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Egypt (open collection)

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

Egypt > Aswan Nubian Museum (1 file)

Aswan Nubian Female Statue EG052945JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum schist statue of Ankhesneferihre, daughter of Saite King and entitled Divine Wife of Amun dating from 26th Dynasty at Karnak and displayed inside this modern air-conditioned building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, statue, Ankhesneferihre, female, daughter, Saite, King, schist, divine, wife, Amun, inside, interior, ancient, upright

Egypt > Egyptian Museum Cairo (1 file)

Royalty Free photos of exhibits from the Cairo Egyptian Museum taken before current bans with slide film in available light not to studio quality
Water Clock EG11830JHP 
 Egypt Cairo Museum Exhibit Amenhotep Water Clock astronomical design with main constellations inscribed in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Karnak, water, clock, Amenhotep, constellations, jupiter, orion, saturn, venus, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (21 files)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Luxor Temple InfR EG981121jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian infra red B&W colonnade processional pylon rear photo is taken from the outside of the colonnade looking back to the rear of the pylon and peristyle court located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues on the far side of the pylon that greet the visitor arriving at the Temple. To the left are a few small columns from the Roman castrum, a military complex with stone paved avenues and the streets defined by pillars. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. 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, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981120jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt obelisk side carvings cartouche infra red film in front of the main pylon greeting visitors to this Temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. 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, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981119jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt seated statues Ramses carvings infra red B&W in front of the main pylon greeting visitors to this Temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. 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, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981118jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt pylon obelisk statues carvings infra red B&W ghostly in front of the main pylon greeting visitors to this Temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. 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, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981117jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian seated statues Ramesses carvings infra red B&W in front of the main pylon greeting visitors to this Temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. 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, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983735jhp 
 Egypt Hatshepsut Thutmosis Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple infra red film is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983734jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Thutmosis Granite Obelisk Karnak infra red B&W film upwards is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983733jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Inner Sanctuary infra red B&W Jim Henderson photo near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983732jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Obelisk Sanctuary central court B&W infra red ghost near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983731jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt pharoah Amun carving B&W infra red ghostly near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983730jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian statue headless inra red ghostlike B&W film Sanctuary central court festival hall Thutmose near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983729jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk festival hall Thutmose Infra Red eerie B&W near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983726jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt carved blocks restoration ghostly infra red obelisks located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983725jhp 
 Karnak Temple storage carving restoration hieroglyphics infra red obelisks located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, pylon, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983724jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple doorway infra red sunlight dawn taken not long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983723jhp 
 Exterior Temple Ramasses Karnak Egyptian infra red B&W ghost dawn sun palm trees, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, exterior, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983722jhp 
 Temple Ramesses Karnak Egypt infra red film ghostly eerie dawn light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983720jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Taharqa Kiosk infra red film B&W sphinx dawn greets the visitor after entering through the first Pylon when visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 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, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, upright, tourists, dawn, sunbeams, backlit, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983719jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Temple columns roof infra red sunlight dawn taken not long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983718jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Obelisks Karnak Temple palm tree infra red ghostly dawn light is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from the north area which was mainly an opne air area of various blocks. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983717jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Taharqa Kiosk infra red sphinx dawn sunbeams greets the visitor after entering through the first Pylon when visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 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, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, upright, tourists, dawn, sunbeams, backlit, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998

Egypt > Karnak Temple (376 files)

Photos in this gallery include the whole of Karnak itself, the open air museum, temples of Khonsu and Ptah and the Sound and Light Show night images.
Karnak Temple SS984636jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak carved Granite papyrus sunrise Lower unified Egypt is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984635jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak Temple Painted Figure Granite Flower lotus dawn light is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984634jhp 
 Thutmose Pillar Karnak Painted Pharoah Granite carved lilly lotus early light is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, lotus, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984633jhp 
 Thutmose Pillar Karnak colours Pharoah Granite Hatshepsut Obelisk sunrise Egypt is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984631jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak central court Granite Hatshepsut Obelisks sunrise Egypt is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984630jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Sanctuary central court dawn hypostyle slab altar near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98462jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Roof dawn light carving hieroglyphics taken no long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984627jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk dawn sunrise central court pillared room towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984626jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Obelisk dawn sunrise central court towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984625jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk dawn sunrise central court pillared room towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984622jhp 
 Karnak Temple storage rescued obelisks dawn sunrise winter light palm tree located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. In the distance at the obelisks of Thutmose 1 and Queen or King Hatshepsut. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, obelisks, obelisk, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984621jhp 
 Karnak Temple south hypostyle hall obelisks dawn sunrise golden light located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. In the distance at the obelisks of Thutmose 1 and Queen or King Hatshepsut. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, obelisks, obelisk, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984618jhp 
 Karnak Temple south salvaged blocks obelisks dawn sunrise pylon seventh located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. In the distance at the obelisks of Thutmose 1 and Queen or King Hatshepsut. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, pylon, obelisks, obelisk, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Hatshepsut, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98469jhp 
 Karnak Temple Pylon Courtyard Mudbrick Ramps Egypt morning light back first is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the remains of construction mudbrick ramps in the first court behind the first pylon, which appear to have been left behind. The temple complex started from the centre and this area of construction, partly unfinished, was a much later phase possibly during the reign of Nectanebo 1 around 370BC. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, pylon, interior, mudbrick, ramps, remains, unfinished, building, construction, methods, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98468jhp 
 Karnak Temple Pylon Interior Mudbrick Ramps Remains Egypt dawn light is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the remains of construction mudbrick ramps in the first court behind the first pylon, which appear to have been left behind. The temple complex started from the centre and this area of construction, partly unfinished, was a much later phase possibly during the reign of Nectanebo 1 around 370BC. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, interior, mudbrick, ramps, remains, unfinished, building, construction, methods, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98467jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Hypostyle Hall Taharqa Kiosk sunrise backlit sphinx dawn greets the visitor after entering through the first Pylon when visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, upright, tourists, dawn, sunbeams, backlit, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98466jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Hypostyle Hall Taharqa Kiosk dawn silhouette colonnade greets the visitor after entering through the first Pylon when visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, upright, tourists, dawn, sunbeams, backlit, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98464jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt second pylon Taharqa Kiosk dawn silhouette sphinx sunrise greets the visitor after entering through the first Pylon when visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, upright, tourists, dawn, sunbeams, backlit, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984617jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer carvings prisoners Karnak Temple South sunrise dawn light highlighting carving at this site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs.

These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984615jhp 
 Carved block Khonsu ankhs Temple dawn sunrise Karnak Egyptian golden light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of a carved block near the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, block, carved, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984614jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South dawn sunrise carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984613jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramses dawn sunrise Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984611jhp 
 Outer wall reliefs Temple Ramasses dawn sunrise Karnak Egypt golden light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98460jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Window sunrise golden light Karnak Egypt Temple Columns Roof carving hieroglyphics taken not long after dawn with golden sunlight creeping into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Luxor Karnak Temple EG962004jhp 
 Karnak Temple Eighth Pylon Seated Statues south face wire equipment front damaged located on the transverse axis south from the main central area in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of the Eighth Pylon with its southern face dominated by five colossal figures from Amenhotep 1, the most complete and Amenhotep 11 while the two either side of the doorway are of Tuthmosis 11 and all were later restored by Tuthmosis 111 although all are now in very poor condition. The pylon was originally raised by Hatshepsut but subsequently her identity was removed as was the name of Amun which offended the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten but later restored by Seti 1. The area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, eighth, pylon, limestone, statues, damaged, broken, headless, Amenhotep 1, 11, Tuthmosis, 11, 111, Tuthmose, Hatshepsut, Sety 1, Sethos, Seti, court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, Horus, carving, hieroglyphs, storage, obelisks, 1996, slide, film, 35mm, Fuji, RDP, Nikon, FM2, EG20, manual, scanned, scan
Luxor Karnak Temple EG962003jhp 
 Karnak Egyptian Temple Eighth Pylon hypostyle hall broken blocks side view located on the transverse axis south from the main central area in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of the Eighth Pylon with its southern face dominated by five colossal figures from Amenhotep 1, the most complete and Amenhotep 11 while the two either side of the doorway are of Tuthmosis 11 and all were later restored by Tuthmosis 111 although all are now in very poor condition. The pylon was originally raised by Hatshepsut but subsequently her identity was removed as was the name of Amun which offended the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten but later restored by Seti 1. The area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, eighth, pylon, view, hypostyle, first, limestone, statues, damaged, broken, headless, Amenhotep 1, 11, Tuthmosis, 11, 111, Tuthmose, Hatshepsut, Sety 1, Sethos, Seti, court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, Horus, carving, hieroglyphs, storage, obelisks, 1996, slide, film, 35mm, Fuji, RDP, Nikon, FM2, EG20, manual, scanned, scan
Luxor Karnak Temple EG949519jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egypt Temple Columns windows carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, 1994, slide, film, Fuji, RDP, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan
Karnak Temple EG94487jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Luxor Temple Columns Light Show Moon sound taken during the first stage of the Light Show which invloves a walk through the main temple here loking through the Hypostyle Hall to the Obelisk of Tuthmosis 111. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, Thutmosis, obelisk, night, sound, son, Luminere, light, show, 1994, Bronica, ETRSi: slide, film, tungsten, transparency, 645, medium, format
Karnak Lightshow EG94488jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Light Show Obelisk taken during the first stage of the Light Show which invloves a walk through the main temple here loking through the Hypostyel Hall to the Obelisk of Tuthmosis 111. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, Thutmosis, obelisk, night, light, show, 1994, Bronica, ETRSi: slide, film, tungsten, transparency, 645, medium, format
Karnak Stored Blocks EG0214082jhp 
 Karnak Temple stored blocks carved rescued carving hieroglyphics star ceiling located adjacent to the mudbrick boundary wall of the Forecourt behind the First Pylon visible in the background in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. These blocks can be infill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, first, mudbrick, enclosure, wall, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, walled, stars, lintel, ceiling, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214081jhp 
 Exterior wall hieroglyphics text Temple Ramesses Karnak ancient Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls of the Small temple of Ramesses 111 at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214080jhp 
 Exterior wall carving scared barque Amun Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, sacred, boat, large, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214079jhp 
 Exterior wall Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak boats sails oars men many, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214078jhp 
 Wall relief large boat sail Temple Ramesses Karnak Nile Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214077jhp 
 Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egyptian Amun Mut Khonsu Gods carvings, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Mut, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214075jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Amun Khonsu offering, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Pharaoh, offering, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214074jhp 
 Gods Thoth Khnum Sekhmet Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Seshat Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Seshat, Khnum, Sekhmet, Thoth, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214073jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Amun Khonsu Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, offering, nekhbet, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214072jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs damage repairs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, damage, repairs, patching
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214071jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt hieroglyphs, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak South Wall EG0214070jhp 
 Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South conquered cities cartouches Amun carvings a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214069jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak battle scene South Ramses chariot carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214068jhp 
 Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South Ramesses Chariots bow arrow carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, bow, arrow, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214066jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South carvings Ramasses chariots a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214065jhp 
 Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South Ramesses Amun prisoners presenting carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214063jhp 
 Outer Wall Karnak Temple Ramesses gate Ptah Amun Battle scene carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple to thre east of the gate where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, battle, scene, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Gate EG0214064jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Wall Reliefs Karnak South gate carving Ramesses Amun door jam a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Gate EG0214062jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South Gate gates carvings a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. Looking through the Hypostle Hall from the south gate of Ramesses 11 to the North gate where most of the outer wall reliefs are those of Seti 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, gates, vistors, tourists, people, photographing
Karnak South Gate EG0214061jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South Ramesses Gate carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, tourists, visitors, people
Karnak Obelisk Base EG0214057jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple base hieroglyphics closeup Osiride statue is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is in between the fourth and fifth pylons looking at its granite base. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact as can be seen in this photo but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, base, plinth, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisk, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, figures, statues, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Obelisk Base EG0214056jhp 
 Tuthmose Granite Obelisk Base granite Karnak Temple tipping ledge closeup is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. However this is the base of the remaining standing obelisk of Tuthmosis 1 in front of the third pylon in the small court and gives a good idea of the construction and lifting method with this ledge to allow purchase as the colossal red Aswan granite monolith was pulled upwards into place. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, obelisk, red, Aswan, granite, fallen, obelisk, base, ledge, lip, tilting, tipping, closeup, figure, scale, blocks, pylon, fourth, third, pylons, small, court, pharaoh, ruler, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 1
Karnak Obelisk Base EG0214055jhp 
 Tuthmosis Granite Obelisk Base granite Karnak Temple level finish closeup is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. However this is the base of the remaining standing obelisk of Tuthmosis 1 in front of the third pylon in the small court and gives a good idea of the construction and lifting method with this ledge to allow purchase as the colossal red Aswan granite monolith was pulled upwards into place. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, obelisk, red, Aswan, granite, fallen, obelisk, base, ledge, lip, tilting, tipping, closeup, figure, scale, blocks, pylon, fourth, third, pylons, small, court, pharaoh, ruler, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 1
Karnak Obelisk Base EG0214054jhp 
 Tuthmose red Granite Obelisk Base granite Karnak tipping ledge closeup is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. However this is the base of the remaining standing obelisk of Tuthmosis 1 in front of the third pylon in the small court and gives a good idea of the construction and lifting method with this ledge to allow purchase as the colossal red Aswan granite monolith was pulled upwards into place. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, obelisk, red, Aswan, granite, fallen, obelisk, base, ledge, lip, tilting, tipping, closeup, figure, scale, blocks, pylon, fourth, third, pylons, small, court, pharaoh, ruler, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 1
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG0214060jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite carving Obelisk Karnak hierogylphics Osiride statue evening light is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is in between the fourth and fifth pylons looking at its granite base. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact as can be seen in this photo but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, base, plinth, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisk, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, figures, statues, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG0214059jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple standing low view is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, base, plinth, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisk, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, figures, statues, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG0214058jhp 
 Egypt Hatshepsut Towering Granite Obelisk Karnak evening sky hieroglyphs upwards is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, base, plinth, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisk, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, figures, statues, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, evening, sky, soft, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214051jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Obelisks carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall looking towards the two standing obelisks of Tuthmosis and Hatshesput L&R and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, Tuthmosis, Tuthmose, Hatshepsut, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214049jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egypt Temple Columns Roof beams hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, supports, beams, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214048jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns windows sun glow hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214047jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Luxor Temple Columns Roof supports hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, cartouches, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, supports, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214046jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall sunshine backlit Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214042jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Ramesses cartouche Karnak Egyptian Columns carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, cartouche, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214041jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns tourists scale huge size taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall to the south gate and the diminutive figures help one gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, tourists, visitors, people, small, scale, huge, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214040jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Temple Columns south door windows hieroglyphs taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214038jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Temple Columns Roof beams repairs patching taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, repairs, cemented, patching, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214037jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Roof beams painted carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, cartouche, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, supports, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, beams, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214036jhp 
 Luxor Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple columns dark silhouette hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG02140053jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Obelisks Columns sunlight golden carving hieroglyphs taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall towards the two remaining standing obelisks Tuthmose on the right and Hatshepsut to its left and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, Hatshepsut, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214033jhp 
 Karnak Egyptian Temple offering details wine vase Bes holding carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis as well as Sekhmet, Ma'at and Ptah and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. This detail shows the God Bes holding the vase possibly offering protection to the recipient or in his role as a merrymaking God. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, closeup, details, offerings, vases, Bes, face, holding, wine, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, outer, wall, north, exterior, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, outer, wall, North, Seti 1, Sethos, Sety, feast, food
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214030jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple offering Amun Seti a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Amun, Isis, offering, Seti 1, Sethos, offering, scenes, wine, food
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214024jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall North Wall Karnak Temple offering Amun Theban Triad Sety a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis as well as Sekhmet, Ptah and Ma'at and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, outer, wall, north, exterior, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Sety, Theban, Triad, Gods, Amun, Khonsu, Mut, Ma’at, Sekhmet, Ptah, offering, wine, feast, food
Karnak Temple Wall Carving EG0214021jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall North Wall Karnak Temple offering Amun Theban Triad Sety a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine as well as making offerings to the God Amun and Isis as well as Sekhmet, Ma'at and Ptah and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, outer, wall, north, exterior, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Sety, Theban, Triad, Gods, Amun, Khonsu, Mut, Ma’at, Sekhmet, Ptah, offering, wine, feast, food
Karnak Temple Sandstorm EG0214013jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Chapel gate sandstorm dramatic light hypostyle palms hazy which is located inside the central enclosure wall of the Karnak complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a relatively ruined small temple lying near the exterior north wall of the hypostyle hall and the path to the Temple of Ptah and gate to Montu Temple in the North Enclosure. The area is a cluster of ruins and blocks in storage and is very seldom frequented so always quiet in the crowded times. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast so apologies for the quality of these few images; one day I hope to return and get them in better light.

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

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

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

The chapel is dedicated to the Princess Ankhnesneferibre, daughter of Psamtik 11 and his Queen Takhut and she became successor to Nitocris the Divine Adoratice and later God’s Wife of Amun, High Priest and effectively ruled Thebes for nearly 60 years during the later Saite Period of Rule over Egypt; started in Dynasty 24 and centred on City of Sais in Northern delta region. Turbulent times however and she was in effect the last to hold this position for around the time of her death Psamtik 111, after a very short reign, was defeated by the Persian’s and the 26th Dynasty came to an end in 525BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, central, enclosure, chapel, Ankhnesneferibre, princess, Saite, Sais, Amun, Priest, Adoratice, God, wife, ruler, Psamtik, 11, 111, Psammetichus, Psammeticus, Nitocris, Takhut, 26th, Dynasty, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, decorated, hieroglyphics, sandstone, papyrus, column, single, closed, bud, carvings, cobra, iaret, naja haje, rearing, hood, lion, face, Wadget, Wadjet, leonine, goddess, Nefertem, Eyes, Re, Ra, protector
Karnak temple Ptah EG0214006jhp 
 Temple Ptah Sanctuary Centre columns Karnak Egyptian decorated Thutmosis entrance which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite statues of Ptah, which is byond the altar stone and through the door in front and Sekhmet which is in the righthand sanctuary. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, sanctuary, altar, columns, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lion, god, six, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak temple Ptah EG0214004jhp 
 Temple Chapel Ptah headless state Karnak Egyptian vestibule Triad Memphis which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are the broken granite states of Ptah which is illustrated in this photo and Sekhmet in the righthand sanctuary. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, headless, seated, statue, sanctuary, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak temple Ptah EG0214003jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt Sekhmet Statue standing black granite lion which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet in this photo. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, black, granite, statue, standing, sanctuary, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lion, god, six, gates, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Cartouche EG0214018jhp 
 Temple Karnak Egypt upturned block cartouche Sety Seti Sethos Ptah temple area which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple and this photograph was taken of a block lying in the area and I think it is probably of Sety 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, area, landscape, upturned, cartouche, Seti, Sety, Sethos, 1, carving, sandstone, history, archaeology, Egyptology, God, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs
Karnak Montu Temple EG0214012jhp 
 Temple Ptah Museum Storage Area Karnak Egypt statue priest Amenhotep 111 cartouche which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. This storage shed, a mini museum with two standing statues is near the delightful small temple pf Ptah on the walk along the enclosure wall to Montu Temple. Avery seldom frequented area so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, gates, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amenhotep, 111, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, priest, statue, standing, kilt, skirt, staff, shed, museum, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone
Karnak Montu Temple EG0214011jhp 
 Temple Ptah Museum Storage Area Karnak Egypt statue priest leopard kilt which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. This storage shed, a mini museum with two standing statues is near the delightful small temple pf Ptah on the walk along the enclosure wall to Montu Temple. Avery seldom frequented area so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast which has happened to me twice now at this temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, gates, custodians, entrance, galabea, turban, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, priest, statue, standing, painted, shed, museum, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone
Karnak Montu Temple EG0214009jhp 
 Temple Montu precinct propylon Karnak Egypt gate Amenhotep Ptolemy which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. Accessed near the delightful small Temple pf Ptah on the North Enclosure of Karnak and as very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and it was the only time I have been offered the chance to see this site and was not allowed to explore it. The Ptolemlaic Propylon is visible behind the palm tree on the left and the older main temple of Amenhotep 11 is on the right. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Montu, Month, Falcon, God, war, Amenhotep, 111, Amenophis, Ramesses 1V, Stele, Tutankhamun, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 111, 1V, propylon, Bab el-Abd, Horemheb, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, construction, restoration, additions, granite, sandstone, blocks, stored, palm, trees, sandstorm, sand, overcast
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214034jhp 
 Hypostyle Wall Egyptian Karnak Sety battle scene chariot prisoners damaged carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, damaged, plumes
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214032jhp 
 Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Sethos hieroglyphics prisoners carvings faces on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214028jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Battle scene chariots horses arrows javelins carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, javelins, spears, horses, dead, battlefield, bodies, vanquished
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214027jhp 
 North exterior Wall Karnak Temple Sethos Nekhbet battle chariots details hieroglyphics carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, Nekhbet, vulture, flying, protection, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214026jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Egypt Seti chariot Nekhbet vulture carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, nekhbet, vulture, flying, protection
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214025jhp 
 North Wall Karnak Temple Luxor Sety Battle chariot prisoners bound carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, bound, walking, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, Nekhbet, vulture, protection
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214020jhp 
 Hypostyle Karnak Sety Battle scene smiting prisoners Amun Theban Triad carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side; note the cartouches naming the towns captured along the left hand side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, smiting, Amun, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, names, cartouches, Theban, Triad
Karnak Temple Battle Scene EG0214019jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Sety Battle scene prisoners Amun carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sety, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, Hittites, Lybia, Bedouin, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Tutankhamun Cartouche EG075050jhp 
 Karnak Egyptian Tutankhamun cartouche carving hieroglyphics scarab Neb Khaperu Ra located in a general storage area alongside the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, carved, block, sandstone, cartouche, Tutankhamun, Tut, Akn, Amen, Neb, Kheperu, ra, nisut, bati, king, upper, lower, bullrush, sedge, bee, bit, scarab, kheper, basket' sun
Karnak Tutankhamun Cartouche EG075048jhp 
 Karnak Temple Tutankhamun cartouche block carving hieroglyphics scarab Neb Khaperu Ra located in a general storage area alongside the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, carved, block, sandstone, cartouche, Tutankhamun, Tut, Akn, Amen, Neb, Kheperu, ra, nisut, bati, king, upper, lower, bullrush, sedge, bee, bit, scarab, kheper, basket' sun
Karnak Temple Quay EG075080jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Entrance First Pylon West quay slipways excavations have been ongoing in front of this huge site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The photo shows early stages of the work taken in 2007 but they were not as per the original part of the site as some blocks were dated to the reign of Sheshonq circa 900BC although it is attributed as early as Ramses 11. Of course cartouches from a later period could have been added or were included on blocks inserted when repairs or upgrades made. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, first, pylon, western, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Sheshonq, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, harbour, quay, slipway, garden, channels, excavations, avenue, sphinxes
Karnak Temple Quay EG075078jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Entrance First Pylon West Harbour quay slipways excavations have been ongoing in front of this huge site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The photo shows early stages of the work taken in 2007 but they were not as per the original part of the site as some blocks were dated to the reign of Sheshonq 1 circa 900BC although it is attributed as early as Ramses 11. Of course cartouches from a later period could have been added or included on blocks inserted when repairs or upgrades made. Behind the policeman is the Obelisk of Sety 11 c 1195 BC and beyond ruins of a small barque chapel of Hakoris Hakor or Achoris, circa 380BC 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, first, pylon, western, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Sety11, Seti, Sethos, Sheshonq, Hakoris, Hakor, Achoris, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, harbour, quay, slipway, garden, channels, excavations, avenue, sphinxes
Karnak Rough hewn Carving EG075051jhp 
 Karnak Temple storage rescued carving restoration hieroglyphics rough nu niwt located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the eighth and tenth pylons and the boundaries of Khonsu temple in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The in fill from many Atenist temples has been removed particularly from the inside of the ninth pylon and much of the area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, usurped, restoration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, nu, niwt, city, town, walled, crossroads, cartouche, carved, Atenist, building, material, infill
Karnak Pylon Restoration EG075041jhp 
 Karnak Temple Ninth Pylon crane restoration rebuilding front block hieroglyphics located on the transverse axis south from the main central area in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of the Ninth Pylon with its southern face showing the slow progress of restoration after the infill from many Atenist temples has been removed, much of which lies around the is area of Karnak waiting for an eventual new home. Beyond the base of the crane is the Eighth Pylon originally built by Hatshepsut while the Ninth and Tenth were both attributed to Horemheb. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, ninth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, restoration, construction, crane, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, block, broken, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche
Karnak Pylon Carving EG075040jhp 
 Karnak Temple Eighth Pylon Seated Statues south face front damaged located on the transverse axis south from the main central area in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of the Eighth Pylon with its southern face dominated by five colossal figures from Amenhotep 1, the most complete and Amenhotep 11 while the two either side of the doorway are of Tuthmosis 11 and all were later restored by Tuthmosis 111 although all are now in very poor condition. The pylon was originally raised by Hatshepsut but subsequently her identity was removed as was the name of Amun which offended the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten but later restored by Seti 1. The area around the eighth to tenth pylons is largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, eighth, pylon, limestone, statues, damaged, broken, headless, Amenhotep 1, 11, Tuthmosis, 11, 111, Tuthmose, Hatshepsut, Sety 1, Sethos, Seti, court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, Horus, carving, hieroglyphs, storage, obelisks
Karnak Pylon Carving EG075039jhp 
 Karnak Temple Ninth Pylon Horemheb Ramesses restoration front hieroglyphics flagpole located on the transverse axis south from the main central area in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of the Ninth Pylon with its southern face showing progress of restoration after the infill from many Atenist temples has been removed, much of which lies around the is area of Karnak waiting for an eventual new home. While the building of the Ninth and Tenth pylons were both attributed to Horemheb, there is clear evidence that Ramses 11 took over the decoration as it is visible on the restored south face with his cartouches and his outline obviously carved over an underlying figure that has partially been erased. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, ninth, south, face, front, transverse, axis, Horemheb, Ramses 11, Ramesses, Ramasses, usurped, restoration, construction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, carved, over, flagpole, shaft
Karnak Amenhotep 11 Temple EG075038jhp 
 Karnak Temple Sed festival Amenhotep 11 columns fourth court pylons located on the transverse axis south from the main central area between the ninth and tenth pylons on the east wall of the fourth court in this large site near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is looking over the fourth court from the around the eighth to tenth pylons largely covered in various blocks of variously decorated stone all eventually waiting new homes in restored chapels such as that of Hatshepsut's Chapelle Rouge in the Open Air Museum. The Jubilee Temple of Amenhotep possibly for the Sed festival has been recently excavated and partially restored and is thought to have been physically moved, stone by stone, from near the eighth pylon by Horemheb when the ninth pylon was added. Although the original temple is attributed to Amenhotep 11 it was later dammaged by the Atenists and then repaired by Sety 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, ninth, tenth, pylons, fourth, court, Sed, chapel, festival, jubilee, limestone, Amenhotep, 11, Sety 1, Sethos, Seti, Horemheb, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, ramp, columns, portico, piilared, carving, hieroglyphs, storage
Karnak Khonsu Pylon EG075032jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Khonsu Pinedjem Pylon entrance Ramesside columns bases located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. The pylon was later decorated in place by the High Priest Pinedjem, later a King and the columned court inside is attributed to the King Herihor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, gate, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Propylon EG075011jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak Temple Khonsu Propylon Gate Ptolemaic Pylon entrance Pinedjem located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, propylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Opet Temple EG075025jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Opet Apet Ptolemaic Amun Osiris cult located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. The nicely decorated Temple of Opet or Apet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing and is located on the SE corner of the main Khonsu was mainly a Ptolemaic Temple and in practice dedicated to Amun who had by this time assumed much of the characteristics of Osiris. Like Khonsu itself is is well preserved, usually not very busy and a delightful escape from the crowded areas around the main Karnak site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, Opet, Apet, Osiris, mother, hippopotamus, diety, childbearing, Amun, Graeco, Roman, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Cleopatra, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, crypts, offering, hall, portico, sanctuary, Pinudjem, Amun, door, enclosure, wall, cult
Karnak Khonsu Erosion EG075045jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Carved wall relief erosion damage sharpening swords located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is an interior of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. The photographs shows possible erosion of an exterior wall but the deep grooves may also be caused by soldiers sharpening their swords or knives. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075024jhp 
 Karnak Temple Khonsu Interior Carving hieroglyphic nu niwt city walls relief located inside this mortuary temple to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo of the hieroglyphic sign for a city or town, the nu or niwt, crossroads symbol is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, bas reliefs, carving, crossroads, city, walled, town, nu, village, niet, Pinudjem, Nectanebo, Herihor, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075023jhp 
 Karnak Temple Khonsu Ramesses Interior detailed sharp carvings hieroglyphs offering Amun located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouches, Horus, falcon, bik, vulture, neret, flying, nekhbet, Mut, Ramses 1V, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075020jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Ramesses Amun offering Interior Carvings walls reliefs located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V , the latter appearing in this scene, but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, 1V, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Horus, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075012jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Ramesses 1V Interior Carved walls hieroglyhics Horus located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouches, Horus, falcon, bik, vulture, neret, flying, nekhbet, Mut, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, offering, fruit, food, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Seti 11 Shrine EG075064jhp 
 Karnak Temple Forecourt Egypt Triple Shrine Seti Chapel Amun Centre Barque way station inside on the left when entering through the western pylon on visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a view into triple niched room as a resting place for the barque of Amun which is the central one of three, the others are for Mut on the left and Khonsu on the right. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, upright, forecourt, first, pylon, court, Seti 11, Sethos, triple, shrine, way, station, barque, chapel, Mut, Amun, interior, room, niches, triple, Khonsu, quarztite, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, court, Taharqa
Karnak Seti 11 Shrine EG075063jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Triple Shrine Sethos Khonsu Interior Barque way station inside on the left when entering through the western pylon on visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a view into double niched room as a resting place for the barque of Khonsu which is the righthandl one of three, the others are for Mut on the left and Amun in the centre. Note the three niches in the side wall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, forecourt, first, pylon, court, Seti 11, Sethos, Sety, triple, shrine, way, station, barque, chapel, Mut, Amun, interior, room, niches, double, triple, east, wall, Khonsu, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, court, Taharqa
Karnak Seti 11 Shrine EG075062jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Triple Shrine Sety Khonsu Interior Barque way station inside on the left when entering through the western pylon on visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a view into double niched room as a resting place for the barque of Khonsu which is the righthandl one of three, the others are for Mut on the left and Amun in the centre. Note the three niches in the side wall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, upright, forecourt, first, pylon, court, Seti 11, Sethos, Sety, triple, shrine, way, station, barque, chapel, Mut, Amun, interior, room, niches, double, triple, east, wall, Khonsu, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, court, Taharqa
Karnak Second Pylon EG075068jhp 
 Karnak Egypt statues Ramses second pylon Taharqa column kiosk alabaster altar one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa, and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary with this Ramses statue on your left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, size, scale, carving, standing, convention, second, pylon, hypostyle, hall, obelisk, Tuthmosis, altar, alabaster
Karnak Second Pylon EG075066jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt granite statues Ramses second pylon Taharqa column kiosk one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa, and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary with this Ramses statue on your left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, size, scale, carving, standing, convention, second, pylon, hypostyle, hall, obelisk, Tuthmosis
Karnak Ramesses & Pylon EG075059jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian statue Ramesses second pylon daughter Bent’anta Taharqa column one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa which is in the right hand shadow and beyond is the entrance wall of the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary with this Ramses statue on your left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, forecourt, second, pylon, carvings, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Princess, Bent'anta, Bent anta, Bint-Anath, father, size, scale, carving, standing, convention
Karnak Ramesses & Pylon EG075058jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt statue Ramses second pylon daughter Bent’anta Taharqa column one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa which is in the right hand shadow and beyond is the entrance wall of the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary with this Ramses statue on your left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, forecourt, second, pylon, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Princess, Bent'anta, Bent anta, Bint-Anath, father, size, scale, carving, standing, convention
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075061jhp 
 Osiride statues barque shrine Temple Ramesses Karnak Amun-Re Kamutef Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the interior walls at the north wall of the Temple of Ramesses 111 which is accessed from the Forecourt on the right side as you enter through the western First Pylon gate. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses 111, Ramesses, Ramasses, Osiride, standing, figures, statues, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, interior, north, wall, wall, carvings, hieroglyphs, lintels
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075060jhp 
 Osiride statues barque shrine Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the interior walls at the north wall which is accessed Temple from the Forecourt on the right side as you enter through the western First Pylon gate. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses 111, Ramesses, Ramasses, Osiride, standing, figures, statues, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, interior, north, wall, wall, carvings, hieroglyphs, lintels
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075057jhp 
 Exterior wall carvings Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egypt hypostyle hall, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075056jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs boats oars carvings Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, boats, oars, water, procession, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, worn, cartouches, hieroglyphs, birth, name, heqaiunu, throne, Usermaatre, Meryamun
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075055jhp 
 Exterior wall relief large boat oar carving procession Temple Ramesses Karnak Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, boats, oars, water, procession, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, worn, cartouches, hieroglyphs, birth, name, heqaiunu, throne, Usermaatre, Meryamun
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075054jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs boat sail carvings Temple Ramses 111 Karnak Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, boats, oars, water, procession, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, worn, cartouches, hieroglyphs, birth, name, heqaiunu, throne, Usermaatre, Meryamun
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075052jhp 
 Outside wall carvings sunny blue sky Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing, obelisk, hypostyle, hall, roof
Karnak Ram Sphinxes EG075077jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Entrance Exit Avenue Rows First Pylon Crio-sphinxes located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. The entrance into Karnak is between the two rows of sphinxes but leaving the site you come round the back of the nearest row to the main coachpark. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, exit, leaving, tourists, visitors, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, rows, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Ram Sphinxes EG075076jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Exit First Pylon Avenue Crio-sphinx Rams Lion Body is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are two rows of ram-headed sphinxes the back of the nearest one is the exit for visitors to the site, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Ram Sphinxes EG075074jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Entrance Exit Avenues Crio-sphinx Rams Visitors Tourists is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the two rows of ram-headed sphinxes around the back of the nearest row is the exit route for visitors, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, exit, visitors, tourists, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Ram Sphinxes EG075073jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Crio-sphinx Ram Lion Body Ramesses Osiris form is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Ram Sphinxes EG075072jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Crio-sphinx Ram Tourist posing woman portrait Ramses statue is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. An unknown visitor poses for her partner. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, visitor, tourist, woman, girl, pose, poses, posing, portrait, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Ram Sphinxes EG075071jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Entrance Row Crio-sphinx Rams heads Line Closeup is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Ram Sphinxes EG075070jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Temple Egypt Entrance Crio-sphinx Rams Row Exit Path is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Enclosure Wall EG075053jhp 
 Karnak Temple ancient Egyptian First Pylon Enclosure Wall mudbricks ramparts is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo we look at the south wing of the first pylon from the viewpoint of the inside of the enclosure wall of mudbrick porbably preceding the unfinished pylon construction by Nectanebo 1 around 380 years BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, west, first, pylon, south, wing, Nectanebo, mud, brick, enclosure, wall, ramparts, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Headless Statue EG074953jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Festival Hall Thutmosis Tuthmose statue Akhmenu near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is near the four papyrus bud columns on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, papyrus, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, hall, ancestors, kings, list, hearing, ear
Karnak Two Obelisks EG075002jhp 
 Egyptian Tuthmose Hatshepsut Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple Ramesses gate is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the right is Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The other obelisk is that of Tuthmose partially framed by the gate of Ramesses 1X viweed from the First Court at the rear of the Seventh Pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, Ramesses 1X, gate, obelisks, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, First, Court, Sacred, Lake, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Two Obelisks EG075001jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Tuthmose Hatshepsut Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple Ramses gate is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the right is Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The other obelisk is that of Tuthmose partially framed by the gate of Ramesses 1X viweed from the First Court at the rear of the Seventh Pylon. People going off to the right are heading for the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, Ramesses 1X, gate, obelisks, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, First, Court, Sacred, Lake, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, tourists, visitors
Karnak Thutmosis Obelisk EG074992jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Amun Temple Sacred Lake Tuthmose obelisk palm trees in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, telephoto, Amun, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisk, hypostyle, hall, windows, roof, palm, trees, water, reflections, pyramidion, top, section, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Tenth Pylon EG075008jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Tenth Pylon Horemheb enclosure walls gate Statues Mut located on the south western enclosure wall the tenth pylon and gate built by Horemheb leads to the Precinct of Mut which is not open to the public. The Karnak complex is locaqtedd near the Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of the pylon is from within the central enclosure obscured by this stand opf palm trees but one of two standing, headless statues, probably of Horemheb, is visible on the left. the state of the pylon is in very poor repair, many of the blocks are infill reused from other older buildings and once these are identified and removed, reconstruction will start on this pylon and gate. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, tenth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, colossi, statues, precinct, Mut, avenue, sphinxes, Amun, consort, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, palm, trees, blocks, disrepair
Karnak Temple Ruins EG074982jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Hearing Ear Ramesses 11 obelisk base Nectanebo Gate and on the other side is the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis 111 near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hearing, Ear, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, painted, lintels, carvings, Amun, pharaoh, hieroglyphs, hearing, ear, limestone, mudbrick, walls, palm, trees
Karnak Standing Statues EG074952jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Figures Standing Amun Amaunet Sixth Pylon Court near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is situated near the sixth pylon on the outer wall of the inner sanctum at the entrance door into the court and towards the Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus. The two standing red snadstone figures are the God Amun and his consort based at Karnak called Amunet or Amaunet. These statues were destroyed in antiquity for certainly that of Amauet was thought lost for ever but pieces have been retrieved in both cases and the statues partially restored. Behind the fgures on the wall relief is text describing the military campaign of Tuthmosis 111 during the years 39-42 of his reign 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, barque, sanctuary, carving, black, granite, Amun, consort, Amaunet, Amunet, Goddess, wife, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, military, campaigns, partial, restoration, destroyed, lost
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075007jhp 
 Exterior wall carving Temple Ramasses Karnak Egypt pharaoh Amun hieroglyphs, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, pschent, double, two, lands, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing, shadows
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075006jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt Amun offering on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075005jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramses Karnak Luxor Egypt First Pylon palm trees on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Pylon, first, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Temple Carving EG074941jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Maat Mut Amun Karnak Temple Transverse Hall is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. The figure in the foreground could be Queen Hatshepsut as the cartouche above has ripple of water and bit of the feather that appear in her Named cartouche. She is presenting Goddess Maat to Amun [not in frame] led by the Goddess Mut below. Not a very expert interpretation so do not take as gospel. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, Maat, Goddess, Mut, offering, Amun, wall, carving, blue, crown, khepresh, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, sandstone, pharaoh, ruler, feather, shut, ripple, water, cartouche
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074994jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake water reflections obelisks palm trees in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074990jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake view telephoto obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, telephoto, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074988jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks hypostyle hall palm frond framed in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, fronds, framed, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074987jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks hypostyle hall palms water reflections in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, upright, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074986jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Temple Sacred Lake obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074985jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks palm trees water Hypostyle Hall in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074984jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Karnak Temple Sacred Lake South obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns, Rights Managed, Ownership and Copyright to Jim Henderson, Photo Credit as Jim Henderson
Karnak Ramesses 11 Door EG075004jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer South Door Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Ramses 11 carving on the exterior southern wall gate of this sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, southern, entrance, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, barque, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, vanquished, prisoners, massacre, battle, registers, reports, tableaux
Karnak Papyrus Columns EG074959jhp 
 Karnak Luxor Egypt Festival Hall Thutmose papyrus bud columns cartouches near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph of these four papyrus bud columns is on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, papyrus, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, hall, ancestors, kings, list, hearing, ear
Karnak Papyrus Columns EG074957jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian festival hall Thutmose Akhmenu Colonnade papyrus columns near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph of these four papyrus bud columns is on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, papyrus, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, hall, ancestors, kings, list, hearing, ear
Karnak Papyrus Columns EG074956jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Festival Hall Thutmosis Colonnade papyrus bud columns near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph of these four papyrus bud columns is on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, papyrus, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, hall, ancestors, kings, list, hearing, ear
Karnak Papyrus Column EG074958jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Festival Hall Thutmosis cartouches Colonnade papyrus bud column near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph of these four papyrus bud columns is on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
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Karnak Painted Wall EG074962jhp 
 Karnak Egypt festival hall Thutmose Atef Crown painted interior Amun wall reliefs near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, Amun, interior, inside, wall, painted, reliefs, offering, scene, Atef, crown, double, pschent, two, lands, winged, falcon, flying, blue, white, festival, hall, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, hieroglyphs, corridor
Karnak Painted Wall EG074961jhp 
 Karnak Egypt festival hall Thutmosis painted interior Amun plumed headdress wall reliefs near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, Amun, interior, inside, wall, painted, reliefs, offering, scene, festival, hall, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, hieroglyphs, corridor
Karnak Painted Lintel EG074955jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Festival Hall Thutmose painted lintel door hieroglyphs stars ceiling near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, feathers, ceiling, stars, ankh, twisted, flax, bulrush, sedge, cobra, basket, vulture
Karnak Painted Column EG074964jhp 
 Karnak Egypt festival hall Thutmosis painted lintel column winged falcon near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor
Karnak Osiride Statues EG074976jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Osiride Statues Tuthmose Fourth pylon Obelisk Karnak Temple Transverse Hall is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Remains of the Tuthmosis 1 Osiride figures that would have faced into the Transverse Hall dominated now by the standing obelisk of red Aswan granite of Hatshepsut and which is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. in the background of this photo si the top of the remaining standing obelisk of Tuthmosis 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Osiride, statues, Hatshepsut, obelisk, standing, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Akhenaten, defaced
Karnak Khonsu Propylon EG075010jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Propylon Gate Ptolemaic Pylon entrance Ramesses located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, propylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Carved Wall EG074999jhp 
 Wall Relief Karnak Egypt doorway eighth pylon Ramesses Horus Amun on the wall inside the gate of the eighth pylon. Ramesses 11 before a seated Amun and with other Gods one of whom is damaged. For a detailed description of the Karnak site I recommend the Touregypt.net site at this link and you can use it by scrolling to the bottom and get access to other parts of the complex: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/karnak6.htm 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, eighth, pylon, court, doorway, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, outer, wall, reliefs, carving, Ramses, 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun, seated, offering, praising, adoring, text, description, cartouche, blue, crown, war, kephresh, flail
Karnak Carved Wall EG074950jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Sanctuary Wall Tuthmose Maat Palace Carving obelisk near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is situated near the sixth pylon on the outer wall of the inner sanctum around various chapels and shrines attributed to Amenhotep, Hatshepsut and Thutmose 111 leading to the central court area but this outer wall has important offering scnes and texts relating to Tuthmose's military campaigns into Syria and Palestine. Captured on this wall is Tuthmose offering gists to Amun such as two obelisks which had their pyramidions coverd in electrum but were eventually removed. This wall is described as the Palace of Ma'at on the UCLA Karnak website but not mentioned as such in either the Blue Book, Murnane or the touregypt sites. Just visible is the top of the obleisk of Hatshepsut. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, palace, Amun, Maat, Ma'at, boundary, outer, carving, wall, granite, doorway, texts, military, campaigns, Kadesh, Palestine, Megiddo, Obelisks, electrum, pyramidions, removed, offering, gifts, precious, gold, barque, sanctuary, carving, black, granite, Amun, Pharaoh, plumed, obelisk, headdress, crown, white, upper, hedjet, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, chapels, shrines, corridor
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisks EG074974jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Hatshepsut Granite broken base standing Obelisks Karnak Osiride statue is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands is in the background and is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
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Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisks EG074972jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite broken standing Obelisks Karnak Temple blue sky is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
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Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074991jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Sacred Lake palm trees view is near the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from the far side of the Sacred Lake using a telephoto lens. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, sacred, lake, view, telephoto, palm, trees, blue, sky, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, walls, blocks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074973jhp 
 Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite broken base Obelisk Karnak Temple Osiride statues is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, broken, base, carvings, hieroglyphs, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis 1, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, Osiride, statues
Karnak Festival Hall EG074967jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Festival Hall Thutmosis Amun embracing Central Court carved block near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is from the unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple the open area, the Central Court, in front of this carved block with Tuthmose and Amun in embrace. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, Amun, carved, square, column, embracing, festival, hall, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, carvings, hieroglyphs, central, court, obelisks, hypostyle, hall
Karnak Festival Hall EG074966jhp 
 Karnak Luxor Egyptian festival hall Thutmose Central area carved block near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of the unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple the open area, the Central Court, in front of this carved block with Tuthmose and Amun in embrace. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, Amun, carved, square, column, embracing, festival, hall, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, carvings, hieroglyphs, central, court, obelisks, hypostyle, hall
Karnak Festival Hall EG074965jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt festival hall Thutmosis tent pole peg columns near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of the unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos but illustrates one pf its notable oddities, the interesting tent-pole or peg coulmns and lloking back to the obelisks and hypostyle hall area of the Karnak site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, peg, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports
Karnak Festival Hall EG074963jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian festival hall Thutmose roof painted hieroglyphs carvings near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of the unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports
Karnak Festival Hall EG074949jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian central court shrine alabaster festival hall Thutmose near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Looking from the Sanctuary acrooss the Central court to the Memorial Festival Temple or Hall of Thutmosis 111 this large open space in which the most notable thing is the huge slab of alabaster on which a shrine might have stood in the oldest part of the Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, alabaster, shrine, base, Central, Court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, tourists, walking, groups
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074980jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Amun embrace Horus Granite Fallen Obelisk Karnak carved is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine as illustrated by this section with her and Amun in an embrace watched by the falcon God Horus in high quality carvings into this exceptionally hard stone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, embrace, Horus, white, crown, upper, hedjet, obelisk, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, Sacred, Lake, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, protected, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074979jhp 
 Egypt Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Pyramidion Amun Cartouche Maatkare Karnak Temple is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine as she kneels at the feet of Amun with her cartouche on the left shwoing her throne name Maatkare. 
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Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074978jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Fallen Obelisk Karnak pyramidion lying is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall and is visible behind this fallen one. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, fallen, standing, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, Sacred, Lake, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, protected, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Carved Wall EG074998jhp 
 Wall Relief Karnak Temple doorway eighth pylon Ramses 11 Horus Amun on the wall inside the gate of the eighth pylon. Ramesses 11 before a seated Amun and with other Gods one of whom is damaged. For a detailed description of the Karnak site I recommend the Touregypt.net site at this link and you can use it by scrolling to the bottom and get access to other parts of the complex: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/karnak6.htm 
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Karnak Carved Wall EG074977jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Temple Egyptian Carving Central Court wine pouring damaged near the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. The photo is taken around the fourth and fifth pylon and shows possibly a Tuthmosis cartouche but they appear to be damaged, maybe deliberately, but there is hint at the beautiful craftsman ship with the section on the back right showing pouring of the wine nd the clean cut delicate nature of the carvings. 
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Karnak Central Court EG074971jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisks central court panorama Thutmose Statue Osiride near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great is visible over the truncated column in the immediate foreground. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, statue, Osiride, view, panorama, framed, central, court, festival, hall, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall
Karnak Central Court EG074970jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk Granite Sanctuary Amun central court obelisks near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The back of the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great lies beneath the Hatshepsut obelisk on the right while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, Amun, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills
Karnak Central Court EG074969jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Egyptian Obelisks Sanctuary central court Philip Arrhidaeus near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great is the dark door beneath the righthand obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills
Karnak Central Court EG074954jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk Sanctuary central court festival hall Thutmose near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk on the right is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. Beyond the woman the view goes beyond the Processsional Way of the Hypostyle Hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns and altar stone of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills
Karnak Carved Wall EG075003jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Columns Roof carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramses 11 and his various military campaigns in Syria, Palestine and Kadesh against the Hittites and the hall is just visible above the wall. This section is between the gate and the wall of the First Court behind the seventh Pylon. It appears that owing to lack of space his later Palestine campaign reports were over written the earlier Battle of Kadesh one although the themes of vanquished prisoners, Pharaoh smiting his enemies are the same. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, southern, entrance, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, barque, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, vanquished, prisoners, massacre, battle, registers, reports, tableaux
Karnak Carved Wall EG074997jhp 
 Egyptian Court Wall Reliefs Karnak Gifts Ramses priest officials Amun on the walls of the Court between the seventh and eighth pylons where the high priest Amun Amenhotep is acknowledging the receipt of precious gifts including gold and silver from Ramesses 1X. The priest has two officials touching his linen robe possibly indicating how important he is. This photo shows this scene which complete as repeated in mirror fashion along the wall. This tableaux is carved on the eastern wall that connects the two pylons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, seventh, eighth, pylon, court, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, outer, wall, reliefs, carving, Ramses, 1X, Ramasses, Ramesses, crown, Blue, war, khepresh, tableaux, Amun, Amenhotep, priest, high, officials, raised, arms, gifts, gold, silver, precious, stones, offering, hands, touching, linen, robe, vizier, prophet, Amunresonther
Karnak Carved Wall EG074996jhp 
 Court Pylons Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Gifts Ramesses 1X priest Amun on the wall of the Court between the seventh and eighth pylons where the high priest Amun Amenhotep is acknowledging the receipt of precious gifts including gold and silver from Ramesses 1X. The priest has two officials touching his linen robe possibly indicating how important he is. This photo shows the detail of this scene which is repeated in mirror fashion along the wall and shown in another photo. This tableaux is carved on the eastern wall that connects the two pylons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, seventh, eighth, pylon, court, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, outer, wall, reliefs, carving, Ramses, 1X, Ramasses, Ramesses, crown, Blue, war, khepresh, tableaux, Amun, Amenhotep, priest, high, officials, raised, arms, gifts, gold, silver, precious, stones, offering, hands, touching, linen, robe, vizier, prophet, Amunresonther
Karnak Carved Wall EG074995jhp 
 Court Pylons Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple doorway eighth pylon Roy-Rome priests on the walls in the Court between the seventh and eighth pylons around the doorway into the staircase on the east wing of the Eighth Pylon. On the door lintel are mirror versions of the same person, Roy-Rome, a long serving High Priest to Amun with arms raised in praise but to where a cartouche, now hacked out, would have been. The figures on the right are two priests in linen robes, one of Roy-Rome, the other his son Beknekhonsu offering praise is an extensive area of text which refers to Seti 11. For a detailed description of the Karnak site I recommend the Touregypt.net site and this link will take you onto the site: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/karnak6.htm 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, seventh, eighth, pylon, court, doorway, lintel, staircase, blue, door, closed, blocked, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, outer, wall, reliefs, carving, Ramses, 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, Seti, Seti 11, Sethos, tableaux, Amun, Roy-Rome, Roy, Rome, priest, high, son, Becknekhonsu, offering, praising, adoring, text, description, cartouche, erased, damaged, removed
Karnak Carved Wall EG074500jhp 
 Court Pylons Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Ramesses Asians vanquished carving on the walls of the Court between the seventh and eighth pylons and Ramesses 11 wearing the Red Crown of Lower Egypt in this recording of his military campaign and victories at this site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, outer, wall, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Asian, prisoners, vanquished, beards, escutcheons, tableaux, report, events, faces, ethnic, features, holding hair, white, club, kneeling, red, crown, deshret, lower
Karnak Amun & Pharaoh EG074951jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Figures Granite Carving Central Court Sanctuary near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is situated near the sixth pylon on the outer wall of the inner sanctum around various chapels and shrines attributed to Amenhotep, Hatshepsut and Thutmose leading to the central court area, now a large open space facing the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, Amenhotep, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, carving, black, granite, Amun, Pharaoh, plumed, headdress, crown, white, upper, hedjet, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, chapels, shrines, corridor
Karnak Temple EG074940jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak Temple Egypt vestibule Chapels black granite door is located near the inner snactum or snactuary of The Great Temple of Amun at Karnak not far from Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This cluster of chapels originally by Amenhotep 1, later reused by Thutmosis 111 are in a poor state of repair. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, inner, snactum, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouches, reused, Amenhotep, chapels, black, granite, door, vestibule, sixth, pylon
Karnak Temple Carving EG074946jhp 
 Sanctuary Philip Arrhidaeus outer wall carvings Karnak Temple painted granite is in the center of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the outer walls of this inner Sanctuary from the ruler of Egypt after the death of Alexander the Great in 323BC who ruled for about 6 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Philip, Arrhidaeus, Alexander, Great, brother, barque, barques, carried, sanctuary, Amun, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, cartouche
Karnak Two Obelisks EG074943jhp 
 Egypt Hatshepsut Thutmosis Thutmose Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple hieroglyhs cartouche is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk on the right, one of two remaining standing obelisks, looking over the heavily carved wall near the barque snactuary of Thutmosis 111 whose cartouche is in the bottom foreground. The other distant obelisk on the left is the remianing one of two attributed to Thutmosis 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, obelisks, Thutmose, Thutmosis, cartouche, red, granite, blocks, pylon, sixth, sanctuiary, barque, Amun, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Thutmosis Statue EG074944jhp 
 Thutmosis Statue Karnak Temple Egyptian carved seated nemes red Granite with Thutmosis cartouches out of frame on either side this figure is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile.Thutmosis 111 who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, a Festival Hall and a nearby carved column with painted lotus flowers. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, statue, granite, seated, nemes, headdress, uraeus, beard, broken, Thutmosis, Thutmose, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche
Karnak Thutmose Obelisk EG074937jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Thutmose Thutmosis Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple Transverse Hall is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Thutmosis 1 southernmost obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons Transverse Hall fourth pylon wall looking west. The obelisk the smaller of the two remaining obelisks still standing weighs 143 tones and reaches a height of 23m and is the first encountered as one walk through the awesome Hypostyle Hall of Seti 1 and Ramses 11. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, obelisk, granite, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, pylons, sandstone, blocks, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, hieroglyphs, Horus, pyramidion, top, benben
Karnak Thutmose Column EG074947jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak Temple Egypt Painted Figures Granite Flower is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, Menkheperre
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074942jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple Transverse Hall is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The figure in the foreground could also be Queen Hatshepsut as the cartouche above has ripple of water and bit of the feather that appear in her Named cartouche. She is presenting Goddess Maat to Amun [not in frame] led by the Goddess Mut below. Not a very expert interpretation so do not take as gospel. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, Maat, Goddess, Mut, offering, Amun, wall, carving, blue, crown, khepresh, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, defaced, erased, feather, shut, ripple, water
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074938jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple Transverse Hall is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074936jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Hatshepsut granite obelisk Karnak Temple pylons columns Transverse Hall is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Cartouches EG074945jhp 
 Egypt Hatshepsut Obelisk Karnak Temple Cartouches Thutmose Thurmosis hieroglyphs photographed showing two separate cartouches, the central one is that of Thutmosis 11 and the other offset on the right is that of Thutmosis 111 and they are in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, cartouches, cartouche, hieroglyphs, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074934jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian columns undressed Window small court pylon third inside this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the small court adjacent to the Third Pylon of Amenhotep 111 to the east of the Hypostyle Hall. Note the unfinished columns where the construction methods are clearly visible where the small building blocks have not been dressed smooth. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, unfinished, incomplete, undressed, rough, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, third, pylon, small, court, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amenhotep
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074933jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Columns Roof Window small court pylon third inside this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the small court adjacent to the Third Pylon of Amenhotep 111 to the east of the Hypostyle Hall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, unfinished, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, third, pylon, small, court, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amenhotep
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074932jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Egypt Columns Roof westwards third pylon view a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the Third Pylon looking westwards back towards the usual entrance in this monumental processional hall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, tourists, visitors, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, gateway, third, pylon, small, court, entrance, view, westwards, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074931jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Seti Barque many oars carving on the north outer wall of the Hypostle Hall at Karnak a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, military, large, mulitple, rowers, barque, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074930jhp 
 Outer North Wall Karnak Egyptian Temple Sethos Barque Shrine Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, barque, Amun, shrine, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074929jhp 
 North Outer Wall Karnak Temple Seti Battle scene chariot prisoners carving on the outer wall of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, military, campaigns, Syria, Palestine, Yenoam, chariots, barque, battle, scene, prisoners, begging, offering, Amun-Re, arrows, horses, dead, battlefield, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074928jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer North Wall Karnak Temple Barque Shrine Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, gateway, outer, wall, North, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, barque, Amun, shrine, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074926jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall North gate Karnak Seti Amun Temple Columns Roof Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the northern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Seti 1 and his various military campaigns in Syria and Palestine and the hall is viewed from the gate on this side. 
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Karnak Two Chapels EG074909jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Thutmosis alabaster Chapels two Amenhotep museum sunny blue sky was one of the original exhibits in the Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Ruling around 1400BC he is particularly known for the famous Dream Stele between the paws of the Sphinx. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including these of Thutmosis 1V in the foreground and beyond that of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is also the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074916jhp 
 Egypt Karnak White Chapel Senusret columns hieroglyphs carvings detailed cartouches was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074915jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak White Chapel Senusret Senwosret hieroglyphs offering details was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074914jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak White Chapel Senusret Amun Min ithyphallic hieroglyphs was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074913jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak White Chapel Senwosret Museum Amun Min crowns hieroglyhs was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074912jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak White Chapel Senusret figure offering wine kneeling was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074911jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak White Chapel way station Senusret Senwosret Museum restored was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak The White Chapel EG074910jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak White Chapel Senusret Senwosret Open Air Museum was one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. As the oldest reconstruction at the site, dating from around 1970 -26 BC, testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps because of the stability of his reign of over 30 years and is considered the peak of craftsmanship in the 12th Dynasty shown in some exquisite examples of jewellery found at Dashur. This area is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel and another from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, complete, open-air, museum, Senusret 1, Senwosret, chapel, white, kiosk, barque, shrine, way-station, Jubilee, columns, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, offering
Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074924jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian block limestone carved ankh djed hobble cattle located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074923jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Luxor Egyptian ankh sign closeup located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074922jhp 
 Museum Karnak Temple Egyptian hieroglyhs offering wine nefer ieb heart located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074921jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Egyptian blocks stored reused located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, with a similiar one for Thutmosis and the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1 in the background of this photo, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074920jhp 
 Museum Karnak Temple Egypt carved block classic hieroglyhic symbols limestone located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074919jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Egypt granite blocks exhibits carved located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Chapel Thutmosis 1V EG074908jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak Thutmose alabaster Chapel Open Air Museum detail hieroglyphs was one of the original exhibits in the Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Ruling around 1400BC he is particularly known for the famous Dream Stele between the paws of the Sphinx. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including another of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Thutmosis, Thutmose, pharaoh, kilt, was, scepter, hedjet, crown, fourth, IV, temple, chapel, alabaster, detail, closeup, cartouche, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, basket, nebet, sun, ra, face, duck, nefer, Horus, loaf, te, white, bread, sedge, carvings
Karnak Chapel Thutmosis 1V EG074907jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak Thutmosis alabaster Chapel Shrine Open Air Museum was one of the original exhibits in the Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Ruling around 1400BC he is particularly known for the famous Dream Stele between the paws of the Sphinx. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including this one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is another alabaster chapel from the reign of Amenhotep 1, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Chapel Amenhotep 1 EG074906jhp 
 Egyptian hieroglyphs Karnak Amenhotep Alabaster Chapel Museum detail cartouche Horus was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including this one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is another alabaster chapel from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Chapel Amenhotep 1 EG074905jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak Amenhotep Alabaster Chapel Open Air Museum sunny was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including this one of Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel of whom little is recorded, who ruled around 1550-24BC and although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. There is another alabaster chapel from the reign of Thutmosis 1V, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent larger addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] Festival Court for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Amenhotep 1V Foregate EG074917jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Luxor Foregate Amenhotep pylon Egyptian one of the partially restored exhibits in this delightful Open Air Museum located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry , accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
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Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074889jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Egypt Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel interior rooms has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
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Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074888jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Egypt Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel restored interior has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
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Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074887jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Egypt Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge ithyphallic Min carving pair defaced has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amun, Min, shrine, ankh, djed, was, scepter, sedge, flowering, reed, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, woman, pharaoh, defaced, removed
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074886jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Hatshepsut defaced Red Chapel ithyphallic Min carving shrine in thbis Chapelle rouge which has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, detail, cropped, open-air, museum, Amun, Min, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, shrine, flabellum, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074885jhp 
 Karnak Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Min pouring wine ithyphallic Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel restoration carving has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amun, Min, offerring, wine, shrine, leaf-shaped, flabellum, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074884jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Egyptian Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge restoration blocks carvings wall has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amun, Min, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074880jhp 
 Karnak Egyptian Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel restored interior plinths for resting the barque in these two small rooms partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Amun, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, plinths, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074879jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Egypt Thutmosis cartouche Chapelle Rouge Black granite carving has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Amun, Hatshepsut, Thutmose 111, Thutmosis, Djehutymes, menkheperre, throne, name, cartouche, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074876jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Egypt Hatshepsut Queen bargue carvings Chapelle Rouge lettuces has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amun, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, carried, shoulders, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, Min, lettuces, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074875jhp 
 Luxor Karnak Egyptian Hatshepsut defaced erased Red Chapel barque carving has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amun, Min, Hatshepsut, Queen, defaced, erased, damaged, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074874jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge bargue shrine water Min carvings has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amun, Min, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, shrine, water, rowed, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Chapel Rouge EG074873jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel barque carried carving has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. This is recent major reconstruction situated in the Open Air Museum at Karnak with rescued blocks from the original barque Chapel built by the Pharaoh Hatshepsut and possibly originally cited between her obelisks in the centre of the temple of Amun. The partial reconstruction offers an insight to the beauty and grace of such a building destroyed because of the backlash against her ruling as a ‘male’ King. Rescued blocks were found inside other buildings around the site. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amun, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Chapelle, Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, block, bricks, carvings, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, ithyphallic, woman, pharaoh
Karnak Unfinished Stele EG074857jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt First Forecourt stele unfinished Amun plumed headdress by the remains of building ramps on the inside of the unfinished pylon entered from the west and this huge complex is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, first, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nectanebo, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, mud, ramps, unfinished, stele, Amun, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, excavations
Karnak Sekhmet EG074870jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Luxor Sekhmet granite lion statue Egyptian Goddess located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry , accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Open, Air, Museum, storage, yard, recovered, blocks, carvings, granite, hieroglyphs, courtyard, entrance, front, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Sekhmet, lion, Goddess, leonine, lioness
Karnak Ramesses Statue EG074863jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Luxor granite statue Ramesses daughter Bentanta imposing one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa, and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary with this Ramses statue on your left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Princess, Bent'anta, Bent anta, Bint-Anath, father, size, scale, carving, standing, convention
Karnak Ramesses Statue EG074859jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt first forecourt granite statue Ramses daughter Bent’anta one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa, and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary with this Ramses statue on your left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Princess, Bent'anta, Bent anta, Bint-Anath, father, size, scale, carving, standing, convention
Karnak Ramesses Statue EG074858jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian forecourt granite statue Ramasses daughter Bint-Anath one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa, and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary with this Ramses statue on your left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Princess, Bent'anta, Bent anta, Bint-Anath, father, size, scale, carving, standing, convention
Karnak Mudbrick Wall EG074903jhp 
 Mudbrick enclosure wall pan bedding Karnak temple Egyptian construction Nectanebo attributed as the builder of this surrounding this huge religious temple complex located on the East Bank fo the River Nile at Luxor. Pan bedding was a technique where the bricks mirrored the ground levels and it is also possible to see how additons where made and other areas strengthened as seen towards the top centre. This part of the enclosure wall is at the northern corner and is behind the Open Air Museum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, bricks, pan, bedding, layers, construction, techniques, workmanship, skills, six, gates, custodians, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, Nectanebo, builder
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074865jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor granite fallen obelisk Horus Hieroglyphs Egyptian deep-cut carvings found behind the huge statue of Ramses going out of the eastern gate to the Open Air Museum and this huge temple complex is located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, fallen, broken, obelisk, pyramidion, Horus, carvings, granite, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, front, upright, Ramses, statue, rear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074864jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor granite fallen obelisk Thutmosis Amun cartouche Hieroglyphs Egyptian deep-cut carvings found behind the huge statue of Ramses going out of the eastern gate to the Open Air Museum and this huge temple complex is located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, fallen, broken, obelisk, Thutmosis, Thutmose, cartocuhe, Amun, pharaoh, pyramidion, Horus, carvings, granite, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, front, landscape, Ramses, statue, rear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074902jhp 
 Colours bas relief wall partial restoration pharaoh offering crown khepresh Egypt Festival Court Thutmose 1V Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, crown, khepresh, war, blue, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074901jhp 
 Coloured bas relief wall restoration Festival Court Thutmose 1V Amun Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, column, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrine, chapel
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074900jhp 
 Coloured bas relief wall Aumn pharaoh column Festival Court Thutmosis Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074899jhp 
 Coloured relief wall bull garland lotus flowers Festival Court Karnak Temple Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, bulls, lotus, flowers, garlands, ka, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074897jhp 
 Coloured bas relief columns restoration Festival Court Thutmosis Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, columns, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074896jhp 
 Colours reliefs restored columns Festival Court Thutmose Amun Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, columns, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074895jhp 
 Hieroglyphs bas reliefs Thutmosis 1V cartouche vulture neret Mut Festival Court Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, cartouches, names, vulture, neret, Mut, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074894jhp 
 Coloured carving Thutmose Pharaoh Amun Festival Court Open Karnak Temple Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, crown, pschent, double, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074892jhp 
 Coloured columns restored Festival Court Karnak Temple Luxor Egypt here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, columns, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074891jhp 
 Coloured bas relief column Festival Court Thutmose Atef crown Amun Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, atef, crown, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Karnak Thutmosis Court EG074890jhp 
 Colored bas relief restored column hands ankh Festival Court Thutmose 1V Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, columns, hand, ankh, kilt, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Luxor Karnak Seti Shrine EG074846jhp 
 Karnak Temple First forecourt Egypt Triple Shrine Seti Chapel Barque way station inside on the left when entering through the western pylon on visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, forecourt, first, court, Seti 11, Sethos, triple, shrine, way, station, barque, chapel, Mut, Amun, Khonsu, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, Taharqa
Luxor Karnak Ram Sphinxes EG074851jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Crio-sphinx Rams Heads relocated Courtyard Line Horns is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of relocated sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here by the colonnade of the first court behind the first pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, crio-sphinxes, cryosphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, relocated, row, sandstone, unfinished, colonnade, columns, roughcut, carving, building, construction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, blocks, first, court
Luxor Karnak Pylon Ramps EG074850hp 
 Karnak Temple Pylon Mudbrick Ramps Remains Egypt Construction technique unfinished is behind the First Pylon from the western entrance of this major site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the remains of construction mudbrick ramps in the first court behind the first pylon, which appear to have been left behind. The temple complex started from the centre and this area of construction, partly unfinished, was a much later phase possibly during the reign of Nectanebo 1 around 370BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, pylon, interior, mudbrick, ramps, remains, unfinished, building, construction, methods, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Luxor Karnak Pylon Ramps EG074849hp 
 Luxor Karnak Temple Pylon Inside Mudbrick Ramps Egyptian Construction Methods is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the remains of construction mudbrick ramps in the first court behind the first pylon, which appear to have been left behind. The temple complex started from the centre and this area of construction, partly unfinished, was a much later phase possibly during the reign of Nectanebo 1 around 370BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, interior, mudbrick, ramps, remains, unfinished, building, construction, methods, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Luxor Karnak Pylon Ramps EG074848jhp 
 Karnak Temple Pylon Interior Mudbrick Ramps ancient Egyptian Construction Methods is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the remains of construction mudbrick ramps in the first court behind the first pylon, which appear to have been left behind. The temple complex started from the centre and this area of construction, partly unfinished, was a much later phase possibly during the reign of Nectanebo 1 around 370BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, interior, mudbrick, ramps, remains, unfinished, building, construction, methods, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Luxor Karnak Pylon Ramps EG074847jhp 
 Karnak Temple First Pylon Inside Mudbrick Ramps Remains Egypt Construction Method is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the remains of construction mudbrick ramps in the first court behind the first pylon, which appear to have been left behind. The temple complex started from the centre and this area of construction, partly unfinished, was a much later phase possibly during the reign of Nectanebo 1 around 370BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, pylon, interior, mudbrick, ramps, remains, unfinished, building, construction, methods, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, visitors, tourists
Luxor Karnak First Forecourt EG074845jhp 
 Karnak Temple ancient Egypt Hypostyle Hall Taharqa Kiosk calcite altar the impressive first interior view of this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, upright, tourists, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, calcite, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa
Luxor Karnak First Forecourt EG074844jhp 
 Karnak Temple Visitors Egypt Hypostyle Hall Taharqa Kiosk morning altar visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, tourists, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa
Luxor Karnak First Forecourt EG074843jhp 
 Karnak Temple Tourists guided Egyptian Hypostyle Hall Taharqa sunshine autumn the impressive view after entering the main western pylon of this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, tourists, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa
Luxor Karnak Excavations EG074831JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Entrance West Excavations harbour quay canal walls are the early work in 2007 of the Ramaside construction which gave access to the River Nilke although these days it is main ticket office and coachpark entrance. Located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile Karnak, the Great Temple of Amun, is the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, excavations, harbour, quay, canal, walls, stonework, west, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Luxor Karnak Stele EG074842JHP 
 Luxor Karnak Temple Egyptian Entrance Avenue Ram-sphinxes Stele carved is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo a small stele stands in amongst a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Luxor Karnak Rams Stele EG074841JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Entrance Avenue Crio-sphinx Rams Stele Amun is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, rams, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, Amun, cartouches, carved, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Luxor Karnak Rams Stele EG074840JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt ancient avenue Crio-sphinxes Rams Stele entrance is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, rams, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, carved, cartouches, Amun, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Luxor Karnak Rams EG074839JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Avenue Crio-sphinx Rams Pharaoh Osiris figure is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, Osiris, Osiride, usurpted, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Luxor Karnak Ram EG074838JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Avenue Crio-sphinx Ram Pharaoh standing Osiride closeup is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, closeup, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, Osiris, Osiride, usurpted, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Luxor Karnak Ram EG074837JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian ancient Crio-sphinx Ram statuette Ramses Osiris form is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, Osiris, Osiride, usurpted, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Luxor Karnak Ram EG074836JHP 
 Karnak Entrance Egypt Luxor Avenue Crio-sphinx Ram damaged Amenhotep Horemheb is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Luxor Karnak Ram EG074835JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Entrance Avenue Crio-sphinx Ram Lion Body damaged is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Luxor Karnak Pylon EG074834JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Entrance Pylon Avenue Crio-sphinx Rams Oleander is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row of ram-headed sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body straddling a small form of the pharaoh here, Ramses 11 in the form of Osiris, in the avenue from the old harbour entry to the temple with the first pylon in the background. The sphinxes were probably originally constructed by Amenhotep 11 or Horemheb but their identity replaced by Ramses 11 and even later again changed by Pinedjem 1, an evolution possibly spanning some 300 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, entrance, first, pylon, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Horemheb, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Pinedjem, Pinudjem, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, stele, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink, harbour, quay, excavations
Karnak Temple Columns EG053565jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns base carving hieroglyphs taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional; way; clerestory; papyrus; bud; capitals; windows; hieroglyphs, deep; cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer; wall, south; entrance, Seti 1; Sethos; Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses; Amun-Re; obelisks; evening; late; afternoon; sandstorm; sunshine; golden; poor; light
Karnak Enclosure EG053552jhp 
 Temple Karnak Egypt enclosure hypostyle hall obelisks storage blocks salvage scrambled through by my custodian taking me from the Open Air Museum to the Temple of Ptah which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. This is one of several large areas which resemble a graveyard of the 'skeletons' of this huge religious complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor and shows how much has yet to be restored, if ever. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, hypostyle, hall, obelisks, scaffolding, guided, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, construction, restoration, hieroglyphics, blocks, sandstone, granite, discarded, abandoned, storage, numbered
Karnak Enclosure EG053551jhp 
 Temple Karnak remains storage enclosure mudbrick wall custodian guiding galabea Egyptian taking me from the Open Air Museum to the Temple of Ptah which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. This is one of several large areas which resemble a graveyard of the 'skeletons' of this huge religious complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor and shows how much has yet to be restored, if ever. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, custodians, galabea, turban, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, construction, restoration, hieroglyphics, blocks, sandstone, granite, discarded, abandoned, storage, numbered
Karnak Enclosure EG053550jhp 
 Temple Karnak Egypt enclosure mudbrick wall custodian guiding galabea Egyptian taking me from the Open Air Museum to the Temple of Ptah which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. This is one of several large areas which resemble a graveyard of the 'skeletons' of this huge religious complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor and shows how much has yet to be restored, if ever. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, custodians, galabea, turban, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, construction, restoration, hieroglyphics, blocks, sandstone, granite, discarded, abandoned, storage, numbered
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053559jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak ancient Egypt sanctuary Sekhmet lion statue Thutmosis which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, construction, restoration, additions, statue, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053558jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egyptian Thutmosis sanctuary statue granite interior ancient which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053557jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt gate solar disc door Thutmosis texts entrance which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053556jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt gates decorated Ptolemaic cartouche hieroglyphs entrance which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, No 3, Ptolemy, Neos Dionysos, X111, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053555jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak ancient Egyptian gates Ptolemaic Thutmosis entrance hieroglyphs which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053554jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt gate six decorated Ptolemaic Gods custodians which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Khonsu, Mut, Ma'at, Ptolemy V11, six, gates, custodians, entrance, galabea, turban, landscape, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone
Karnak Temple Ptah EG053553jhp 
 Temple Ptah Karnak Egypt gates decorated Ptolemaic entrance custodians palm tree which is located inside the north enclosure wall of the Karnak Complex at Luxor on the East Bank of the River Nile. It is a delightful small temple and very seldom frequented so always quiet although an extra ‘entry’ fee maybe required to keep the local custodians happy. Constructed by Thutmosis 111 during his reign 1500-1450BC it shows continuous repair and additions through until the Ptolemaic period while inside the small sanctuaries are broken granite states of Ptah and Sekhmet. On the day I visited we had very poor light conditions caused by an encroaching sand storm and it was very overcast and my batteries also ran out just as I was doing the interior photographs and tut tut, no spares. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, River, Nile, east, Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Karnak, Temple, Ptah, Sekhmet, Nerfertum, Nerfertem, Memphite, triad, lioness, god, six, gates, custodians, entrance, galabea, turban, upright, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, construction, restoration, additions, statues, granite, decorated, Gods, hieroglyphics, sandstone, vestibule, sanctuaries
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053549jhp 
 Coloured carving Festival Court Thutmose offering lotus Karnak Egypt Luxor here in Open Air Museum where this court is in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, offering, scene, lotus, flowers, crown, khepresh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053548jhp 
 Coloured bas relief column Thutmosis Pharaoh Amun Karnak Museum Egypt in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, column, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053547jhp 
 Construction restoration Festival Court Thutmosis Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053546jhp 
 Bas relief carving bull slaughtered trussed Festival Court Thutmose Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053545jhp 
 Carved bas relief wall animal feast food geese goat Egyptian Festival Court Thutmose 1V Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053544jhp 
 Carving geese leg haunch food offering feast Festival Court Thutmosis Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053543jhp 
 Carved wall feast scene food animals birds restoration Festival Court Thutmose Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, feast, animals, food, offering, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053542jhp 
 Carving animals bulls fowls wall Festival Court Thutmose Museum Karnak in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, geese, fowls, calves, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053541jhp 
 Coloured red offering Festival Court Thutmosis Amun ithyphallic Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053540jhp 
 Coloured relief Horus Amun child king Festival Court Thutmose Karnak Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, child, king, Horus, Atef, crown, ankh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053539jhp 
 Coloured bas relief column red Festival Court Thutmsis Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, column, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Gods, Offering, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053538jhp 
 Coloured bas reliefs fragments wall restoration Festival Court Thutmose Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053537jhp 
 Coloured lintel hieroglyphs columns Festival Court Thutmose Karnak Temple in Luxor here the Festival Court of Thutmosis in the Open Air Museum in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053536jhp 
 Coloured bas relief restored Festival Court Thutmose Amun Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
Thutmosis 1V Festival Court Karnak EG053535jhp 
 Coloured bas relief columns restoration Festival Court Thutmose 1V Open Air Museum Karnak Temple in Luxor here in the process of lovingly being restored and a substantial addition to the many beautiful and charming small chapels that can be found in this hidden peaceful corner of the huge Karnak site. Thutmosis 1V is the Pharaoh associated with the famous Dream Stele which lies between the paws of The Sphinx at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Luxor, River, Nile, East, Bank, Karnak, Temple, Open, Air, Museum, landscape, columns, Thutmosis, Thutmose: Pharaoh, Festival, Court, Heb-Sed, renewal, restored, restoration, construction, carving, carved, bas, reliefs, wall, painted, colours, colors, red, horns, bull, meat, food, offering, history, archaeology, Egyptology, Amun-Re, Osiride, Amun-Min, Amun, ithyphallic, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, decorated, surfaces, prayer, religion, vestibule, sanctuaries, shrines, chapels
White Chapel EG053534JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Karnak Temple White Chapel Barque Way Station Senusret one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The oldest reconstruction at the site dating from around 1971-26 BC it testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps with the stability of his reign of over 30 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Senusret 1, chapel, white, kiosk, barque, shrine, way-station, Jubilee, entrance, steps, columns, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
White Chapel EG053531JHP 
 White Chapel Senusret Karnak Egypt Luxor Carvings Hieroglyphs Photograph is one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The oldest reconstruction at the site dating from around 1971-26 BC it testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps with the stability of his reign of over 30 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Senusret 1, chapel, white, kiosk, columns, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
White Chapel EG053530JHP 
 White Chapel Senwosret Karnak Egypt Museum Wall Reliefs Offering Wine is one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The oldest reconstruction at the site dating from around 1971-26 BC it testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps with the stability of his reign of over 30 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Senusret 1, Senwosret, chapel, white, kiosk, barque, shrine, way-station, jubilee, offering, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
White Chapel EG053528JHP 
 White Chapel Senusret Karnak Luxor Egypt Photo Amun Ithyphallic Cabbage is one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The oldest reconstruction at the site dating from around 1971-26 BC it testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps with the stability of his reign of over 30 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Senusret 1, chapel, white, barque, shrine, way-station, Jubilee, kiosk, columns, ithyphallic, Amun, lettuce, cos, aphrodisiac, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
White Chapel EG053527JHP 
 White Chapel Senwosret Kiosk Way Station Karnak Temple Luxor is one of the original and stars of the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The oldest reconstruction at the site dating from around 1971-26 BC it testifies to one of the richest periods of craftsmanship in ancient Egypt, achieved perhaps with the stability of his reign of over 30 years. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, open-air, museum, Senusret 1, Senwosret, barque, shrine, way-station, Jubilee, chapel, white, kiosk, columns, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Thutmosis 1V Chapel EG053526JHP 
 Thutmosis 1V Chapel Shrine Alabaster Rebuilt Karnak Egypt Luxor Photo was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Ruling around 1400BC he is particularly known for the famous Dream Stele between the paws of the Sphinx and he has another large recently reconstructed Festival Temple in the open air museum 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, open-air, museum, Thutmosis, Thutmose, fourth, IV, shrine, chapel, cartouche, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Thutmosis 1V Chapel EG053525JHP 
 Thutmosis 1V Chapel Shrine Karnak Temple Ancient Egyptian Reconstruction one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Ruling around 1400BC he is particularly known for the famous Dream Stele between the paws of the Sphinx and he has another large recently reconstructed Festival Temple in the open air museum 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Thutmosis, Thutmose, fourth, IV, shrine, chapel, cartouche, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Chapel Rouge Relief EG053517JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Museum Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel has be partially restored in additon to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Hatshepsut, Chapelle Rouge, chapel, barque, shrine, carried, relief, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, woman, pharaoh
Chapel Rouge Relief EG053516JHP 
 Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel Reconstruction Karnak Temple Luxor Wall has been partially restored in addition to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Hatshepsut, Chapelle Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, woman, pharaoh
Chapel Rouge Relief EG053514JHP 
 Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel Wall Reliefs Barque Boats Karnak has be partially restored in additon to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Hatshepsut, Chapelle Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, woman, pharaoh
Chapel Rouge Relief EG053513JHP 
 Queen Pharaoh Egyptian Hatshepsut Chapelle Rouge Red Chapel Offering Amun has be partially restored in additon to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Hatshepsut, Chapelle Rouge, chapel, barque, reliefs, Amun, ithyphallic, feast, quartzite, red, black, granite, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, woman, pharaoh
Amenhotep 1 Chapel EG053523JHP 
 Amenhotep Alabaster Chapel Amun Ithyphallic Carving Karnak Luxor was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Little is recorded of Amenhotep 1 who ruled around 1550-24BC although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amenhotep 1, chapel, alabaster, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Amenhotep 1 Chapel EG053522JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian God Amun Ithyphallic Amenhotep 1 Alabaster Chapel Photograph was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Little is recorded of Amenhotep 1 who ruled around 1550-24BC although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Amenhotep 1, chapel, alabaster, ithyphallic, Amun, erection, penis, fertility, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Amenhotep 1 Chapel EG053520JHP 
 Karnak Egypt Luxor Museum Amenhotep Alabaster Chapel Side Carvings was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Little is recorded of Amenhotep 1 who ruled around 1550-24BC although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Amenhotep 1, chapel, alabaster, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Amenhotep 1 Chapel EG053519JHP 
 Amenhotep 1 Alabaster Chapel Kiosk Karnak Temple Museum Luxor Egypt was one of the original exhibits in the Open Air Museum in the Karnak complex on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. Little is recorded of Amenhotep 1 who ruled around 1550-24BC although his mummy was found in the 1881 royal mummy cache but this beautiful small chapel is one delightful reminder of his 25 year reign. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Amenhotep 1, chapel, alabaster, ithyphallic, Amun, carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Karnak Sunrise Highlights SS98478JHP 
 Karnak Wall Reliefs Sunlight Sunrise Shadows Ramses Gods Photograph taken in early morning to get the best sunlight highlights on the exterior wall reliefs on the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak, the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt, celebrating the famous Pharaoh Ramses 11. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, square, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, exterior, wall, hieroglyphs, deep cut, bas reliefs, Amun, golden, shadow, etched, highlights, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, transparency, scan
Karnak Khonsu Gate EG01363JHP 
 Karnak Temple Avenue Sphinxes Gate Khonsu Exterior Road Luxor Egypt located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. View of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and the southern gate with remains of the avenue of sphinxes which originally led to Luxor Temple and is now being excavated and restored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, square, Khonsu, temple, pylon, gate, southern, street, avenue, sphinxes, restored, rams, exterior, transparency, scan
Montu Temple Karnak EG020010JHP 
 Montu Temple Karnak North Enclosure Ancient Egyptian Precinct Ruins Photo taken unfortunately during a sandstorm and an area not usually visited. A temple to the war God which has some interesting remains but would require private arrangements to view - dating from Amenhotep 111 of the 18th Dynasty with later additions and repairs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Montu, temple, precinct, war, God, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, blocks, sandstorm, restricted.
Khonsu & Opet Temples EG961986JHP 
 Khonsu Temple Pylon Karnak Front Outside Gate Ancient Egypt Luxor which is located near the City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, temple, pylon, flagpoles, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, Opet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Karnak Thutmosis Pillar SS984635JHP 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak Temple Egypt Painted Figures Granite Lotus Flower is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is that of Thutmosis 111 who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks and a Festival Hall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, pillar, lotus, flower, papyrus; colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche
Karnak Ramses Temple SS984612JHP 
 Ramasses 111 Temple Karnak Morning Sunlight Highlights Exterior Wall Carvings, part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt, dedicated too Amun in his two most recognised forms. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp
Karnak Ramses Temple SS984611JHP 
 Ramasses 111 Temple Amun Pharaoh Offering Reliefs Outer Wall Karnak catches early morning sunlight highlights the exterior wall reliefs on his monument at Karnak, the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt, dedicated too Amun in his two most recognised forms. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG96999JHP 
 Karnak Egypt Temple Hypostyle Hall Columns Roof Lintel Windows is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view using a wide lens is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way which supported sandstone gridded clerestory windows one of which is visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, clerestory, windows, grid, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG969916JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Fisheye Photo Columns Perspective Ramses Sky is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view using a wide lens is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way which supported sandstone gridded clerestory windows one of which is visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, clerestory, windows, grid, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG969915JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Egyptian Karnak Temple Warped Perspective Fisheye Photograph Upwards is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This unusual view using an ultra wide lens is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way. reaching 23metres. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG969912JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Fisheye Bent Perspective Carvings Hieroglyphs Columns is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This unusual view using an ultra wide lens is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG969910JHP 
 Egyptian Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Painted Roof Supports Columns is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way and with coloured reliefs under the roof support structures still visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, colors, colours, lintel, support, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG944615JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Ancient Egyptian Karnak Temple Processional Walk Pylon remains is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view using is a scan off a slide film showing the scale of the famous hypostyle hall with its now roofless structure but still awesome towering columns with 12 flanking the processional way looking towards the first entrance pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, processional, way, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Eighth Pylon EG961989JHP 
 Karnak Temple Eighth Pylon Amenhotep Limestone Statues Ancient Egypt Photograph is located to the south of the main central area visited by most tourists. The site of this vast religious complex is near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest site on the Nile. This view is of the Eighth Pylon with its southern face dominated by six colossal figures from Amenhotep 1 to 11 although some are possibly relocated from an earlier pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, eighth, pylon, limestone, statue, Amenhotep 1, court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, Horus, carving, hieroglyphs, storage
Karnak & Visitors 5067EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Tourists Egypt Hypostyle Hall Taharqa Kiosk Crowd Photo visiting this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, tourists, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa
Karnak Thutmosis Chapel 4904EG07JHP 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Thutmosis Chapel Reconstruction Cartouche Columns is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. One of the recent additions is the large reconstruction of the temple of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Thutmosis, Thutmose, fourth, IV, temple, chapel, cartouche, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Karnak Thutmosis Chapel 4893EG07JHP 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Thutmosis Chapel Red Painted Columns is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Another recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, open-air, museum, Thutmosis, Thutmose, fourth, IV, temple, chapel, cartouche, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Karnak Temple Entrance 4833EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Entrance Avenue Crio-sphinx Rams Lion Body is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are a row sphinxes, known as crio-sphinxes, as they take the form of ram with a lion's body stradling a small form of the pharaoh here in the avenue entering the temple with the first pylon in the background. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, entrance pylon, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, avenue, row, sandstone, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, oleander, flowers, pink
Karnak Statue Ramses & Daughter 4860EG07JHP 
 Princess Statue Queen Karnak Temple Ramses Granite Colossus Standing Photo Closeup is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The statue of Ramses 11 dominates the north eastern side of the first court with his daughter Princess Bent'anta standing between his feet 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Princess, Bent'anta, father, size, scale, carving, standing, convention
Karnak Sekhmet Statues 4869EG07JHP 
 Open Air Museum Egyptian Karnak Temple Sekhmet Lioness God Statues Seated is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the path to the Open Air Museum reached through the eastern gate of the first courtyard are many relics found in the huge sprawling site and these are statues of the Lioness Goddess Sekhmet or Sakhmet. Originally established as a Memphis deity along with the feline Goddess Bastet. She was the warrior deity giving the Pharaoh's great heroism in battle. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, Sekhmet, lioness, Goddess, hero, bavery, statues, carvings, granite, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Karnak Obelisk Top 4866EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Fallen Obelisk Top Hieroglyphs Horus Granite Photo is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The top of a fallen obelisk, with its distinct peak or the pyramidion, and beyond the remaining papyrus column of Taharqa dominating the rear of one of the huge statues of Ramses 11 in the first courtyard. This is located on the path to the Open Air Musuem. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, fallen, broken, obelisk, pyramidion, Horus, carvings, granite, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, front, landscape, Ramses, statue, rear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak New Hatshepsut Gate 4868EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut Gate Reconstructed Museum is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. One of the recent additions is the Hatshepsut Gate to other small but beautiful chapels and temples in the Open Air Museum, a quiet and contemplative extra to the north east of the main Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, open-air, museum, reconstruction, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, recent, gate, Hatshepsut, pink, reconstruction
Karnak Nectanebo 1 Gate 4983EG07JHP 
 Nectanebo Gate Karnak Temple Ancient Egypt Carved Blocks Foreground is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The gate in the distance is that of Nectanebo 1 viewed from near the Temple of the Hearing Ear on the south eastern side of the Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Nectanebo, first, gate, temple, hearing ear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, foreground, carvings, blocks, cartouche
Karnak Nectanebo 1 Gate 4981EG07JHP 
 Nectanebo Gate Karnak Temple Hearing Ancient Egyptian Ruins Photograph Foreground Blocks is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The gate in the distance is that of Nectanebo 1 viewed from near the Temple of the Hearing Ear on the south eastern side of the Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Nectanebo, first, gate, temple, hearing ear, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Mudbrick Ramps 4856EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Pylon Interior Mudbrick Ramps Remains Egyptian Contruction Method is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the remains of construction mudbrick ramps in the first court behind the first pylon, which appear to have been left behind. The temple complex started from the centre and this area of construction, partly unfinished, was a much later phase possibly during the reign of Nectanebo 1 around 370 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, interior, mudbrick, ramps, remains, unfinished, building, construction, methods, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Karnak Mudbrick Ramps 4855EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Inside Pylon Wall Mudbrick Ramp Remains Building Methods is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In this photo are the remains of construction mudbrick ramps in the first court behind the first pylon, which appear to have been left behind. The temple complex started from the centre and this area of construction, partly unfinished, was a much later phase possibly during the reign of Nectanebo 1 around 370 BC 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, pylon, interior, mudbrick, ramps, remains, unfinished, building, construction, methods, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics
Karnak Light Show EG02AG158JHP 
 Sacred Lake Hypostyle Hall Night Sound Light Show Karnak Temple on the East Bank of Luxor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, sound, light, show, dark, nightime, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sacred lake, pylon, obelisks, hypostyle hall, Ramses, reflections, water
Karnak Light Show EG02AG119JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Night Karnak Temple Sound Light Show Columns Photo on East Bank of Nile at Luxor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, sound, light, show, dark, nightime, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, rams, pylon, obelisk, court, hypostyle, hall, columns, cartouche, carving, Ramses, huge, monumental, ram, headed, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue
Karnak Light Show EG02AG113JHP 
 Ram-headed Sphinxes Colonnade Inside First Forecourt Nightime Light Show of Great Temple of Amun at Karnak during the daily evening sound and light show. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, sound, light, show, dark, nightime, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pylon, Ramses, huge, monumental, ram headed, crio-sphinxes, rams, colonnade, first, forecourt
Karnak Light Show EG02AG110JHP 
 Avenue ram-headed crio-sphinxes Karnak Temple Entrance Pylon Night on East Bank of the Nile at Luxor during start of daily evening Sound and Light Show with first pylon as a backdrop. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, sound, light, show, dark, nightime, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, rams, pylon, Ramses, huge, monumental, ram, headed, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue, entrance, start
Karnak Light Show EG02AG109JHP 
 Night Light Avenue Ram-headed crio-sphinxes Entrance Pylon Karnak Temple on East Bank of the Nile at Luxor during start of daily evening Sound and Light Show with first pylon as a backdrop. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, sound, light, show, dark, nightime, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, rams, pylon, Ramses, huge, monumental, ram, headed, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue, entrance, start
Karnak Hyposyle Hall 4927EG07JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple Columns Rood Carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is of part of the massive hypostyle hall columns at the eastern side entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer wall, entrance, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall Columns EG02AI39JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Huge Columns Slatted Windows Karnak Temple Carving Hieroglyphs on East Bank of Nile at Luxor with poor light caused by passing sandstorm but still does not detract from the huge size of this interior constrcution by Ramses 11. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, sandstorm
Karnak Hypostyle Hall Columns EG02AI35JHP 
 Karnak Hypostyle Hall Egyptian Weather Sand Wind Columns Carvings Sandstorm taken on a rather disappointing day for light, during the storm and at which point it was possible to see all the columns in this massive temple because of the blowing sand and which still dominate this interior central area of the Luxor East Bank of the River Nile complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, sandstorm
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074935JHP 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Egypt Unfinished Columns Roof Window Blue Sky is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is of part of the massive hypostyle hall columns and an intact window frame at the eastern side, the columns are not dressed and illustrate the construction methods of the ancient Egyptian builders. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer wall, entrance, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074925JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Hypostyle Hall Karnak Temple Columns Scale People Small is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is of part of the massive hypostyle hall columns at the eastern side entrance and looking through the complex with some useful human figures to give a sense of scale to these 70 feet high central papyrus style columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, hieroglyphs, deep cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer wall, entrance, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074939JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple Photograph is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from alongside the fourth pylon; the obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 300 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental
Karnak Gate Tenth Pylon EG075037JHP 
 Tenth Pylon Karnak Temple Egyptian Horemheb Builder Statue Gate Enclosure is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Near the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, it is possible with a friendly custodian to walk across to the tenth pylon and its gate with two huge very damaged colossi probably of its builder Horemheb. Closed and not accessible to the public is the Precinct of Mut, the consort of the God Amun, reached from the tenth gate via an avenue of ram headed sphinxes. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, pylon, gate, tenth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, colossi, statues, precinct, Mut, avenue, sphinxes, Amun, consort, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Gate Tenth Pylon EG075036JHP 
 Tenth Pylon Egyptian Karnak Temple Gate Vista Horemheb Statues Built is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Near the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, it is possible with a friendly custodian to walk across to the tenth pylon and its gate with two huge very damaged colossi probably of its builder Horemheb. Closed and not accessible to the public is the Precinct of Mut, the consort of the God Amun, reached from the tenth gate via an avenue of ram headed sphinxes. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, tenth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, colossi, statues, precinct, Mut, avenue, sphinxes, Amun, consort, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Entrance Pylon EG075081JHP 
 Karnak Temple Pylon Entrance Exterior Excavation Modern Quay Harbour Ramp is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Recent excavations at its entrance suggest the front of a quay which would have allowed service from the River Nile both in the supply of building materials such as Aswan granite but also for religious ceremonial trips along the rivewr. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, pylon, entrance, front, landscape, crio-sphinxes, ram, head, lion, body, row, roughcut, carving, building, construction, history, archaeology, recent, excavations, quay, ancient, Egyptology
Karnak Eighth Pylon EG075047JHP 
 Eighth Pylon Karnak Egyptian Temple Foreground Discarded Blocks Carving Horus is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the Eighth Pylon on the transverse north-south axis with the huge white limestone seated statue of Amenhotep 1 viewed from the storage area near Khonsu Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, eighth, pylon, limestone, statue, Amenhotep 1, court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, Horus, carving, hieroglyphs, storage
Karnak Eighth Pylon EG075046JHP 
 Eigth Pylon Karnak Temple Broken Blocks Carvings Horus Foreground Photo which is on the site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. View of this pylon is on the transverse north-south axis with the huge white limestone seated statue of Amenhotep 1 viewed from the storage area near Khonsu Temple 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, eighth, pylon, limestone, statue, Amenhotep 1, court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, Horus, carving, hieroglyphs, storage
Karnak Eighth Pylon EG075035JHP 
 Eighth Pylon Karnak Temple Amenhotep Statues Seated White Limestone Photograph is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the Eighth Pylon on the transverse north-south axis with the huge white limestone seated statue of Amenhotep 1 although credited to Hatshepsut as the main builder. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, eighth, pylon, limestone, statue, Amenhotep 1, court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, Horus, carving, hieroglyphs, storage