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Egypt > Abydos & Dendara (47 files)

Images of two important sites north of Luxor near the River Nile but usually visted as an extra tour either by road or a day cruise.
Dendara Temple EG962148jhp 
 Dendara temple Qena Nile Egypt entrance Coptic Basilica ruins approach to this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
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Dendara Temple EG962147jhp 
 Dendara temple Nile Egyptian ancient Nectanebo Coptic Basilica ruins sunny approach to this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, basilica, Coptic, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Ptolemy, Cleopatra, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan
Dendara Temple EG9621413jhp 
 Dendara temple Egypt entrance hypostyle hall outer reliefs sistraform Hathor faces to this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, basilica, Coptic, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Ptolemy, Cleopatra, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan
Dendera Temple EG007129jhp 
 Dendera temple Egypt Tiberian Hall ceiling carvings painted Hathor damaged faces in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.This photo is of the elaborate ceiling and columns of the Tiberian columned hall which first faces the visitor entering the temple proper. The tops of the columns have Hathor faces vandalised in antiquity, probably when it was filled with sand and seen as pagan for the earlier Christians who often used these temples as churches and were thus easily able to obliterate the faces. What is very wonderful even today is the elaborate nature of the decorations not only on the ceilings but also covering in exquisite details all the sides of the columns and the surrounding walls. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 2000, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan, Fuji, Velvia, 50asa
Dendera Temple EG007125jhp 
 Dendara Dendarah temple Nile Egypt hieroglyphs wall carving spotlight sun in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. Walking around the many darkly lit passages and rooms there are occasional gems like this where a hole in the ceiling or wall lets a spotlight of sunshine highlight just one part of the elaborately carved and decorated walls. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 2000, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan, Fuji, Velvia, 50asa
Dendera Temple EG007123jhp 
 Dendara temple Qena Nile Egypt roof sacred lake chapel kiosk in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.This photo shows the roof view of one of the two rooms on the roof of the hypostyle hall which were mortuary suites for Osiris. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 2000, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan, Fuji, Velvia, 50asa
Dendera Temple EG007122jhp 
 Dendara Dendera temple Qena Nile Egypt roof sacred lake mudbrick walls desert taken from this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.This photo shows the view from the roof of the temple looking south westwards over the Sacred Lake, now filled with palm trees and beyond the mudbrick enclosure or boundary wall. The water here was used for rituals carried out during the Feast of Osiris and nearby is the well from which the water was drawn. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 2000, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan, Fuji, Velvia, 50asa
Dendera Temple EG007118jhp 
 Dendera Dendarah temple Egyptian wall Cleopatra Caesarion carvings outer wall in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion as are shown in this photo taken of the outside wall at the south western corner near the Iseum and the Sacred Lake. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, 2000, 35mm, slide, film, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan, Fuji, Velvia, 50asa
Dendara West Wall eg98330 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian sacred lake west wall photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple viewed from the sacred lake and nearby a small Temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, west, wall, sacred, lake, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, exterior, slide, scanned
Dendara West Wall eg98328 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egypt monument west wall photograph is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple viewed from the sacred lake and nearby a small Temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, west, wall, exterior, sacred, lake, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, slide, scanned
Dendara West Wall eg98327 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egypt monument west wall photograph is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple viewed from the sacred lake entrance gates and nearby a small Temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, west, wall, sacred, lake, gates, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Sacred Lake Steps eg98331 
 Dendara Temple Sacred Lake steps inside ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic palm trees photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of the sacred lake steps which take one into a deep walled catchment area now dry but filled with palm trees. It would have been used for rituals conducted during the Feast of Osiris. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Sacred, Lake, Steps, Feast, Osiris, palm, trees, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, slide, scanned
Dendara Sacred Lake & Iseum eg98333 
 Dendara Temple rear ancient Egyptian Iseum Isis sacred lake photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent and the small Temple of Isis with the palm trees of the Sacred Lake behind. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, Sacred, Lake, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside, slide, scanned
Dendara Rear Wall eg98335 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear south wall ancient Egypt Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, south, rear, wall, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, lion, waterspouts, slide, scanned
Dendara Rear fm Iseum eg98332 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear wall Iseum ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Hathor photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of late afternoon lit reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and taken from the south side of the Iseum, a small temple of Isis atributed to the Emperor Augustus. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Iseum, Augustus, rear, wall, south, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, afternoon, slide, scanned
Dendara Iseum & East Gate eg985412 
 Dendara Temple rear ancient Egypt Augustus east gate Isis Iseum photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is the east wall of the small Augustus Temple of Isis looking to the Roman gate in the eastern enclosure wall and considered the main approach to this delightful Iseum located by the Sacred Lake at the rear of the main temple of Hathor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, Augustus, upright, east, gate, approach, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, town, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside, slide, scanned.
Dendara Temple West Wall EG007132jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egypt west wall horse boat hierogylphs Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, horse, boat, symbols, hieroglyphs, scanned, slide
Dendara Temple West Wall EG007131jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian west wall elephant hierogylphs Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, elephant, symbols, hieroglyphs, spitting, cobra, scanned, slide
Dendara Temple Roof View EG9621513jhp 
 Dendara Temple enclosure wall sacred lake west ancient Egypt roof view from this monument located north of Luxor surviving as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This is a view from the roof looking westwards to the remains of the mudbrick enclosure wall and the sacred lake adjacent to the small Iseum, birth temple to Isis located at the rear of the main Hathor Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, west, enclosure, wall, mudbrick, sacred, lake, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, columns, carved, Iseum, Isis, town, reliefs, carving, decoration, palm, trees
Dendara Main Entrance eg075497jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate looking up at the underneath showing the usla reliefs of the winged disc and sacred beetle pushing the sun with its claws. Some original painted surfaces are still visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, underneath, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, winged, disc, sacred, beetle, reliefs, painted, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075496jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, underneath, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, winged, disc, sacred, beetle, reliefs, painted, enclosure, wall
Dendara Room Reliefs eg075589jhp 
 Dendara Temple chapel carvings ancient Egyptian djed sacred serpent , north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of wall reliefs in one of the small chapels surrounding the inner Sanctuary and is probably the one designated that of the Sacred Serpent, Son of Earth or Harsomtus 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, chapel, sacred, serpent, Harsomtus, son, earth, djed, sanctuary, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, reliefs, painted, carving, decoration
Dendara Construction eg075552jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian construction platform basal dovetails photograph is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of paving blocks on the limestone foundation platform on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. The blocks were strengthened by the use of dovetail cemented joints. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, carving, construction, methods, engineering, platform, base, wall, basal, foundation, stone, stonework, dovetails, cement, mortar, reinforcement, links
Dendara Construction eg075550jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian construction platform basal dovetails photograph is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of the platform paving blocks with dovetail joints on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, carving, construction, methods, engineering, platform, base, wall, basal, foundation, stone, stonework, dovetails, reinforcement, links
Dendara & Temple Isis eg075545jhp 
 Dendara Temple Egypt Cleopatra Ptolemy Caesarion Hathor Isis Roman mammisi photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside, Roman, mammisi
Dendara & Temple Isis eg075543jhp 
 Dendara Temple rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor Iseum photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside
Dendara & Temple Isis eg075537jhp 
 Dendara Temple Isis rear ancient Egypt Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor Iseum photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside
Dendara & Temple Isis eg075536jhp 
 Dendara Temple rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Caesarion Iseum photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, son, Caesarion, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside
Dendara & Temple Isis eg075535jhp 
 Dendara Temple rear ancient Egypt sacred lake Iseum photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, rear, wall, exterior, outside, sacred, lake, palm, trees
Dendara & Temple Isis eg075534jhp 
 Dendara Temple west wall ancient Egyptian Hathor Iseum Isis birth photograph is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, Iseum, Isis, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, west, wall, exterior, outside
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075548jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian false door Hathor photograph is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Hathor, false, door, sanctuary, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075546jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egypt Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor Ihy Gods is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and taken from inside the small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Isis, framed, rear, wall, outside, exterior, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Hathor, Isis, Horus, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, child, Caesarion, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, lion, gargolye
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075542jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian wall carvings Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis and at the base shows damage done possibly by the mamluk soldiers sharpening their swords or another theory is erosion from poor quality limestone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, Horus, Hathor, exterior, wall, outside, west
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075541jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, rear, wall, outside, exterior, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, son, Caesarion, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, Roman, Mammisi, Basal, platform, base
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075553jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian monument dedicated Goddess Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075544jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, rear, outside, wall, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075540jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egypt Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor Ihy Child is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, child, Ihy, Horus, Isis, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075539jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075538jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior rear ancient Egyptian Cleopatra Ptolemy Hathor photo is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the rear wall of the main temple adjacent to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. In the distance to the left is the exqusitely deocated Roman Mammisi 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Cleopatra, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075531jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian platform Gods carving west wall is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, west, wall, gargolyes, lions, waterspouts, door, basal, platform
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075530jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian monument pro-pylon west side Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple at the entrance via the pro-pylon walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, west, wall, pro-pylon, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075529jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egypt monument west wall pro-pylon carvings is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall side of the pro-pylon near the entrance of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, pro-pylon, side, west, wall, exterior, outside, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075526jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egyptian monument dedicated Goddess Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering, pro-pylon
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075525jhp 
 Dendara Temple west wall reliefs ancient Egyptian monument God Khnum Goddess Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Khnum, Hathor, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Exterior Reliefs eg075524jhp 
 Dendara Temple God Khnum Goddess Heqet Child Ihy ancient Egyptian monument dedicated Goddess Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on outside of the west wall of the main temple walking down to the sacred lake and small temple of Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, religion, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Khnum, ram, head, Heqet, frog, Child, Ihy, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Temple Storage Crypt 5589EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple storage crypt underground photograph ancient Egypt carved walls in the home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. Underneath the temple are a series of passageways and crypts used for the storage of sacred objects and one opening into the vestibule of the Throne of Re is open to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, west, Qena, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, bas, reliefs, Hathor, crypts, storage, passageway, Ba, essence, sacred, festival, hieroglyphics, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, interior, underground
Dendara Temple Ba of Hathor in Crypt 5591EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple Ba Hathor Crypt Ancient Egypt interior photo dedicated Goddess, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. Underneath the temple are a series of passageways and crypts used for the storage of sacred objects in this image the Ba statue, the essence of Hathor, and it is in the one opening into the vestibule of the Throne of Re open to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, west, Qena, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, bas, reliefs, Hathor, crypts, storage, passageway, Ba, essence, sacred, festival, hieroglyphics, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology

Egypt > Aswan in general (43 files)

Images in this gallery relate to Aswan in southern Egypt covering the city, the River Nile and related sites except for more important places such as Philae, The Nubian Museum and Seheil Island Rock carvings.
Aswan Elephantine EG004832jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian script Satet Senusret temple hieroglyphs insert visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004831jhp 
 Elephantine Egyptian restoration temple building Satet Satis Sesostris Senusret visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004830jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt temple painted reliefs cartouche Gods outlines visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004829jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian restoration Satis temple pillar Hathor face visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004828jhp 
 Elephantine Aswan Egypt restoration Satet temple God Amun Min ithyphallic visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004827jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple Satis Satet coloured reliefs lines visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004826jhp 
 Elephantine Egyptian Satis painted relief carving lotus wine jars duck offering visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004825jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple painted relief Anukis Anuket visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004824jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Satis Tuthmosis embrace restored temple visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Tuthmosis 111, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004823jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple coloured relief Amun pharaoh khepresh visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Amun, Tuthmosis 111, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004822jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt painted relief feet partial restoration Satis temple visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004821jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian restoration temple buildings coloured blocks visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004820jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple Satet Senusret Satis restored visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Senusret, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004819jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration Satis Sesostris Senusret temple column visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Senusret, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004818jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt granite carved plinth Gods pharaoh offering scene visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005025jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt River Nile fellucca Old Cataract Hotel sailing past visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, tourists, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005024jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt River Nile Nilometer boulders huge riverbank visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005023jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Nilometer boulders carvings cartouche Nile water visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005022jhp 
 Elephantine River Nile Nilometer riverside Aswan Egyptian water boulders brick wall visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005021jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt garden museum seated statue nomarch peaceful visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005020jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt museum open air garden seated statue visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005019jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt garden museum trees flowers amphora Roman jar visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005018jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Nilometer steps measuring water Nile floods visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005016jhp 
 Aswan Egypt Nilometer steps River Nile Old Cataract Hotel stone walls visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005015jhp 
 Elephantine Aswan Nilometer Cataract Hotel steps stone Nile river water Egypt restoration temple buildings mudbrick visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004836jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian buildings mudbrick walls streets room houses visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004836Ejhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian shrines cult Heqa-ib Heka-ib deified governor Abu restoration Egypt visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004835jhp 
 Elephantine Aswan Egypt restored room column bases buildings mudbrick Abu visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004834jhp 
 Elephantine Aswan Egypt late dynasty houses mudbrick tiers walls rooms visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG004833jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian column palm buildings mudbrick walls village visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00509jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian excavations temple Alexander Gate Cataract Hotel visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00508jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration village buildings mudbrick Nile upstream view visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upstream, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, New, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00507jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Nile River upstream Egypt buildings mudbrick walls visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00506jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian buildings mudbrick Mausoleum desert Late Period remains visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00505jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restored partially mudbrick houses Mausoleum Nile river visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, panorama, landscape, Mausoleum, Aga, Khan, Desert, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00504jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian restoration temple buildings mudbrick modern city outline visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00503jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt overview restored houses buildings mudbrick village visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG00502jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt restoration temple buildings mudbrick visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

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

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

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

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, upright, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, papyrus, gateway, gate, Alexander, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005012jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt naos Nectanebo granite temple debris blocks scattered on this site visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, granite, naos, Pepi 11, Nectanebo 11, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005011jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Nile downstream Oberoi buildings mudbrick houses visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Elephantine, Island, Nilometer, Gazirat al-Aswan, landscape, hieroglyphs, temple, Khnum, Napy, Satet, Satis, Sesostris 1, Anuket, Gods, restored, restoration, reliefs, painted, carvings, garden, statues, occupation, houses, buildings, mudbrick, workmanship, techniques, history, antiquity, ancient, Egyptian, package, trip, Egyptology, 2000, slide, film, 35mm, format, Fuji, Velvia, daylight, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Cataract, Hotel, ferry, felucca, sailing, water
Aswan Elephantine EG005010jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egypt Nile New Cataract Hotel buildings mudbrick houses visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

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

Egypt > Aswan Nubian Museum (1 file)

Aswan Nubian Museum Sarcophagus EG053033JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum basalt sarcophagus from Roman period discovered on Elephantine Island and dedicated to sacred ram god Khum plus exhibiting a Nubian House, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, Nubian, Museum, Nubia, ancient, prehistoric, modern, gardens, exhibits, outside, architecture, sarcophagus, basalt, Roman, Khum, ram, God, open, lid, walks, upright

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (14 files)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Karnak InfR EG983733jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Inner Sanctuary infra red B&W Jim Henderson photo near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983732jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Obelisk Sanctuary central court B&W infra red ghost near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983731jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt pharoah Amun carving B&W infra red ghostly near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983730jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian statue headless inra red ghostlike B&W film Sanctuary central court festival hall Thutmose near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983729jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk festival hall Thutmose Infra Red eerie B&W near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983723jhp 
 Exterior Temple Ramasses Karnak Egyptian infra red B&W ghost dawn sun palm trees, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, exterior, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983722jhp 
 Temple Ramesses Karnak Egypt infra red film ghostly eerie dawn light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendera InfR EG98119jhp 
 Dendarah Dendera temple Qena Nile Egypt entrance gate infra red propylon in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena.

This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendera InfR EG981116jhp 
 Dendarah Dendara temple Egyptian roof pillared hall infra red front B&W film in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena.

This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendera InfR EG981113jhp 
 Dendera temple Qena Egyptian sacred lake palm trees infra red film outer wall in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. This photo is taken of the outside wall at the south western corner near the Iseum and the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendara InfR EG981114jhp 
 Dendera temple Egyptian Iseum trees infra red film outer wall rear Isis in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. This photo is taken of the outside wall at the south western corner near the Iseum and the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendara InfR EG981112jhp 
 Dendarah Dendera temple Qena Nile Egypt birth house sanatorium approach front in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena.

This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Dendarah, Temple, mammisi, River, Nile, west, Qena, history, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Hathor, sistraform, face, damage, desecrated, Nut, ceiling, Ptolemaic, capitals, hall, detailed, columns, screen, elaborate, kiosk, court, sacred, lake, Osiris, Feast, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, boundary, roof, light, beautiful, holiday, travel, tourism, cruise, necropolis, city, Shabaka, Roman, Tiberius, Nectanebo 1, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Dendara InfR EG981111jhp 
 Dendarah temple Nile Egypt coptic church sanatorium infra red film approach front in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena.

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

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

Egypt > Karnak Temple (68 files)

Photos in this gallery include the whole of Karnak itself, the open air museum, temples of Khonsu and Ptah and the Sound and Light Show night images.
Karnak Temple SS984630jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Sanctuary central court dawn hypostyle slab altar near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984627jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk dawn sunrise central court pillared room towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984626jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Obelisk dawn sunrise central court towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984625jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk dawn sunrise central court pillared room towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984615jhp 
 Carved block Khonsu ankhs Temple dawn sunrise Karnak Egyptian golden light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of a carved block near the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, block, carved, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984613jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramses dawn sunrise Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984611jhp 
 Outer wall reliefs Temple Ramasses dawn sunrise Karnak Egypt golden light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
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Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214081jhp 
 Exterior wall hieroglyphics text Temple Ramesses Karnak ancient Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls of the Small temple of Ramesses 111 at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214080jhp 
 Exterior wall carving scared barque Amun Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, sacred, boat, large, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214079jhp 
 Exterior wall Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak boats sails oars men many, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214078jhp 
 Wall relief large boat sail Temple Ramesses Karnak Nile Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214077jhp 
 Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egyptian Amun Mut Khonsu Gods carvings, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Mut, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214075jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Amun Khonsu offering, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Pharaoh, offering, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214074jhp 
 Gods Thoth Khnum Sekhmet Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Seshat Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Seshat, Khnum, Sekhmet, Thoth, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214073jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Amun Khonsu Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, offering, nekhbet, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214072jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs damage repairs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, damage, repairs, patching
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214071jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt hieroglyphs, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG0214059jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Temple standing low view is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine. 
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Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG0214058jhp 
 Egypt Hatshepsut Towering Granite Obelisk Karnak evening sky hieroglyphs upwards is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine. 
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Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075057jhp 
 Exterior wall carvings Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egypt hypostyle hall, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075056jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs boats oars carvings Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, boats, oars, water, procession, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, worn, cartouches, hieroglyphs, birth, name, heqaiunu, throne, Usermaatre, Meryamun
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075055jhp 
 Exterior wall relief large boat oar carving procession Temple Ramesses Karnak Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, boats, oars, water, procession, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, worn, cartouches, hieroglyphs, birth, name, heqaiunu, throne, Usermaatre, Meryamun
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075054jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs boat sail carvings Temple Ramses 111 Karnak Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, boats, oars, water, procession, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, worn, cartouches, hieroglyphs, birth, name, heqaiunu, throne, Usermaatre, Meryamun
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075052jhp 
 Outside wall carvings sunny blue sky Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing, obelisk, hypostyle, hall, roof
Karnak Headless Statue EG074953jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Festival Hall Thutmosis Tuthmose statue Akhmenu near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is near the four papyrus bud columns on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
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Karnak Two Obelisks EG075002jhp 
 Egyptian Tuthmose Hatshepsut Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple Ramesses gate is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the right is Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The other obelisk is that of Tuthmose partially framed by the gate of Ramesses 1X viweed from the First Court at the rear of the Seventh Pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, Ramesses 1X, gate, obelisks, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, First, Court, Sacred, Lake, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Two Obelisks EG075001jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Tuthmose Hatshepsut Granite Obelisks Karnak Temple Ramses gate is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. On the right is Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The other obelisk is that of Tuthmose partially framed by the gate of Ramesses 1X viweed from the First Court at the rear of the Seventh Pylon. People going off to the right are heading for the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, Ramesses 1X, gate, obelisks, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, First, Court, Sacred, Lake, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, tourists, visitors
Karnak Thutmosis Obelisk EG074992jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Amun Temple Sacred Lake Tuthmose obelisk palm trees in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, telephoto, Amun, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisk, hypostyle, hall, windows, roof, palm, trees, water, reflections, pyramidion, top, section, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Temple Ruins EG074982jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Hearing Ear Ramesses 11 obelisk base Nectanebo Gate and on the other side is the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis 111 near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hearing, Ear, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, painted, lintels, carvings, Amun, pharaoh, hieroglyphs, hearing, ear, limestone, mudbrick, walls, palm, trees
Karnak Standing Statues EG074952jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Figures Standing Amun Amaunet Sixth Pylon Court near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is situated near the sixth pylon on the outer wall of the inner sanctum at the entrance door into the court and towards the Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus. The two standing red snadstone figures are the God Amun and his consort based at Karnak called Amunet or Amaunet. These statues were destroyed in antiquity for certainly that of Amauet was thought lost for ever but pieces have been retrieved in both cases and the statues partially restored. Behind the fgures on the wall relief is text describing the military campaign of Tuthmosis 111 during the years 39-42 of his reign 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, barque, sanctuary, carving, black, granite, Amun, consort, Amaunet, Amunet, Goddess, wife, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, military, campaigns, partial, restoration, destroyed, lost
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075007jhp 
 Exterior wall carving Temple Ramasses Karnak Egypt pharaoh Amun hieroglyphs, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, pschent, double, two, lands, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing, shadows
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075006jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt Amun offering on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075005jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramses Karnak Luxor Egypt First Pylon palm trees on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Pylon, first, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074994jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake water reflections obelisks palm trees in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074990jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake view telephoto obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, telephoto, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074988jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks hypostyle hall palm frond framed in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, fronds, framed, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074987jhp 
 Egypt Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks hypostyle hall palms water reflections in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, upright, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074986jhp 
 Ancient Egypt Karnak Temple Sacred Lake obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074985jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Karnak Sacred Lake obelisks palm trees water Hypostyle Hall in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns
Karnak Sacred Lake EG074984jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Karnak Temple Sacred Lake South obelisks palm trees water in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall but the southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake. This lake was originally supplied with water through underground tunnels from the River Nile and would have fluctuated when the river flooded; these days the level remains the same through out the year. Priest’s houses have been found around the area the modern light show sitting is, there was a Nilometer and also an area for introducing the sacred geese. Accessed usually through the Gate of Ramesses 1X but is often approached from the walk back from the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis and the Gate of Nectanebo on the east of the Central Enclosure. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Sacred, Lake, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, obelisk, Tuthmose, Tuthmosis, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, palm, trees, water, reflections, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, blocks, pylons, columns, Rights Managed, Ownership and Copyright to Jim Henderson, Photo Credit as Jim Henderson
Karnak Papyrus Columns EG074959jhp 
 Karnak Luxor Egypt Festival Hall Thutmose papyrus bud columns cartouches near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph of these four papyrus bud columns is on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, papyrus, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, hall, ancestors, kings, list, hearing, ear
Karnak Papyrus Columns EG074957jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian festival hall Thutmose Akhmenu Colonnade papyrus columns near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph of these four papyrus bud columns is on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, papyrus, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, hall, ancestors, kings, list, hearing, ear
Karnak Papyrus Columns EG074956jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Festival Hall Thutmosis Colonnade papyrus bud columns near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph of these four papyrus bud columns is on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, papyrus, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, hall, ancestors, kings, list, hearing, ear
Karnak Papyrus Column EG074958jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Festival Hall Thutmosis cartouches Colonnade papyrus bud column near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph of these four papyrus bud columns is on the outside Festival Hall of Thutmose 111 towards the north eastern corner. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos; this area is described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Digital Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books although it does mean festival Hall per se. This area covers, the Hall of Ancestors containing an extensive king’s list, the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a shrine for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111 and other parts such as The Temple of the Hearing Ear, a sort of public area where offerings and prayers could be made to Amun; the inner sanctum being inaccessible to all but the priests and pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, cartouche, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, Akhmenu, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, papyrus, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, hall, ancestors, kings, list, hearing, ear
Karnak Painted Wall EG074962jhp 
 Karnak Egypt festival hall Thutmose Atef Crown painted interior Amun wall reliefs near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, Amun, interior, inside, wall, painted, reliefs, offering, scene, Atef, crown, double, pschent, two, lands, winged, falcon, flying, blue, white, festival, hall, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, hieroglyphs, corridor
Karnak Painted Wall EG074961jhp 
 Karnak Egypt festival hall Thutmosis painted interior Amun plumed headdress wall reliefs near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, Amun, interior, inside, wall, painted, reliefs, offering, scene, festival, hall, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, hieroglyphs, corridor
Karnak Painted Lintel EG074955jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Festival Hall Thutmose painted lintel door hieroglyphs stars ceiling near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor, feathers, ceiling, stars, ankh, twisted, flax, bulrush, sedge, cobra, basket, vulture
Karnak Painted Column EG074964jhp 
 Karnak Egypt festival hall Thutmosis painted lintel column winged falcon near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of detail of the still visible coloured decoration of the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos and included an area described as Akhmenu by the ULCA Karnak Archive but not mentioned a such in any other guide books. This area covers the famous botanical garden suite with plants found on his military campaigns into Palestine, a suite for the underworld God Sokar and beyond the remains of a stand of beautiful papyrus columns described as the Colonnade of Tuthmosis 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports, suites, Sokar, botanical, gardens, corridor
Karnak Carved Wall EG074950jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Sanctuary Wall Tuthmose Maat Palace Carving obelisk near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is situated near the sixth pylon on the outer wall of the inner sanctum around various chapels and shrines attributed to Amenhotep, Hatshepsut and Thutmose 111 leading to the central court area but this outer wall has important offering scnes and texts relating to Tuthmose's military campaigns into Syria and Palestine. Captured on this wall is Tuthmose offering gists to Amun such as two obelisks which had their pyramidions coverd in electrum but were eventually removed. This wall is described as the Palace of Ma'at on the UCLA Karnak website but not mentioned as such in either the Blue Book, Murnane or the touregypt sites. Just visible is the top of the obleisk of Hatshepsut. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, palace, Amun, Maat, Ma'at, boundary, outer, carving, wall, granite, doorway, texts, military, campaigns, Kadesh, Palestine, Megiddo, Obelisks, electrum, pyramidions, removed, offering, gifts, precious, gold, barque, sanctuary, carving, black, granite, Amun, Pharaoh, plumed, obelisk, headdress, crown, white, upper, hedjet, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, chapels, shrines, corridor
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisks EG074974jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Hatshepsut Granite broken base standing Obelisks Karnak Osiride statue is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands is in the background and is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, broken, standing, base, carvings, hieroglyphs, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis 1, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, Osiride, statues
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisks EG074972jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite broken standing Obelisks Karnak Temple blue sky is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, broken, standing, base, carvings, hieroglyphs, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis 1, Thutmose
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074991jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Karnak Sacred Lake palm trees view is near the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of Queen Hatshepsut's Obelisk, one of two remaining standing obelisks, is from the far side of the Sacred Lake using a telephoto lens. The obelisk of red Aswan granite is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, sacred, lake, view, telephoto, palm, trees, blue, sky, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, walls, blocks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Hatshepsut Obelisk EG074973jhp 
 Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite broken base Obelisk Karnak Temple Osiride statues is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is of Queen Hatshepsut's Southern Obelisk obviously broken standing on its granite base in front of the Fourth Pylon and remains of Osiride statues possibly of Tuthmosis 1 who built the pylon and looks onto the Transverse Hall. The obelisk of red Aswan granite to the north which still stands the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Encased by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower section remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. The top of the broken part of this shattered obelisk lies near the Sacred Lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, broken, base, carvings, hieroglyphs, red, granite, blocks, pylon, fourth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, Thutmosis 1, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, Osiride, statues
Karnak Festival Hall EG074967jhp 
 Karnak Egypt Festival Hall Thutmosis Amun embracing Central Court carved block near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is from the unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple the open area, the Central Court, in front of this carved block with Tuthmose and Amun in embrace. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, Amun, carved, square, column, embracing, festival, hall, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, carvings, hieroglyphs, central, court, obelisks, hypostyle, hall
Karnak Festival Hall EG074966jhp 
 Karnak Luxor Egyptian festival hall Thutmose Central area carved block near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of the unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple the open area, the Central Court, in front of this carved block with Tuthmose and Amun in embrace. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, Amun, carved, square, column, embracing, festival, hall, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, carvings, hieroglyphs, central, court, obelisks, hypostyle, hall
Karnak Festival Hall EG074965jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt festival hall Thutmosis tent pole peg columns near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of the unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos but illustrates one pf its notable oddities, the interesting tent-pole or peg coulmns and lloking back to the obelisks and hypostyle hall area of the Karnak site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, peg, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports
Karnak Festival Hall EG074963jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian festival hall Thutmose roof painted hieroglyphs carvings near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is of the unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The hall was constructed next to one of the oldest areas of Karnak Temple. This is a complex mix of columned hall, chapels, magazines which are not represented in these photos. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, festival, hall, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, tent, pole, columns, military, tent, campaigns, Men-Khepheru-Re, Blessed, Most, Splendid, Monuments, antechamber, magazines, painted, lintels, carvings, hieroglyphs, roof, supports
Karnak Festival Hall EG074949jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian central court shrine alabaster festival hall Thutmose near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Looking from the Sanctuary acrooss the Central court to the Memorial Festival Temple or Hall of Thutmosis 111 this large open space in which the most notable thing is the huge slab of alabaster on which a shrine might have stood in the oldest part of the Karnak complex. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, alabaster, shrine, base, Central, Court, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, tourists, walking, groups
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074980jhp 
 Egyptian Hatshepsut Amun embrace Horus Granite Fallen Obelisk Karnak carved is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine as illustrated by this section with her and Amun in an embrace watched by the falcon God Horus in high quality carvings into this exceptionally hard stone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, embrace, Horus, white, crown, upper, hedjet, obelisk, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, Sacred, Lake, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, protected, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074979jhp 
 Egypt Queen Hatshepsut Granite Obelisk Pyramidion Amun Cartouche Maatkare Karnak Temple is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several Obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine as she kneels at the feet of Amun with her cartouche on the left shwoing her throne name Maatkare. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, fallen, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, Sacred, Lake, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, protected, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased, cartouche, Maatkare, sun, ra, maat, ka, outstretched, arms
Karnak Fallen Obelisk EG074978jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut Granite Fallen Obelisk Karnak pyramidion lying is in the central area of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. Queen Hatshepsut erected several obelisks, one of the two remaining largest obelisks stands between the fourth and fifth pylons looking north in the Transverse Hall and is visible behind this fallen one. The southern obelisk had collapsed and the main section of the top with the pyramidion is lying horizontally near the Sacred Lake and this is what is shown in this photograph. The obelisks were of red Aswan granite and the standing one is the third tallest standing in the world, weighs over 320 tons and stands nearly 30 metres. Both encased buy a room covering them in done by Thutmosis 111 who disapproved of his Aunt, his bid to remove her existence benefited us in that the lower sections remained largely intact but higher sections were defaced by Akhenaten some 130 years later. Luckily this has been largely untouched and most of the carvings including Queen Hatshepsut are pristine 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Amun, Hatshepsut, queen, woman, obelisk, red, granite, fallen, standing, obelisk, pyramidion, top, section, lying, horizontal, Sacred, Lake, blocks, pylon, fourth, fifth, transverse, hall, columns, truncated, well, sandstone, obelisks, court, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, encased, protected, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Akhenaten, defaced, erased
Karnak Central Court EG074971jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisks central court panorama Thutmose Statue Osiride near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great is visible over the truncated column in the immediate foreground. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, statue, Osiride, view, panorama, framed, central, court, festival, hall, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall
Karnak Central Court EG074970jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk Granite Sanctuary Amun central court obelisks near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The back of the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great lies beneath the Hatshepsut obelisk on the right while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, Amun, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills
Karnak Central Court EG074969jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Egyptian Obelisks Sanctuary central court Philip Arrhidaeus near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great is the dark door beneath the righthand obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills
Karnak Central Court EG074954jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk Sanctuary central court festival hall Thutmose near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk on the right is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. Beyond the woman the view goes beyond the Processsional Way of the Hypostyle Hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns and altar stone of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills
Karnak Amun & Pharaoh EG074951jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Figures Granite Carving Central Court Sanctuary near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo is situated near the sixth pylon on the outer wall of the inner sanctum around various chapels and shrines attributed to Amenhotep, Hatshepsut and Thutmose leading to the central court area, now a large open space facing the Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Hatshepsut, Amenhotep, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, carving, black, granite, Amun, Pharaoh, plumed, headdress, crown, white, upper, hedjet, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, chapels, shrines, corridor
Karnak Light Show EG02AG158JHP 
 Sacred Lake Hypostyle Hall Night Sound Light Show Karnak Temple on the East Bank of Luxor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, sound, light, show, dark, nightime, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sacred lake, pylon, obelisks, hypostyle hall, Ramses, reflections, water
Karnak fm Khonsu Temple 5014EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Eighth Pylon Nectanebo Gate Sun Chapel Khonsu Viewpoint is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Excellent views of the whole Karnak complex here the Eighth Pylon from the Sun Chapel at Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, panorama, Khonsu, temple, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, high views, sun chapel, roof, pylon, kiosk, Taharqa, column, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, eighth pylon, Nectanebo Gate, sacred lake

Egypt > Luxor Merneptah Temple (1 file)

Photos of the recently opened Temple of Merneptah site on West Bank at Luxor with coloured reliefs, open air museum exhibits and interior carvings and paintings.
Merneptah Sacred Lake EG051919JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Temple Merneptah Sacred Lake Luxor New Site Egyptian Pharaoh who reigned around 1212-1202BC, is on the West Bank of the Nile at Luxor and was recently opened not long before these photos were taken in 2005. It is a mixture of open air and covered museum exhibits with some remains of the temple area with column bases. Some of the coloured wall reliefs are exquisite and because of the natural light available were easily photographed despite being inside. There is also a replica of the famous Israeli Stele, the original being in the Cairo Museum. This is a visit that would have to made outwith the usual West Bank package tour although easily arranged and is easily found next to the Ramasseum. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, West Bank, River Nile, temple, Merneptah, Merenptah, pharaoh, 1212BC, landscape, history, ancient, Egyptian, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, restoration, wall, sacred, lake, reeds, grass, sluice, mudbrick, enclosure

Egypt > Luxor Seti 1 Temple (1 file)

Images in this gallery are of exteriors and interiors of the Temple of Seti 1, also called Qurna and Goorneh to the north of the West Bank sites.
Seti 1 Sacred Lake EG053415JHP 
 Luxor Egyptian Mortuary Temple Sethos Sacred Lake Nilometer Ramp on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, landscape, sacred, lake, necropolis, sandstone, enclosure, wall, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, decorated

Egypt > Medinet Habu (4 files)

Pictures from the great Mortuary temple of Ramasses 111 called the Medinet Habu on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor
Medinet Habu SS98413 
 Medinet Habu Temple enclosure walls mudbrick ruins Egyptian Thebes located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo shows the huge area of mudbrick buildings, magazines, storage rooms that encircled the main Temple of Ramesses 111 that were within the massive mudbrick enclosure walls of the overall complex. On the north side and looking westwards to the Theban hills. This was taken near the location of the sacred lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98412 
 Medinet Habu enclosure walls mudbrick ruins Egypt Luxor Theban hills located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo shows the huge area of mudbrick buildings, magazines, storage rooms that encircled the main Temple of Ramesses 111 that were within the massive mudbrick enclosure walls of the overall complex. On the north side and looking westwards to the Theban hills. This was taken near the location of the sacred lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS98411 
 Medinet Habu enclosure wall street west mudbrick buildings ruins Egypt Luxor Theban hills located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This photo was taken during a visit in November 1998 with a Stars and Signs Tour and is of the eastern gate, the usual point of entry for visitors. This photo is of the Ptolemaic gateway which was a latter addition to the Small Temple which lies outwith the main Temple. The gate with its winged disc emblem and still with remains of original paint would have been an entrance through a mudbrick pylon no longer in existence. This photo shows the huge area of mudbrick buildings, magazines, storage rooms that encircled the main Temple of Ramesses 111 that were within the massive mudbrick enclosure walls of the overall complex. On the north side and looking westwards to the Theban hills. This was taken near the location of the sacred lake. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, magazines, storage, scared, lake, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, disc, emblem, Small, Temple, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Habu Small Temple EG053483JHP 
 Medinet Habu Small Chapel Saite Chapels Propylon Gate Divine Adoratrices Amun lie between the entrance and the main Temple of Ramesses 111 on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Often ignored during the tour visits, of you have time they are worth exploring and both offer some beautiful coloured reliefs, elaborate wall coverings and are very spiritual, peaceful shaded moments from a busy tour schedule. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes Theban, hills, West Bank, Medinet Habu, landscape, small, temple, exterior, Nilometer, Sacred Lake, Ramses, Amun, Thutmose, Hatshepsu, bas reliefs, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology

Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn (23 files)

Photographs in this gallery cover the main sites of Amarna, its North Palace, Aten and Small Temple, Bani Hasan Rock cut chapels, Tuna el-Gebel with the Catacombs with baboon and ibis mummies, Stela of Akhenaten on the north boundary, Petosiris Tomb-Chapel, Chapels of Ptoemais and Isadora, Roman Water Wheel Well and Temple of Thoth and el Ashmunein with an Open Air Museum with huge granite statues of Baboons and nearby a Temple to Thoth with a later Christian Basilica all located along the River Nile between Cairo and Luxor accessed from the nearby university city of Minya
Amarna North Palace EG075902jhp 
 Amarna North Palace centre floor bricks outline archaeology Mudbrick Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075901jhp 
 Amarna North Palace transverse hall archaeology restoration floor Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, transverse, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075900jhp 
 Amarna North Palace transverse hall centre archaeology layout bricks Egyptian Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, transverse, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075899jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake archaeology Mudbrick walls chambers Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, chambers, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075898jhp 
 Amarna North Palace garden court column bases Mudbrick walls Egyptian Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, court, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075897jhp 
 Amarna North Palace garden court Egyptology Mudbrick chambers Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, court, chambers, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075889jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake archaeology Mudbrick Egypt trees Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075888jhp 
 al-Amarnah North Palace Scared Lake sand Mudbrick remains Egyptian Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075886jhp 
 Tell el-Amarna North Palace Scared Lake sand grass trees Egyptian Akhetaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna North Palace EG075885jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake sand grass palms dates dry Egypt by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna Date Palm EG075892jhp 
 al-Amarnah North Palace Scared Lake dates date palm tree sand grass by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna Date Palm EG075891jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake date palm dates fruit crop Egypt by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna Date Palm EG075890jhp 
 Amarna North Palace Scared Lake date palms tree floral Egypt dates by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, landscape, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, walls, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
Amarna Palace Sacred Lake 5884EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Sacred Lake Palm Trees Sand Egyptian Akhenaten by River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round this feature now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna Palace Columns 5894EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Column Bases Hall Rooms Layout Egyptian Akhenaten by River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, upright, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna North Palace Step 5895EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Egyptian Akhenaten Passges Rooms Walls Layout Restoration by River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna North Palace Sacred Lake 5887EG07JHP 
 Egypt Amarna North Palace Sacred Lake Egyptian Akhenaten Palm Trees Dry Hole Overgrown by River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round this feature now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna North Palace Rooms 5882EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Layout Walls Rooms Mudbrick Egyptian Akhenaten Desert near River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna North Palace Overview 5881EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Egypt Pharaoh Akhenaten Layout Rooms Walls Mudbrick by River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna North Palace Hall 5893EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Egypt Akhenaten Columns Bases Hall Colonnade Photo near River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna North Palace Entrance 5883EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Layout Sacred Lake Vista Builder Akhenaten Egypt Minya city is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna North Palace Chamber 5896EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Hall Columns Bases Rooms Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten by River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered
Amarna North Palace 5903EG07JHP 
 Amarna North Palace Overview Rooms Walls Passages Vista Egyptian Builder Akhenaten by River Nile near Egypt Minya city is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. Its use along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, sacred lake, palm trees, columns, walls, rooms, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, sand, desert, covered

Egypt > Saqqara & Memphis (4 files)

This gallery contains pictures of the two main sites usually visited together on a day trip south of Cairo - Saqqara with the famous Step Pyramid, a huge necropolis with many tombs and other pyramids and Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt now will an open air museum with the alabaster sphinx and the huge partial statue of Ramasses 11.
Saqqara Unas Valley Temple EG051166jhp 
 Saqqara Wenis Causeway Valley Temple columns Step Pyramid sand Egyptian at the lower end of the restored walkway from the Pyramid of Unas near the Step Pyramid and which slopes down to this Valley Temple first seen as visitors arrive at this major complex near Memphis. The Valley Temple has a delightful feel to it with two remaining palmiform granite columns hinting at a graceful style although it is probably covered by the entrance road so the whole plan is unknown. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, stele, texts, step, pyramid, causeway, valley, temple, landscape, sandstone, limestone, granite, palmiform, columns, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, elaborate, partial, elegant, sacred, lake, reeds, grass, palm, trees
Saqqara Unas Valley Temple EG051165jhp 
 Saqqara Unas Causeway Valley Temple columns reeds trees ancient Egyptian at the lower end of the restored walkway from the Pyramid of Unas near the Step Pyramid and which slopes down to this Valley Temple first seen as visitors arrive at this major complex near Memphis. The Valley Temple has a delightful feel to it with two remaining palmiform granite columns hinting at a graceful style although it is probably covered by the entrance road so the whole plan is unknown. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, stele, texts, step, pyramid, causeway, valley, temple, landscape, sandstone, limestone, granite, palmiform, columns, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, elaborate, partial, elegant, sacred, lake, reeds, grass, palm, trees
Saqqara Unas Valley Temple EG051164jhp 
 Saqqara Unas Step Pyramid Valley Temple reeds trees ancient Egyptian at the lower end of the restored walkway from the Pyramid of Unas near the Step Pyramid and which slopes down to this Valley Temple first seen as visitors arrive at this major complex near Memphis. The Valley Temple has a delightful feel to it with two remaining palmiform granite columns hinting at a graceful style although it is probably covered by the entrance road so the whole plan is unknown. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, stele, texts, step, pyramid, causeway, valley, temple, upright, sandstone, limestone, granite, palmiform, columns, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, elaborate, partial, elegant, sacred, lake, reeds, grass, palm, trees
Saqqara Unas Valley Temple EG051161jhp 
 Saqqarah Unis Valley Temple columns reeds trees desert ancient Egypt at the lower end of the restored Causeway from the Pyramid of Unas near the Step Pyramid and which slopes down to this Valley Temple first seen as visitors arrive at this major complex near Memphis. The Valley Temple has a delightful feel to it with two remaining palmiform granite columns hinting at a graceful style although it is probably covered by the entrance road so the whole plan is unknown. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, stele, texts, step, pyramid, causeway, valley, temple, landscape, sandstone, limestone, granite, palmiform, columns, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, elaborate, partial, elegant, sacred, lake, reeds, grass, palm, trees

Egypt > Victorian Albumen Prints (1 file)

A collection of copies of photographs of Egyptian sites taken in the 1870's by Victorian photographers Beato, Frith and Sebah and modern versions have been made as well.
Beato Karnak Temple 25JHP05 
 Karnak Temple Sacred Lake Pylon Hypostyle Hall Obelisks Old Beato Photo Albumen Print as a background at this large religious site on East Bank of River Nile at Luxor photographed by Antonio Beato, a Victorian photographer around 1890 and this copy is taken from his album called The Nile 1872. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, East Bank, Karnak Temple, sacred lake, pylon, hypostyle hall, obelisks, columns, ancient, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Antonio Beato, Victorian, 1890, photographer, albumen, copy, print

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