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Egypt > Edfu Temple (6 files)

Photos in this gallery are of Edfu Temple, one of the best preserved in Egypt, and usually the first first visit after leaving Luxor ona Nile Cruise.
Edfu Hypostyle Hall Chamber EG052214JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egypt Temple Vestry Chamber Consecration West Main Entrance inside the main Hypostyle Hall of this large and almost intact monument located by the River Nile and one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, vestry, repository, vases, west, consecration, chamber, inside, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Hypostyle Hall Chamber EG052213JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egyptian Library Chamber East Main Entrance Photo inside the hypostyle hall screen in this large and almost intact building located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, library, repository, east, chamber, inside, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052205JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Carved Egyptian Wall Reliefs Chambers Highlight Shadows covering most of the walls in various chambers around the sanctuary in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, was, scepter, atef, crown, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052203JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Temple Interior Chambers Inner Sanctuary Wall Reliefs showing wall to wall decoration including the ceilings in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, ceiling, stars, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052202JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Wall Reliefs Horus Hathor Pharaoh Atef Crown covering most of the walls in various chambers around the sanctuary in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, was, scepter, atef, crown, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Interior Shrine EG0234JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Interior Barque Replica Chamber Shrine in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, pronaos, barque, shrine, chapel, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape

Egypt > Egyptian Museum Cairo (2 files)

Royalty Free photos of exhibits from the Cairo Egyptian Museum taken before current bans with slide film in available light not to studio quality
Tut Burial Chamber EG117EJHP 
 Egyptian Museum Tut Exhibit Burial Chamber Shrine outer Tutankhamun tomb at Luxor. In the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, shrine, burial, chamber, outer, djed, tit, symbols, decoration, gilded, gold, leaf, wood, oak, Tut, collection, square, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Tut Alabaster Container EG11712JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Cairo Exhibit alabaster perfume container Tutankhamun burial chamber in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Tutankhamun, Tut, collection, alabaster, perfume, container, sema, union, cartouches, hieroglyphs, union, plants, knots, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit

Egypt > Fayoum & Desert (2 files)

Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6583EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Temple Egypt Interior Chambers Shrines Limestone Photograph is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker's town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6582EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Vestibule Chambers Empty Ancient Egyptian Temple is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker’s temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion

Egypt > Giza Pyramids & Sphinx (22 files)

Photographs of the three Giza pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, the Sphinx, temples, Solar Barque museum and western cemetery mastabas, including the Light and Sound Show night views.
Giza Tomb Debhen EG024129jhp 
 Gizah Egyptian Central Field ancient Debhen Tomb interior sarcophagus empty in an area that lies roughly between the causeway of Menkaure and that of Khafre in which there are many old mastabas and rock cut tombs, some open to the public such as this one of Debhen and the most prominent of which is the Mastaba of Queen Khentkawes the last major Royal construction in the Giza complex. It is an area left to the individual to explore and has an eerie feel wandering amongst some grotesque eroded faces of limestone showing the natural damage that centuries of wind and blown sand can do to unprotected soft limestone. In this interior photograph because of the strong artificial light I changed the colour images to B&W as it shows up more clearly than the very orange colour cast digital images. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, royalty, burial, necropolis, Menkaure, Mycerinus, Khafre, Chephren, causeway, causeways, Central, Field, tomb, mastabas, rock-cut, Debhen, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, granite, lidless, wall, reliefs, carvings, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, greyscale, digital, image, colour, cast, altered
Giza Tomb Debhen EG024128jhp 
 Giza Egypt Central Field ancient Debhen Tomb interior shaft tunnel in an area that lies roughly between the causeway of Menkaure and that of Khafre in which there are many old mastabas and rock cut tombs, some open to the public such as this one of Debhen and the most prominent of which is the Mastaba of Queen Khentkawes the last major Royal construction in the Giza complex. It is an area left to the individual to explore and has an eerie feel wandering amongst some grotesque eroded faces of limestone showing the natural damage that centuries of wind and blown sand can do to unprotected soft limestone. In this interior photograph because of the strong artificial light I changed the colour images to B&W as it shows up more clearly than the very orange colour cast digital images. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, royalty, burial, necropolis, Menkaure, Mycerinus, Khafre, Chephren, causeway, causeways, Central, Field, tomb, mastabas, rock-cut, Debhen, burial, chamber, shaft, tunnel, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, greyscale, digital, image, colour, cast, altered
Giza Tomb Debhen EG024127jhp 
 Giza Egypt Central Field ancient Debhen Tomb interior wall hieroglyphics in an area that lies roughly between the causeway of Menkaure and that of Khafre in which there are many old mastabas and rock cut tombs, some open to the public such as this one of Debhen and the most prominent of which is the Mastaba of Queen Khentkawes the last major Royal construction in the Giza complex. It is an area left to the individual to explore and has an eerie feel wandering amongst some grotesque eroded faces of limestone showing the natural damage that centuries of wind and blown sand can do to unprotected soft limestone. In this interior photograph because of the strong artificial light I changed the colour images to B&W as it shows up more clearly than the very orange colour cast digital images. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, royalty, burial, necropolis, Menkaure, Mycerinus, Khafre, Chephren, causeway, causeways, Central, Field, tomb, mastabas, rock-cut, Debhen, burial, chamber, wall, reliefs, carvings, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, greyscale, digital, image, colour, cast, altered
Giza Tomb Debhen EG024126jhp 
 Giza Egypt Central Field ancient Debhen Tomb interior wall hieroglyphics in an area that lies roughly between the causeway of Menkaure and that of Khafre in which there are many old mastabas and rock cut tombs, some open to the public such as this one of Debhen and the most prominent of which is the Mastaba of Queen Khentkawes the last major Royal construction in the Giza complex. It is an area left to the individual to explore and has an eerie feel wandering amongst some grotesque eroded faces of limestone showing the natural damage that centuries of wind and blown sand can do to unprotected soft limestone. In this interior photograph because of the strong artificial light I changed the colour images to B&W as it shows up more clearly than the very orange colour cast digital images. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, royalty, burial, necropolis, Menkaure, Mycerinus, Khafre, Chephren, causeway, causeways, Central, Field, tomb, mastabas, rock-cut, Debhen, burial, chamber, wall, reliefs, carvings, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, greyscale, digital, image, colour, cast, altered
Giza Tomb Debhen EG024125jhp 
 Gizah Egyptian Central Field ancient Debhen Tomb interior wall hieroglyphics in an area that lies roughly between the causeway of Menkaure and that of Khafre in which there are many old mastabas and rock cut tombs, some open to the public such as this one of Debhen and the most prominent of which is the Mastaba of Queen Khentkawes the last major Royal construction in the Giza complex. It is an area left to the individual to explore and has an eerie feel wandering amongst some grotesque eroded faces of limestone showing the natural damage that centuries of wind and blown sand can do to unprotected soft limestone. In this interior photograph because of the strong artificial light I changed the colour images to B&W as it shows up more clearly than the very orange colour cast digital images. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, royalty, burial, necropolis, Menkaure, Mycerinus, Khafre, Chephren, causeway, causeways, Central, Field, tomb, mastabas, rock-cut, Debhen, burial, chamber, wall, reliefs, carvings, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, greyscale, digital, image, colour, cast, altered
Giza Menkaure Pyramid EG024111jhp 
 Menkaure Mycerinus Pyramid Egyptian tomb limestone blocks entrance camel tourist, the smaller of the Gizah site monuments and built during his reign of 28 years from 2531-2504 and it is about half the size of the Great Pyramid, possibly because of a much more relaxed rule than his predecessors who exacted a high price on the society building their huge monuments. Alongside his pyramid are three smaller ones for his Queens, the larger for his chief queen, Khamerernebty 11. This is the North face of the pyramid with the entrance and the huge gash left by earlier more brutal attempts of accessing the burial chamber. Modern access is through the entrance in the course of unfinished granite blocks showing above the mound of soil. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, landscape, pyramid, royalty, burial, tombs, Menkaure, Mycerinus, Queens, satellites, subsidiary, pyramids, Khamerernebty, chief, Queen, limestone, granite, casing, incomplete, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, history, desert, sand, entrance, north, face came, tourist, riding
Giza Tomb Sign EG050955jhp 
 Neferbauptah Tomb Giza notice sign board information entrance Egyptian cemetery, who was Iymerys son and a government official who held the title Steward of the Great estate like his father, and one of many private mastabas from the middle to late Dynasty V that make up the Western Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza with an interior painted wall relief in the tomb. Interior photography is difficult as flash and tripods are not usually allowed and interior lighting can be poor and gives inaccurate colour balances. This photo was taken in JPEGs whereas today I would always use RAW files and having the advantage of a tripod I would always use natural or even mixed light where possible thus avoiding flash hot spots; flash incidentally does not cause damage to the paintings despite many such claims and restrictions 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, digital, interior, landscape, noble, official, tomb, mastaba, mortuary, chapel, Great, Steward, Estate, Neferbauptah, son, Iymery, notice, board, information, burial, chamber, funeral, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Tomb Carving Neferbauptah EG050964jhp 
 Neferbauptah Tomb Giza painted colours freize hieroglyphs carving ceiling Egypt, who was Iymerys son and a government official who held the title Steward of the Great estate like his father, and one of many private mastabas from the middle to late Dynasty V that make up the Western Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza with an interior painted wall relief in the tomb. Interior photography is difficult as flash and tripods are not usually allowed and interior lighting can be poor and gives inaccurate colour balances. This photo was taken in JPEGs whereas today I would always use RAW files and having the advantage of a tripod I would always use natural or even mixed light where possible thus avoiding flash hot spots; flash incidentally does not cause damage to the paintings despite many such claims and restrictions 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, digital, interior, landscape, noble, official, tomb, mastaba, mortuary, chapel, Great, Steward, Estate, Neferbauptah, son, Iymery, interior, painted, reliefs, agricultural, scene, cattle, bovine, fish, boats, sailing, rowing, burial, chamber, funeral, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Tomb Carving Neferbauptah EG050961jhp 
 Neferbauptah Tomb Giza painted seated offering food colours ancient Egypt, who was Iymerys son and a government official who held the title Steward of the Great estate like his father, and one of many private mastabas from the middle to late Dynasty V that make up the Western Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza with an interior painted wall relief in the tomb. Interior photography is difficult as flash and tripods are not usually allowed and interior lighting can be poor and gives inaccurate colour balances. This photo was taken in JPEGs whereas today I would always use RAW files and having the advantage of a tripod I would always use natural or even mixed light where possible thus avoiding flash hot spots; flash incidentally does not cause damage to the paintings despite many such claims and restrictions 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, digital, interior, landscape, noble, official, tomb, mastaba, mortuary, chapel, Great, Steward, Estate, Neferbauptah, son, Iymery, interior, painted, reliefs, offering, food, fruit, scene, burial, chamber, funeral, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Tomb Carving Neferbauptah EG050960jhp 
 Neferbauptah Tomb Giza Wall agricultural cattle Scene Interior carving Egypt, who was Iymerys son and a government official who held the title Steward of the Great estate like his father, and one of many private mastabas from the middle to late Dynasty V that make up the Western Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza with an interior painted wall relief in the tomb. Interior photography is difficult as flash and tripods are not usually allowed and interior lighting can be poor and gives inaccurate colour balances. This photo was taken in JPEGs whereas today I would always use RAW files and having the advantage of a tripod I would always use natural or even mixed light where possible thus avoiding flash hot spots; flash incidentally does not cause damage to the paintings despite many such claims and restrictions 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, digital, interior, landscape, noble, official, tomb, mastaba, mortuary, chapel, Great, Steward, Estate, Neferbauptah, son, Iymery, interior, painted, reliefs, agricultural, scene, cattle, bovine, fish, boats, sailing, rowing, burial, chamber, funeral, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Tomb Carving Neferbauptah EG050959jhp 
 Neferbauptah Tomb Giza carving donkey loads carrying ancient Egyptian interior, who was Iymerys son and a government official who held the title Steward of the Great estate like his father, and one of many private mastabas from the middle to late Dynasty V that make up the Western Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza with an interior painted wall relief in the tomb. Interior photography is difficult as flash and tripods are not usually allowed and interior lighting can be poor and gives inaccurate colour balances. This photo was taken in JPEGs whereas today I would always use RAW files and having the advantage of a tripod I would always use natural or even mixed light where possible thus avoiding flash hot spots; flash incidentally does not cause damage to the paintings despite many such claims and restrictions 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, digital, interior, landscape, noble, official, tomb, mastaba, mortuary, chapel, Great, Steward, Estate, Neferbauptah, son, Iymery, interior, carved: relief, agricultural, scene, donkey, carrying, loads, back, sailing, rowing, burial, chamber, funeral, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Tomb Carving Neferbauptah EG050957jhp 
 Neferbauptah Tomb Giza Wall offering gifts list carved stone Scene carving Egypt, who was Iymerys son and a government official who held the title Steward of the Great estate like his father, and one of many private mastabas from the middle to late Dynasty V that make up the Western Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza with an interior painted wall relief in the tomb. Interior photography is difficult as flash and tripods are not usually allowed and interior lighting can be poor and gives inaccurate colour balances. This photo was taken in JPEGs whereas today I would always use RAW files and having the advantage of a tripod I would always use natural or even mixed light where possible thus avoiding flash hot spots; flash incidentally does not cause damage to the paintings despite many such claims and restrictions 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, digital, interior, landscape, noble, official, tomb, mastaba, mortuary, chapel, Great, Steward, Estate, Neferbauptah, son, Iymery, interior, painted, reliefs, agricultural, scene, cattle, bovine, fish, boats, sailing, rowing, burial, chamber, funeral, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Khufu Sarcophagus EG951057JHP 
 Kings Chamber Great Pyramid Interior Pharaoh Sarcophagus Granite Stone Flash Photo, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh Khufu who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC. The lidless sarcophagus in this photo is made in red Aswan granite as are the blocks making the tomblike chamber. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, red, granite, lidless, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Sarcophagus EG9510213JHP 
 Kings Chamber Sarcophagus Figure Scale Inside Great Pyramid Photo Flash, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh Khufu who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC. The lidless sarcophagus in this photo is made in red Aswan granite as are the blocks making the tomblike chamber. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera; no model release is required for this photo. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, red, lidless, granite, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Queens Chamber EG951054JHP 
 Queen Chamber Great Pyramid Khufu Giza Ventilation Shafts Ba Passage was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows one of the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera.

No model release is required for the use of this photo. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, ventilation, shafts, robot, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Queens Chamber EG951029JHP 
 Queens Chamber Middle Corballed Roof Stone Granite Blocks inside the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows corbelled wall and it also is known for the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, ventilation, shafts, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Queens Chamber EG9510212JHP 
 Queens Chamber Inside Roof Ceiling Granite Blocks Great Pyramid Khufu Giza was constructed of limestone and there is no evidence that any burial took place in it. This photo shows the limestone roof blocks and corbelled side and it is also known for the so-called ventilation shafts which in recent years have been the centre of exploration using small robotic cameras finding the shaft ended with a small gate. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, Queens, chamber, corbelling, limestone, roof, blocks, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Portcullis EG9510510JHP 
 Egypt Giza Great Pyramid Interior Gallery Portcullis Granite Grooving at top ofthe Horizontal passageway or antechamber inside the Great Pyramid denying access to the Kings Chamber, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh Khufu who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, grand, gallery, interior, royal, tomb, burial, chamber, horizontal, antechamber, portcullis, granite, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Khufu Kings Chamber EG951058JHP 
 Khufu Kings Chamber Great Pyramid Gaiza Egypt Interior Construction Granite Blocks, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC, the Great Pyramid at Giza. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. The huge granite blocks that make up this tomb are reckoned to weigh around 200 tons each and each fit snuggly enough that not even a knife can be inserted between them. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, interior, royal, tomb, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, granite, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, landscape, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Grand Gallery Giza EG9510518JHP 
 Grand Gallery Passageway Great Pyramid Egypt Gizah Interior Steps People created out of corbelled granite blocks acts as a stress reliever from the huge weight pressure of the building above and an awesome access to the Kings Chamber, the possible final resting place of the Pharaoh Khufu who had the largest pyramid built around 2500BC. Photographed in 1995 when restrictions were less strict but oh for a digital camera. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Giza, Great Pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, pharaoh, grand, gallery, interior, royal, tomb, granite, 1995, Fuji 645, Bronica, upright, ancient, Egyptology, archaeology, transparency, scanned, flash
Neferbauptah Giza Tomb Painting EG050963JHP 
 Neferbauptah Tomb Giza Wall Painting Hieroglyphs Offering Scene Interior Photo, probably a government official, in the many mastabas that make up the Western Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza with an interior painted wall relief in the tomb. Interior photography is diificult as flash and tripods are not allowed and interior lighting can be poor and gives inaccurate colour balances 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, digital, interior, landscape, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Neferbauptah, interiors, painted, reliefs, fish, boats, sailing, rowing, burial, chamber, funeral, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Neferbauptah Giza Tomb Carving EG050958JHP 
 Neferbauptah Giza Egyptian Tomb Inside Wall Stone Carving Mastaba Seated Staff in the Western Cemetery adjacent to the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza near Cairo. Difficult to photograph as flash and tripods not alloed and interior lighting very poor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, digital, interior, upright, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Neferbauptah, interiors, offering, seated, figure, carved, wall, relief, burial, chamber, funeral, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial

Egypt > Hatshepsut Temple (40 files)

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

Egypt > Medinet Habu (3 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 SS9841a 
 Medinet Habu Temple Eastern gate migdol rear view Egyptian Thebes Luxor 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. The upper chambers of this high gate were where the Pharaoh Ramesses 111 is thought to have had private rooms to retreat to, maybe with ladies of his harem, when visiting the Temple and might have been where there was an attempt on his life. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, 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, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS984113 
 Medinet Habu eastern gate entrance pylon migdol fortified Syrian style visitors gate 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. The upper chambers of this high gate were where the Pharaoh Ramesses 111 is thought to have had private rooms to retreat to, maybe with ladies of his harem, when visiting the Temple and might have been where there was an attempt on his life. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, migdol, Syrian, fortified, harem, scenes, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom
Medinet Habu SS984112 
 Medinet Habu Temple east gate entrance pylon Egypt Luxor migdol 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. The upper chambers of this high gate were where the Pharaoh Ramesses 111 is thought to have had private rooms to retreat to, maybe with ladies of his harem, when visiting the Temple and might have been where there was an attempt on his life. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, 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, 1998, slide, Fuji, RAP, 35mm, format, film, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual, Tokina, SD, lens, zoom

Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn (6 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 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 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 Meryre 1 Tomb EG075844jhp 
 Amarna Tomb columned chamber closed papyriform Meryre Rock Cut Northern Tomb-chapel and Overseer to the Harem of Queen Nefertiti, wife of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten near the former capital of Amarna located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Rive, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, columns, papyrus, papyriform, closed, bundles, upright, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Amenhotep, Nefertiti, Aten, iconic, symbolism, rock-cut, Northern, tomb-chapels, Royal, scribe, overseer, harem, tombs, Meryre, paintings, bas, reliefs, door, jam, colours, colors, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, cartouches, erased, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
Amarna Meryre 1 Tomb EG075843jhp 
 Amarna Tomb antechamber columns inner door Meryre Rock Cut Northern Tomb-chapel and Overseer to the Harem of Queen Nefertiti, wife of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten near the former capital of Amarna located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, columns, papyrus, papyriform, closed, bundles, landscape, antechamber, room, chamber, door, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Amenhotep, Nefertiti, Aten, iconic, symbolism, rock-cut, Northern, tomb-chapels, Royal, scribe, overseer, harem, tombs, Meryre, paintings, bas, reliefs, door, jam, colours, colors, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, cartouches, erased, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
Amarna Meryre 1 Tomb EG075842jhp 
 Amarna columned hall Egyptians resting custodian soldier Meryre Rock Cut Northern Tomb-chapel and Overseer to the Harem of Queen Nefertiti, wife of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten near the former capital of Amarna located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, columns, papyrus, papyriform, closed, bundles, landscape, antechamber, custodian, soldier, sitting, resting, room, chamber, door, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Amenhotep, Nefertiti, Aten, iconic, symbolism, rock-cut, Northern, tomb-chapels, Royal, scribe, overseer, harem, tombs, Meryre, paintings, bas, reliefs, door, jam, colours, colors, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, cartouches, erased, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
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

Egypt > Outlying Pyramids (149 files)

Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Hawara Pyramid eg01319jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks exposed layers closeup thousands Egyptian, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01318jhp 
 Hawarah Fayyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbricks entrance door south side flooded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01316jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick entrance south side door flooded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg01315jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid discarded limestone carving crocodiles lying around, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01313jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mortuary temple Labyrinth Herodotus destroyed rubble field, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01312jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbrick core large substantial exposed mound, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013123jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum limestone carved torso necklace beads beaded collar wesekh menat broken discarded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013122jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum pyramid yellow flaky chalk-like weathered exposed stone eroded, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, yellow, chalky, brittle, weathered, flaking
Hawara Pyramid eg013121jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum mudbrick brick exposed floor straw eroded weathered made constructed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, straw
Hawara Pyramid eg013120jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum ancient Egyptian mudbricks bricks mortar construction techniques erosion wall exposed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg01311jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick exposed impressive hill mound remains, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013119jhp 
 Hawarah Faiyum Amenemhat pyramid mudbrick north east corner wall ruin bricks, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013118jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks exposed ruined building wall necropolis, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013116jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick exposed wall shell north east corner , to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013114jhp 
 Hawarah Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid north face granite grinding wheel broken foreground, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape, north, face, grinding, wheel, granite, broken, scale
Hawara Pyramid eg013113jhp 
 Hawara Fayyum Amenemhet pyramid mudbrick north face granite grinding wheel, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013112jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhet pyramid hidden entrance hole buried ground diagram sand, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Hawara Pyramid eg013111jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Amenemhat Egyptian pyramid mudbricks layers multiple exposed many, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Hawara Pyramid eg013110jhp 
 Hawara Faiyum Egypt Amenemhet pyramid mudbricks many closeup layers construction exposed, to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom, by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core which still stands dominant and substantial but the limestone covering of Tura Limestone is now all missing. The entrance on the south side is visible but the high ground water table means it is flooded as are all the lower chamber areas. It is most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains except for a large area of sandy mounds and hollows divided by a canal; new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems it appears unfinished at the time of his death c1797BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, Hawarah, al-Maqta, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet 111, Amenemhat 111, Ammenemes 111, last 12th Dynasty, south, face, entrance, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, mudbricks, exposed, core, limestone, casing, robbed, plundered, removed, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 2001, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, 35mm, camera, Nikon, FM2: Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, landscape
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961339jhp 
 Egyptian Rawash pyramids site view Cairo Giza Great Khafre Menkaure plateau this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, view, pyramids, Great, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961338jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramids site view Cairo Giza Great Khafre plateau this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Great, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, view, distance, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961335jhp 
 Egypt Abu Ruwash pyramid remains masonry Djedefre construction techniques limestone blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961334jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre construction erosion limestone this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961332jhp 
 Egyptian 4th Dynasty Abu Ruwash Roash pyramid limestone blocks pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961331jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple boat pit this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613232jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre destroyed quarry blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern 1800's Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613231jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Ruwash pyramid Djedefre boat pit adjacent alongside excavated this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613230jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash ruins pharaoh Djedefre boat pit excavated hole empty this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613229jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple boat pit hole this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076765jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Roash pyramid boat pit restoration French excavation empty hole this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076763jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre restored boat pit long shape this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076762jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Rowash pyramid natural limestone hill attached blocks quarried damaged this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076760jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid natural rock core limestone blocks attached this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076759jhp 
 Egyptian ancient Abu Ruwash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre natural rock core hillock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076758jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre embedded Aswan granite block this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076757jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty building method fitted blocks exposed natural bedrock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076756jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid construction natural bedrock inspection pit edge this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076755jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rowash pyramid Djedefre platfrom inclined inspection hole boundary this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076754jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre closeup blocks mortar masonry cut this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076753jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre surviving dressed limestone blocks in situ this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076752jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid Djedefre building technique natural rock outcrop blocks attached this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076751jhp 
 Egypt Abu Ruwash pyramid 4th Dynasty Ra'djedef construction method masonry blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076750jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Rawash pyramid Djedefre construction blocks limestone bedrock technique this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076749jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rowash pyramid Redjedef inclined bedrock core blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076747jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash Djedefre broken stones granite chisel marks tool remants this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076746jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre remaining building blocks masonry this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076745jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid Djedefre rare granite casing block quarried sloping this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076744jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre rockcut entrance channel hewn bedrock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076743jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre corridor bedrock approach entrance this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076742jhp 
 Egypt Roash Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre bottom rockcut entrance corridor bedrock trench this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076741jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre entrance corridor bedrock trench this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076739jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rowash pyramid 4th Dynasty Radjedef French excavation information map layout this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, Rowash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076738jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre constrcution technique inclining bedrock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076737jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre rocky outcrop natural hillock this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076735jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre second enclosure clearance this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076734jhp 
 Egyptian Cairo Abu Rawash pyramid pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple restoration cleanup this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076733jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre boat pit restoration cleanup this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 as this photo records and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076732jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre backdrop restored mortuary temple complex column bases this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo, column, bases
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076731jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre mortuary temple funerary restoration this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, funerary, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076730jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre graveyard scrap blocks rubbish this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076729jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid pharaoh Djedefre restoration mortuary temple boat pit this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 as this photo shows, was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg076728jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash pyramid 4th Dynasty Djedefre natural massif masonry remants this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Radjedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, complex, restoration, conservation, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, October, 2007, 35mm, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera, colour, photograph, photo
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01299jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret collapsed mound mastaba desert sand casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01298jhp 
 Egyptian Lisht Pyramid Sesostris collapsed limestone blocks casing intact construction Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01297jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret collapsed mound limestone blocks casing remains Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01296jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senwosret museum painted farm scenes wheat flails Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape, flash, Metz, working, fields, farm, workers, flailing, wheat, threshing
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01295jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret painted releif workers farmers animals limestone Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape farm, workers, animals, deer, cattle
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01294jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret museum coloured farm scenes limestone blocks casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01293jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret museum exhibit cartouche carving Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area of whihc this was one-I think it is a cartouche but cannot read it. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, cartocuhe, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012912jhp 
 Egyptian Lisht Pyramid Senwosret collapsed grantie remnants limestone blocks casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright, frgamnets, scarce, remains
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012911jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret granite fragments limestone blocks casing remains Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012910jhp 
 Egypt Pyramid Senusret worked limestone block masonry techniques cutting Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape, masonry, stonework, holes, splitting, techniques, skills
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012736jhp 
 Egypt Lisht Pyramid Senwosret enclosure wall double limestone blocks Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012736Ejhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret building limestone blocks eroded surviving casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012735jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret tomb shaft royal burial enclosure Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape, shft, hole, deep
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012734jhp 
 Egypt Lisht Pyramids Senusret mastabas limestone blocks eroded Amenemhet desert sand Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012733jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret collapsed mound limestone blocks wall enclosure Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012732jhp 
 Egyptian el-Lisht Pyramid Sewosret construction collapsed mound limestone blocks casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012731jhp 
 Egypt Lisht Pyramid Senusret causeway granite slab mortuary temple walls Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape, slab
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012730jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret stonework masonry dovetails joints limestone Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape, stonework, dovetails, joints, carving, masonry, building, architecture
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012729jhp 
 Egyptian el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret limestone blocks enclosure wall tombs mastaba Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012728jhp 
 Egypt Lisht Pyramid Senusret collapsed mound limestone enclosure wall casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusrets pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusreta reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Red Pyramid Dashur eg0079jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Snefru Dahshur corbelled roof chamber interior limestone Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, sand, escarpment, Red, granite, North, Northern, Pyramid, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, tallest, completed, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Bent, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Stadelmann, Amenemhat 111, Black, mudbrick, Senusert, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, stripped, plundered, robbed, removed, mortuary, east, side, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, antechamber, corbelled, interior, passageway, cramped, crawl, boards, climbing, pyramidion, capstone, reconstructed, mortuary, temple, foundations, June, 2000, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, flash, Metz, upright, format
Red Pyramid Dashur eg0074jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu interior passageway cramped claustrophic crawling Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, sand, escarpment, Red, granite, North, Northern, Pyramid, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, tallest, completed, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Bent, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Stadelmann, Amenemhat 111, Black, mudbrick, Senusert, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, stripped, plundered, robbed, removed, mortuary, east, side, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, antechamber, corbelled, interior, passageway, cramped, crawl, boards, climbing, pyramidion, capstone, reconstructed, mortuary, temple, foundations, June, 2000, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, flash, Metz, landscape, format
Red Pyramid Dashur eg00713jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu exterior corner height robbed tallest Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, sand, escarpment, Red, granite, North, Northern, Pyramid, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, tallest, completed, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Bent, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Stadelmann, Amenemhat 111, Black, mudbrick, Senusert, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, stripped, plundered, robbed, removed, mortuary, east, side, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, antechamber, corbelled, interior, passageway, cramped, crawl, boards, climbing, pyramidion, capstone, reconstructed, mortuary, temple, foundations, June, 2000, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, flash, Metz, upright, format
Red Pyramid Dashur eg00712jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu exterior limestone blocks eroded Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, sand, escarpment, Red, granite, North, Northern, Pyramid, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, tallest, completed, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Bent, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Stadelmann, Amenemhat 111, Black, mudbrick, Senusert, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, stripped, plundered, robbed, removed, mortuary, east, side, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, antechamber, corbelled, interior, passageway, cramped, crawl, boards, climbing, pyramidion, capstone, reconstructed, mortuary, temple, foundations, June, 2000, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, flash, Metz, upright, format
Meidum Pyramid eg94692jhp 
 Meydum Fayyum pyramid desert causeway sand Egyptians scale collapsed rubble ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, Tokina SD, 28-70mm zoom
Meidum Pyramid eg946923jhp 
 Meidum mastaba pyramid road view fallen abandoned sand Egyptian ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, Tokina SD, 28-70mm zoom
Meidum Pyramid eg946920jhp 
 Maydum Fayoum Snefru pyramid roadside approach dominanting Egypt collapsed ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, Tokina SD, 28-70mm zoom
Meidum Pyramid eg94691jhp 
 Meidum pyramid desert causeway sand Egyptians scale collapsed ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, Tokina SD, 28-70mm zoom
Meidum Pyramid eg012936jhp 
 Meydum pyramid collapsed core construction fault Sneferu ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, June, 2001, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, Tokina SD, 28-70mm zoom
Meidum Pyramid eg012936Ejhp 
 Meydum pyramid collapsed core construction fault Sneferu ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, June, 2001, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, Tokina SD, 28-70mm zoom, upright, looking up, construction, architecture, design, flaws, experimental
Meidum Pyramid eg012935jhp 
 Meydum pyramid collapsed core construction flawed design closeup Sneferu ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Pyramid eg012934jhp 
 Maidum pyramid desert causeway sand escarpment plantations Egyptian ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Pyramid eg012933jhp 
 Meydum pyramid collapsed core construction fault Sneferu mastaba mudbricks ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Pyramid eg012932jhp 
 Meidum Huni pyramid collapsed core construction design flaw mudbricks mastaba ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, looking up, construction, architecture, design, flaws, experimental, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, June, 2001, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, 50asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, Tokina SD, 28-70mm zoom
Meidum Pyramid eg012915jhp 
 Maydum pyramid collapsed farmland horizon standing dominant Sneferu ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Pyramid eg012914jhp 
 Maidum pyramid farmland fields Fayyum horizon standing dominant Sneferu ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg012931jhp 
 Meidum pyramid mastaba mudbricks bricks construction layers Sneferu ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg012930jhp 
 Meidum pyramid mastaba mudbricks base limestone bricks Sneferu ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg012929jhp 
 Meidum pyramid mastaba No 17 interior passage crawling board Sneferu ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg012922jhp 
 Meidum pyramid mastaba No 17 interior granite blocks sharp sarcophagus lid ancient early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg012921jhp 
 Meydum pyramid mastaba No 17 interior limestone block chiselled quarried ancient Egyptian inside and adjacent to early example at Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg012920jhp 
 Meidum Egypt mastaba No 17 inside limestone block chiselled mason stonework ancient Egyptian inside and adjacent to early example at Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg012919jhp 
 Meidum pyramid mastaba No 17 interior granite sarcophagus lid open Egyptian ancient adjacent to this pyramid which is an early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg012918jhp 
 Meidum pyramid mastaba No 17 interior granite sarcophagus lid open Egyptian unknown Prince found in this tomb adjacent to this pyramid which is an early example Faiyum of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Chamber eg94696jhp 
 Meydum Maidum pyramid burial chamber corbelled roof limestone blocks inside Egypt ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Hawara Shaft Tomb eg941415jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Hawara Pyramid Fayyum Amenemhet royal tomb shafts oblong deep, at a site well to the south of Cairo was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing. Most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. The tomb shafts adjacent to the entrance road our well constructed with smooth well finished walls and could have been for royal women rather as in Lisht and I understood from my guide that many items found were displayed in the small musuem at Karanis which has been closed since I visited it 1994. 
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Hawara Shaft Tomb eg941413jhp 
 Egypt Hawara Pyramid mudbrick Faiyum Amenemhet tomb shafts roadside necropolis on a site well south of Cairo in the al Fayyum province was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing. Most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the kings first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg961329ajhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Bent Red North Pyramids entrance high view vehicle sand desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later 
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Red Pyramid Dashur eg961319jhp 
 Egyptian desert Dahshur Red North Pyramid Sneferu barren true robbed tallest Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
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Red Pyramid Dashur eg961316jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu desert view sand panorama true robbed tallest Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
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Red Pyramid Dashur eg00718jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu mortuary temple pyramidion Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
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Red Pyramid Dashur eg00717jhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Red North Pyramids Bent Black mortuary Temple capstone from side of the true robbed tallest Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side here looking towards the Bent Pyramid also built by Sneferu and in the far distance the carbuncle of the Black Pyramid of Amememhet 111 built some 600-700 years later. 
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Red Pyramid Dashur eg00716jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu capstone mortuary temple true robbed tallest Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
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Red Pyramid Dashur eg00715jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu Dashur east side wild dog Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
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Red Pyramid Dashur eg00714jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu true robbed tallest Dashur entrance steps Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
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Red Pyramid Dashur eg00711jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu Dashur entrance view desert steps Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the true pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramids capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
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Meidum Pyramid eg946914jhp 
 Maidum pyramid side damage construction collapse Egypt ancient limestone casing early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Pyramid eg946912jhp 
 Meydum pyramid entrance high view approach desert Egyptian ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, camera
Meidum Pyramid eg94138jhp 
 Meidum pyramid desert causeway sand buried covered Egyptian ancient chapel early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Meidum Pyramid eg94137jhp 
 Meydum Maidum pyramid desert causeway sand Egypt Egyptian ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, chapel, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright, covered, windblown
Meidum Pyramid eg94135jhp 
 Meydum pyramid desert causeway chapel sand buried Egypt ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Pyramid eg94131jhp 
 Meydum pyramid desert causeway chapel sand buried Egypt ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Meidum Passage eg94697jhp 
 Maidum pyramid descending corridor passgeway 35mm slide steps cramped Egypt ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM, 35mm, slide, film, wide, angle, low light
Meidum Passage eg94144jhp 
 Meidum pyramid descending corridor passgeway tunnel transparency steps cramped Egypt ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright, cramped, claustrophobic, tunnel
Meidum Mastaba eg946911jhp 
 Maidum pyramid panorama entrance high view mastaba no 17 Egypt Egyptian ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg94148jhp 
 Meydum Maidum Mastaba No17 sand Egypt ancient burial tomb Snefru neat to the collapsed pyramid is an early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Mastaba eg94145jhp 
 Meydum Maidum pyramid desert entrance view mastaba no 17 Egypt Egyptian ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Meidum Chamber eg94142jhp 
 Meydum Sneferu pyramid burial interior chamber corbelled roof Egypt ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, River, Nile, Lower, Egyptian, Fayoum, Meydum, Pyramid, Mastaba, landscape, agricultural, fields, desert, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, pharaoh, Snofru, Snefru, Sneferu, Huni, Maidum, Meidum, Maydum, necropolis, royal, tombs, death, burial, chamber, corbelled, roof, limestone, blocks, afterlife, el-Fayum, al-Fayyum, el-Faiyum, 3rd, Dynasty, collapse, masonry, robbed, step, layers, stone, mudbrick, mastaba, No 17, sarcophagus, passageway, crawl, anonymous, false, history, holiday, cruise, escarpment, floods, inundation, annual, high, ground, causeway, sand, buried, collapsed, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Meidum Chamber eg94141jhp 
 Meidum Sneferu pyramid burial chamber corbelled roof Egypt Egyptian ancient early example of the final structure of the Egyptian pyramids that finally dominated the Giza skyline. It is thought at Maidum pyramid was the first smooth sided success evolving the Step Pyramid design from Saqqara. Now held to be started by Huni, last King of the 3rd Dynasty and completed by his son Sneferu so dating from around 2600BC. Latest theories suggest it collapsed possibly before it was completed evidenced by human remains found under the rubble. This view is looking up the causeway now covered in sand. You can also enter the interior of the pyramid down a long descending corridor of 57m into the natural rock under the pyramid where a short shaft allows access into the burial chamber with its impressive limestone lined corbelled roof. Near by is Mastaba No 17 into which you also access, torch advised, in which is a sarcophagus larger than the one in the Kings Chamber in the Great Pyramid at Giza. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg00725jhp 
 Egyptian Dahshur Bent Pyramid construction limestone casing exposed stonework limestone blocks Snefru King burial cladding desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg00724jhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Bent Pyramid limestone cladding attachment construction plundered exposed corner of this famous and very distinct shape with its reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, tallest and most intact and is visible in the distance on the left. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg00723jhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Bent Pyramid limestone cladding attachment construction plundered exposed corner of this famous and very distinct shape with its reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent & Red Pyramid Dashur eg00722jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Dahshur Bent Red Pyramids Snefru King desert necropolis is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg961314jhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Bent Pyramid Snefru burial limestone casing west side entrance hole is visible center top above plundered area of casing. The bent Pyramid is famous for its very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg961312jhp 
 Egyptian Dashur Bent Black Pyramid entrance west view limestone desert distance is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, escarpment, Bent, Rhomboidal, Pyramid, South, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, sloping, change, angle, unstable, premature, completion, unexplained, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Perring, Vyse, Fakhry, de Morgan, Amenemhat, Senusert, red, granite, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, mortuary, east, side, subsidiary, Hussein, empty, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, corbelled, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright, west, entrance, scale outside, highup
Bent Pyramid Dashur eg961311jhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Bent Pyramid Snefru side Black limestone cladding desert high view near entrance on west side is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg961306jhp 
 Egyptian Dashur Bent Pyramid Snefru limestone cladding plundered construction blocks desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, escarpment, Bent, Rhomboidal, Pyramid, South, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, sloping, change, angle, unstable, premature, completion, unexplained, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Perring, Vyse, Fakhry, de Morgan, Amenemhat, Senusert, red, granite, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, mortuary, east, side, subsidiary, Hussein, empty, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, corbelled, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Bent Pyramid Dashur eg9613011jhp 
 Egypt Dashur Bent Pyramid damage plundered robbed limestone blocks exposed construction casing desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, escarpment, Bent, Rhomboidal, Pyramid, South, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, sloping, change, angle, unstable, premature, completion, unexplained, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Perring, Vyse, Fakhry, de Morgan, Amenemhat, Senusert, red, granite, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, mortuary, east, side, subsidiary, Hussein, empty, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, corbelled, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright, south, corner, exposed, robbed
Bent Pyramid Dashur eg9613010jhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Bent Pyramid damge plundered robbed limestone casing desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg961297jhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Bent Pyramid Snefru King burial causeway limestone cladding plundered north east corner desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg961296jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Dahshur Bent Pyramid Snefru King causeway limestone cladding desert north east corner is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg9612915jhp 
 Ancient Egyptian Dashur Bent Pyramid subsidiary south side rubble casing plundered is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg9612914jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Dahshur Bent Pyramid subsidiary small south side rubble desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, escarpment, Bent, Rhomboidal, Pyramid, South, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, sloping, change, angle, unstable, premature, completion, unexplained, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Perring, Vyse, Fakhry, de Morgan, Amenemhat, Senusert, red, granite, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, mortuary, south, side, subsidiary, Hussein, empty, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, corbelled, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Bent Pyramid Dashur eg9612913jhp 
 Egypt Dahshur Bent Pyramid Sneferu chapel stelae mudbrick wall east side is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg9612912jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Dashur Bent Pyramid Snefru King burial chapel stelae mudbrick wall is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg9612911jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Dahshur Bent Pyramid Snefru east side chapel sand desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Bent Pyramid Dashur eg9612910jhp 
 Egypt Dashur Bent Pyramid Snefru King burial east side chapel desert is a famous and very distinct shape with a reduced slope created mid way up, possibly because of the need to complete the construction earlier than expected or its was structurally unsound. It is the most complete pyramid with most of its Tura limestone cladding intact, although some corners and near the top have been plundered but offer a good indicator of how the Giza pyramids would have looked when completed. Near the pyramid on its south side is a subsidiary one, badly degraded, which was found to have not been used and is felt to be too small for the Kings Queen Hetepheres. When I visited the site in 1995, the same year the military allowed tourist visits, the north entrance, there are two, was reached by climbing up the outside of the structure assisted by the helpful guide but I was unable to reach the burial chamber as I did not trust the rope ladder available. Nearby are several other pyramids of which the North or Red Pyramid also of Sneferu [Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty c2613-2494BC] is the older, largest and most intact. The others of much poorer quality are from the Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty some 600 years later. 
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Egypt > Saqqara & Memphis (24 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.
Unas to Abusir EG02AA71jhp 
 Saqqara Unas Unis Wenis Pyramid Abusir pyramids desert ancient Egypt ruin on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. This photo looks northwards past the Pyramid of Unas across the desert to the distant outlines of the three small pyramids at Abusir. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, pyramids, Abusir, small, landscape, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, northwards
Two Pyramids Saqqara EG02AA70jhp 
 Saqqara Saqqarah Unas Wenis Step Djoser Zozer Pyramids ancient Egyptian on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. This view looking to the nearest pyramid of Unas takes in the Step Pyramid of King Djoser beyond. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, Step, Zozer, Djoser, two, pyramids, small, entrance, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, basalt, causeway, upright, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand
Three Pyramids Saqqara EG02AA69jhp 
 Saqqara Unas Step Djoser Userkaf Pyramids ancient Egyptian complex mastabas on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. This view looking to the nearest pyramid of Unas takes in the Step Pyramid of King Djoser with the first 5th Dynasty pyramid of Userkaf in the distance to the botom right of the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, Step, Zozer, Djoser, Userkaf, mastabas, small, entrance, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, basalt, causeway, landscape, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand
Three Pyramids Saqqara EG02AA65jhp 
 Saqqarah Unas Step Djoser Userkaf Pyramids ancient Egypt shaft tomb on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. This view looking to the nearest pyramid of Unas takes in the Step Pyramid of King Djoser with the first 5th Dynasty pyramid of Userkaf in the distance to the botom right of the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, Step, Zozer, Djoser, Userkaf, mastabas, shaft, burial, tomb, small, entrance, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, basalt, causeway, landscape, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand
Saqqara Burial Shaft EG02AA63jhp 
 Saqqarah Unas Pyramid ancient Egyptian burial shaft Amun-Tefnakht General on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. This burial shaft is similiar to several round this part of the complex but is not the Persion Shaft which is much deeper and is accessed down a spiral staircase. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, pyramid, small, entrance, burial, shaft, square, deep, General, Amun-Tefnakht, Saite, period, landscape, limestone, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand
Unas Pyramid Saqqara EG02AA66jhp 
 Saqqara Unas Unis Wenis Pyramid ancient Egyptian King small ruin on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, small, entrance, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, basalt, causeway, shaft, upright, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand
Unas Pyramid Saqqara EG02AA64jhp 
 Saqqarah Unas Unis Wenis Pyramid Step ancient Egypt shaft burial ruin on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, small, entrance, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, basalt, causeway, landscape, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, Step, right
Unas Pyramid Entrance EG02AA79hp 
 Saqqara Unas Pyramid entrance steps Hotepsekhemwy tomb Egyptian North side on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. This is the remains of the demolished tomb of Hotepsekhemwy, first ruler of the 2nd Dynasty and leads to a warren of rock cut chambers but not accessible to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, Hotepsekhemwy; Hetepsekhemwy; burial; tomb; demolished; entrance; texts, pyramid, small, north, side, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chambers; warren; basalt, causeway, upright, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand
Unas Pyramid Casing EG02AA78jhp 
 Saqqara Unas Pyramid ancient Egyptian limestone casing erosion pitted blocks on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, small, entrance, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, basalt, causeway, landscape, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand
Unas Pyramid Casing EG02AA77jhp 
 Saqqarah Unis Wenis Pyramid casing foundation Step Djoser Egypt ruin on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, small, entrance, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, basalt, causeway, upright, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, foundation, Step, Djoser
Unas Pyramid Casing EG02AA76jhp 
 Saqqara Wenis Step Zozer Pyramid ancient Egyptian limestone casing Tura on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, small, entrance, sloping, steps, antechamber, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, basalt, causeway, landscape, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, foundation, Step, Djoser
Unas Pyramid Casing EG02AA75jhp 
 Saqqarah Unas Pyramid Egypt Tura Turah limestone casing joints erosion on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, small, sloping, landscape, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, joints, closeup, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, foundation
Unas Pyramid Casing EG02AA74jhp 
 Saqqara Pyramid exterior casing limestone Tura rubble fill sloping smooth ruin on the southwest corner near the Step Pyramid and which was the smallest of the pyramids built belonged to Unas, the last King of the 5th Dynasty around 2345BC and is a considerable state of disrepair although some of the finer quality Tura limestone casing still remains. The inside is now not accessible but is one of the easiest to enter and entry by Gaston Maspero was financed by Thomas Cook & Co where a highly decorated burial chamber covered in Pyramid Texts was uncovered along with a huge basalt sarcophagus. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, Wenis, texts, pyramid, small, sloping, landscape, limestone, Turah, Tura, casing, erosion, pitted, rubble, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand
Saqqara Tomb Ti Shaft 6872EG07JHP 
 Ancient Saqqarah Egypt Burial Shaft Entrance Mastaba Tomb Ty Photo, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, shaft, pillared, entrance, hole, steps, portico, chamber, columned, columns, court, overseer, landscape, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Tomb Ti Shaft 6871EG07JHP 
 Burial Shaft Entrance Interior Columned Court Saqqara Mastaba Tomb Ti Egypt, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, shaft, pillared, entrance, hole, steps, portico, chamber, columned, columns, court, overseer, landscape, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Ti Sarcophagus 6867EG07JHP 
 Sarcophagus Ti Burial Chamber Mastaba Tomb Granite Lid Saqqara Egypt Interior, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, burial, chamber, sarcophagus, granite, underground, dark, overseer, landscape, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Ti Burial Shaft 6873EG07JHP 
 Columned Court Burial Shaft Entrance Mastaba Tomb Ti Saqqarah Egypt, overseer for the building of Sun Temples at nearby Abusir for the Pharaohs Neferikare and Niuserre of the 5th Dynasty c 2498-2345BC, is on the far edge of the north Saqqara necropolis and is reached by a walk past statues of three Greek Philosophers. It is fine example of the later style of the evolution of the mastaba tomb with a pillared portico, courtyard, burial shaft and a room with Ti’s replica statue viewed through a hole in similar fashion to the serdab of King Doser by the Step Pyramid. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, mastaba, tomb, Ti, Ty, tomb, shaft, pillared, entrance, hole, steps, portico, chamber, columned, columns, court, overseer, upright, history antiquity Egyptology archaeology, ancient, history
Saqqara Museum 6824EG07JHP 
 Saqqara Museum Alabaster Unguent Jars Vessels Plates Craftsmanship Ancient Egyptians exhibit in this new museum by the modern ticket office at entrance to the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. These alabaster and stone vessels dating perhaps from earlier dynasties and tombs and were retrieved and added to the burial chamber complex under the Step Pyramid built for King Djoser around 2500BC under the architectural control of Imhotep who later was deified. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, entrance, ticket, office, modern, holiday, landscape, digital, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, museum, exhibit, alabaster, stone, vessels, vase, plates, dishes, unguent, jars, carved, smooth, art, burial
Saqqara Museum 6823EG07JHP 
 Saqqara Museum Beautiful Ancient Egyptian Alabaster Jars Plates Vases Photo Inside exhibit in this new museum by the modern ticket office at entrance to the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. These alabaster and stone vessels dating perhaps from earlier dynasties and tombs and were retrieved and added to the burial chamber complex under the Step Pyramid built for King Djoser around 2500BC under the architectural control of Imhotep who later was deified. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, entrance, ticket, office, modern, holiday, upright, digital, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, museum, exhibit, alabaster, stone, vessels, vase, plates, dishes, unguent, jars, carved, smooth, art, burial
Saqqara Museum 6817EG07JHP 
 Saqqara Museum Earliest Ancient Egyptian Stone Burial Goods Pots Bowls exhibit in this new museum by the modern ticket office at entrance to the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. These alabaster and stone vessels dating perhaps from earlier dynasties and tombs and were retrieved and added to the burial chamber complex under the Step Pyramid built for King Djoser around 2500BC under the architectural control of Imhotep who later was deified. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, entrance, ticket, office, modern, holiday, upright, digital, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, museum, exhibit, alabaster, stone, vessels, vase, plates, dishes, unguent, jars, carved, smooth, art, burial
Saqqara Museum 6798EG07JHP 
 Saqarra Museum Step Pyramid Chambers Faience Blue Green Tiles Egyptian exhibit in this new museum by the modern ticket office at entrance to the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. These wall decorations of blue and green faience tiles are from the burial chamber complex under the Step Pyramid built for King Djoser, recorded on the back wall, around 2500BC under the architectural control of Imhotep who later was deified. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, necropolis, entrance, ticket, office, modern, upright, digital, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, museum, exhibit, blue, green, faience, tiles, burial, chamber, galleries, storage, ancient, history, royal, tombs, Zoser, Djoser, pharaoh, king, Step, Pyramid, palm, stems, ribbed, rushes, reeds, stems
Saqqara Museum 6796EG07JHP 
 Saqqara Museum Blue Green Faience Tiles Step Pyramid Underground Chambers exhibit in this new museum by the modern ticket office at entrance to the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. These wall decorations of blue and green faience tiles are from the burial chamber complex under the Step Pyramid built for King Djoser around 2500BC under the architectural control of Imhotep who later was deified. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, entrance, ticket, office, modern, upright, digital, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, museum, exhibit, blue, green, faience, tiles, burial, chamber, galleries, storage, ancient, history, royal, tombs, Zoser, Djoser, pharaoh, king, Step, Pyramid, palm, stems, ribbed, rushes, reeds, stems
Saqqara Museum 6793EG07JHP 
 Saqqara Museum Ancient Egyptian Step Pyramid Burial Chambers Tiles Faience exhibit in this new museum by the modern ticket office at entrance to the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. These wall decorations of blue and green faience tiles are from the burial chamber complex under the Step Pyramid built for King Djoser around 2500BC under the architectural control of Imhotep who later was deified. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, entrance, ticket, office, modern, landscape, digital, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, museum, exhibit, blue, green, faience, tiles, burial, chamber, galleries, storage, ancient, history, royal, tombs, Zoser, Djoser, pharaoh, king, Step, Pyramid, palm, stems, ribbed, rushes, reeds, stems
Pyramid of Unas Saqqara 6900EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Pyramid Unas Saqqara Illustrates Poor Cheap Quality Foundations of the later pyramid construction but it is famed for its elaborate Pyramid Texts adorning the inner burial chamber. It is now seldom open to public visit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, necropolis, Unas, Unis, texts, pyramid, erosion, base, foundations, ruined, rubble, landscape, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, mastabas, tombs

Egypt > Valley of Kings Luxor (28 files)

Photographs of the Valley of the Kings from tomb interiors as well as exterior views of the valley including the tombs of Ramses 1V, KV 43 and 19.
Valley Kings EG0213077jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Thutmosis Tomb KV43 star ceiling interior antechamber in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases and this was a very difficult one to take becuase of the huge differences in light levels from the floor lighting to the ceiling and regettably was not taken in RAW file which would have offered more control in post production. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213076jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Thutmosis 1V Tomb KV43 steep interior passage steps in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Osiris, bearded, hedjet, white, crown, was, septer, ankh, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs, steps, passage, passageway, steep, bare
Valley Kings EG0213075jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Thutmose Tomb KV43 Osiris was septer ankh hedjet; crown; in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Osiris, bearded, hedjet, white, crown, was, septer, ankh, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche
Valley Kings EG0213074jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Luxor Tuthmosis Tomb Hathor Goddess ankh dress pink different in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Osiris, bearded, hedjet, white, crown, was, septer, ankh, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, dress, pink, patterns, different
Valley Kings EG0213073jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Kings Thutmosis Tomb KV43 Hathor ankh dress different patterns in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Osiris, bearded, hedjet, white, crown, was, septer, ankh, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, dress, red, diamonds, patterns, ureaus, different
Valley Kings EG0213072jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Luxor Thutmose Tomb painting Hathor eye makeup wedjat in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Osiris, bearded, hedjet, white, crown, was, septer, ankh, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouche, dress, pink, patterns, different, eye
Valley Kings EG0213071jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Thutmosis Tomb KV43 Maya restoration hieratic text in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya; the section shown was the least effected by reflections on the perspex screen. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213069jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Thutmose Tomb KV43 sarcophagus screen bare room in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, red, granite, plastic, glass, screen, reflections, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213068jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Luxor Thutmosis Tomb burial chamber sarcophagus Nephthys covered in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, red, granite, plastic, glass, screen, reflections, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213067jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Luxor Thutmosis Tomb KV43 Nephthys sarcophagus Ka arms in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Nephthys, Ka, arms, outstreched, head, protection, corner, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, out-stretched, red, granite, plastic, glass, screen, reflections, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213066jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Kings Thutmosis head sarcophagus Nephthys hieroglyphics protection in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Nephthys, Ka, arms, outstreched, head, protection, corner, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, out-stretched, red, granite, plastic, glass, screen, reflections, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213065jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Kings Tuthmosis Tomb sarcophagus cartouche granite red in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, birth, name, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 1V, Menkheperure, throne, tomb, KV43, upright, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, red, grainte, cartouche, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213064jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Luxor Thutmosis Tomb KV43 burial chamber interior in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213063jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Thutmose 1V Tomb KV43 steep passageway inside in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, passageway, steps, steep, bare
Valley Kings EG0213062jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Kings Luxor Thutmosis Tomb passageway interior bare sloping floored in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, passageway, steps, steep, bare
Valley Kings EG0213061jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Thutmosis 1V Tomb KV43 Anubis painting colourful in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213060jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Luxor Thutmose Pharaoh Tomb Osiris Anubis in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Osiris, bearded, hedjet, white, crown, was, septer, ankh, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieratic, writing, Maya, hieroglyphs, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213059jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Luxor Thutmosis Tomb Hathor ankh cartouche solar disk in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, upright, Osiris, bearded, hedjet, white, crown, was, septer, ankh, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Valley Kings EG0213058jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Luxor Thutmosis 1V Tomb KV43 Osiris painting antechmaber in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor which was robbed in antiquity and later restored by Horemheb through his official Maya. In the Tomb-Chamber is a red granite sarcophagus with still very brilliant colourful decoration as illustrated in the photo of the Goddess Nephthys.
Thanks to the capability of the modern digital camera and adjustments in Photoshop reasonably accurate colours can be exhibited of tomb paintings lit by low level artificial light when tripods and flash are not allowed such as the head of Anubis. This was taken before the current ban on tomb photography was introduced when you could purchase a ticket to photograph in two tombs in 2002. Unfortunately most of the photos of the painting had to be taken through Perspex which diminishes their quality as it obvious in several cases. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Theban, Valley Kings, pharaoh, Tuthmosis, Thutmose, 1V, tomb, KV43, landscape, Osiris, Anubis, Hathor, jackal, head, painting, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, black, yellow, white, necklace, bright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieratic, writing, Maya, restoration, text, death, burial, Nut, nightsky, mythology, afterlife, sarcophagus, Nephthys, out-stretched, granite, chamber, antechamber, interiors, austere, undecorated, columns, stars, ceiling, history, hieroglyphs
Tomb Ramasses IV EG01716JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Ceiling Painted Nut Sky Goddess Interior in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, Shu, heavens, holding, supporting, nightsky, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG01714JHP 
 Burial Chamber Ancient Egyptian Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Barque Hieroglyphs Photo in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, solar, barque, chamber, wall, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG01713JHP 
 Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Valley Kings Egypt Painted Ceiling Walls Tungsten Photo on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, passages, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017133JHP 
 Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Painted Corridor Passage Egyptian Builders Skills in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, passageway, tunnel, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG01712JHP 
 Egyptian Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Burial Chamber Sarcophagus Ceiling Nut Colours in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017127JHP 
 Burial Chamber Egyptian Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Granite Sarcophagus Photo Inside in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017124JHP 
 Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Valley Kings Egypt Luxor Burial Chamber Colourful Reliefs Nut on the West Bank of the River Nile, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017122JHP 
 Tomb Ramasses Valley Kings Thebes Chamber Egyptian Custodian Painting Colours on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, custodian, turban, galabea, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017120JHP 
 Egyptian Tomb Ramesses KV2 Ceiling Painted Stars Colours Cartcouches in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, ceiling, roof, cartouches, nightsky, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, stars, spells

Scotland (30 files)

Photographs mainly of North East Scotland covering in depth Aberdeenshire and Morayshire with topics such as historic properties, castles, towns, villages, rivers and glens, landscapes, mountains, flora and fauna, forestry, farming and coastal scenery and the City of Aberdeen.
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2974JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress, south of Stonehaven on the east coast of Aberdeenshire here viewed from a nearby clifftop field after the summer harvest has been collected.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, harvest, stubble, field, straw, bales, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whigs, Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2969JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress, south of Stonehaven on the east coast of Aberdeenshire here viewed from a nearby clifftop field after the summer harvest has been collected.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, harvest, stubble, field, bales, farmland, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whigs, Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2961JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle autumnal scene on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea over barley bails located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, harvest, bales, stubble, farming, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whigs, Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig, s vault’, honours, covenanters
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2950JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle autumnal scene on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea over barley bails located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, harvest, stubble, field, farmland, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whigs, Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, upright, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig, s vault’, honours, covenanters
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2939JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress on a strategic rocky outcrop south of Stonehaven, viewed from the top of the cliffs at the beginning of the steps down the cliff-face passing the area where the cemetery scene from Mel Gibson's Hamlet was staged.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2938JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress on a strategic rocky outcrop south of Stonehaven, viewed from the top of the cliffs at the beginning of the steps down the cliff-face, the lower section of which can be seen bottom left.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2934JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress on a strategic rocky outcrop south of Stonehaven, viewed from the top of the cliffs at the beginning of the steps down the cliff-face passing the area where the cemetery scene from Mel Gibson Hamlet film was staged.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2929JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress on a strategic rocky outcrop south of Stonehaven, viewed over Old Hall Bay which is reached by crossing over a step gorge called St Ninian's Den.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, panorama, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2919JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle viewed from a headland to the south on the cliffs above Old Hall Bay and this reached by going through the small agte near the entrance and crossing over two burns with new footbridges.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2918JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress on a strategic rocky outcrop south of Stonehaven, viewed from the southern headland of Old Hall Bay reached by crossing over a step gorge called St Ninian's Den.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2917JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress on a strategic rocky outcrop south of Stonehaven, viewed from the southern headland of Old Hall Bay reached by crossing over a step gorge called St Ninian's Den.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2914JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress on a strategic rocky outcrop south of Stonehaven, viewed from the steep gorge called St Ninian's Den, and crossed over to view the castle from the southern headland of Old Hall Bay.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2912JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress on a strategic rocky outcrop south of Stonehaven, viewed from the steep gorge called St Ninian's Den, and crossed over to view the castle from the southern headland of Old Hall Bay.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2906JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle autumnal view on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea from clifftop path accessing the property located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2905JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle ruined Scottish fortress, viewed from the top of the cliffs near where the steps for easy access start bordered by the fence on the left edge of the photograph.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2904JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea over cliffs at entrance to access path located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2903JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle viewed from the top of the treacherous and steep cliiffs that had to be negotiated on any approach to the fortress on top of its rocky outcrop.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2902JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle on the North East coast of Scotland near the town of Stonehaven viewed from the cliffs near the entrance steps that drop down these step and treacherous cliff-faces.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2900JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle viewed from the top of the cliffs and the beginning of the main entrance, is just south of Stonehaven on the North East coast of Aberdeenshire was a major player in Scotland's turbulent history.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2899JHP 
 Autumnal view of Dunnottar Castle on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea from clifftop path accessing the property located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland UP684007JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from near the clifftop access towards the Keep with the steps to the main entrance visible at the left. The black hole towards the bottom right is man made tunnel giving access to shingle beach in Old Hall Bay which is now blocked off to the public.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0812JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from the southern clifftop headland above Strathlethan Bay.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, north, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle, upright, spectacular, haar, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, dun, fother, 14th, century, marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, whig's vault, prison, dungeon, siege, honours, jewels, covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0810JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from the southern clifftop headland above Strathlethan Bay.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, north, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle, landscape, spectacular, haar, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, dun, fother, 14th, century, marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, whig's vault’, prison, dungeon, siege, honours, jewels, covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0808JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from the southern clifftop headland above Strathlethan Bay.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, north, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle, upright, spectacular, haar, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, dun, fother, 14th, century, marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, whig's vault’, prison, dungeon, siege, honours, jewels, covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0805JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from near the clifftop access.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, north, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle, landscape, spectacular, haar, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, dun, fother, 14th, century, marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, whig's vault, prison, dungeon, siege, honours, jewels, covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0804JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from near the clifftop access.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, north, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle, upright, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, dun, fother, 14th, century, marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, whig's vault, prison, dungeon, siege, honours, jewels, covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0801JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from near the clifftop access.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, north, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle, upright, spectacular, haar, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, dun, fother, 14th, century, marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, whig's vault, prison, dungeon, siege, honours, jewels, covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0798JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the Aberdeenshire North Sea coast viewed from the cliffs and showing its spectacular situation and stragetic location as a fortress steeped in Scottish history. 
 Keywords: Scotland Scottish Aberdeenshire North east sea Stonehaven Dunnottar Castle landscape panorama panoramic arched window stonework weathered erosion tourism visitors spectacular coast sea coastal cliffs grass green blue sky white clouds sunny rocks headland bay Haven conglomerate pudding stone Dun Fother Benholm Lodging keep tower curtain portcullis vaulted pends 14th century Marischal storehouse smithy bakery brewery stables guardhouse quadrangle well mansion chambers chapel Whigs Vault prison dungeon siege Honours jewels Covenanters exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0794JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from near the clifftop access.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, north, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle, upright, spectacular, haar, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, dun, fother, 14th, century, marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, whig's vault, prison, dungeon, siege, honours, jewels, covenanters, exhibition
Dunnottar Castle Scotland S0793JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle south of Stonehaven on the North Sea Coast of Aberdeenshire looking from near the clifftop access.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, north, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, gulls, cliffs, rocks, headland, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, dun, fother, 14th, century, marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, whig's vault, prison, dungeon, siege, honours, jewels, covenanters, exhibition

Scotland > Ancient Stones (8 files)

The gallery has photos of ancient Scottish sites such as recumbent stone circles, stone circles, long cairns, Pictish carvings and early fortifications including Tap ONoth, Bennachie, Kinord, and most of the following:
Aikey Brae RSC; Balquhain Stone Circle; Brandsbutt Stone; Broomend of Crichie Henge and Pictish Symbol Stone; Castle Fraser Stone Circle; Consumption Dykes, Kingswells; Corsedarder Memorial; Cothiemuir Wood RSC; Craigearn Standing Stone; Craw Stane, Rhynie; Cullerlie Stone Circle; Culsh earthhouse or souterrain; Easter Aquthorthies RSC; Eslie the Greater RSC; Eslie the Lessler RSC; Garrol Wood RSC; Glassel Stone Circle; Kinord Cross; Kirkton of Bourtie RSC; Loanhead of Daviot RSC; Long Cairn, Corsedarder; Maidenstone Symbol Stone; Mid Mar Stone Circle; Nine Staines RSC; Picardy Pictish Symbol Stone; Strichen RSC; Sueno Stone, Forres; Sunhoney RSC; Tomnaverie RSC;

Kinord Excavation bnm5680jhp 
 Old Kinord prehistoric hut circles excavation telescopic pole camera archaeologists Grampian Scotland an excavation with a renewed investigation and assessment of previous excavations undertaken at this area around the shores of Loch Kinord and Davan by Aberdeenshire Council, Edinburgh and Reading Universities in the October of 2016. A prehistoric site of round houses or hut circles and souterrains [earth houses], buried stone lined chambers used for food storage and associated with settled occupation around an adjacent field system with additional food sourced from the lochs. There is a crannog in Loch Kinord. Generally dating from 2nd century BC through to 3rd Century AD little in the way of artefacts has ever been found. However these are substantial structures and a new one was identified in addition to those originally identified and modern techniques such as drone have allowed a more accurate overview of the area to be made and further modern soil and plant life analysis has added to the overall knowledge of the site and this period of mans early Deeside history. Nearby is of course the very spectacular Bronze Age hilltop Recumbent Stone Circle at Tomnaverie excavated and partially restored by Reading University over two seasons in 1999 and 2000. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tarland, Lochnagar, Morven, Loch, Kinord, Kinnord, old, new, hut, circles, enclosures, field, system, round, houses, souterrains, earth, houses, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, archaeologists, dig, digging, trowel, equipment, trench, stones, excavation, investigation, assessment, historical, analysis, modern, techniques, telescopic, pole, Reading, Edinburgh, University, ancestors, antiquity, community, field, system, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, cloudy, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, lake, marshy, forest, silver, birch, DSLR, D700, Nikon, digital, photograph, photo, October, 2016, autumn
Kinord Excavation bnm5679jhp 
 Old Kinord hut circles round houses excavations archaeology trench digging Grampian Scotland an excavation with a renewed investigation and assessment of previous excavations undertaken at this area around the shores of Loch Kinord and Davan by Aberdeenshire Council, Edinburgh and Reading Universities in the October of 2016. A prehistoric site of round houses or hut circles and souterrains [earth houses], buried stone lined chambers used for food storage and associated with settled occupation around an adjacent field system with additional food sourced from the lochs. There is a crannog in Loch Kinord. Generally dating from 2nd century BC through to 3rd Century AD little in the way of artefacts has ever been found. However these are substantial structures and a new one was identified in addition to those originally identified and modern techniques such as drone have allowed a more accurate overview of the area to be made and further modern soil and plant life analysis has added to the overall knowledge of the site and this period of mans early Deeside history. Nearby is of course the very spectacular Bronze Age hilltop Recumbent Stone Circle at Tomnaverie excavated and partially restored by Reading University over two seasons in 1999 and 2000. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tarland, Lochnagar, Morven, Loch, Kinord, Kinnord, old, new, hut, circles, enclosures, field, system, round, houses, souterrains, earth, houses, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, archaeologists, dig, digging, trowel, equipment, trench, stones, excavation, investigation, assessment, historical, analysis, modern, techniques, Reading, Edinburgh, University, ancestors, antiquity, community, field, system, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, cloudy, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, lake, marshy, forest, silver, birch, DSLR, D700, Nikon, digital, photograph, photo, October, 2016, autumn
Kinord Excavation bnm5678jhp 
 Old Kinord hut circles houses wall excavation trench digging archaeology Grampian Scotland an excavation with a renewed investigation and assessment of previous excavations undertaken at this area around the shores of Loch Kinord and Davan by Aberdeenshire Council, Edinburgh and Reading Universities in the October of 2016. A prehistoric site of round houses or hut circles and souterrains [earth houses], buried stone lined chambers used for food storage and associated with settled occupation around an adjacent field system with additional food sourced from the lochs. There is a crannog in Loch Kinord. Generally dating from 2nd century BC through to 3rd Century AD little in the way of artefacts has ever been found. However these are substantial structures and a new one was identified in addition to those originally identified and modern techniques such as drone have allowed a more accurate overview of the area to be made and further modern soil and plant life analysis has added to the overall knowledge of the site and this period of mans early Deeside history. Nearby is of course the very spectacular Bronze Age hilltop Recumbent Stone Circle at Tomnaverie excavated and partially restored by Reading University over two seasons in 1999 and 2000. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tarland, Lochnagar, Morven, Loch, Kinord, Kinnord, old, new, hut, circles, enclosures, field, system, round, houses, souterrains, earth, houses, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, archaeologists, dig, digging, trowel, equipment, trench, stones, excavation, investigation, assessment, historical, analysis, modern, techniques, Reading, Edinburgh, University, ancestors, antiquity, community, field, system, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, cloudy, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, lake, marshy, forest, silver, birch, DSLR, D700, Nikon, digital, photograph, photo, October, 2016, autumn
Kinord Excavation bnm5677jhp 
 Old Kinord round houses excavation trench wall archaeologists moving stone Deeside Scotland an excavation with a renewed investigation and assessment of previous excavations undertaken at this area around the shores of Loch Kinord and Davan by Aberdeenshire Council, Edinburgh and Reading Universities in the October of 2016. A prehistoric site of round houses or hut circles and souterrains [earth houses], buried stone lined chambers used for food storage and associated with settled occupation around an adjacent field system with additional food sourced from the lochs. There is a crannog in Loch Kinord. Generally dating from 2nd century BC through to 3rd Century AD little in the way of artefacts has ever been found. However these are substantial structures and a new one was identified in addition to those originally identified and modern techniques such as drone have allowed a more accurate overview of the area to be made and further modern soil and plant life analysis has added to the overall knowledge of the site and this period of mans early Deeside history. Nearby is of course the very spectacular Bronze Age hilltop Recumbent Stone Circle at Tomnaverie excavated and partially restored by Reading University over two seasons in 1999 and 2000. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tarland, Lochnagar, Morven, Loch, Kinord, Kinnord, old, new, hut, circles, enclosures, field, system, round, houses, souterrains, earth, houses, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, archaeologists, equipment, trench, stones, excavation, investigation, assessment, historical, analysis, modern, techniques, Reading, Edinburgh, University, ancestors, antiquity, community, field, system, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, cloudy, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, lake, marshy, forest, silver, birch, DSLR, D700, Nikon, digital, photograph, photo, October, 2016, autumn