schedule. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes Theban, hills, West Bank, Medinet Habu, landscape, small, temple, Ramses, Amun, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Hatshepsut, pylon, lintel, solar, disc, wings, bas reliefs, coloured, colored, paintings, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology
Habu Small Temple Gate EG053420JHP 
 Medinet Habu Small Chapel Saite Chapels Divine Adoratrices Amun Photograph Entrance which lie between the entrance and the main Temple of Ramesses 111 on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Often ignored during the tour visits, of you have time they are worth exploring and both offer some beautiful coloured reliefs, elaborate wall coverings and are very spiritual, peaceful shaded moments from a busy tour schedule. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes Theban, hills, West Bank, Medinet Habu, upright, landscape, small, temple, Ramses, Barque, Chapel, Amun, Hakaris, Shabaka, Taharqa, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, naos, portico, bas reliefs, coloured, colored, paintings, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, graffiti, Adoratrices, Pylon, Amenerdis, Amun
Habu Small Temple EG053488JHP 
 Medinet Habu Small Chapel High Gate Hieroglyphs Carvings Interior Window at entrance to the main Temple of Ramesses 111 on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Often ignored during the tour visits, of you have time they are worth exploring and both offer some beautiful coloured reliefs, elaborate wall coverings and are very spiritual, peaceful shaded moments from a busy tour schedule. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes Theban, hills, West Bank, Medinet Habu, upright, small, temple, window, high, gate, Amun, bas reliefs, coloured, colored, paintings, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology
Habu Small Temple EG053483JHP 
 Medinet Habu Small Chapel Saite Chapels Propylon Gate Divine Adoratrices Amun lie between the entrance and the main Temple of Ramesses 111 on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Often ignored during the tour visits, of you have time they are worth exploring and both offer some beautiful coloured reliefs, elaborate wall coverings and are very spiritual, peaceful shaded moments from a busy tour schedule. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes Theban, hills, West Bank, Medinet Habu, landscape, small, temple, exterior, Nilometer, Sacred Lake, Ramses, Amun, Thutmose, Hatshepsu, bas reliefs, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology
Medinet Habu EG9620513JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Pylon Vista Tower High View Photograph Luxor West Bank located near the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111, here its first pylon viewed from the eastern fortified gate. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, colonnade, portico, court, pylon, gate
Medinet Habu SS983511JHP 
 Egyptian Medinet Habu Temple Second Pylon Gate Doorway Hieroglyphs Carvings located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111, this photo being the entrance into the second court. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately.

. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, colonnade, portico, court, second, pylon, gate

Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn (11 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 Huya Tomb EG075878jhp 
 Amarna Tomb entrance Huya Ancient Egypt Official metal cover rock cliff face who was responsible for the Harem and Steward to Queen Tiy in his rock cut northern tomb-chapel one of the main officials of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Queen Nefertiti of near the former capital at Amarna during their period of reign in ancient Egypt 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, el-Till, Tell, el-Amarna, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, covered, gate, cliff, rock, Akhenaten, Akhetaten, Amenhotep, Nefertiti, Aten, rays, symbol, iconic, defaced, erased, desecrated, cartouche, faces, Aton, daughters, rock-cut, chapels, desert, rocks, barren, Northern, tomb-chapels, Huya, superintendent, harem, steward, Queen, Tiy, Tiyi, shrine, statue, seated, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, wall, reliefs, paintings, carvings, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, horses, chariots, carried, hall, Foreign, Tribute, vassals, homage, figures, bowing, flagpoles, entrance, door, deceased, partial, unfinished
El Ashmunein Thoth Temple Walls 6254EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Temple Thoth Walls Steps Ruins Ancient Egyptian Minya Photo dating from the Middle to Late Periods and situated inside the enclosure walls of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. The photo is of an enclosure gate possibly Ramasside but unfortunately historical quarrying and reuse of building materials and a higher water table have taken their toll of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Hermopolis, Magna Shumun, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, ancient, moon, god, Thoth, Temple, Nectanebo 1, gate, steps, Ramasside, overgrown, enclosure, Ptolemaic, Muslim, robbery, reuse, pylon, Amun, sanctuary
El Ashmunein Thoth Temple Wall Steps 6262EG07JHP 
 Minya Egypt al Ashmunayn Temple Thoth Steps Inside Wall Photograph Overgrown Grass dating from the Middle to Late Periods and situated inside the enclosure walls of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. The photo is inside an enclosure gate possibly Ramasside but unfortunately historical quarrying and reuse of building materials and a higher water table have taken their toll of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Hermopolis, Magna Shumun, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, upright, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, ancient, moon, god, Thoth, Temple, Nectanebo 1, gate, overgrown, enclosure, Ptolemaic, Muslim, robbery, reuse, pylon, stairs, interior, passageway, Amun, sanctuary