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Photographs of the Great Temple of Ramses 11 at Abu Simbel and those of his wife's temple of Nefertari with some interior images as well.
Abu Simbel Stele EG051370JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Stone Carving Temple Entrance Walk Photograph, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051369JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Carved Faint Walk Entering Egyptian Ancient Monument, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051368JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Painted White Hieroglyphs Offering Scene Entrance saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051367JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Carved Stone Horus Gods walk entering site, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051366JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egypt Stele Exhibit Amun Offering Pharaoh Walk Entrance saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051365JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Painted Relief Hieroglyphs Pharaoh Gods Seated, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, painted, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051364JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Rock Frieze Hieroglyphics Entrance Walk Photo, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051363JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Carved Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses Smiting Enemy, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple Horus EG051375JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statues Ramses Horus God behind the protection of the falcon God at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Horus, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple Horus EG051374JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple rock carved seated front statues Ramses 11 behind the protection of the falcon God Horus at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Horus, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple Hall EG051389JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple entrance doorway rock cut Hall Osiride Ramses figures at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. This is as near as it is possible to photograph these days and an lighting exercise of some challenge to the cameras of 2005. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, entrance, door, hall, Osiride, statues, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Nine Bows EG051385JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carvings Nine Bows enemies Egypt bound Asiatics Nubians at the base of one of the huge rock carved seated statues of Ramses 11 at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, NIne, Bows, prisoners, enemies, bound, Asiatics, Nubians, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Nine Bows EG051383JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egyptian Temple Nine Bows bound Nubians Asiatics enemies Egypt at the base of one of the huge rock carved seated statues of Ramses 11 at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, NIne, Bows, prisoners, enemies, bound, Asiatics, Nubians, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Nine Bows EG051382JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ramses Temple carvings Nine Bows enemies Egypt bound Asiatics and Nubians at the base of one of the huge rock carved seated statues of Ramses 11 at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, NIne, Bows, prisoners, enemies, bound, Asiatics, Nubians, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Great Temple EG051376JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statues Ramses wife daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Horus, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Vista EG051450JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Small Temple Vista front empty with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and the temple of Hathor built for his wife Queen Nefertari viewed from near the resthouse at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, Hathor, pharaoh, Queen, Nefertari, seated, area, resthouse, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Vista EG051446JHP 
 Abu Simbel Photo Great Small Temples front empty tree framed with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, small, Hathor Temple, landscape, vista, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nefertari, temples, pharaoh, queen, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Vista EG051444JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statues Egyptian Ramses seated with and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, Hathor, temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, pharaoh, queen, Nefertari, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, vista, framed, tree
Abu Simbel Vista EG051442JHP 
 Abu Simbel Small Temple Hathor Nefertari foreground vista front view with is huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 viewed from Hathor Temple built for his wife Queen Nefertari at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, Hathor, Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Nefertari, temples, pharaoh, queen, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple EG051425JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple low angle photograph similar original level River Nile but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, low, angle, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple EG051424JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple original River Nile level photograph rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, low, level, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple EG051423JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple rock carved statues Ramses wife daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Stelae EG051361JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele carved relief smiting enemies warrior King exhibit entering site walk Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, exhibit, stele, stelae, pharaoh, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Statues EG051398JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Ramses head face beards carved stone from two of the four huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11, these are the right hand ones facing the temple, at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, heads, faces, righthand, side, graffiti, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Royalty EG051429JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egypt RamsesTemple seated statues legs knees wife daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, queen, Nefertari, son, Ramessesu, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Ramasses EG051436JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple head torso crown rock carved statues Ramses and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, telephoto, crop, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Ramasses EG051435JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Egyptian Temple rock carved seated statues Ramses photo at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, telephoto
Abu Simbel Ramasses EG051432JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple landscape telephoto photo huge rock carved statues Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, telephoto, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Princesses EG051390JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple rock carved statues Ramses wife daughters closeup at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Queen, Nefertari, daughter, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Nefertari EG051406JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Ramses Queen Nefertari Statue Crown standing side King at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Queen, Nefertari, figure, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051426JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple graffiti torso carved stone Ramses Carved onto the huge rock seated statues of Ramses 11 with his graffiti covered torso at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, torso, graffiti, names, dates, carvings, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051409JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Graffiti Name Carved date early visitor then commonly done on huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 here with dated names carved on areas not buried at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, graffiti, names, dates, Fachineli, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051408JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple sapper Wheal military engineer carved name dated grafitti with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 with dated names carved on the legs at what was once a River Nile site buried deep in sand but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, graffiti, names, dates, Sapper, Wheal, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051395JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Graffiti Name Black dated carved legs huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, graffiti, names, date, Black, legs, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051394JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Graffiti Carved names dates legs 19th century visitors on the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 not buried under sand at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, graffiti, names, dates, Marriott, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, leg, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Graffiti EG051393JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Graffiti Photo Lecaros name dates rock carved statues of Ramses 11 at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, graffiti, Lecaros, names, dates, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Face EG051410JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statue face closeup Ramses 11 at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, face, nose, eyes, mouth, beard, closeup, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Face EG051400JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Egyptian Temple rock carved face beard clsoeup photo Ramses at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, closeup, bread, face, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Entrance EG051387JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple rock carved statue base symbolic marriage union Egypt Ramses 11 with this Union of the Two Egypts reliefs on the passage side at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, side, relief, union, upper, lower, plants, entwined, NIne Bows, enemies, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Entrance EG051381JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt entrance prisoners bound carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, queen, wife, Nefertari, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Walk Back EG02079JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egypt Lake Nasser walk path sand tourists walking just before they will see its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and reached by a sandy walk from the ticket office. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, path, sandy, walk, steep
Abu Simbel Temple Entrance EG02075JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Re-Harakhte statue door entrance Egyptian Pharaoh wife with huge rock carved statue of Ramses 11 and his wife looking up above the main door to the statue of Re-Harakhte at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960's and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, door, niche, Re-Harakhte, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Temple Entrance EG02074JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Re-Harakhte statue above door lintel Egypt with huge rock carved statue of Ramses 11 and his wife looking up above the main doort to the statue of Re-Harakhte at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, entrance, door, niche, Re-Harakhte, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG02080JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple stele exhibit Egyptian historic site Lake Nasser on the walk to the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, Great Temple, exhibits, stele, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Fallen Ramses EG02078JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved fallen statue facedown Ramasses 11 as was prior to what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, fallen, earthquake, frost, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Fallen Ramses EG02077JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carved fallen statue face Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses 11 with his wife and daughters as was prior to what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Fallen Ramses EG02076JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carved collapsed statue torso face history Ramesses 11 and his wife and daughters as was the way it appeared prior to what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, collapsed, fallen, earthquake, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02073JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior wall paintings carvings reliefs chariot war in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariots, bow, smiting, Kadesh
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02072JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior carving Ramasses chariot bow arrow lining the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow, horses
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02071JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior wall relief Pharaoh chariot war scene in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow, horses
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02070JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior seated Ramesses prisoners wall relief in hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, offering
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02069JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior war scene battle fighting chariot in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow, horses
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02055JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior Egyptian offering scene unfinished wall drawing in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, interior, digital, Pharaoh, offering, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, relief, Horus
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02054JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior frieze drawing figures offering Gods in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, figures, deity, Gods, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, relief, offering, wine
Abu Simbel Hall EG02068JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior Hall entrance Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02066JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt interior entrance hall Osiride Statues Ramses 11 in Nubian style and with extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02065JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior inside entrance hall Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02064JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple interior columns hallway depicting Ramses 11 and Amun in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, columns, interior, digital, Amun, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02059JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Hall interior Nubian style Osiride Statues wall reliefs celebrating Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourist, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Hall EG02058JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egypt Great Temple interior Hall scene carved figures Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariot, bow
Abu Simbel Great Temple EG02047JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple huge rock carved statues seated Ramasses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, mud, brick, enclosure, wall
Ramses Simbel Statue EG02036JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carved statues Pharaoh wife daughters relocated at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, Osiris, figure, statue, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Statue EG02029JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple rock carved seated statues Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, statue, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Statue EG02028JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple rock carved statues Ramasses wife daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, statue, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Statue EG02027JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Horus falcon God figure ancient Egyptian with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, Horus, figure, statue, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Prisoners EG02032JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt huge rock carved statues Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Simbel Prisoners EG02031JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple prisoners relief carvings main entrance doorway with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, prisoners, relief, door, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Ramses Abu Simbel EG02025JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Horus falcon God figure rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, Horus, figure, rock, statues, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Queen Nefertari Temple EG02039JHP 
 Small Temple Abu Simbel built Pharaoh Ramesses Queen Nefertari exterior slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, exterior, reliefs, landscape, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, eroded, history, Egyptology, hieroglyphs
Great Temple Abu Simbel EG02038JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple mudbrick enclosure wall view carved statues with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, statues, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Great Temple Abu Simbel EG02034JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt huge rock carved seated statues Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, stele, statues, colossi, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Great Temple Abu Simbel EG02030JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple low view rock carved statues Pharaoh Ramasses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, statues, colossi, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Great Temple Abu Simbel EG02023JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Rock carved relocated approach Ancient Egyptian first view on walking onto site with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, first, view, rock, carved, huge, statues, colossi, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple EG02037JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple carved statues Pharaoh wife daughters Horus at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, statues, huge, Great Temple, landscape, Osiris, Horus, figure, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple EG02024JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple first view approach Ramasses Egyptian Pharaoh on walking onto site with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, first, view, statues, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel from Lake EG051518JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses 11 Abu Simbel Lake Nasser view cruiseboat giving a sense of how it might have looked when it originally was on the banks of the River Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, water level, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, desecration, damage, mountain, cliff, shattered, fallen, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Statues EG02BE37JHP 
 Great Egyptian Temple Ramses Abu Simbel Horus God statues cut into a cliff face on the banks of the River Nile although now by the shores of Lake Nasser viewed from the extreme right hand side from the base of the huge seated pharaoh figures. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, base, low, upwards, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, Kuoni, cruise, cruiseboat, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Statues EG02BE36JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses 11 seated statues Abu Simbel Lake Nasser ancient Egypt looking up to where his huge seated statues on the right hand side of the rock cut creation dominate the shores of Lake Nasser 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, Kuoni, cruise, cruiseboat, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Ramses EG02BE28JHP 
 Huge Pharaoh Ramesses Great Temple Abu Simbel Egypt looking upwards overlooking the shores of the modern Lake Nasser viewed from the left hand side at the statue's base. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, Kuoni, cruise, cruiseboat, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Temple Interior EG02BE53JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior Nubian style Osiride Statues Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, Osiride, statues, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Light Show EG051486JHP 
 Great Temple Abu Simbel Light Show red colours projection colours with his seated statues lit up during the nightly light and sound show with his charioted figure illustrating the Victory of sorts at famous Battle of Kadesh 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, Great Temple, landscape, digital, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, colourful, Ramses, warrior, battle, Kadesh, chariot, pharaoh, red, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Light Show EG051481JHP 
 Temple Queen Nefertari Ancient Egyptian Queen Ramses Light show night lit up during the nightly and spectacular light and sound show with her iconic image as the wife of Pharaoh Ramses 11 who built these two temples at Abu Simbel 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, Small Temple, landscape, digital, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, colourful, Queen Nefertari, archaeology, Egyptology, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Great Temple EG02BE51JHP 
 Great Egyptian Temple Ramesses Abu Simbel Lake Nasser Egypt low view viewed from approximately where the River Nile would have flowed before its rescue in the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, desecration, damage, mountain, cliff, shattered, fallen, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel Great Temple EG02BE50JHP 
 Great Temple Ramasses Abu Simbel Egypt low level viewpoint front viewed from approximately where the River Nile would have flowed before its rescue in the creation of Lake Nasser 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, low level, viewpoint, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, desecration, damage, mountain, cliff, shattered, fallen, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel at Night EG051504JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses Abu Simbel seated statues left hand night lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, upright, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, colourful, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, desecration, damage, colorful, colours, colors
Abu Simbel at Night EG051502JHP 
 Great Temple Abu Simbel seated statues Egyptian light show night lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show and taken as you depart the site to the left. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, landscape, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, colourful, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, archaeology, Egyptology, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, shattered, fallen
Abu Simbel at Night EG051499JHP 
 Great Egyptian Temple Ramesses 11 Abu Simbel seated statues night lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show and taken looking towards the left hand side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, landscape, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, graffiti, names, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, desecration, damage, shattered, fallen
Abu Simbel at Night EG051496JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses 11 Abu Simbel Egypt Lake Nasser light show with his seated statues lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show and looking at the intact pair on the right hand side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Aswan, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu, Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great, Temple, upright, light, sound, show, night, dark, stars, floodlights, floodlit, spectacular, moving, music, imagery, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, Queen, Nefertari, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Ptah, Amun-Re, deified, power, empire, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, Burckhardt, Belzoni, sky, archaeology, Egyptology, graffiti, names, dam, flooding, UNESCO, rescue, artificial, mountain, holiday, travel, tourism, Kuoni, Sea, cruise, cruiseboat, desecration, damage, shattered, fallen
Abu Simbel at Night EG051495JHP 
 Egyptian Temple Ramasses Abu Simbel seated statues night light show lit up for the walk back to the entrance after the nightly light and sound show and viewed from the right hand side. 
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Abu Simbel & Crowds EG051515JHP 
 Great Temple Ramses Abu Simbel Lake Nasser Cruiseboat Egypt people view giving a sense of how it might have looked when it originally was on the banks of the River Nile, minus the crowds. 
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Egypt > Abydos & Dendara (27 files)

Images of two important sites north of Luxor near the River Nile but usually visted as an extra tour either by road or a day cruise.
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg962142jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Trajan Hathor Ihy ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her and taken as one enters the main temple area near the north gate. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mamissi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals, slide, scanned
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg98315 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Trajan Hathor Ihy ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her. In the background the mudbrick enclosure wall shows the construction method of pan-bedding used extensively by Egyptian builders. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mamissi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals, mudbrick, enclosure, wall, pan, bedding, construction, slide, scan
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075613jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Trajan Hathor Bes capitals ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her including beautiful floral capitals and the God Bes standing above them. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, Bes, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075611jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Trajan Hathor Ihy ancient Egypt evening located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075610jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Hathor statue platform offering ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, statue, platform, uraeus, snake, cobra, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075609jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Bes capital column ancient Egypt located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her and the beautiful floral capitals are topped by carvings of the God Bes. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, God, Bes, capitals, floral, Goddess, Hathor, hieroglyphics, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075608jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Bes capitals floral column ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her and the beautiful floral capitals are topped by carvings of the God Bes. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Bes, hieroglyphics, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075607jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth offering House Roman Trajan Hathor ancient Egypt located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor and with the King Trajan making offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, hieroglyphics, offering, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, screen, wall, base
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075606jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Trajan Hathor Horus ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her and in the nearest panel the God Horus standing behind Hathor as Trajan makes his offering. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Horus, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075605jhp 
 Dendara Temple Mammisi Roman Trajan Hathor Horus ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor with Horus behind her with the King Trajan making an offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Horus, hieroglyphics, offering, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075604jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Trajan Hathor Horus ancient Egypt located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor with Horus behind her and the King Trajan making an offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Horus, Goddess, Hathor, hieroglyphics, offering, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075603jhp 
 Dendara Temple Mammisi Roman Trajan double plumes necklace ancient Egyptian located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, double, plume, ram, solar, disc, headdress, crown, hieroglyphics, offering, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075601jhp 
 Dendara Temple Birth House Roman Trajan offering ancient Egypt located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with the King Trajan making offering to her wearing the Deshret, the Red Crown of Lower Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, deshret, crown, lower, red, Hathor, hieroglyphics, offering, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate
Dendara Roman Mammisi eg075598jhp 
 Dendara Temple Mammisi Roman Trajan Hathor Isis ancient Egypt evening located at this home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, famous for its scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her on the lower screen walls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mammisi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Temple Roman Mammisi 5612EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple Birth house Egyptian Roman Mamissi carved detailed floral capitals columns at the home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mamissi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Temple Roman Mammisi 5600EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple birth house Isis Ihy carvings reliefs finest Egyptian Mamissi at the home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Roman, birth, house, mamissi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Temple Roman Mammisi 5599EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple Birth house Egptian Roman Trajan Isis offering scene photo at the home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mamissi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Dendara Temple Roman Mammisi 5597EG07JHP 
 Dendara Roman Mamissi birth house evening golden light Egypt photograph at the Temple of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the Roman birth house or mammisi built by Trajan with some of the finest carvings in Egypt, here with scenes of Hathor suckling her son Ihy and another of him behind her with the King Trajan making offering to her. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Roman, birth, house, mamissi, Pharaoh, Trajan, Augustus, Goddess, Hathor, Ihy, son, child, hieroglyphics, offering, suckling, protection, women, childbirth, finesse, carvings, fine, detailed, delicate, floral, capitals
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Relief 5440EG07JHP 
 Temple Small Ramesses Abydos Coloured painted reliefs exterior sunlight photograph is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, pharaoh, seated, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Relief 5429EG07JHP 
 Temple Egyptian Pharaoh Ramasses 11 Abydos Small colourful painted walls is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, wine, water, food, fruit, lotus, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Pharaoh Barge 5422EG07JHP 
 Royal Boat Barque colourful painted wall relief Abydos Small Temple Ramses 11 with one of many surviving 3200 year old coloured bas reliefs is a small site a few hundred metres from the main Abydos Temple of Seti 1 north of Luxor in Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, royal barge, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Offering 5417EG07JHP 
 Temple Pharaoh offering crown blue khepresh Ramasses painted relief photograph is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, wine, food, meat, fruit, lotus, flowers, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Gate 5433EG07JHP 
 Small Egypt Temple Abydos Ramesses Cartouche Granite Gate above is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. In this photograph is one of the grey granite gates that is still standing with a beautifully carved cartouche to the Great Pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Temple Carving Detail 5327EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple relief intimate Royal Pharaohic Queen smelling lotus flower on exterior wall at entrance to this huge Temple of Seti 1 in Egypt north of Luxor 
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Abydos Royal Painting 5348EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Interior Wall Painting photo Pharaoh Horus cleansing wine situated in the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and in this photo is the God Horus is conferring benefits on the king in this case pouring a cascade of ankh signs perhaps as the life giving elements of air and water and the was scepter for power and dominion. 
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Abydos Portico Reliefs 5334EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egypt Sety Temple carved columned facade reliefs Pharaoh of the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 with his colorful reliefs and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. 
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Abydos Hypostyle Hall Reliefs 5354EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egypt Temple Sety inside wall painting pharaoh djed desecration photo in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and in this photo Sety 1 is erecting the djed column with the help of the Goddess Isis 
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Egypt > Aswan in general (2 files)

Images in this gallery relate to Aswan in southern Egypt covering the city, the River Nile and related sites except for more important places such as Philae, The Nubian Museum and Seheil Island Rock carvings.
Aswan Elephantine EG004823jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple coloured relief Amun pharaoh khepresh visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christies Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
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Aswan Elephantine EG004818jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt granite carved plinth Gods pharaoh offering scene visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christies Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water

Egypt > Aswan Nubian Museum (2 files)

Aswan Nubian Schist Statue EG052956JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum schist statue of Amenirdis, Divine Wife of Amun and sister of Pharaoh Piankhi from the Kushite rulers in Dynasty 25 another fine exhibit inside this modern building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, statue, schist, Amenirdis, Amenardis, Amenras, royal, sister, divine, wife, Amun, priestess, inside, interior, ancient, upright
Aswan Nubian Offering Carving EG052943JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum Pharoah Ramses offering to Horus on this relief exhibit in this modern building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Nubia, Museum, exhibit, relief, offering, Horus, pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, cartouche, inside, interior, ancient, landscape

Egypt > Colossi of Memnon (27 files)

Photos of this most visited site on the west bank of the River Nile at Luxor -popular coach stopover for photo shoot.
Colossi Memnon EG01333jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Egyptian side view Hapi union carving square format slide Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland, 2001, October, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, medium, format, 6x6, square, 120, transparency, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Colossi Memnon EG01332jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Egypt side view two seated statues square 6x6 format slides Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland, 2001, October, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, medium, format, 6x6, square, 120, transparency, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Colossi Memnon EG01331jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank Nile Luxor two seated statues square format slides Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland, 2001, October, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, medium, format, 6x6, square, 120, transparency, scanned, scan, Yashica, Mat 124G
Colossi Memnon EG206427jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated summer Luxor Egyptian palm framed blue sky that are the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon EG206425jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statue seated summer Luxor Egypt framed blue sunshine that are the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon EG206424jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated Luxor Theban hills Egypt blue July sunshine that are the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon EG206423jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated Pharoah Egypt Jim Henderson Photograph summer day at this site with the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon EG206422jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Amenhotep statues seated Thebes west bank Egyptian blue sky July sunshine that are the most famous remains of Amenhotep's mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, blue, sky, sunny, sunshine, roadside, coachstop, excavations, 2000, July, 35mm, Velvia, slides, film, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075316jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated evening light road view hill Luxor Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075314jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset Luxor West Bank hills Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075310jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statue side carved seated sunset Luxor Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075309jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statue side panel union upper lower Egypt carving Luxor Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panel, carving, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075307jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset Theban hills Luxor farmland Amenhotep Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland, hills
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075305jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset Egyptian evening Luxor Amenophis mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075304jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statue seated Amenhotep Queen Tiye Egyptian mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statue, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi Memnon Luxor EG075303jhp 
 Colossi Memnon statues seated sunset silhouettes Amenhotep Egyptian Luxor mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts as well as defining the whole of the remains of the temple complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, fields, River, Nile, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Amenhotep, Amenophis, Pharaoh, Tiye, Queen, Mother, mortuary, temple, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, side, panels, Union, Upper, Lower, earthquake, damaged, repairs, Severus, sunset, glow, roadside, coachstop, excavations
Colossi of Memnon EG020153jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Luxor two seated statues Pharaoh Amenhotep mortuary temple that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020152jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank River Nile Luxor panorama statues Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, panorama, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020151jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Nile Luxor Egypt Napi Upper lower unified tied carving on sides of two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020150jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank Luxor Napi carving seated statues Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020149jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank Luxor two ruined seated statues Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020147jhp 
 Colossi Memnon Luxor Egyptian seated statue Amenhotep 111 Queen standing side of these most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, Queen, standing, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020146jhp 
 Colossi Memnon ancient Egyptian West Nile seated statue Amenhotep Queen that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, Queen, standing, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG020145jhp 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank ancient Egypt Luxor two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River, Nile, Colossi of Memnon, Colossi, Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG051936JHP 
 Colossi Memnon West Bank River Nile Luxor two ruined seated statues of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. see Victorian collection for similiar viewpoint. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, then, now, Victorian, Beato, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG051934JHP 
 Colossi Memnon closeup photo upright seated statues West Bank Nile Luxor are of Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, lotus, papyrus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland
Colossi of Memnon EG051933JHP 
 Colossi Memnon Egyptian West Bank Luxor ruined seated statue Amenhotep 111 that are the most famous remains of his mortuary temple on the northern side of the approach road for the Valley of the Kings, Queens and all the other main West Bank sites. It is the visitors’ first site of major impact, not far from the main ticket office but is usually visited as a photo opportunity on leaving - recent excavations of the site are finding many hidden buildings and artefacts. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, hills, River Nile, Colossi of Memnon, seated, statues, Amenhotep, Pharaoh, side, relief, union, upper, lower, Hapi, tying, papyrus, lotus, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, roadside, coachstop, excavations, farmland

Egypt > Edfu Temple (24 files)

Photos in this gallery are of Edfu Temple, one of the best preserved in Egypt, and usually the first first visit after leaving Luxor ona Nile Cruise.
Edfu Temple EG203629jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egypt exterior pylon rear Ptolemy Horus large of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203627jhp 
 Edfu Temple town center street calache horse carriage ride tourist transport to Edfu Temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. Some cruise companies now use coaches as there have been complaints about the care of the horses that has upset visitors and I know on one occasion the driver of the carriage tried to make it race others to get to the temple first-our group warned him no baksheesh and he returned to a walking pace. 
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Edfu Temple EG203833jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt exterior North East face wall construction upgrade of this old entrance approach to this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203832jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egyptian exterior North face wall detailed many Gods of this old entrance approach to this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203831jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egyptians workmen East side construction modern mudbrick enclosure of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203830jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt exterior East wall construction modern rear pylon of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203829jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egyptian exterior East wall detailed many Gods of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
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Edfu Temple EG203822jhp 
 Edfu Temple Horus Hathor Ptolemy Pharaoh reliefs inside Egyptian walkway walls sides is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken inside the ambulatory a walled walkway surrounding the temple and which is covered in many beautiful and detailed carvings in sunk relief and although some have been damaged by later Christian zealots the overall quality of this workmanship is awesome. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Pylon Ptolemy EG052243JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon South Front Egyptian Pharaoh Ptolemy X11 carving smiting his enemies on this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, X11, smiting, enemies, warlike, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Gate EG052241JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Pylon Gate Solar Disc Ureaus is viewed from the south showing still the coloured symbols of the solar disc, uraeus, and wings under the lintel and is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, gate, lintel, solar, disc, wings, ureaus, colours, colors, Gods, pharaoh, Ptolemy, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemaic
Edfu Ptolemy Warrior EG052248JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Ptolemy Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Vulture Neret Atef viewed from the south face with deep carved figure of Ptolemy X11 smiting his enemies and this ancient monument is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, face, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, X11, smiting, enemies, warrior, Ptolemaic
Edfu Temple Relief EG052236JHP 
 Edfu Temple Wall Carved Highlighted Carving Pharaoh Sunlit Pillared Courtyard of this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Hathor, Isis, wall, relief, etched, sunlight, pillared hall, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Relief EG052235JHP 
 Edfu Temple Wall Figures Crowns Red Deshret Egyptian Pharaoh Goddess inside the pillared courtyard of this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Hathor, Isis, wall, relief, etched, sunlight, pillared hall, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Pylon Relief EG052237JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Carvings Horus Hathor Solar Disc Ankh Was Scepter Pharaoh Ptolemy Offering Atef Crown on the outer face behind one of two Horus statues either side of the main entrance of this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pylon, outer, face, Horus, Hathor, Ptolemy, offering, Atef, Crown, statue, granite, entrance, Ptolemaic, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052202JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Wall Reliefs Horus Hathor Pharaoh Atef Crown covering most of the walls in various chambers around the sanctuary in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, was, scepter, atef, crown, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Wine Offering EG0240JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ambulatory Wall Carvings Offering Scene Pharaoh Wine Hieroglyphs Cartouche in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, cartouche, headdress, hapi, meret, upper, offering, wine, carving, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Wall Offering EG0238JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Inner Pharaoh Queen Offering Ambulatory Wall Reliefs in excellent condition from floor to top in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, offering, wine, pharaoh, queen, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Wall Carving EG0237JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Carving Pharaoh Goddess Crowns Hedjet Deshret Pschent in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Hathor, Isis, pharaoh, crowns, upper, hedjet, white, lower, double, pschent, centre, uraeus, deshret, red, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, carvings, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Interior Relief EG0224JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Interior Wall Relief Pharaoh Gods Artificial Light in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, wall, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, pronaos, chapel, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Offering Relief EG0220JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pillared Courtyard Pharaoh Ptolemy Horus Hathor Harsomtus young Horus in offering scene at this monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, Hathor, young, Harsomtus, Harpokrates, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, carved, stone, landscape
Edfu Offering Relief EG0219JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Reliefs Pharaoh Ptolemy Offering Horus Hathor Harsomtus, young Horus carved in walls in the pillared hall in this monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, Hathor, young, Harsomtus, Harpokrates, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, plaster, landscape
Edfu Pylon South EG0208JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon Mammisi Front Wall Carving Horus Pharaoh viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon South EG0202JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Mammisi Doorjam Hieroglyphs Pharaoh Gods Bas Reliefs viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Carving EG0204JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Wall Carving Pharaoh Gods Hieroglyphs Egyptian Sky remains of the birth house are located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic

Egypt > Egyptian Museum Cairo (10 files)

Royalty Free photos of exhibits from the Cairo Egyptian Museum taken before current bans with slide film in available light not to studio quality
Boy King Lotus EG1179JHP 
 Egyptian Cairo Museum young Pharaoh Tutankhamun head lotus flower photo was found in his Luxor tomb and is now in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, boy, pharaoh, head, lotus, flower, emergence, regeneration, Tut, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Boy King Lotus EG11710JHP 
 Egyptian Museum young Pharaoh Tutankhamun boys head lotus flower painted was found in his Luxor tomb and is now in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, boy, pharaoh, head, lotus, flower, emergence, regeneration, Tut, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Tut The Warrior EG01261JHP 
 Egypt Museum Cairo displays lifelike figures King Tutankhamun warrior pose in his Tomb at Luxor in various poses and now in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 2001 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, pharaoh, warrior, crowns, red, flat, lower, white, bulbous, upper, Tut, collection, landscape, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Tut Golden Throne EG012615JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit Tutankhamun Tut Golden Throne Display Interior Photograph of one of the most beautiful objects ever found in Egypt, the Throne from the Tomb of Tutankhamun now in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 2001 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, throne, gold leaf, Pharaoh, Ankhesenamun, wife, inlaid, silver, glass, paste, colours, colors, Aten, Amun, cartoches, Tut, collection, landscape, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Pyramidion Amenemhat EG11812JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Cairo hall basalt polished pyramidion Pharaoh Amenemhat 111 from the top of his mudbrick pyramid at Hawara dating from around 1800 DC. 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, hall, collection, pyramidion, carved, hieroglypgs, eye, wings, solar, disk, cartouche, basalt, Amenemhat, pyramid, top, landscape, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Pharaoh Menkaure EG11820JHP 
 Egyptian Cairo Museum alabaster statue Pharaoh Menkaure ground floor photo in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, collection, ground, floor, alabaster, statue, Menkaure, pharaoh, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Narmer Tablet EG11831JHP 
 Egyptian Cairo Museum Narmer Tablet Pharaoh Smiting Enemy interior photograph in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, narmer, Tablet, schist, Palette, king, warrior, conqueror, prisoner, war, club, victory, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Diorite Khafre EG11824JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Cairo Exhibit Pharaoh Khafre ground floor inside photograph in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, diorite, Khafre, seated, statue, pharaoh, ground, floor, collection, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Amarna Aten Relief EG11815JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit doorjam Amarna Aten God Pharaoh Akhenaten Nerfertiti in the rays of the Sun God, the Aten.Iin the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Amarna, Aten, relief, doorjam, Akhenaten, Nerfertiti, carving, painted, cartouches, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Akhenaten Statue EG11816JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit limestone iconic shaped statue Pharaoh Akhenaten Amarna 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, Akhenaten, pharaoh, statue, limestone, shape, collection, landscape, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit

Egypt > Fayoum & Desert (2 files)

Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Karanis Open Air Museum 6429EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Ancient Egyptian City Fayoum Statue Exhibit Pharaoh on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples as illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, granite, red, statue, seated, broken, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum
Karanis Granite Statue 6430EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Open Air Museum Egyptian Granite Pharaoh Statue was a city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples as is this granite statue in the photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, granite, red, statue, seated, broken, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum

Egypt > Giza Pyramids & Sphinx (111 files)

Photographs of the three Giza pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, the Sphinx, temples, Solar Barque museum and western cemetery mastabas, including the Light and Sound Show night views.
The Sphinx EG951094jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Great Pyramid face carved limestone blue sky clouds this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, 1995, 645, slide, film, transparency, Bronica, ERTSi, 70mm, lens
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024113jhp 
 Khafre Khufu Pyramids Egypt Giza tombs limestone desert sand foreground, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the southern face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top and in the distance on the right the Great Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, Cheops, Great, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, desert, sand, foreground, low, view
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024112jhp 
 Khafre Khufu Pyramid ancient Egyptian tombs limestone desert sand foreground, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the southern face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top and in the distance on the right the Great Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, Cheops, Great, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, desert, sand, foreground, low, view
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024110jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egyptian limestone blocks Tura casing top section cloud, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, giddy, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024109jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egypt Giza west face corner foundation top bottom, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, corner, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024108jhp 
 Chephren Pyramid Egyptian limestone blocks expanse Turah casing top, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, expanse, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024107jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid ancient Egyptian tomb limestone blocks Tura casing top, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024106jhp 
 Khafre Chephren Pyramid ancient Egypt limestone blocks Tura casing blue sky top, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Giza Khafre Pyramid EG024104jhp 
 Khafre Chephren Pyramid ancient Egyptian tomb limestone blocks Tura casing top, the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the western face showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, landscape, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds
Khafre Pyramid Top EG050999jhp 
 Cairo Egyptian Giza Egypt Khafre Pyramid Tura cap top cover telephoto closeup of the top of Khafre Chephren pyramid with what remains of its Tura Limestone outer covering which would have covered the whole monument at its completion and being particularly white would have shone in the Egyptian sunshine. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Western, cemetery, royalty, pharaoh, Khafre, Chephren, pyramid, Tura, limestone, cap, top, covering, casing, outer, remains, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death
Giza Sphinx Temple EG051009jhp 
 Giza ancient Egypt Sphinx Temple Khafre Pyramid limestone walls blue sky this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face is here seen from the Sphinx Temple by the main toursit walkway to the Valley Temple faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Temple, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, nem enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx Stele EG051036jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid Paws Stele closeup telephoto this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. Here the famous 'Dream' Stele is taken using a 300 mm telephoto from the road to the Great Pyramid and as close as one can get without going into the enclosure. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, stele, closeup, telephoto, lion, paws, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx Stele EG051013jhp 
 Gizah Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Paws Stele closeup telephoto this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. Here the famous 'Dream' Stele is taken using a 300 mm telephoto from the road to the Great Pyramid and as close as one can get without going into the enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, stele, Dream, closeup, telephoto, upright, lion, paws, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx Pyramid EG051033jhp 
 Giza ancient Egyptian Sphinx Khafre vista Pyramid Paws Stele Menkaure this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point above the Sphinx Temple where the main approach starts. Just on the left is the third Giza pyramids that of Menkaure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, Menkaure, Mycerinus, causeway, landscape, vista, lion, stele, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx Head EG051005jhp 
 Gizah Egyptian Sphinx head face eyes nose mouth nemes painted colours closeup this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face taken from the Sphinx Temple faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, head, face, eyes, nose, mouth, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx Head EG051004jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx head eyes nose mouth nemes ear painted colour this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face taken from the Sphinx Temple faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, head, face, eyes, nose, mouth, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx Head EG050998jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx head face eyes nose mouth nemes painted colours this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, head, face, eyes, nose, ear, mouth, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead, concrete, repair, strengthen, addition
Giza Sphinx Face EG050996jhp 
 Giza ancient Egyptian Sphinx head face nemes headdress eyes ears nose mouth this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete
Giza Sphinx Face EG050994jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx face eyes nose mouth nemes painted colours closeup this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, mouth, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx Detail EG050997jhp 
 Gizah Egypt Sphinx ear concrete repair nemes limestone erosion closeup telephoto this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, face, ear, closeup, detail, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx EG051040jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren faceon head face blue sky Paws Stele this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, stele, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx EG051035jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid Paws Stele sunny temple this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, stewle, causeway, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx EG051034jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid Paws Stele police camel this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, stele, lion, police, camel, tourists, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx EG051031jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Chephren Pyramid Paws Stele Temple walls tourists this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, stele, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx EG051020jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Paws Stele sideon limestone blocks this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, stele, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx EG051019jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx head face Khafre Chephren Paws Stele side desert this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, stele, side, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx EG051016jhp 
 Gizah Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Paws Stele Face Torso head this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, stele, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx EG051011jhp 
 Gizah Egypt Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid Paws Stele face head this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, stele, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Khafre Pyramid EG050968jhp 
 Chepren Pyramid Gizah cap top remains Tura limestone Western Cemetery stones with the only remaining evidence at Giza of outer casing topping on the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst mastaba tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, burial, tombs, Khafre, pyramid, Tura, limestone, cap, Egyptology, archaeology, history, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, Chephren, foundation, platform, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone
Khafre Pyramid EG050967jhp 
 Khafre Egyptian Pyramid Giza Cairo cap top remains Tura limestone cemetery stones with the only remaining evidence at Giza of outer casing topping on the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst mastaba tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, burial, tombs, Khafre, pyramid, Tura, limestone, cap, Egyptology, archaeology, history, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, Chephren, foundation, platform, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone
Khafre Pyramid EG050965jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Giza Egypt cap top remains Tura limestone Western Cemetery stones with the only remaining evidence at Giza of outer casing topping on the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst mastaba tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, burial, tombs, Khafre, pyramid, Tura, limestone, cap, Egyptology, archaeology, history, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, Chephren, foundation, platform, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, stone, boulder, closeup, foreground
Giza Western Cemetery EG050925jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Giza Gizah limestone Western Cemetery stones mastaba erosion with the only remaining evidence at Giza of outer casing topping of Tura Limestone on the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst mastaba tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, burial, tombs, Khafre, pyramid, Tura, limestone, cap, Egyptology, archaeology, history, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, Chephren, foundation, platform, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone
Giza Western Cemetery EG050924jhp 
 Chephren Pyramid Giza limestone Western Cemetery mastaba erosion tombs with the only remaining evidence at Giza of outer casing topping of Tura Limestone on the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst mastaba tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, burial, tombs, Khafre, pyramid, Tura, limestone, cap, Egyptology, archaeology, history, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, Chephren, foundation, platform, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone
Giza Tomb Sign EG050920jhp 
 Senegemib Mehi son Giza Egyptian chief justice vizier information sign board in front this Dynasty V mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery near the Great Pyramid and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, nobles, officials, chief, justice, vizier, Senezemib, Mehi, son, Pharaoh, Unas, public, notice, information, board, sign, marker, board, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, limestone
Giza Tomb Senegemib EG050901jhp 
 Senegemib Inti Giza Egypt chief justice vizier mastaba information board in front this Dynasty V mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery near the Great Pyramid and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, nobles, officials, chief, justice, vizier, Senezemib, Inti, Pharaoh, Unas, public, notice, information, board, sign, marker, board, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, limestone
Sphinx Temple Walls EG02029jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Temple walls entrance Valley Pyramid erosion limestone frames this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, upright, lion, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, entrance, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, limestone, blocks, weathered, erosion
Sphinx Temple Walls EG020030jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx face Head Temple Khafre Chephren Pyramid wall framed this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on the entrance walk to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, walls, blocks, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx Pyramids Giza EG02014jhp 
 Giza Egypt Cairo Sphinx Cheops Khufu Khafre Chephren Pyramids Causeway this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, blue, sky, sunshine, clear
Sphinx Khafre Giza EG02028jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid Temple walls limestone blocks frame this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, upright, lion, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, limestone, walls, blocks, eroded
Sphinx Giza Vista EG02003jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Cheops Khufu Khafre Chephren Menkaure Pyramids Vista show the context of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway approaching his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, vista, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx Giza Vista EG02002jhp 
 Giza Egypt Vista approach Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid entrance Temple offers the first ral look at this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on the entrance to Giza and the approach to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, vista, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, entrance, approach
Sphinx Giza Vista EG02001jhp 
 Giza Egyptian panorama approach Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid entrance Temple offers the first real look at this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on the entrance to Giza and the approach to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx Giza EG02020jhp 
 Giza Cairo Egyptian Sphinx Cheops Khafre Pyramid Enclosure Paws Stele this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx Giza EG02019jhp 
 Giza Egypt Cairo Sphinx Khufu Khafre Chephren Pyramid Paws Stele limestone this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx Giza EG02018jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Head Cheops Chephren Great Pyramid Paws Stele this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx & Great Pyramid Giza EG02012jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Lion Head Khufu Khafre Great Pyramid Solar Museum this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple and just visible is the roof of the Solar Barque Museum at the base of the Great Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, Solar, Barque, Museum, blue, sky
Sphinx & Great Pyramid Giza EG02011jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Cheops Khufu Khafre Chephren Pyramid blue sky sets off this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple and just visible is the roof of the Solar Barque Museum at the base of the Great Pyramid. 
 Keywords: keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, Solar, Barque, Museum
Sphinx Enclosure Causeway EG02016JHP 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Cheops Khufu Khafre Chephren Pyramid Paws Stele this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx Sideon EG02024JHP 
 Egypt Giza Sphinx Shoulder Cheops Khufu Pyramid Haunch Side Photo this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, head, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx Pyramid EG02023JHP 
 Egyptian Egypt Giza Sphinx Cheops Khufu Pyramid Photograph Enclosure where this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx Enclosure EG02022JHP 
 Egyptian Giza Sphinx Enclosure Cheops Khufu Pyramid Paws Stele Police by this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, police, camels, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Shinx Paws EG02013JHP 
 Egyptian Egypt Giza Sphinx Cheops Khufu Pyramid Paws Stele Photo this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, Mycerinus, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, stele, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Great Pyramid EG076629JHP 
 Khufu Pharaoh Great Pyramid Giza Sky Scale Side Construction Photo, the largest of the Gizah site monuments and the first of the really truly huge constructions dating around 2500BC and still now one of the Wonders of the World. Standing 137m high, was 140m originally, was 230m on each size and probably was built using over 2 million blocks of stone averaging 2.5 tons although today it looks smaller than nearby Khafre Pyramid which higher on the Giza plateau. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, clouds, royalty, burial, tomb, Khufu, Cheops, blocks, erosion, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history
The Great Pyramid EG076628JHP 
 Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu Cheops Great Pyramid Giza Side Sky Angle, the largest of the Gizah site monuments and the first of the really truly huge constructions dating around 2500BC and still now one of the Wonders of the World. Standing 137m high, was 140m originally, was 230m on each size and probably was built using over 2 million blocks of stone averaging 2.5 tons although today it looks smaller than nearby Khafre Pyramid which higher on the Giza plateau. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, royalty, burial, tomb, Khufu, Cheops, blocks, erosion, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, clouds, digital
Sphinx Great Pyramid EG02633JHP 
 Egyptian Sphinx Giza Cairo Egypt Limestone Ancient Iconic Mystery Pharaoh, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is off to the left, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid which is behind the head in this view. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Great, Khufu, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, stele, paws, stele, haunch, flank, profile, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, slide, scanned
Sphinx Great Pyramid EG02631JHP 
 Egyptian Sphinx Giza Great Pyramid Giza Ancient Royal Memorial Photograph, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is off to the left, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid which is behind the head in this view. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Great, Khufu, soft, erosion, limestone, causeway, upright, lion, stele, paws, haunch, flank, profile, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx Evening EG02611JHP 
 Egyptian Sphinx Giza Vista Tourists Visitors Pyramid Cheops Evening Photo, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is off to the left, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid which is behind the head in this view. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Great, Khufu, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, crowds, visitors, evening, lion, stele, paws, haunch, flank, profile, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Khafre Pyramid EG076605JHP 
 Khafre Egyptian Pyramid Tura Limestone Outer Casing Top Shining Remains the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from past the Great Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, royalty, burial, tombs, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, framed
Khafre Pyramid EG076604JHP 
 Khafre Chephren Giza Pyramid Tura Limestone Outer Casing Shining White topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from the Great Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, royalty, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, framed
Giza Vista EG02921JHP 
 Egyptian Sphinx Giza Panorama Khufu Great Khafre Pyramids Approach Valley Temple, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, Cheops, Great, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, vista, lion, paws, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, slide, scanned, morning
Giza Vista EG02920JHP 
 Egyptian Sphinx Giza Valley Temple Khafre Pyramid Vista Approach Photograph, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, Mycerinus, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, vista, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Giza Sphinx Vista EG02628JHP 
 Egyptian Sphinx Giza Great Pyramid Panorama Causeway Enclosure Morning Empty, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is off to the left, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid which is behind the head in this view. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Great, Khufu, soft, erosion, limestone, morning, causeway, landscape, lion, stele, paws, haunch, flank, profile, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, slide, scanned
Giza Pyramids EG0263JHP 
 Khafre Pyramid Tura limestone outer casing Great Pyramid Gizah Plateau the former built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC. To the right is the Great pyramid and viewed from the south near the modern Islamic cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramids, Islamic, Cemetery, south, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, Cheops, Great, wall, bricks, sand, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, slide, scanned
Giza Khafra Pyramid EG0262JHP 
 Khafre Pyramid Desert Giza Sand Stones Low Angle Tura Limestone Casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from the sandy desert floor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, tomb, Khafre, sand, low, viewpoint, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, slide, scanned
Giza Khafra Pyramid EG0261JHP 
 Khafre Chephren Egyptian Pyramid Low Angle Stones Sand Foreground with its remains of the Tura limestone outer casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from sandy desert. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, royalty, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, low, viewpoint, sand, slide, scanned
Giza Solar Boat EG076666JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Wooden Reconstructed Tied Ropes Hull Interior photo is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, hull, construction, detail, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076665JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Wooden Hull Reconstructed Tied Oars Cabin is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, oars, hut, hull, deck, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076664JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Barque Deck Cabin Wooden Oars Interior is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, upright, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, oars, hut, hull, deck, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076659JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Egyptian Pharaoh Burial Wood Oars Cabin Deck Hull is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, upright, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, oars, hut, hull, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076658JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Hull Oars Cabin Construction Visitors Inside is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, bow, wood, cedar, oars, hut, hull, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076650JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Ancient Egyptian Burial Barque Cabin Wood is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, upright, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, oars, hut, cabin, hull, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076649JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Wooden Cabin Roof Construction Carved Photo is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, hut, cabin, construction, detail, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076648JHP 
 Egyptian Solar Boat Museum Giza Roof Cabin Wood Bevels Tied Built is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, hut, cabin, construction, detail, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076643JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Gizah Barque Hull Cabin Hut Wooden Deck Photo is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, oars, hut, cabin, hull, boatpit, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied, sailing, funeral
Giza Solar Boat EG076639JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Hull Construction Tied Planks Wood Closeup Photo is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, hull, boatpit, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied, sailing
Giza Solar Boat EG076638JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Egypt Burial Wood Hull Wood Planks Shaped Jigsaw Fits is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, hull, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Solar Boat EG076637JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Hull Underneath Oars Wooden Construction Rebuilt is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, wood, cedar, oars, hut, hull, restored, rebuilt, reassembled, sections, kit, rope, tied
Giza Boat Pit EG076633JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Giza Boat Pit Stone Roof Slabs Burial Goods is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, landscape, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, pit, covers, lid, limestone, blocks, stone, wood, boatpit, funeral
Giza Boat Pit EG076631JHP 
 Solar Boat Museum Gizah Khufu Burial Boat Pit Roof Stone Slabs Discovery is housed in an air-conditioned custom built building on the south face of the Great Pyramid of the Pharaoh Khufu over the boatpit in which this reassembled kit sailing boat from around 2500BC was discovered in the 1950’s. During construction analysis of the mud found on the wood sections suggests it sailed on the River Nile; the sections are tied together and it measures 43 metres long. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, Great, Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, museum, upright, Solar, Barge, Barque, boat, pit, covers, limestone, blocks, boatpit
Khufu Sarcophagus EG951057JHP 
 Kings Chamber Great Pyramid Interior Pharaoh Sarcophagus Granite Stone Flash Photo, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh Khufu who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC. The lidless sarcophagus in this photo is made in red Aswan granite as are the blocks making the tomblike chamber. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, red, granite, lidless, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Sarcophagus EG9510213JHP 
 Kings Chamber Sarcophagus Figure Scale Inside Great Pyramid Photo Flash, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh Khufu who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC. The lidless sarcophagus in this photo is made in red Aswan granite as are the blocks making the tomblike chamber. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera; no model release is required for this photo. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, red, lidless, granite, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Queens Chamber EG951054JHP 
 Queen Chamber Great Pyramid Khufu Giza Ventilation Shafts Ba Passage was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows one of the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera.

No model release is required for the use of this photo. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, ventilation, shafts, robot, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Queens Chamber EG951029JHP 
 Queens Chamber Middle Corballed Roof Stone Granite Blocks inside the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows corbelled wall and it also is known for the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, ventilation, shafts, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Queens Chamber EG9510212JHP 
 Queens Chamber Inside Roof Ceiling Granite Blocks Great Pyramid Khufu Giza was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows the limestone roof blocks and corbelled side and it is also known for the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, roof, blocks, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Portcullis EG9510510JHP 
 Egypt Giza Great Pyramid Interior Gallery Portcullis Granite Grooving at top ofthe Horizontal passageway or antechamber inside the Great Pyramid denying access to the Kings Chamber, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh Khufu who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, grand, gallery, interior, royal, tomb, burial, chamber, horizontal, antechamber, portcullis, granite, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Kings Chamber EG951058JHP 
 Khufu Kings Chamber Great Pyramid Gaiza Egypt Interior Construction Granite Blocks, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC, the Great Pyramid at Giza. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. The huge granite blocks that make up this tomb are reckoned to weigh around 200 tons each and each fit snuggly enough that not even a knife can be inserted between them. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, granite, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Grand Gallery Giza EG9510518JHP 
 Grand Gallery Passageway Great Pyramid Egypt Gizah Interior Steps People created out of corbelled granite blocks acts as a stress reliever from the huge weight pressure of the building above and an awesome access to the Kings Chamber, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh Khufu who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, grand, gallery, interior, royal, tomb, granite, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
The Sphinx Stele EG051038JHP 
 Sphinx Giza Egypt Paws Dream Stele Granite Limestone Erosion Front, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau. Closeup of the Dream Stele attributed to Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Temple, Khafre, Thutmosis, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, lion, granite, stele, dream, paws, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, sand, covered, cleared
The Sphinx Side EG051026JHP 
 Sphinx Giza Side Repairs Bricks Limestone Erosion Water Wind Sand, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Khafre, soft, erosion, limestone, desert, landscape, lion, side, blocks, detail, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Right Ear EG050991JHP 
 Sphinx Face Closeup Nemes Head Painted Giza Egypt Ear Headdress showing detail of the ancient carving, even remains of some coloured paint in the nemes headdress and the cement addition to support the outer flange of the headdress applied in recent times at this huge limestone carved squatting lion with the face of probably Pharaoh Khafre although some theories point to Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, face, closeup, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, eyes, ear, broken, nose, nemes, headdress, colour, color, painted, red, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Profile EG051023JHP 
 Sphinx Profile Giza Ancient Egyptian Limestone Carving Pharaoh Muslim Cemetery, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Khafre, soft, erosion, limestone, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, profile, side-on, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, Musilm, cemetery, desert, bluff, outcrop
The Sphinx Profile EG051021JHP 
 Sphinx Crouching Profile Side Giza Cairo Egypt Desert Limestone Carving, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Khafre, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, desert, landscape, lion, stele, dream, paws, haunch, flank, profile, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Head-dress EG050997JHP 
 Egyptian Gizah Sphinx Face Headdress Nemes Concrete Neck Base Closeup in close up showing detail of the ancient carving, even remains of some coloured paint in the nemes headdress and the cement addition to support the outer flange of the headdress applied in recent times at this huge limestone carved squatting lion with the face of probably Pharaoh Khafre although some theories point to Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, face, closeup, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, eyes, ear, broken, nose, nemes, headdress, colour, color, painted, red, conservation, repairs, cement, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Haunch EG051025JHP 
 Sphinx Giza Egypt Haunch Rear Legs Crouching Limestone Construction Repairs, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Khafre, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, haunch, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Flank EG051027JHP 
 Sphinx Giza Shoulder Neck Construction Repairs Conservation Bricks Erosion, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Khafre, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, flank, profile, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Face EG050992JHP 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Face Closeup Eyes Nose Mouth Telephoto Photo showing detail of the ancient carving, even remains of some coloured paint in the nemes headdress and the cement addition to support the outer flange of the headdress applied in recent times at this huge limestone carved squatting lion with the face of probably Pharaoh Khafre although some theories point to Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, face, closeup, close-up, telephoto, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, eyes, ear, broken, nose, nemes, headdress, colour, color, painted, red, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancientarchaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Face EG050990JHP 
 Sphinx Face Detail Nose Eyes Ear Headdress Head Egyptian Pharaoh Giza showing the ancient carving, even remains of some coloured paint in the nemes headdress and the cement addition to support the outer flange of the headdress applied in recent times at this huge limestone carved squatting lion with the face of probably Pharaoh Khafre although some theories point to Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, face, closeup, close-up, telephoto, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, eyes, ear, broken, nose, nemes, headdress, colour, color, painted, red, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Enclosure EG051022JHP 
 Sphinx Giza Enclosure Rear Quarrying Khafre Menkaure Pyramids Giza Egypt, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This view is to the south of the monument showing detail of the enclosure wall near the Causeway to Khafre Pyramid with its distinct casing cap and off to the left is the smaller pyramid of Menkaure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, Menkaure, Mycerinus, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx EG051010JHP 
 The Sphinx Front Head Face Body Gizah Paws Dream Stele Egyptian Carved Limestone Statue, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau. The pyramid of Menkaure is just visible beyond the left hand headress flange. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Menkaure, Mycerinus, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, stele, dream, paws, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Sphinx fm Temple EG051007JHP 
 The Sphinx Giza Cairo Egypt Temple Valley Khafre Pyramid Blocks Eroded, somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau viewed from between the Valley Temple and the Sphinx's own temple exterior walls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Gizah, Sphinx, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, face, nemes, headdress, enclosure, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Khafre Pyramid EG050968JHP 
 Khafre Chephren Pyramid Giza Egypt Desert Stone Limestone Foreground with its remains of the Tura limestone outer casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western Cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, Western, cemetery, Khafre, Chephren, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, desolate
Khafre Pyramid EG050967JHP 
 Khafre Pyramid Giza Ancient Egyptian Foreground Stone Low Angle Photograph with its remains of the Tura limestone outer casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western Cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, burial, tombs, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, maze, warren, ruin, desolate
Khafre Pyramid EG050966JHP 
 Khafre Chephren Pyramid Egypt Large Boulder Foreground Low Angle Photo with its remains of the Tura limestone outer casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western Cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, Western, cemetery, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, desolate
Khafre Pyramid EG050965JHP 
 Khafre Pyramid Gizah Cairo Egypt Stone Foreground Low Angle Photo with its remains of the Tura limestone outer casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western Cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, desolate
Khafre Pyramid EG050925JHP 
 Khafre Pyramid Giza Egypt Western Cemetery Mastaba Limestone Foreground Ruins with its remains of the Tura limestone outer casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a mastaba wall amongst tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western Cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, burial, tombs, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, maze, warren, ruin, desolate
Khafre Pyramid EG050924JHP 
 Chephren Giza Egyptian Pyramid Western Cemetery Mastaba Sand Foreground Ruins with its remains of the Tura limestone outer casing topping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC seen from a discarded building block amongst tombs of lower royalty and government officials in the Western Cemetery. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, mastabas, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, burial, tombs, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, maze, warren, ruin, desolate
Khafre Pyramid Casing EG050999JHP 
 Khafre Chephren Pyramid Tura Limestone Casing Top Telephoto Crop capping the second largest structure on the Gizah plateau built by Pharaoh Chephren around 2500BC and the only one of the Giza pyramids still to have retained any of its finished state. The most completely covered of the original pyramids is the Bent Pyramid at Dashur, a predecessor of the Giza monuments. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, top, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, telephoto, closeup
GizaTemple Excavation EG050989JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Giza Valley Temple Excavations Harbour Quay ongoing for several years near the entrance to this mortuary site of Pharaoh Khafre or the Greek Chephren at the base of the causeway from his Pyramid at Giza and passed by most visitors passing through his awesome construction to view the Sphinx. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, Khafre, Chephren, Valley, Temple, entrance, excavation, harbour, quay, ongoing, buried, sand, desert, blocks, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history
The Great Pyramid 6694EG07JHP 
 Great Pyramid Giza Khufu Cheops Large Millions Stones Photograph near Cairo showing the scale of its construction built around 2570BC by the Pharaoh Khufu or in Greek Cheops. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Pyramid, Wonder World, landscape, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, Great, Cheops, Khufu, erosion, replacement, reconstruction, repairs, details, construction, limestone, stones, sand, pharaoh, royal, tombs, blocks, pyramidion
The Great Pyramid 6611EG07JHP 
 Gizah Egypt Cheops Great Pyramid Base Foundation Complete High Sky with detail of its construction at the base built by Khufu at Giza near Cairo around 2570BC showing limestine bedrock and some recent repairs done to its facings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Pyramid, Wonder World, upright, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, Great, Cheops, Khufu, erosion, replacement, reconstruction, repairs, details, construction, limestone, stones, sand, pharaoh, royal, tombs, blocks, pyramidion
The Great Pyramid 6607EG07JHP 
 Great Pyramid Khufu Cheops Pharaoh Giza Cairo Egypt Huge Stones giving some idea of its huge construction built around 2570BC and one of the few remaining Wonder's of the World. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Pyramid, Wonder World, landscape, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, Great, Cheops, Khufu, erosion, replacement, reconstruction, repairs, details, construction, limestone, stones, sand, pharaoh, royal, tombs, blocks, pyramidion

Egypt > Hatshepsut Temple (60 files)

Photos in this gallery are of the West Bank Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri under the cliffs of the Theban hill
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20649jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple painted walls colonnade Amun feast offering food Egypt in one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20648jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple painted ceiling stars terrace Horus Pharoah offering food Egypt in one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. In this photograph from the lower terrace shows the classic star sky ceiling and the God Horus in front of a huge offering feast. 
 Keywords: Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, Horus, falcon, God, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20647jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple painted walls terrace Anubis offering food Egypt in one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. In this photograph from the lower terrace shows the classic star sky ceiling and the God Anubis in front of a huge offering feast. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20646jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple terraces cliffs statues Egypt Queen Pharaoh Theban hill mortuary and beyond this the Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20645jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple terrace cliffs statues Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Thebes mortuary and beyond this the Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG20644jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple entrance Horus causeway Luxor Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206421jhp 
 Hatshepsut Hathor Chapel Osiride statue cliffs rockface Egyptian second terrace beneath the upper courtyard which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, rock, cliffs, rockface, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206420jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Hathor Chapel Osiride statue Queen Egypt second colonnade in benath the upper courtyard which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, rock, cliffs, rockface, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206419jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple second Hathor terrace cow cliffs frontage Egypt Luxor on one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, rock, cliffs, rockface, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206418jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple second Hathor Chapel terrace cow goddess Egypt Luxor on one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, second, colonnade, terraces, rock, cliffs, rockface, Hathor, Chapel, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206416jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian boats oarsmen sailors sails rigging expedition Punt colours scenes soldiers which lies beneath the Upper central court which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queens famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, landscape, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206415jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egypt boat oarsmen sailors sails fish expedition Punt colours scenes soldiers which lies beneath the Upper central court which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queens famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206414jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egypt second colonnade expedition punt colours scenes soldiers which lies beneath the Upper central court which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queens famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, landscape, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206413jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple relief Egypt second colonnade trees palms grove terraces which lies beneath the Upper central court which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queens famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, trees, ladders, grove, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206412jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian Pharaoh second colonnade passageway Punt expedition which lies beneath the Upper central court which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. In these paintings are recorded the Queens famous expedition to the Land of Punt, actual location unknown but it was in search of incense and myrrh which are found on both sides of the Red Sea. This was not the first time Egyptians had been to Punt. It is thought that she bought back trees that might have grown in the first two terrace courtyards. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, landscape, upper, terrace, second, colonnade, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206411jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Hathor Chapel cow goddess was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Luxor EG206410jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple painted walls Horus Queen colours food Egypt west bank Luxor in one of the lower levels and the upper courtyard was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. Hatshepsut Temple decorations are still colourful and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, 2000, July, summer, 35mm, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, scanned, scan, camera, Nikon, FM2
Hatshepsut Reliefs EG942712jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Queen Pharaoh Terrace Wall Painting ceiling stars colours Luxor Egypt beneath the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, terrace, wall, octagonal, columns, ceiling, stars, blue, relief, colour, colours, colors, colourful, painted, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, 1994, slide, film, medium, format, 645, transparency, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi
Hatshepsut Walk In EG020102jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian approach cliffs crowds tourists busy Theban hill was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, approach, ramps, crowds, visitors, tourists, upper, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, terraces, cliff-face
Hatshepsut Upper Level EG020129jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egypt Upper central court visitors tourists cliffs was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, gate, court, visitors, tourists, crowds, columns, upper, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Upper Level EG020109jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Upper central court gate was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, gate, columns, upper, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Tomb Door EG020124jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egypt Queen Pharaoh gate Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, gate, entrance, door, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Cliff Tombs EG020104jhp 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor Egypt Approach cliff tombs face paths rocky was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. As you walk into the temple you pass these cliff on the righthand side dotted with cliff tombs and criss crossed with dankey tracks and paths now many used by the security forces watching over this infamous site after the 1997 massacre. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, approach, cliffs, tombs, paths, raocky, tracks, holes, caves, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02143JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Upper central court photo West Bank Luxor approach cliffs was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted and here the whole complex is viewed on the main walk in. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, hills, cliffs, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, approach, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02142JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Entrance walk approach cliffs overhanging Luxor Egypt photograph Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted, here with the whole temple viewed from the main approach. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, main, approach, vista, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02141JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Temple Vista panorama approach walk Theban hill cliffs Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This panoramic view on the main approach reinforces how this magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill summit to the left and behind are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, hill, summit, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, panorama, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02140JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Luxor fertile land West Bank Nile vista stairs view coming down from the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted and leaving one has this vista to the River Nile and the West Bank. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, vista, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02139JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Head face statue painted Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02138JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Face Painted Red statue Ancient Egyptian Ruler Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, red, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02137JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Head Statue broken painted Temple Luxor Egypt photo on the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02135JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Pharaoh Face painted headon statue remains Egyptian Temple on the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02134JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Luxor River Nile Temple Vista Statue Queen from the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted but looking back to the River Nile and West Bank gives a vision of the majesty of this setting. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, view, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02133JHP 
 Queen Hatshepsut Mortuary Temple Chapel rubbish plastic bags Burial Chamber on the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. On either side of the court are specialist chambers dedicated to specific Gods - this one to the north also attracts wind blown plastic bags. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, niche, chamber, north, Amun, Anubis, rubbish, plastic, bags, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02132JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Pharaoh Burial Chamber excavated Luxor Egypt Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, crowds, visitors, busy, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02131JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Upper central court burial chamber ancient Egyptian Queen was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, north, right
Hatshepsut Temple EG02130JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Queen Burial Chamber cliffs Theban Temple Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, north, righthand
Hatshepsut Temple EG02128JHP 
 Hatshepsut Recent Excavation Egypt Temple Sanctuary Amun Entrance Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted; using a telephoto les this was the best sneeky look I could get. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, burial, chamber, doorway, entrance, statue, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02127JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Temple Sanctuary Amun Upper central court photograph was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, central, court, burial, chamber, entrance, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02126JHP 
 Hatshepsut Mortuary Temple Luxor Egypt Sanctuary Amun God Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, burial, chamber, entrance, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02124JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian Style Doorway Sanctuary Amun Painted Figures Gods Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted, photographed here through the gate. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, burial, chmaber, entrance, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02123JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Temple Sanctuary Entrance Restricted columns door painted jams seen from the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted, although this view is possible from the gates. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, burial, chamber, entrance, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02122JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Statue alcove painted relief Horus block limestone Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02121JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Carved painted reliefs limestone Horus Netcher seated God Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, central, court, coloured, relief, block, carved, feathers, Maat, shut, falcon, Horus, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02120JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Temple Plaster Relief Ankh Theban Hill cliffs towering over Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, hieroglyphs, painted, colours, colors, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02119JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian limestone carving Theban cliffs Sanctuary Entrance Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02118JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple limestone carved block painted reliefs Theban Hill cliffs dominating the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02117JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Egyptian Pharaoh Temple Theban Cliff face towering over Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02116JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Sanctuary Facade under Theban cliffs Luxor Egypt photo Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02115JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Queen Pharaoh White Crown Terrace Wall Painting colours beneath the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This colourful wall relief of the Queen is at the end of the upper terrace. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, terrace, wall, relief, colours, colours, painted, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02113JHP 
 Hatshepsut Ancient Egyptian Queen Temple Upper central court gateway Theban Cliffs backdrop which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02111JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Terrace Wall Coloured Relief Painting Queen Pharaoh Figure below the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, colors, colours, wall, painted, relief, offering, feast, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02110JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Terrace Painting Boat Expedition Punt Egyptian Queen record below the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, wall, relief, Punt, sailing, boat, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02109JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Gateway columns Theban Hills cliffs background Upper central court which was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02108JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Upper central court terrace Queen Osiride statue policeman was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02107JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Osiride Figures Carved statues Terrace Temple Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02106JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Approach Vista Theban Cliffs Hill backdrop ramps terraces Upper or central court, seen here from the approach, was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, entrance, approach, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02105JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Approach Theban Hill Cliffs ramps Terraces columns Luxor Egypt and the Upper or central court, seen here from the main approach, was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, entrance, approach, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Rock Tombs EG02103JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Theban Hill Luxor Surrounding Tombs paths cliff approach Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. Approaching the temple you pass the rocky cliff faces of the Theban hills with evidence of many rock cut tombs. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, rock, tombs, cliffs, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple Approach EG023316JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple panorama approach walk entrance magnificent mortuary temple female ruler of ancient Egypt is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. Sadly this is the area where several died during a terrorist attack in 1997. The upper levels were opened again in 2002 after extensive excavation and restoration. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, Hill, Cliff, approach, open, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, colonnade, terraces, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Punt Expedition Wall Relief EG006415 
 Punt Expedition ancient Egyptian painted relief colours Hatshepsut Temple second terrace on West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and recording her expedition to what is thought to be along the Red Sea. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, square, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, terraces, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Queen, Pharaoh, wall, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (54 files)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020836jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Chephren Pyramid infra red Temple B&W film view on the public approach to this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020835jhp 
 Egypt Giza Sphinx face front infra red temple view pyramid Khafre taken from the walk towards the Valley Temple of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, faceon, front, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020833jhp 
 Egyptian Giza Sphinx Temple face front infra red pyramid Khafre taken from the walk towards the Valley Temple of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020832jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Giza Sphinx Temple face oblique infra red pyramid cropped view taken from the walk towards the Valley Temple of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020830jhp 
 Egypt Sphinx Temple face oblique infra red Jim Henderson Photograph view taken from the walk towards the Valley Temple of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020827jhp 
 Egypt Giza Sphinx face head profile closeup infra red low causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020826jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx head face Khafre Pyramid infra red causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, head, closeup, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020825jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx enclosure man scale figure Pyramid infra red causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020824jhp 
 Egypt Sphinx enclosure worker scale figure Pyramid infra red causeway B&W view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020822jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Khafre Khufu causeway Pyramids infra red low view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, pyramids, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020821jhp 
 Egyptian Sphinx Chephren Cheops Pyramids infra red low causeway enclosure view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, enclosure, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020820jhp 
 Egyptian Sphinx Cheops Pyramid enclosure infra red low causeway low view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020819jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx panorama Pyramid Great infra red causeway Cairo view this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, camel, mounted, policeman, lion, paws, stele, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020817jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Great Pyramid infra red view causeway camel police mounted to extreme right of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020816jhp 
 Egypt Sphinx Khufu Pyramid infra red camel police mounted causeway view to extreme right of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020815jhp 
 Egypt Sphinx Khufu Cheops Pyramid infra red B&W film causeway Giza view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020814jhp 
 Egyptian Sphinx Khufu Cheops Pyramid Cairo infra red causeway Giza view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020433jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Khufu Pyramids infra red people tourists view causeway this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020432jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx |Great Khufu Cheops Pyramid infra red B&W film causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, cropped, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020431jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx side face Great Khufu Cheops Pyramid infra red B&W film causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020430jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx sideon body Khufu Cheops Pyramid infra red B&W film causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, sideon, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020420jhp 
 Khafre Pyramids Cheops Egyptian tombs clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the south face with Khufu's Great pyramid to the righy right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, great, largest, Cheops, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020419jhp 
 Chephren Pyramids Khufu Egypt Giza Great largest infra red B&W film photo of the second largest of the Giza site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the south face with Khufu's Great pyramid to the righy right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramids, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, Khufu, great, largest, Cheops, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020418jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egyptian horse rider scale Giza infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020417jhp 
 Chephren Pyramid Egypt top apex Tura casing clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, apex, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020416jhp 
 Chephren Pyramid Egypt Giza side Tura casing clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, upright, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020415jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egyptian Giza blocks Tura casing clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, construction, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020414jhp 
 Khafre Pyramid Egyptian tomb limestone blocks Tura casing clouds infra red film photo of the second largest of the Gizah site monuments and constructed between 2558-2532BC during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre [Greek name Chephren], one of Khufus sons and is responsible during a reign of around 25 years for the magnificent Funerary complex which is held to include The Sphinx. Although his Mortuary Temple is almost nothing but a foundation, his Valley Temple is a fantastic example of the skills of the early Egyptian craftsman with huge accurately cut pillars of granite which was the house after his death for numerous statues including the famous diorite one now in the Cairo Museum. This view is of the west face with Cairo bottom right taken near the main road through the Giza complex showing the mainly uncovered structure although remains of the outer casing of Tura Limestone can still be seen near the top. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, burial, tomb, Khafre, Chephren, blocks, erosion, soft, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, casing, Tura, Turah, white, shining, south, face, blue, sky, white, clouds, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02085jhp 
 Giza Egypt Cairo Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid infra red B&W first view approach this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02083jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid infra red first view approach this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna by Nile InfR EG021218jhp 
 Egypt Esna Nile town waterfront cruise berth houses infra red is a well known berthing area on the River Nile waiting for access to the locks and if time allows there is a beautiful Ptolemaic temple deep in a hollow under the modern town building line worth visiting. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, promenade, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021227jhp 
 Egyptian Esna Temple smiting enemies infra red Khnum Isis outer carvings north wall on a small gem of a building deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, battle, scene, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021226jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple north wall infra red Khnum Isis outer carvings on a small gem of a building deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021225jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple Nile town modern houses exterior B&W infra red film is a small gem of a building deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, north, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021224jhp 
 Egyptian Esna Temple town modern appartment flats B&W infra red film is a small gem of a building deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, north, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021223jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple Nile town hypostyle hall infra red exterior walls west north of this small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021222jhp 
 Egyptian Esna Temple hypostyle hall north west walls infra red B&W is a small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, outside, walls, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021221jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple outer wall infra red film hypostyle hall side is a small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021220jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple Ptolemaic hypostyle hall infra red film floral capitals curtain screens is a small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021219jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple hypostyle hall curtain screens infra red Gods offering scene is a small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these 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 f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Philae InfR EG98249jhp 
 Philae Temple Trajan Kiosk Pharaohs bed infra red backlit Egypt columns carvings Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Philae InfR EG982412jhp 
 Philae Temple Trajan Kiosk infra red floral capitals Egyptian columns carvings Pharaohs bed Aswan island was established late in the history of Egypt being mainly Ptolemaic, eventually closing as a religious site around 550AD and being located on an island had remained remarkably untouched. Being relocated onto the Island of Agilkia on the River Nile near Aswan, to save it being flooded after the completion of the High Dam, it is perhaps one of the loveliest and most complete classic Egyptian temples to visit with a peaceful spirituality lacking in many of the land based sites. This particular photograph was taken during a Stars and Signs trip using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River Nile, Nubia, Philae, Temple, island, pylons, pylon, first, second, mammisi, colonnade, courtyard, entrance, approach, Ptolemy, Gate, Trajan, Kiosk, bed, backlit, landscape, upright, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, Ptolemaic, Isis, cult, archaeology, Egyptology, Agilkia Island, motorboat, water, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, Stars, Signs
Medinet Habu InfR EG983713jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramasses pylon exterior infra red film B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983712jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Infra Red B&W Hypostyle statue carvings located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983711jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Egyptian second court painted infra red B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983710jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramesses Egypt first court statue king infra red B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, engaged, statue, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
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 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

Egypt > Karnak Temple (120 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.
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
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 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 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 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 Bentanta 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 Bentanta 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 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 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 kings 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 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 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 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 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 kings 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 kings 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 kings 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 kings 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 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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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