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Egypt > Colossi of Memnon (2 files)

Photos of this most visited site on the west bank of the River Nile at Luxor -popular coach stopover for photo shoot.
Luxor New Excavations 5662EG07JHP 
 Recent excavations photograph Colossi Memnon Egypt West Bank Stele Luxor are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts of which the two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving and these recent finds are viewed from the roadside. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, farmland, River Nile, upright, history, modern, excavations, discoveries, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, Nebmare, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Tiy, mother, Mutemwiya, Ethiopian, prince, Greek, son, Aurora, floodplain, roadside, coachstop, palm, tree
Luxor New Excavations 5661EG07JHP 
 Recent excavations dig Ancient Egyptian Colossi Memnon West Bank Nile Luxor site wehre they are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts of which the two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving and these recent finds are viewed from the roadside. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, farmland, River Nile, landscape, history, modern, excavations, discoveries, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, Nebmare, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Tiy, mother, Mutemwiya, Ethiopian, prince, Greek, son, Aurora, floodplain, roadside, coachstop, palm, tree

Egypt > Giza Pyramids & Sphinx (11 files)

Photographs of the three Giza pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, the Sphinx, temples, Solar Barque museum and western cemetery mastabas, including the Light and Sound Show night views.
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024113jhp 
 Khafre Khufu Pyramids Egypt Giza tombs limestone desert sand foreground, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the southern face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top and in the distance on the right the Great Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, Cheops, Great, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, desert, sand, foreground, low, view
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024112jhp 
 Khafre Khufu Pyramid ancient Egyptian tombs limestone desert sand foreground, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the southern face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top and in the distance on the right the Great Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, Cheops, Great, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, desert, sand, foreground, low, view
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024110jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egyptian limestone blocks Tura casing top section cloud, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, giddy, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024109jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egypt Giza west face corner foundation top bottom, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, corner, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024108jhp 
 Chephren Pyramid Egyptian limestone blocks expanse Turah casing top, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, expanse, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024107jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid ancient Egyptian tomb limestone blocks Tura casing top, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024106jhp 
 Khafre Chephren Pyramid ancient Egypt limestone blocks Tura casing blue sky top, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024104jhp 
 Khafre Chephren Pyramid ancient Egyptian tomb limestone blocks Tura casing top, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, landscape, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Painted Carving Iymery EG050940jhp 
 Iymery Tomb wall reliefs coloured graffiti Greek painted desceration Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were taken in JPEGs whereas today I would always use RAW files and having the advantage of a tripod I would always use natural or even mixed light where possible thus avoiding flash hot spots; flash incidentally does not cause damage to the paintings despite many such claims and restrictions. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, graffiti, Greek script, letters, desecration, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
GizaTemple Excavation EG050989JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Giza Valley Temple Excavations Harbour Quay ongoing for several years near the entrance to this mortuary site of Pharaoh Khafre or the Greek Chephren at the base of the causeway from his Pyramid at Giza and passed by most visitors passing through his awesome construction to view the Sphinx. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, Khafre, Chephren, Valley, Temple, entrance, excavation, harbour, quay, ongoing, buried, sand, desert, blocks, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history
The Great Pyramid 6694EG07JHP 
 Great Pyramid Giza Khufu Cheops Large Millions Stones Photograph near Cairo showing the scale of its construction built around 2570BC by the Pharaoh Khufu or in Greek Cheops. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Pyramid, Wonder World, landscape, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, Great, Cheops, Khufu, erosion, replacement, reconstruction, repairs, details, construction, limestone, stones, sand, pharaoh, royal, tombs, blocks, pyramidion

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (9 files)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020420jhp 
 Khafre Pyramids Cheops Egyptian tombs clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the south face with Khufu's Great pyramid to the righy right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, great, largest, Cheops, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020419jhp 
 Chephren Pyramids Khufu Egypt Giza Great largest infra red B&W film photo of the second largest of the Giza site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the south face with Khufu's Great pyramid to the righy right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramids, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, great, largest, Cheops, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020418jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egyptian horse rider scale Giza infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020417jhp 
 Chephren Pyramid Egypt top apex Tura casing clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, apex, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020416jhp 
 Chephren Pyramid Egypt Giza side Tura casing clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020415jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egyptian Giza blocks Tura casing clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, construction, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020414jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egyptian tomb limestone blocks Tura casing clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Colossi Memnon EG983716jhp 
 Colossi Memnon infra red film B&W ghostly night seated statues Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, River, Nile, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourists, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, Nebmare, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Tiy, mother, Mutemwiya, Ethiopian, prince, Greek, son, Aurora, floodplain, inundations, emergence, primeval, creation, Septimius, Severus, repairs, bell-lie, tone, wind, noise, mythology, Kom el-Hetan, Medinet, Habu, roadside, coachstop, excavations, palm, tree, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Colossi Memnon EG983715jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank Nile Luxor infra red eerie night ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, River, Nile, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourists, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temples, Colossi, Memnon, Nebmare, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Tiy, mother, Mutemwiya, Ethiopian, prince, Greek, son, Aurora, floodplain, inundations, emergence, primeval, creation, Septimius, Severus, repairs, bell-lie, tone, wind, noise, mythology, Kom el-Hetan, Medinet, Habu, roadside, coachstop, excavations, palm, tree, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998

Egypt > Lake Nasser (36 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 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, 1960s, 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, Ptolemys, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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 1960s. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960s, 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

Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn (25 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
Tuna el-Gebel Two Temples 6288EG07JHP 
 Necropolis Tuna el-Gebel Two Temples Polemais Ptomais Ptolemaic Egypt Minya is City of the Dead with various chapels, temples, these are Ptolemais and behind that of Petosiris and catacombs for animal mummies and many more which are still buried and unexcavated under the desert sands. The site is centred on a Temple of Thoth, badly ruined, dating from Ramesside through to Roman times and was a place of pilgrimage so there are buildings for accommodation as well and remains of a Roman water wheel obtaining its water from a deep well. Near to the cemetery is the northern boundary stela of Akhenaten which can be visited after a short low grade climb up steps where it is protected from the elements behind a Perspex screen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, Tuna el-Gebel, Gabal, chapel, tomb, two, temples, Ptolemy 1, Ptolemaic, Roman, El-Fasagi, Ibiotapheion, pronaos, cult, Greek, style, clothing, Petosiris, Ptoemais, Greco-Roman, frieze
Tuna el-Gebel Ptoemais Temple Tomb 6286EG07JHP 
 Necropolis Tuna el-Gabal Temple Tomb Ptoemais Desert Sand Clouds Low Angle Photo is City of the Dead with various chapels, temples, this the delightfully compact temple tomb of Ptolemais and catacombs for animal mummies and many more which are still buried and unexcavated under the desert sands. The site is centred on a Temple of Thoth, badly ruined, dating from Ramesside through to Roman times and was a place of pilgrimage so there are buildings for accommodation as well and remains of a Roman water wheel obtaining its water from a deep well. Near to the cemetery is the northern boundary stela of Akhenaten which can be visited after a short low grade climb up steps where it is protected from the elements behind a Perspex screen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, Tuna el-Gebel, Gabal, chapel, tomb, temple, Ptolemy 1, Ptolemaic, Roman, El-Fasagi, Ibiotapheion, pronaos, cult, Greek, style, clothing, Ptoemais, Greco-Roman, frieze, uraei
Tuna el-Gebel Ptoemais Temple 6285EG07JHP 
 Ancient egyptian Necropolis Tuna el-Gabal Temple Ptoemais Tomb Pronaos Ptolemaic at City of the Dead with various chapels, temples, this the delightfully compact temple tomb of Ptolemais and catacombs for animal mummies and many more which are still buried and unexcavated under the desert sands. The site is centred on a Temple of Thoth, badly ruined, dating from Ramesside through to Roman times and was a place of pilgrimage so there are buildings for accommodation as well and remains of a Roman water wheel obtaining its water from a deep well. Near to the cemetery is the northern boundary stela of Akhenaten which can be visited after a short low grade climb up steps where it is protected from the elements behind a Perspex screen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, upright, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, Tuna el-Gebel, Gabal, chapel, tomb, temple, Ptolemy 1, Ptolemaic, Roman, El-Fasagi, Ibiotapheion, pronaos, cult, Greek, style, clothing, Ptoemais, Greco-Roman, frieze, uraei
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
El Ashmunein Thoth Temple 6257EG07JHP 
 Egyptian Minya El Ashmunein Panorama Site View Temple Thoth Overgrown Scrub Bushes 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. 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, overgrown, enclosure, Ptolemaic, Muslim, robbery, reuse, pylon, Amun, sanctuary
El Ashmunein Thoth Temple 6250EG07JHP 
 al Ashmunayn Ancient Egyptian Temple Thoth Gate Stones Walls Ruins Overgrown 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, upright, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, ancient, moon, god, Thoth, Temple, Nectanebo 1, gate, Ramasside, overgrown, enclosure, Ptolemaic, Muslim, robbery, reuse, pylon, Amun, sanctuary
El Ashmunein Thoth Temple 6249EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Temple Thoth Gate Walls Stones Eroded Grass Egyptian Sky Blue 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, overgrown, enclosure, Ptolemaic, Muslim, robbery, reuse, pylon, Amun, sanctuary
El Ashmunein Thoth Temple 6244EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Enclosure Wall Gate Ancient Egyptian Ramses Carvings Temple Thoth 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, upright, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, ancient, moon, god, Thoth, Temple, Nectanebo 1, gate, Ramasside, reliefs, pharaoh, figure, carved, overgrown, enclosure, Ptolemaic, Muslim, robbery, reuse, pylon, Amun, sanctuary
El Ashmunein Thoth Temple 6243EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Temple Thoth Ramasside Magna Shumun Gate Enclosure Egypt 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, reliefs, figures, cartouche, Ramasside, overgrown, enclosure, Ptolemaic, Muslim, robbery, reuse, pylon, Amun, sanctuary
El Ashmunein Thoth Temple 6235EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Temple Thoth Ruins Overview Overgrown Ancient Egyptian Site 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. 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, overview, gate, overgrown, enclosure, Ptolemaic, Muslim, robbery, reuse, pylon, Amun, sanctuary
El Ashmunein Basilica Crypt 6210EG07JHP 
 Egypt Minya El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columns Crypt Brick built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing, here viewed from the nave and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica Crypt 6209EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Underground Crypts Altar Roman Christian Basilica Minya Egypt built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica Capital 6212EG07JHP 
 al Ashmunayn Broken Column Capital Roman Carved Stonework Christian Basilica built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6214EG07JHP 
 Egyptian El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columns Grass Overgrown built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, rushes, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6213EG07JHP 
 al Ashmunayn Roman Christian Basilica Minya Egypt Floral Capitals Columns Grass built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6211EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columned Hall Crypt Minya Egypt Photo built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing, here viewed from the nave and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6204EG07JHP 
 Egyptian al Ashmunayn Flora Capital Carved Stone Detail Overgrown Broken set in the remains of a Roman period Christian Basilica built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, landscape, capital, floral, carved, carving, stonework, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, columns, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6203EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Ptolemaic Reused Columns Minya Egypt Photograph built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6202EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columns Fallen Capital Foreground Egypt built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6195EG07JHP 
 al Ashmunayn Minya Columns Egyptian Roman Christian Basilica Lying built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6192EG07JHP 
 Egypt El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columns Ptolemaic Reuse Capitals built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6190EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Egyptian Roman Christian Basilica Broken Discarded Ruin Overgrown Minya Site built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica & Quern 6232EG07JHP 
 Broken Quern Foreground Roman Christian Basilica Columns Perspective Minya Egypt built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, red granite, quern, broken, foreground, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica & Quern 6230EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian al Ashmunayn Broken Quern Roman Christian Basilica Ptolemaic Temple built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, red granite, quern, grinding, floor, broken, bowl, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny

Egypt > North of Cairo (31 files)

This gallery has photographs of the main sites North of Cairo, usually visited privately as not part of most Egyptian tours, and includes Heliopolis, Tell Basta near Zagazig and Tanis near the north coast of Egypt
Alexandria Nilometer eg9613815jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Nile ancient Nilometer door well archaeology silted dry Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of tae ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, doorway, Nilometer, well, River, Nile, dried, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Nilometer eg9613728jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria River Nile ancient Nilometer door well archaeology silted dry Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of tae ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, doorway, Nilometer, well, River, Nile, dried, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Catacombs eg961407jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom es-Shogafa catacombs shelves rockcut urns flooded board walk Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, outer, gallery, shelves, urns, cinerary, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Catacombs eg961404jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria tomb carved man snake pschent bearded walls Kom al-Shawqafah catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, mound, shards, pottery, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, carved, carving, snake, bearded, pschent, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, flash, Metz, upright
Alexandria Catacombs eg9614011jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom al-Shawqaiah catacombs passageway carved Sobek cloak guard Roman Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, al-Shawqafah, mound, shards, pottery, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, carved, carving, anubis, sobek, military, costume, cloak, rock, cut, bearded, pschent, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, flash, Metz, upright
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg961399jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city tomb carved scallop shell roof Kom al-Shawqaiah catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, most well know is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg961398jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria tomb relief Apis bull Nephthys Kom el-Shoukafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, one of which is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg961397jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria tomb carving Horus Anubis Thoth Kom es-Shoquafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, one of which is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, lion, headed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg961396jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city tomb relief Apis bull Kom es-Shoquafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, one of which is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg9613735jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Tigran painted wall offering adjacent niche Kom es-Shogafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952 and this painting is in the righthand niche next to the more famous mummy on bed scene which faces the entrance. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, painting, offering, kneeling, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, ceiling, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg9613733jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Tigrane Tomb painting Osiris Isis Nephthys Kom es-Shogafa catacombs Mediterranean the City is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg9613731jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city tomb entrance Tigran painted walls Kom al-Shawqaiah catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Tomb Passage eg9613736jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria tombs entrance passageway stonework Kom es-Shoquafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, best known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright, passageway, interior
Alexandria Tigran Tomb eg9613913jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city tomb rescued Tigran reconstruction Kom es-Shogafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Sphinx eg9613720jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Ptolemaic red granite sphinx plinth modern reconstruction Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Sphinx eg9613719jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria Serapeum Ptolemaic red granite sphinx plinth modern Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Sphinx eg9613718jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman ruins Ptolemaic red granite sphinx Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Sarcophagi eg9613912jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria garden museum exhibits sarcophagi white carved Kom es-Shoquafa catacombs Mediterranean the city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, most well known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Sarcophagi eg9613911jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria open air exhibits sarcophagi Kom es-Shogafa catacombs Mediterranean the city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, most well known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Piscina eg9613722jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman ruins Piscina swimming pool abulations bath excavations Rhakote modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, swimming, pool, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Baths eg9613723jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Serapeum Roman ruins bath excavation sphinxes rocky hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Pompey s Pillar eg9613717jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman Ptolemaic granite sphinx column Pompey Serapeum Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Pompey s Pillar eg9613716jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Ptolemaic sphinx column Pompey Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Granite Scarab eg9613724jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman garden exhibit granite scarab large museum Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Granite Carving eg9613727jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria broken fragment carved granite freize high status fine quality Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Granite Carving eg9613726jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria carved mottled granite freize high status beautiful quality Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Granite Carving eg9613725jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria carved mottled granite freize symbols beautiful Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Carved Relief eg9613914jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria exhibits carved black granite freize Kom el-Shoukafa garden free standing Mediterranean the city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, most well known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, carved, black, inons, offering, boat, snake, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Carved Cross eg9613729jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria garden exhibit carved stone Coptic cross early Christian capital Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompeys Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Burial Vault eg961395jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city catacombs tomb carving Kom el-Shoukafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, best known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Burial Vault eg961393jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city main catacombs tomb entrance carved walls Kom al-Shawqaiah catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, best known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the Citys history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ancient sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8

Egypt > Outlying Pyramids (24 files)

Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Hawara Pyramid eg01319jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks exposed layers closeup thousands Egyptian, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01318jhp 
 Hawarah Fayyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbricks entrance door south side flooded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01316jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick entrance south side door flooded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg01315jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid discarded limestone carving crocodiles lying around, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01313jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mortuary temple Labyrinth Herodotus destroyed rubble field, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01312jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbrick core large substantial exposed mound, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013123jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum limestone carved torso necklace beads beaded collar wesekh menat broken discarded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013122jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum pyramid yellow flaky chalk-like weathered exposed stone eroded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, yellow, chalky, brittle, weathered, flaking
Hawara Pyramid eg013121jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum mudbrick brick exposed floor straw eroded weathered made constructed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, straw
Hawara Pyramid eg013120jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum ancient Egyptian mudbricks bricks mortar construction techniques erosion wall exposed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01311jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick exposed impressive hill mound remains, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013119jhp 
 Hawarah Faiyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbrick north east corner wall ruin bricks, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013118jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks exposed ruined building wall necropolis, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013116jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick exposed wall shell north east corner , to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013114jhp 
 Hawarah Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid north face granite grinding wheel broken foreground, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, north, face, grinding, wheel, granite, broken, scale
Hawara Pyramid eg013113jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick north face granite grinding wheel, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013112jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid hidden entrance hole buried ground diagram sand, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013111jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhat Egyptian pyramid mudbricks layers multiple exposed many, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013110jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Egypt Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks many closeup layers construction exposed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Shaft Tomb eg941415jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Hawara Pyramid Fayyum Amenemhet royal tomb shafts oblong deep, at a site well to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing. Most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. The tomb shafts adjacent to the entrance road our well constructed with smooth well finished walls and could have been for royal women rather as in Lisht and I understood from my guide that many items found were displayed in the small musuem at Karanis which has been closed since I visited it 1994. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet, Amenemhat 111, last 12th Dynasty, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, core, limestone, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Hawara Shaft Tomb eg941413jhp 
 Egypt Hawara Pyramid mudbrick Faiyum Amenemhet tomb shafts roadside necropolis on a site well south of Cairo in the al Fayyum province was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing. Most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet, Amenemhat 111, last 12th Dynasty, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, core, limestone, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Hawara Pyramid Labyrinth 6394EG07JHP 
 Hawara Pyramid Labyrinth South Face View el-Fayoum Ancient Egypt Buried Sand shows what little remains of the famous complex described by Herodotus and Strabo at this location, near Faiyum, to the south of Cairo and which was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing.The Labyrinth was compared because of its extensive mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos and although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the king’s first attempt of the so-called Black Pyramid at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Hawara, pyramid, face, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, antiquity, upright, pharaoh, Amenemhet, Amenemhat 111, royal, tomb, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, canal, water, table
Hawara Pyramid Labyrinth 6393EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Hawara Pyramid Labyrinth Buried Sand Rubble Archaeology viewed from the south face but this is what little remains of the famous complex described by Herodotus and Strabo at this location, near Faiyum, to the south of Cairo where it was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing.The Labyrinth was compared because of its extensive mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos and although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the king’s first attempt of the so-called Black Pyramid at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Hawara, pyramid, face, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, antiquity, landscape, pharaoh, Amenemhet, Amenemhat 111, royal, tomb, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, canal, water, table
Hawara Pyramid Labyrinth 6392EG07JHP 
 Hawara Pyramid Labyrinth Vista Ancient Egyptian Buried Archaeology Photograph Overview from the south face and illustrates what little remains of the famous area described by Herodotus and Strabo at this site located near Faiyum, to the south of Cairo where it was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing.The Labyrinth was compared because of its extensive mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos and although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the king’s first attempt of the so-called Black Pyramid at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Hawara, pyramid, face, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, antiquity, landscape, pharaoh, Amenemhet, Amenemhat 111, royal, tomb, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, canal, water, table

Egypt > Saqqara & Memphis (15 files)

This gallery contains pictures of the two main sites usually visited together on a day trip south of Cairo - Saqqara with the famous Step Pyramid, a huge necropolis with many tombs and other pyramids and Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt now will an open air museum with the alabaster sphinx and the huge partial statue of Ramasses 11.
Saqqara Tomb of Ti 6866EG07JHP 
 Colourful Wall Relief Agricultural Workmen Ancient Egyptian Ti Tomb Saqqara scenes in his Mastaba Tomb, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, overseer, wall, painting, bas relief, farming, grain, workers, working, agriculture, farming, husbandry, cattle, skills, colors, colours, landscape
Saqqara Tomb of Ti 6865EG07JHP 
 Fine Fishing Carving Painted Scene Mastaba Tomb Ty Saqqarah Egypt, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, overseer, wall, painting, bas relief, decoration, fishing, fish, marshes, River Nile, water, hunting, scenes, boat, skills, colors, colours, landscape
Saqqara Tomb of Ti 6863EG07JHP 
 Boat Construction Bas Relief Painting Mastaba Tomb Ty Saqqara Egypt Interior Photo, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, overseer, wall, painting, bas relief, workers, boat, construction, workers, working, craftsmen, working, skills, colors, colours, landscape
Saqqara Tomb of Ti 6861EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Saqqara Mastaba Tomb Ti Entrance Ramp Portico Columns, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers and this photo is of the immediate entrance after the walk down a passageway. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, overseer, entrance, walled, pillared, portico, courtyard, landscape, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Tomb of Ti 6860EG07JHP 
 Ancient Mastaba Tomb Entrance Passage Bricks Ty Saqqarah Egypt Low Angle, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, overseer, entrance, walled, pillared, portico, courtyard, landscape, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Tomb of Ti 6859EG07JHP 
 Mastaba Tomb Entrance Passageway Steps Sloping Ramp Portico Door Ti Saqqara, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, overseer, entrance, walled, pillared, portico, courtyard, upright, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Tomb of Ti 6858EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Mastaba Tomb Entrance Sloping Passageway Steps High View Ti, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, overseer, entrance, walled, pillared, portico, courtyard, landscape, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Tomb Ti Shaft 6872EG07JHP 
 Ancient Saqqarah Egypt Burial Shaft Entrance Mastaba Tomb Ty Photo, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, shaft, pillared, entrance, hole, steps, portico, chamber, columned, columns, court, overseer, landscape, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Tomb Ti Shaft 6871EG07JHP 
 Burial Shaft Entrance Interior Columned Court Saqqara Mastaba Tomb Ti Egypt, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, shaft, pillared, entrance, hole, steps, portico, chamber, columned, columns, court, overseer, landscape, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Ti Sarcophagus 6867EG07JHP 
 Sarcophagus Ti Burial Chamber Mastaba Tomb Granite Lid Saqqara Egypt Interior, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, granite, underground, dark, overseer, landscape, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Ti Burial Shaft 6873EG07JHP 
 Columned Court Burial Shaft Entrance Mastaba Tomb Ti Saqqarah Egypt, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, shaft, pillared, entrance, hole, steps, portico, chamber, columned, columns, court, overseer, upright, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Ti Burial Shaft 6870EG07JHP 
 Saqqara Egypt Burial Shaft Passageway Underground Mastaba Tomb Ti Ty, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, shaft, passgeway, underground, dark, entrance, hole, overseer, landscape, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Ti Burial Shaft 6869EG07JHP 
 Burial Shaft Passageway Mastaba Tomb Ti Interior Photo Underground Egyptian Dark, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, shaft, passgeway, underground, dark, entrance, hole, overseer, landscape, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Serdab of Ti 6862EG07JHP 
 Ti Serdab Mastaba Tomb Saqqara Ancient Egyptian Noble Overseer Interior Photo for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid as illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, overseer, history, antiquity, landscape, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, burial, serdab, face, statue, hole, eternity, immortality
Saqqara Philosophers 6853EG07JHP 
 Saqqara Three Greek Philosophers Poets Exhibit Mastaba Tomb Ti Walkway, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, north, necropolis, Greek, philosophers, poets, walk, sand, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, exhibit, landscape

Scotland > Historic Properties (6 files)

This gallery has photographs of Scottish Castles and Fortresses, Stately Homes and Gardens, old churches or kirks and includes most of the following:
Auchindoir Church; Auchindoun Castle; Balmoral Castle; Balvenie Castle; Bass of Inverurie; Bellabeg Motte; Braemar Castle; Brodie Castle; Castle Fraser; Corgarff Castle; Corrichie Monument; Corse ONeil Castle; Craigellachie Bridge; Crathes Castle; Crathie Kirk; Dalgetie Castle; Deer Abbey; Drum Castle; Duff House; Duffus Castle; Dunnideer; Dunnottar Castle; Elgin Cathedral; Esslemont Castle; Fasque House; Fetternear House; Findlater; Fordyce; Fyvie Castle; Gairnshiel Bridge; Glenbuchat Castle; Haddo House; Hallforest Castle; Huntly Castle; Inchdrewer Castle; Invercauld Bridge ODee; Kildrummy Castle; Kincardine ONeil Kirk; Kindrochit Castle; Kinloss Abbey; Kinneff Church; Knock Castle; Leith Hall; Mar Lodge; Marnoch Kirkyard; Mid Mar Kirk; Monymusk Kirk; Peel of Lumphanan; Pitmedden Gardens; Pluscarden Priory or Abbey; Ruthven Barracks; Slains Castle; Tolquhon Castle; Tullich Kirk; Fort George;
Persephone xcv7758jhp 
 Persephone carved statue Pitcaple Aberdeenshire Greek Goddess Scottish spring vegetation near the Maiden Stone this ancient Scottish relic stands by the roadside near Pitcaple and is easily accessible for the causal visit from a small lay-by carpark at the Maidenstone although it is a narrow busy road to walk with care. The Statue is by the entrance to Crowmallie House and is of the Greek Goddess of the underworld, supposed daughter of Zeus and Demeter. Considered also to be the vegetation goddess and honoured often at spring time when crops start to grow again. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Persephone, carved, stone, statue, Maiden, symbol, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, Donside, Gordon, district, archaeology, archaeological, history, Greek, legend, Cora, Kore, Zeus, Demeter, west, face, landscape, spring, May, carving, daughter, countryside, farming, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, peaceful, trees, woods, access, fenced, Roman, Proserpina, Proserpine, pomegranate, bats, mystical, sceptre, box, sheaf, vegetation, agriculture, crops, growing
Persephone xcv7757jhp 
 Persephone carved statue Pitcaple Aberdeenshire Scotland Greek Goddess Maiden Stone by this ancient Scottish relic stands by the roadside near Pitcaple and is easily accessible for the causal visit from a small lay-by carpark at the Maidenstone although it is a narrow busy road to walk with care. The Statue is by the entrance to Crowmallie House and is of the Greek Goddess of the underworld, supposed daughter of Zeus and Demeter. Considered also to be the vegetation goddess and honoured often at spring time when crops start to grow again. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Persephone, carved, stone, statue, Maiden, symbol, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, Donside, Gordon, district, archaeology, archaeological, history, Greek, legend, Cora, Kore, Zeus, Demeter, west, face, upright, landscape, spring, May, carving, daughter, countryside, farming, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, peaceful, trees, woods, access, fenced, Roman, Proserpina, Proserpine, pomegranate, bats, mystical, sceptre, box, sheaf, vegetation, agriculture, crops, growing
Kinkell Church Inverurie wtn1282jhp 
 Kinkell Church ruined roofless stonewalls River Don Donside Aberdeenshire Scotland early Church dating from 1400s located near Inverurie and accessed from Keith Hall road in Aberdeenshire north west of Aberdeen City in the North East of Scotland. Famous for its elaborate Sacrament House on the north wall in form of Greek cross with housing for consecrated host, attributed to the Alexander Galloway, Vicar in 1524. Also has distinctive graveslab with carving of armoured knight Gilbert de Greenlaw, killed at battle of Harlaw in 1411 and later reused by a Forbes in 1592. It was unroofed in 1771 and now charming ruin on the northern banks of the River Don. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kinkell, Church, ruin, landscape, Keith, Hall, Inverurie, road, countryside, rural, River, Don, spring, stonewalls, gravestones, cemetery, trees, blue, sky, white, clouds, sunny, sunshine, green, grass, Sacrament, House, Greek, cross, consecrated, host, Galloway, vicar, graveslab, Greenlaw, knight, killed, Harlaw, Battle, carving
Kinkell Church Inverurie wtn1279jhp 
 Kinkell Church ruin Inverurie Keith Hall Donside Aberdeenshire Scotland early Church dating from 1400s located near Inverurie and accessed from Keith Hall road in Aberdeenshire north west of Aberdeen City in the North East of Scotland. Famous for its elaborate Sacrament House on the north wall in form of Greek cross with housing for consecrated host, attributed to the Alexander Galloway, Vicar in 1524. Also has distinctive graveslab with carving of armoured knight Gilbert de Greenlaw, killed at battle of Harlaw in 1411 and later reused by a Forbes in 1592. It was unroofed in 1771 and now charming ruin on the northern banks of the River Don. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kinkell, Church, ruin, landscape, Keith, Hall, Inverurie, road, countryside, rural, River, Don, spring, stonewalls, gravestones, cemetery, trees, blue, sky, white, clouds, sunny, sunshine, green, grass, Sacrament, House, Greek, cross, consecrated, host, Galloway, vicar, graveslab, Greenlaw, knight, killed, Harlaw, Battle, carving
Kinkell Church Inverurie wtn1267jhp 
 Kinkell Church ruin gravestone Inverurie Keith Hall Donside Scottish spring early Church dating from 1400s located near Inverurie and accessed from Keith Hall road in Aberdeenshire north west of Aberdeen City in the North East of Scotland. Famous for its elaborate Sacrament House on the north wall in form of Greek cross with housing for consecrated host, attributed to the Alexander Galloway, Vicar in 1524. Also has distinctive graveslab with carving of armoured knight Gilbert de Greenlaw, killed at battle of Harlaw in 1411 and later reused by a Forbes in 1592. It was unroofed in 1771 and now charming ruin on the northern banks of the River Don. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kinkell, Church, ruin, landscape, Keith, Hall, Inverurie, road, countryside, rural, River, Don, spring, stonewalls, gravestones, cemetery, trees, blue, sky, white, clouds, sunny, sunshine, green, grass, Sacrament, House, Greek, cross, consecrated, host, Galloway, vicar, graveslab, Greenlaw, knight, killed, Harlaw, Battle, carving
Kinkell Church Inverurie wtn1256jhp 
 Kinkell Church ruin Inverurie sacrament house Greek Cross Donside Aberdeenshire Scotland early Church dating from 1400s located near Inverurie and accessed from Keith Hall road in Aberdeenshire north west of Aberdeen City in the North East of Scotland. Famous for its elaborate Sacrament House on the north wall in form of Greek cross with housing for consecrated host, attributed to the Alexander Galloway, Vicar in 1524. Also has distinctive graveslab with carving of armoured knight Gilbert de Greenlaw, killed at battle of Harlaw in 1411 and later reused by a Forbes in 1592. It was unroofed in 1771 and now charming ruin on the northern banks of the River Don. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kinkell, Church, ruin, landscape, Keith, Hall, Inverurie, road, countryside, rural, River, Don, spring, stonewalls, gravestones, cemetery, trees, blue, sky, white, clouds, sunny, sunshine, green, grass, Sacrament, House, Greek, cross, consecrated, host, Galloway, vicar, graveslab, Greenlaw, knight, killed, Harlaw, Battle, carving

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