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Egypt > Fayoum & Desert (26 files)

Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Lake Qarum al-Fayyum eg947034jhp 
 Egypt el-Fayoum Lake Qarun Moeris peaceful quiet lakeshore restaurant was a peaceful coffee stop during hectic visit to The Fayyum [Crocodilopolis Nome] province of Egypt south of Cairo which included visits to Meydum and Hawara pyramids, the waterwheels of Madinat al-Fayyum Town, Lake Qarun and then returning to Cairo via Karanis. Many years later I returned to the Lake and stayed at the historic Auberge Helnan Hotel on its shores before a journey across the desert to Soknopaiou Nesos [Dimyah-al-Siba] and Qasr al-Saghah Temple. The Lake has a long history from Neolithic times but major development started under Amenemhat 1 in the 12th Dynasty with water management and drainage schemes. Very productive area for various crops, wildfowl and fish with increase development during the Ptolemaic and Roman times as it is still to modern days. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Madinat, al-Fayyum, al-Faiyum, Medinet, Fayum, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, lakeshore, restaurant, peaceful, quiet, waterfront, chairs, tables, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, Neolithic, isolated, 12th Dynasty, development, drainage, marshes, fertile, crops, fishing, wildfowl, Ptolemaic, Roman, grain, water, wheels, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP11, Nikon, FM, scanned
Soknopaiou Nesos fm Desert 6536EG07JHP 
 Egypt Desert Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Ptolemaic town photo dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, panorama, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos fm Desert 6535EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Desert Dimyah al-Siba Ptolemaic Egyptian horizon distant town outline dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple here viewed on approach over the desert track from the Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, desert, view, approach, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, digital, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos fm Desert 6534EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Ptolemaic town Egyptian Desert Photograph dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple here viewed on approach over the desert track from the Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos Temple 6565EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Ptolemaic town Mudbrick Walls Desert dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple, in the centre of this photo, dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos Temple 6564EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Temple Soknopaios Dedicated Ptolemaic Town Desert site dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple, the centre of this photo, dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos Pan Bedding 6563EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Egyptian Mudbrick Walls Pan Layering Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. This photo illustrates pan bedding where a mudbrick wall fallows the contours of the ground on which it is built. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos Enclosure Wall 6555EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Walls Mudbrick Panning Pan Layering at this Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried as seen in this photo, surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos Centre 6566EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Mudbrick Ruins Walls Temple Dimyah al-Siba Egyptian Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple, in the centre of this photo, dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos Causeway 6557EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Causeway Lake Qarun Desert Sand Rocks Egyptian from the ruined town, also called Dimyah al-Siba, a Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built on the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, causeway, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Soknopaiou Nesos & Lake Qarun 6549EG07JHP 
 Lake Qarun Fayoum Egypt Ancient Ptolemaic Town Soknopaiou Nesos highview, also called Dimyah al-Siba, a Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. In this photo a group of archaeologists are inspecting the causeway on what was once thought to have been an island in the lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, cuaseway, overview, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6600EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Ancient Egypt Desert Unfinished Temple Workers small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker's town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, door, entrance, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, blocks, huge, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6599EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Ancient Egyptian Small Temple Large Blocks Limestone Walls late 12th century Egyptian worker' s temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, blocks, huge, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6595EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Egyptian Desert Sand Erosion Blocks Construction Limestone is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6594EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Desert Egypt Ancient Construction Workers Photo is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6591EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Desert Temple Ancient Egyptian Sand Hot Hill Isolated small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, blocks, huge, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6588EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Visitors 4x4 Desert Vehicle Police Escort Tour Sand at a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6585EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Desert Sand Rocks Small Limestone Egyptian Temple Building is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6583EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Egypt Interior Chambers Shrines Limestone Photograph is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker's town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6582EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Vestibule Chambers Empty Ancient Egyptian Temple is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker’s temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Desert 6593EG07JHP 
 Egyptian Western Desert Scenery Sand Barren Egypt Qasr el-Siba near a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed at Qasr al-Saghah near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. This photo is taken near the temple and shows the bleak and desolate desert landscape that surrounds its location. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah & 4x4 6592EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Visitors Vehicles Egyptian Police Escort Desert Sand is the ruin of a small ancient Egyptian workers temple at Qasr al-Saghah near Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, police, guards, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Karanis Roman Bath 6483EG07JHP 
 Karanis City Kom Aushim Roman Bath House Decoration Sand Desert 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 bath house as in this photo. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, mudbrick, ruin, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman, Emperors, town, bath-house, house, building, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert
Karanis Old British Army HQ 6427EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim British Army HQ Desert Base Egypt Derelict was an ancient 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 and illustrated in this photo is th remains of an old WW2 British army HQ. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, British, military, army, HQ, base, camp, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert
Karanis Construction Materials 6444EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Temple Foundations Materials Construction Stones Egyptian Ruined city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one whose foundation construction detail is shown in this photo is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, South temple, construction, base, stones, mortar, cement, fossils, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert
Karanis City Ruins 6439EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Desert Ancient Egyptian Mudbrick Building Ruin Photo at this ruined 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 ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples and this photo shows as we approach the Southern Temple some of the ruined houses 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, mudbrick, ruin, house, building, derelict, fallen, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, sand, desert

Egypt > Outlying Pyramids (64 files)

Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Hawara Pyramid eg01319jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks exposed layers closeup thousands Egyptian, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
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Hawara Pyramid eg01318jhp 
 Hawarah Fayyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbricks entrance door south side flooded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01316jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick entrance south side door flooded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg01315jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid discarded limestone carving crocodiles lying around, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01313jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mortuary temple Labyrinth Herodotus destroyed rubble field, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01312jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbrick core large substantial exposed mound, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013123jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum limestone carved torso necklace beads beaded collar wesekh menat broken discarded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013122jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum pyramid yellow flaky chalk-like weathered exposed stone eroded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, yellow, chalky, brittle, weathered, flaking
Hawara Pyramid eg013121jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum mudbrick brick exposed floor straw eroded weathered made constructed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, straw
Hawara Pyramid eg013120jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum ancient Egyptian mudbricks bricks mortar construction techniques erosion wall exposed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01311jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick exposed impressive hill mound remains, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013119jhp 
 Hawarah Faiyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbrick north east corner wall ruin bricks, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013118jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks exposed ruined building wall necropolis, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013116jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick exposed wall shell north east corner , to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013114jhp 
 Hawarah Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid north face granite grinding wheel broken foreground, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, north, face, grinding, wheel, granite, broken, scale
Hawara Pyramid eg013113jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick north face granite grinding wheel, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013112jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid hidden entrance hole buried ground diagram sand, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013111jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhat Egyptian pyramid mudbricks layers multiple exposed many, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013110jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Egypt Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks many closeup layers construction exposed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961339jhp 
 Egyptian Rawash pyramids site view Cairo Giza Great Khafre Menkaure plateau this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, view, pyramids, Great, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961338jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramids site view Cairo Giza Great Khafre plateau this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Great, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, view, distance, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961335jhp 
 Egypt Abu Ruwash pyramid remains masonry Djedefre construction techniques limestone blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961334jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre construction erosion limestone this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961332jhp 
 Egyptian 4th Dynasty Abu Ruwash Roash pyramid limestone blocks pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961331jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple boat pit this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613232jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre destroyed quarry blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern 1800's Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613231jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Ruwash pyramid Djedefre boat pit adjacent alongside excavated this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613230jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash ruins pharaoh Djedefre boat pit excavated hole empty this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613229jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple boat pit hole this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076765jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Roash pyramid boat pit restoration French excavation empty hole this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076763jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre restored boat pit long shape this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076762jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Rowash pyramid natural limestone hill attached blocks quarried damaged this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076760jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid natural rock core limestone blocks attached this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076759jhp 
 Egyptian ancient Abu Ruwash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre natural rock core hillock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076758jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre embedded Aswan granite block this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076757jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty building method fitted blocks exposed natural bedrock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076756jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid construction natural bedrock inspection pit edge this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076755jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rowash pyramid Djedefre platfrom inclined inspection hole boundary this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076754jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre closeup blocks mortar masonry cut this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076753jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre surviving dressed limestone blocks in situ this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076752jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid Djedefre building technique natural rock outcrop blocks attached this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076751jhp 
 Egypt Abu Ruwash pyramid 4th Dynasty Ra'djedef construction method masonry blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076750jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Rawash pyramid Djedefre construction blocks limestone bedrock technique this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076749jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rowash pyramid Redjedef inclined bedrock core blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076747jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash Djedefre broken stones granite chisel marks tool remants this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076746jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre remaining building blocks masonry this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076745jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid Djedefre rare granite casing block quarried sloping this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076744jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre rockcut entrance channel hewn bedrock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076743jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre corridor bedrock approach entrance this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076742jhp 
 Egypt Roash Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre bottom rockcut entrance corridor bedrock trench this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076741jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre entrance corridor bedrock trench this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076739jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rowash pyramid 4th Dynasty Radjedef French excavation information map layout this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076738jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre constrcution technique inclining bedrock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076737jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre rocky outcrop natural hillock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076735jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre second enclosure clearance this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076734jhp 
 Egyptian Cairo Abu Rawash pyramid pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple restoration cleanup this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076733jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre boat pit restoration cleanup this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 as this photo records and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076732jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre backdrop restored mortuary temple complex column bases this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, column, bases
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076731jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre mortuary temple funerary restoration this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076730jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre graveyard scrap blocks rubbish this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076729jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid pharaoh Djedefre restoration mortuary temple boat pit this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 as this photo shows, was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076728jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre natural massif masonry remants this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Hawara Shaft Tomb eg941415jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Hawara Pyramid Fayyum Amenemhet royal tomb shafts oblong deep, at a site well to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing. Most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. The tomb shafts adjacent to the entrance road our well constructed with smooth well finished walls and could have been for royal women rather as in Lisht and I understood from my guide that many items found were displayed in the small musuem at Karanis which has been closed since I visited it 1994. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet, Amenemhat 111, last 12th Dynasty, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, core, limestone, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Hawara Shaft Tomb eg941413jhp 
 Egypt Hawara Pyramid mudbrick Faiyum Amenemhet tomb shafts roadside necropolis on a site well south of Cairo in the al Fayyum province was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing. Most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet, Amenemhat 111, last 12th Dynasty, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, core, limestone, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright

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