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Egypt > Abu Simbel (8 files)

Photographs of the Great Temple of Ramses 11 at Abu Simbel and those of his wife's temple of Nefertari with some interior images as well.
Abu Simbel Stele EG051368JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Painted White Hieroglyphs Offering Scene Entrance saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Stele EG051365JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Painted Relief Hieroglyphs Pharaoh Gods Seated, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, stele, painted, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
Abu Simbel Wall Relief EG02073JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple interior wall paintings carvings reliefs chariot war in the hall with Nubian style Osiride Statues of Ramses 11 in the entrance Hall and extensive wall reliefs but not of the best quality in terms of detail and style. A photograph like this is no longer possible as there is a total ban in all such tombs in Egypt although these were taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable and very strong tungsten lighting was used on the internal white plastered walls giving a colour caste beyond the camera at the time to balance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, magnificent, Great Temple, landscape, entrance, hall, tourists, interior, digital, figures, deity, Godlike, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, wall, reliefs, warrior, battle, scenes, prisoners, chariots, bow, smiting, Kadesh
Small Temple Interior EG02044JHP 
 Small Temple Nerfertari Abu Simbel interior wall paintings reliefs Egypt built by Ramses 11 for his wife Queen Nefertari slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, interior, wall, painting, reliefs, Hathor, columns, face, sanctuary, landscape, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Amun-Re, eroded, history, Egyptology, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Nefertari Temple Statue EG02042JHP 
 Small Temple Abu Simbel Nefertari Egyptian Queen interior carvings Ramses 11 for his wife slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, interior, wall, painting, reliefs, Hathor, columns, face, sanctuary, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Amun-Re, eroded, history, Egyptology, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Nefertari Temple Painting EG02041JHP 
 Small Temple Abu Simbel Interiors Hathor Ramses wife Queen Nefertari slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, interior, wall, painting, reliefs, Hathor, columns, face, sanctuary, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Amun-Re, eroded, history, Egyptology, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Nefertari Temple Hathor Column EG02045JHP 
 Small Temple Abu Simbel wife Queen Nefertari Hathor pillars inside built by Ramses 11 slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, interior, wall, painting, reliefs, Hathor, columns, face, sanctuary, landscape, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Amun-Re, eroded, history, Egyptology, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Nefertari Temple Hathor Column EG02043JHP 
 Small Temple Abu Simbel Interior colours wife Queen Nefertari Ramasses slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, interior, wall, painting, reliefs, Hathor, columns, face, sanctuary, landscape, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Amun-Re, eroded, history, Egyptology, colourful, colorful, colours, colors

Egypt > Abydos & Dendara (79 files)

Images of two important sites north of Luxor near the River Nile but usually visted as an extra tour either by road or a day cruise.
Dendera Temple EG007129jhp 
 Dendera temple Egypt Tiberian Hall ceiling carvings painted Hathor damaged faces in this beautiful mainly Ptolemaic and Roman structure although the site extends back into the earliest periods of Egyptian existence and it is also famous as having one of the only representations the famous Queen Cleopatra V11 with her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion.This photo is of the elaborate ceiling and columns of the Tiberian columned hall which first faces the visitor entering the temple proper. The tops of the columns have Hathor faces vandalised in antiquity, probably when it was filled with sand and seen as pagan for the earlier Christians who often used these temples as churches and were thus easily able to obliterate the faces. What is very wonderful even today is the elaborate nature of the decorations not only on the ceilings but also covering in exquisite details all the sides of the columns and the surrounding walls. The temple can be reached by road from Luxor and is also the destination for a popular day cruise on the River Nile from Luxor via Qena. 
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Dendara Roof Cornice eg9621436jhp 
 Dendara Temple exterior reliefs ancient Egypt cornice roof painted Ba souls is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on the inner roof cornices showing Ba birds and remains of the original white painted background. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Ba, birds, souls, roof, cornice, white, paint, painted, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, slide, scanned, decoration, offering
Dendara Hathor Columns eg9621421jhp 
 Dendara Temple columns hypostyle ceiling Nut painted Hathor fish-eye ancient Egyptian north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
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Dendara Hathor Columns eg9621420jhp 
 Dendara Temple columns hypostyle ceiling Nut painted Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, hypostyle, hall, columns, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, faces, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration, fish-eye, slide, scanned
Dendara Hathor Columns eg9621418jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloumns reliefs ceiling fish-eye photo painted Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, hypostyle, hall, columns, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration, fish-eye, slide: scanned
Dendara Hathor Columns eg9621416jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs painted Hathor face columns ancient Egyptian, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration, slide, scanned
Dendara Hathor Columns eg9621411jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs hypsotyle painted Hathor columns ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, face, columns, hypostyle, hall, exterior, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration, slide, scanned
Dendara Hathor Columns eg9621410jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs painted Hathor face columns hypostyle Egyptian, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Hathor, face, columns, hypostyle, hall, exterior, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration, slide, scanned
Dendara Temple Hypostyle hall EG007128jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs hyposyle hall Hathor ancient Egyptian photo, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, hypostyle, columns, hall, first, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration, scanned, slide
Dendara Temple Hypostyle hall EG007127jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs columns hypostyle painted Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, hypostyle, columns, hall, first, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration, scanned, slide
Dendara New Year Chapel EG007124jhp 
 Dendara Temple new year chapel Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of delightful small chapel called New Year Chapel which had a Court of the First Feast as seen in the foreground with court of Pure Place beyound the stairs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, New, year, chapel, court, stairs, first, feast, pure, place, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Main Entrance eg075497jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate looking up at the underneath showing the usla reliefs of the winged disc and sacred beetle pushing the sun with its claws. Some original painted surfaces are still visible. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, underneath, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, winged, disc, sacred, beetle, reliefs, painted, enclosure, wall
Dendara Main Entrance eg075496jhp 
 Dendara Temple entrance gate Domitian Trajan Pro-pylon Hathor Egypt, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. The photo is of the main entrance North Propylon gate into the modern site with a small shrine with beautifully carved floral Corinthian capitals. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, entrance, landscape, underneath, Corinthian, capitals, north, pro-pylon, Domitian, Trajan, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Bes, statue, God, columns, proplyon, gateway, gate, winged, disc, sacred, beetle, reliefs, painted, enclosure, wall
Dendara Room Reliefs eg075589jhp 
 Dendara Temple chapel carvings ancient Egyptian djed sacred serpent , north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of wall reliefs in one of the small chapels surrounding the inner Sanctuary and is probably the one designated that of the Sacred Serpent, Son of Earth or Harsomtus 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, chapel, sacred, serpent, Harsomtus, son, earth, djed, sanctuary, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, reliefs, painted, carving, decoration
Dendara Roof Chapel eg075583jhp 
 Dendara Temple roof chapel union Disk Hathor face capitals egyptian ancient, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, face, capitals, kiosk, roof, chapel, union, disk, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Roof Chapel eg075582jhp 
 Dendara Temple roof chapel union Disk Hathor face capitals egyptian ancient, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, face, capitals, kiosk, roof, chapel, union, disk, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Roof Chapel eg075581jhp 
 Dendara Temple roof chapel union Disk Hathor face capitals egypt ancient, located north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, face, capitals, kiosk, roof, chapel, union, disk, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075571jhp 
 Dendara Temple reliefs ancient Egyptian cornice paint Ba bird roof Solar Disc Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on internal walls near the roof with Ba symbol for a spiritual manifestation. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, Ba, bird, soul, spiritual, cornice, roof, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075570jhp 
 Dendara Temple reliefs ancient Egypt cornice paint Ba bird roof Solar Disc Hathor is located north of Luxor and survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of reliefs on internal walls near the roof with Ba symbol for a spiritual manifestation. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, Ba, soul, bird, symbol, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Pharoah, reliefs, carving, decoration, offering
Dendara Graffiti eg075563jhp 
 Dendara Temple interior coloured reliefs graffiti painted Hathor ancient Egyptian, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs and early graffiti desceration on the inside of the hypostyle hall with some remains of original colours. There are also representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, graffiti, descecration, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Graffiti eg075562jhp 
 Dendara Temple interior coloured reliefs graffiti painted Hathor ancient Egyptian, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs and early graffiti desceration on the inside of the hypostyle hall with some remains of original colours. There are also representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, graffiti, Frezzolini, 1841, descrecation, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Hypostyle Columns eg075566jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs hypostyle hall columns painted Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, hypostyle, outer, hall, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, face, columns, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Hypostyle Ceiling eg075565jhp 
 Dendara Temple hypostyle reliefs ceiling columns painted Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, hypostyle, outer, hall, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, columns, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Hypostyle Ceiling eg075561jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs ceiling Nut painted Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Hypostyle Ceiling eg075560jhp 
 Dendara Temple hypostyle columns ceiling Nut painted Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, hypostyle, columns, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Hypostyle Ceiling eg075559jhp 
 Dendara Temple hypostyle reliefs ceiling Nut painted Hathor face ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, columns, hypostyle, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, face, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Hypostyle Ceiling eg075558jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs ceiling Nut painted Hathor face ancient Egyptian insterior photograph, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Hypostyle Ceiling eg075556jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs ceiling Nut painted Hathor ancient Egypt, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on the ceiling on the inside of the hypostyle hall with the sky Goddess Nut in original colours and with representations on the outer and inner facades of the Roman Pharoahs Claudius, Nero,Tiberius and Augustus with the Egyptian Gods Horus, Hathor whose face adorns the capitals of the coloumns. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, ceiling, Nut, sky, night, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Horus, coloured, colored, reliefs, painted, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075513jhp 
 Dendara Temple painted carving Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egypt photograph wall situated in this monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075520jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egypt frieze blue red is a monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075518jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egypt frieze blue red is a monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075517jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured carving Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egyptian frieze blue red is a monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Painted Reliefs eg075512jhp 
 Dendara Temple coloured reliefs Mammisi Nectanebo ancient Egyptian frieze blue red is a monument dedicated to Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor which survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on one of the walls in the Nectanebo Mammisi near the sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, Nectanebo, mammisi, birthhouse, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Dendara Temple Chapel Relief 5596EG07JHP 
 Dendara Temple interior wall painting Osiris Nephthys Kite painted photograph in the home of the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. Around the sanctuary of Hathor at the rear innermost of the temple are a number of vestibules, shrines to various Gods all with elaborate wall reliefs from floor to ceiling. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, chapel, vestibule, shrine, sanctuary, bas, reliefs, Hathor, essence, statue, New Year, Harsomtus, winged, goddess, Nephthys, hawks, protector, wings, ceilings, painted, hieroglyphs
Dendara Coloured Reliefs 5516EG07JHP 
 Dendara Egypt Temple coloured reliefs sanatorium painted carvings hieroglyphics entrance and the monument is dedicated to the Goddess Hathor, north of Luxor survives as one of the finest examples of the Late Period and the main buildings visited today date from fourth century BC in to the Roman period. It has a notable rare representation of the famous Cleopatra, some beautiful carvings and is relatively unscathed by the ravages of time, desecration and being dismantled for building materials. This photo is of colored reliefs on one of the walls in sanatorium to the right of the main temple entrance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dendara, Dendera, Temple, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, goddess, Ba, Hathor, sanitorium, coloured, colored, reliefs, paint, colors, colours, carving, decoration
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Relief 5440EG07JHP 
 Temple Small Ramesses Abydos Coloured painted reliefs exterior sunlight photograph is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, pharaoh, seated, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Relief 5429EG07JHP 
 Temple Egyptian Pharaoh Ramasses 11 Abydos Small colourful painted walls is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, wine, water, food, fruit, lotus, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Relief 5406EG07JHP 
 Temple Egypt Small Abydos Ramses wall carving outline early draft in this site a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, painted, sketches, working, unfinished, outlines, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Pharaoh Barge 5422EG07JHP 
 Royal Boat Barque colourful painted wall relief Abydos Small Temple Ramses 11 with one of many surviving 3200 year old coloured bas reliefs is a small site a few hundred metres from the main Abydos Temple of Seti 1 north of Luxor in Egypt. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, royal barge, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Paintings 5435EG07JHP 
 Temple Ramasses Egypt Small Abydos Painted frieze offering wine food photo is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, wine, food, meat, fruit, lotus, flowers, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Painting 5444EG07JHP 
 Temple Small Abydos Ramses 11 interior wall painting offering lotus flower is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. An offering scene in one of the small chapels. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, wine, food, meat, fruit, lotus, flowers, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Painting 5415EG07JHP 
 Abydos Small Temple Ramesses 11 prisoners reliefs kneeling tied bound is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. These are iconic images of prisoners relating to the Battle of Kadesh and his victory story so beloved of Ramesses. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, holiday, travel, 2007, Fuji, S5, DSLR, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, Ennead, Onuris, Thoth, Min, Osiris, Kadesh, battle, prisoners, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Painting 5414EG07JHP 
 Temple Abydos Small Ramses vulture flying neret Nekhbet cartouche colourful painted reliefs at this location a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. A very colourful cartouche of Ramesses 11 is visible near the corner of this wall. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, vulture, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Painting 5403EG07JHP 
 Temple Abydos Small Ramesses 11 hierogylphs Ancient Egyptian cattle deer fowl is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, bullock, fowl, antelope, food, meat, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Offering 5450EG07JHP 
 Small Temple Ramesses Abydos Osiris interior wall coloured painting photograph is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. In this scene the King stands before Osiris watched by a humanoid djed pillar, a very rare and unusual scene. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, djed, pillar, humanoid, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Offering 5437EG07JHP 
 Egyptian Small Temple Abydos Ramses painted colourful frieze offering wine food is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, wine, food, meat, fruit, lotus, flowers, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Offering 5421EG07JHP 
 Temple Ramesses Abydos solar Barque Wia Gods Thoth Re falcon on walls a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, wine, food, meat, fruit, lotus, flowers, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Offering 5417EG07JHP 
 Temple Pharaoh offering crown blue khepresh Ramasses painted relief photograph is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, offerings, wine, food, meat, fruit, lotus, flowers, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Godesses 5446EG07JHP 
 Temple Abydos Small Interior Wall painting chapel seated goddess cartouche is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. This photo is one one of the small chapels. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, wall, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, interior, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Gate 5434EG07JHP 
 Egyptian Temple Small Ramesses 11 Abydos Black Granite Gate photograph is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. In this photograph is one of the grey granite gates that is still standing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Gate 5433EG07JHP 
 Small Egypt Temple Abydos Ramesses Cartouche Granite Gate above is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. In this photograph is one of the grey granite gates that is still standing with a beautifully carved cartouche to the Great Pharaoh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Figure 5409EG07JHP 
 Small Temple Ramses 11 Abydos Egypt detail exquisite colorful bas reliefs in this site near Abydos Temple north of Luxor in Egypt 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, bas reliefs painted colours colourful detail bull herdsman hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Exterior 5460EG07JHP 
 Temple Small Abydos Egypt outside photograph overview ancient Ramesses 11 building a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. This view is of the outside of the enclosure wall much of the top level of which has been destroyed and adjacent to the site is the modern town of Abydos. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, exterior, mudbrick, limestone, sandstone, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple Exterior 5459EG07JHP 
 Temple Small Ramses outer wall Abydos village desert photograph Egyptian site a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. This view is of the outside of the enclosure wall much of the top level of which has been destroyed and adjacent to the site is the modern town of Abydos. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, exterior, mudbrick, limestone, sandstone, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple 5455EG07JHP 
 Small Temple Ramasses Abydos interior Ancient Egyptian upright walls gate which is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, interior, limestone, sandstone, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Ramesses 11 Temple 5454EG07JHP 
 Temple Small Abydos Egypt Ramesses 11 interior gate walls landscape photo a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, interior, limestone, sandstone, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Well 5480EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Egypt Wells front largest royal monument built white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11. These structures in the entrance courts are the remains of ablution wells supplying water for the priests to maintain the ritual purity required. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight, ablution, wells, priests, ritual, purity, washing, cleanliness
Abydos Well 5479EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Ancient Egyptian Wells washing cleaning priests stone room, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11. These structures in the entrance courts are the remains of ablution wells supplying water for the priests to maintain the ritual purity required. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight, ablution, wells, priests, ritual, purity, washing, cleanliness
Abydos Temple Helicopter Lintel 5347EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple mystery Egyptian UFO carvings hypostyle hall palimpsest lintel in the the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. In the entrance hyspostyle hall is a famous lintel on which some fascinating carvings appear to suggest modern military equipment such as an attack helicopter, tank, submarine but these are caused by superimpositions of different layers of plaster and carvings called palimpsest. 
 Keywords: entrance, lintel palimpsest relief deep-cut overlays UFO helicopter submarine flying saucer jet plane heiroglyphic landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, first, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses
Abydos Temple Helicopter Lintel 5345EG07JHP 
 UFO carving palimpsest entrance first hypostyle hall lintel Abydos Temple Egypt north of Luxor with example of palimpsest caused by overlapping carvings 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, lintel palimpsest relief deep-cut overlays UFO helicopter submarine flying saucer jet plane heiroglyphic landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, first, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses
Abydos Temple Entrance 5321EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egyptian Temple main approach Seti 1 ramps columns photograph north of Luxor in Egypt 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, steps, facade, front, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Temple Carving Detail 5327EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple relief intimate Royal Pharaohic Queen smelling lotus flower on exterior wall at entrance to this huge Temple of Seti 1 in Egypt north of Luxor 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, carving, relief, deepcut, princess, woman, lotus, flower, smelling, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Seti 1 Painting 5332EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egyptian Temple Sety Seti Painted Figure facade royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 in this photograph and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, facade, wall, relief, painting, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Royal Painting 5356EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Interior painting Horus Seti offering blue khepresh crown Hathor situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and in this photo Sety 1 receives the symbols of royal power, the flail and crookfrom the God Horus and assisted by the Goddess Isis. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, Horus, falcon, God, throne, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, wall, painting, interior, flail, crook, ankh, was, scepter, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Royal Painting 5348EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Interior Wall Painting photo Pharaoh Horus cleansing wine situated in the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and in this photo is the God Horus is conferring benefits on the king in this case pouring a cascade of ankh signs perhaps as the life giving elements of air and water and the was scepter for power and dominion. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, wall, painting, interior, ankh, was, scepter, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Princesses 5325EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egypt Temple Sety wall relief stone carving female lotus entrance to the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico near these delicate carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, relief, carving, women, lotus, flower, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Princess & Lotus Flower 5326EG07JHP 
 Abydos Seti Temple Ancient Egyptian carved wall relief female lotus flower at the front of the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the portico and entrance courts where this beautiful carving is seen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, relief, carving, woman, lotus, flower, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Portico Reliefs 5334EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egypt Sety Temple carved columned facade reliefs Pharaoh of the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 with his colorful reliefs and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. 
 Keywords: gypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, entrance, reliefs columns, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Portico 5330EG07JHP 
 Abydos Sety Egyptian Temple columned approach steps facade vista photograph, the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico in the distance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, facade, flower, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Portico 5329EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Egypt Seti Facade carved columns framed walls limestone and is the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico in the distance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, entrance, reliefs columns, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Mudbrick Archaeology 5401EG07JHP 
 Small Temple Ramses Abydos village mudbrick archaeology buildings walls seen during a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos, passing remains of ancient dwelling houses and although much smaller and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, temple, mortuary, walk, mudbrick, remains, walls, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, holiday, travel, 2007, Fuji, S5, DSLR, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, Ennead, Onuris, Thoth, Min, Osiris, Kadesh, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Mudbrick Archaeology 5400EG07JHP 
 Abydos Village modern ancient mudbrick buildings Egyptian Temple Ramses photo is a 10 minute walk to the NW of the main Sety 1 Temple at Abydos, passing remains of ancient dwelling houses near the modern town of Abydos. Although this temple is small and completely uncovered, it is worth the walk and effort to see it for there are many high quality colorful painted reliefs which are easily accessible and a joy to behold. Probably covered as late as the Napoleonic exploration means the sun and exposure to the elements has not had long enough to destroy the colours completely something that will eventually happen. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Ramses, Ramesses, walk, modern, town, mudbrick, remains, buried, sand, dwellings, temple, mortuary, limestone, gray, granite, sandstone, painted, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, cartouche, entrance, portico, pylon, octostyle, square, pillars, hall, chapels, court, holiday, travel, 2007, Fuji, S5, DSLR, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Gods, Sety 1, Ennead, Onuris, Thoth, Min, Osiris, Kadesh, battle, sunlight, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, exposed, roofless, natural, light, conserved, mineral
Abydos Hypostyle Hall Sunbeam 5350EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Hypostyle Hall Interior Photo Sun beams rays dark, in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and here in the hypsotyle hall is an atmospheric scene albeit caused by hole in the roof but would have given a sense of the dark solitude only lit by light from the ancient window in the far distance. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, sunbeam, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Hypostyle Hall Reliefs 5354EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egypt Temple Sety inside wall painting pharaoh djed desecration photo in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 and in this photo Sety 1 is erecting the djed column with the help of the Goddess Isis 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, wall, relief, painting, djed, column, Goddess, Isis, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Abydos Hypostyle Hall 5351EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Hypostyle Hall corridor dark interior photograph sun rays in the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, sunbeam, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos First Hypostyle Hall 5343EG07JHP 
 Abydos Egyptian Temple Sety Hypostyle Hall Interior Photograph Columns sunlight, the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. In the entrance hyspostyle hall is a famous lintel on which some fascinating carvings appear to suggest modern military equipment such as an attack helicopter, tank, submarine but these are caused by superimpositions of different layers of plaster and carvings called palimpsest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, first, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, UFO, lintel, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos First Hypostyle Hall 5341EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egyptian Temple Hypostyle Hall interior roof lintels columns ceiling, the largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico. In the entrance hyspostyle hall is a famous lintel on which some fascinating carvings appear to suggest modern military equipment such as an attack helicopter, tank, submarine but these are caused by superimpositions of different layers of plaster and carvings called palimpsest. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, first, hypostyle hall, columns, hieroglyphs, UFO, lintel, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Entrance 5320EG07JHP 
 Abydos Ancient Egypt Sety Temple approach entrance pylon gate photo largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight
Abydos Entrance 5319EG07JHP 
 Abydos Temple Seti Egypt entrance pylon carved gate block hieroglyphs largest royal monument built in white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, approach, entrance, pylon, court, hypostyle, painted, door, Ramses, colonnade, sunlight

Egypt > Aswan in general (45 files)

Images in this gallery relate to Aswan in southern Egypt covering the city, the River Nile and related sites except for more important places such as Philae, The Nubian Museum and Seheil Island Rock carvings.
Aswan Nubian Village EG949123jhp 
 Aswan Nubian village houses Nile felucca Waterfront Egypt ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery. Along the promenade are restaurants, berths of cruiseboats, ferry landing areas and to the south the Municipal Gardens, the Coptic Cathedral and the old and new Cataract Hotels, the former of course made famous in the film Death on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, City, River, Nile, Nubian, village, houses, colourful, painted, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurants, ferry, felucca, feluccas, sailing, boats, cruiseboats, motorboats, street, municipal, gardens, park, upright, landscape, rocks, boulders, granite, Coptic, Cathedral, Oberoi, Hotel, square, tower, Nilometer, cartouches, Elephantine, island, museum, temples, ancient, predynastic, strategic, 1994, slide, film, Fuji, RDP, Nikon, FM2, manual, scan, scanned
Aswan Elephantine EG004832jhp 
 Elephantine Island Aswan Egyptian script Satet Senusret temple hieroglyphs insert visited during a separate excursion and not usually included in standard Nile package tours. Taking a ferry over and paying for a museum and island visit is straight forward. This photo was taken in 2000 when restoration and excavation was ongoing and is record of progress at that time. It is also interesting to visit the famous Nilometer which was used for recording the start of the annual flooding of the Nile or inundation. The Nilometer is situated directly across from the equally famous Old Nile Cataract Hotel, written about in Agatha Christies Death on the Nile and which featured in the film of the same name. The island would have had strategic importance given its size and predominant position in the centre of the river.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

As several of the photos show is partially restored Temple of Satet with some painted relief blocks in place and the areas not found left a drawings showing figures in position. There was evidence of considerable reusing of older buildings particularly by the ruler Nectanebo 11, see also his naos, and later Alexander and two temples attributed to Amenhotep 111 and Tuthmosis 111 that existed at the time of the French expedition in 1800 where subsequently destroyed during civil unrest. 
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Aswan Souk Billboard EG053112JHP 
 Aswan Souk Bazaar house side billboard advertising palm trees painted near the promenade is full of colourful street stalls and shops selling clothing, perfume bottles, spices; toys; leather goods, jewellery as well as all the necessities of common day life for local Egyptians from food, fruit, meat, eggs to all the household wares that any large supermarket would stock. It is probably the most vibrant of all the Egyptian centres street shopping centres as it caters not for the tourist and is always busy as it runs adjacent to the main River Nile waterfront for a mile or so. 
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Egypt > Aswan Nubian Museum (8 files)

Aswan Nubian Museum Painting EG052976JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum early Christian wall fresco exhibited in this modern building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
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Aswan Nubian Museum Coffin EG052921JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum Golden Coffin of bearded priest Wennefer an exhibit inside this modern building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
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Aswan Nubian Gold Coffin EG052917JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum Golden Coffin of bearded priest Wennefer an exhibit inside this modern building whose foundations were laid in 1986, opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. Very low artificial light makes general photography difficult as well as affecting accurate colour balance. This now appears to be the only museum in Egypt where photography is still allowed although it is not easy as the ambient lighting is extremely subdued for conservation reasons. 
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Museum Nubian House EG053007JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum exhibiting a Nubian House with stylish decorations, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
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Museum Nubian House EG053004JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum exhibiting an elaborately decorated Nubian House, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
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Aswan Nubian Hieroglyphs EG053034JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum sandstone block with iconic painted hieroglyphs in bas relief plus exhibiting a Nubian House, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
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Aswan Nubian Decoration EG053008JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum decoration motifs on an exhibited Nubian House, Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
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Aswan Museum Nubian House EG053005JHP 
 Aswan Egyptian Nubian Museum colourful decorated Nubian House exhibit plus Islamic tombs and mosques in gardens with prehistoric stone carvings, Egyptian and Roman artefacts set amongst attractive walks past flowering shrubs, water channels, palm trees and waterfalls. Foundations were laid in 1986 and opened in 1997 and organised through UNESCO. 
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Egypt > Edfu Temple (19 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 Pylon Gate EG052242JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Pylon Gate Underneath Ceiling Painted Wings Solar Disc with its distinct symbols still colourful is located by 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. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052268JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Coloured Painted Reliefs possibly defaced by early Christians but still identifable in the first ruin visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052267JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Coloured Reliefs Painting Hathor Isis and although some are defaced possibly by early Christians they are discernible in this first ruin visited from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052254JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Painted Colour Figures Gods Hieroglyphs reliefs on the inside walls of this first small ruin visited just from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052253JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Mammisi Birth House Painted Figures Hathor Suckling Thoth just visible from the modern approach to this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Temple Weary Crowds EG052210JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Interior Hypostyle Hall Weary Visitors Conservation Photo rubbing against ancient artifacts in 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. 
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Edfu Temple Weary Crowds EG052208JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Interior Hypostyle Hall Erosion Columns Photo with weary crowds in 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Lintel EG052223JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Painted Lintels Hypostyle Hall Anti-bat Bird Netting 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall EG052212JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Painted Ceiling Flora Capitals Hypostyle Hall Photograph 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall EG052211JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Interior Ancient Painted Flora Capitals Coulmns Hieroglyphs in 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Ceiling EG052222JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Interior Painted Flora Capitals Photograph in 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Ceiling EG052220JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Elaborate Egyptian Painted Flora Capitals Ceiling Lintels in 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Ceiling EG052218JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Painted Palm Capitals Ceiling Lintels 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Capital EG052221JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Interior Painted Flora Palmette Capitals 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Capital EG052217JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Interior Painted Carved Palmette Capitals 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Capital EG052216JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Ptolemaic Temple Interior Painted Elaborate Flora Capitals 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. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Capital EG052215JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Painted Symetrical Carved Capitals Hypostyle Hall Photo 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. 
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Edfu Temple Stair Reliefs EG052200JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Stairs Roof Wall Decoration Detailed Hieroglyphs Painted throughout 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. 
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Edfu Interior Ceiling EG0227JHP 
 Edfu Temple Hypostyle Hall Columns Carvings Decorated Painted Ceiling Lintels 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. 
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Egypt > Egyptian Museum Cairo (9 files)

Royalty Free photos of exhibits from the Cairo Egyptian Museum taken before current bans with slide film in available light not to studio quality
Boy King Lotus EG11710JHP 
 Egyptian Museum young Pharaoh Tutankhamun boys head lotus flower painted was found in his Luxor tomb and is now in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
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Stelae Cabinet EG011212JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibits typical cabinets relics painted stele interior photo tucked away on the first floor full of fascinating relics such as these colourful stelae. In the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 2001 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
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Squatting Scribe EG11822JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Cairo Exhibit iconic nameless Saqqara scribe thoughtful pose with cane pen and papyrus 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. 
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Queen Merit-Amun Bust EG11811JHP 
 Egypt Cairo Museum Exhibit bust Queen Merit-Amun Ramasseum Rameses 11 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. 
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Faience Bowl EG012620JHP 
 Egypt Cairo Museum Exhibit pottery faience bowl painted patterns in the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 2001 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, collection, faience, bowl, landscape, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Faience Bowl EG012619JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Cairo pottery faience bowl blue fish motif painted 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. 
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Coffin Interior Detail EG011210aJHP 
 Egyptian Museum coffin interior treasury scribe illustrate elaborate colourful craftsmanship from the ancient Egyptians. In the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 2001 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, scribe, priest, leopard, skin, Amun-Ra, food, offering, fruit, lotus, flowers, wife, sarcophagus, interior, painted, colours, colors, collection, square, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Archaic Ostraca EG11834JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit archaic ostraca painted bull baboon prehistory dating back earliest times 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, archaic, ostraca, bull, baboon, painting, collection, landscape, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit
Amarna Aten Relief EG11815JHP 
 Egyptian Museum Exhibit doorjam Amarna Aten God Pharaoh Akhenaten Nerfertiti in the rays of the Sun God, the Aten.Iin the prime antiquities collection in Cairo taken during visits between 1994 and 1996 when photography was allowed albeit without flash and tripod. None is of studio quality, being handheld with existing, usually extremely poor light and using slide film, pushed Fuji 400asa to get a suitable aperture and shutter speed. Most of the photos are from the Tutankahum exhibits while the rest are items that interested me as I explored this wonderful and extensive collection, requiring many more hours if not days and is only hinted at during the usual one or two hour visit made on a package tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Museum, Amarna, Aten, relief, doorjam, Akhenaten, Nerfertiti, carving, painted, cartouches, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, upright, ancient, antiquity, antiquities, exhibit

Egypt > Giza Pyramids & Sphinx (44 files)

Photographs of the three Giza pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, the Sphinx, temples, Solar Barque museum and western cemetery mastabas, including the Light and Sound Show night views.
The Sphinx EG951094jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Great Pyramid face carved limestone blue sky clouds this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, 1995, 645, slide, film, transparency, Bronica, ERTSi, 70mm, lens
Giza Sphinx Temple EG051009jhp 
 Giza ancient Egypt Sphinx Temple Khafre Pyramid limestone walls blue sky this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face is here seen from the Sphinx Temple by the main toursit walkway to the Valley Temple faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, Temple, pyramid, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, nem enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx Head EG051005jhp 
 Gizah Egyptian Sphinx head face eyes nose mouth nemes painted colours closeup this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face taken from the Sphinx Temple faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, head, face, eyes, nose, mouth, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx Head EG051004jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx head eyes nose mouth nemes ear painted colour this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face taken from the Sphinx Temple faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, head, face, eyes, nose, mouth, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx Head EG050998jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx head face eyes nose mouth nemes painted colours this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, head, face, eyes, nose, ear, mouth, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead, concrete, repair, strengthen, addition
Giza Sphinx Face EG050996jhp 
 Giza ancient Egyptian Sphinx head face nemes headdress eyes ears nose mouth this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete
Giza Sphinx Face EG050994jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx face eyes nose mouth nemes painted colours closeup this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, mouth, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Giza Sphinx Detail EG050997jhp 
 Gizah Egypt Sphinx ear concrete repair nemes limestone erosion closeup telephoto this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, face, ear, closeup, detail, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, painted, colour, red, forehead
Tomb Carving Giza EG050923jhp 
 Senegemib Mehi Giza ancient Egypt tomb painting reliefs colours false door in front this Dynasty V mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery near the Great Pyramid and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, upright, nobles, officials, chief, justice, vizier, Senezemib, Mehi, son, burial, tomb, painted, reliefs, wall, carvings, false, door, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, limestone
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
Giza Tomb Entrance EG050914jhp 
 Tomb Chapel interior pillars carved Akhetmehu Khenementi carvings tombs Giza in this mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, Akhetmehu, Khenementi, royalty, nobles, officials, offerings, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, pillars, interior, rooms, hieroglyphs
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
Painted Carving Iymery EG050952jhp 
 Iymery Steward Scribe offering scenes fruit food boxes carved colours Cairo Egypt Giza Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050951jhp 
 Iymery ancient egyptian tomb painting procession food fruit carrying cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, procession, carrying, head, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050950jhp 
 Iymery mortuary chapel wall relief cattle herding egrets Cairo Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, egrets, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050948jhp 
 Iymery chapel tomb wall paintings cattle herd Giza Egyptian mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050947jhp 
 Iymery doorway painted carving cattle boat water she pool Giza Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boat, pool, she, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050946jhp 
 Iymery mortuary wall painting boats fishing oar hemu beating water cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, fishing, beating, water, oar, hemu, marshes, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050945jhp 
 Iymery ancient Egyptian burial wall reliefs boats fishing diving hunting Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, fishing, diving, swimming, beating, water, sticks, marshes, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050944jhp 
 Iymery Steward chapel wall scene cattle bovines goats herding Giza Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, herding, cattle, bovines, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050943jhp 
 Iymery Steward Tomb Painting Cattle herding wall colours bovines Giza Egyptian Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050940jhp 
 Iymery Tomb wall reliefs coloured graffiti Greek painted desceration Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, graffiti, Greek script, letters, desecration, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050939jhp 
 Iymery Steward door jam painted carvings Giza Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, door, doorway, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050938jhp 
 Iymery Steward procession figures painted wall chapel Giza Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, chapel, mortuary, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050934jhp 
 Iymery Steward Scribe wall relief painted carved bovine cattle Giza Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, bovine, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050933jhp 
 Iymery Mastaba wall paintings reliefs carving daily life scenes Giza Egypt in the Western cemetery where he left this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, daily, life, wine, making, pouring, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050932jhp 
 Iymery Tomb doorway painted reliefs Giza Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, doorway, doorjam, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050929jhp 
 Iymery Steward Scribe Tomb door wine making painted relief Cairo Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Painted Carving Iymery EG050927jhp 
 Iymery Steward Great Estate Scribe Archives Giza Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marches, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Giza Tomb Sign EG050926jhp 
 Iymery Giza Egypt Western cemetery mortuary chapel sign information board at the entrance to this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, landscape, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, information, sign, marker, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
Carved Statue Iymery EG050953jhp 
 Iymery Steward serdab figure man carved statue stone alcove Giza Egypt Western cemetery mastaba carvings painted wall reliefs left in this colourful mortuary chapel situated in the Western cemetery between the Great Pyramid and that of Khafre and open to the public and a welcome diversion from the crowds that surround the nearby Pyramid of Khufu. These photographs are a mixture of natural light time-exposures and some using the rare opportunity to light with flash, given the go-ahead by the custodian. They were 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, Cairo, ancient, Egyptian, Giza, upright, Mastaba, Western, cemetery, royalty, nobles, officials, steward, scribe, archives, Iymery, serdab, statue, stone, carving, figure, man, paintings, painted, paint, colours, red, white, green, fruit, offerings, animals, herd, cattle, goats, antelope, boats, marshes, hunting, carvings, painted, reliefs, daily, life, burial, tombs, Egyptology, archaeology, ceremonial, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, warren, ruin, erosion, desolate, eerie, death, erosion, soft, limestone
The Sphinx Right Ear EG050991JHP 
 Sphinx Face Closeup Nemes Head Painted Giza Egypt Ear Headdress showing detail of the ancient carving, even remains of some coloured paint in the nemes headdress and the cement addition to support the outer flange of the headdress applied in recent times at this huge limestone carved squatting lion with the face of probably Pharaoh Khafre although some theories point to Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, face, closeup, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, eyes, ear, broken, nose, nemes, headdress, colour, color, painted, red, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Head-dress EG050997JHP 
 Egyptian Gizah Sphinx Face Headdress Nemes Concrete Neck Base Closeup in close up showing detail of the ancient carving, even remains of some coloured paint in the nemes headdress and the cement addition to support the outer flange of the headdress applied in recent times at this huge limestone carved squatting lion with the face of probably Pharaoh Khafre although some theories point to Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, face, closeup, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, eyes, ear, broken, nose, nemes, headdress, colour, color, painted, red, conservation, repairs, cement, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Face EG050992JHP 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Face Closeup Eyes Nose Mouth Telephoto Photo showing detail of the ancient carving, even remains of some coloured paint in the nemes headdress and the cement addition to support the outer flange of the headdress applied in recent times at this huge limestone carved squatting lion with the face of probably Pharaoh Khafre although some theories point to Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, face, closeup, close-up, telephoto, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, eyes, ear, broken, nose, nemes, headdress, colour, color, painted, red, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancientarchaeology, ancient
The Sphinx Face EG050990JHP 
 Sphinx Face Detail Nose Eyes Ear Headdress Head Egyptian Pharaoh Giza showing the ancient carving, even remains of some coloured paint in the nemes headdress and the cement addition to support the outer flange of the headdress applied in recent times at this huge limestone carved squatting lion with the face of probably Pharaoh Khafre although some theories point to Khufu. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, face, closeup, close-up, telephoto, soft, erosion, limestone, landscape, eyes, ear, broken, nose, nemes, headdress, colour, color, painted, red, conservation, repairs, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient
Senedjemib-Mehu Tomb Interior EG050922JHP 
 Interior Carvings Paintings Giza Tomb Ancient Egyptian Senegemib-mehu Hieroglyphs taken through locked gate and located in the Western Cemetery near the Pyramid of Khufu at Giza. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, landscape, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Senegemib-mehu, wife, wall, relief, painted, colours, colors, hieroglyphics, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial.
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
Khenementi Giza Tomb Door EG050915JHP 
 Khenementi Tomb Giza Egypt False Door Stone Carving Artificial Light in one of many chapels and mastabas in the West Cemetery near the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, West, Western, Cemetery, upright, nobles, officials, tombs, mastabas, Khenementi, interiors, painted, reliefs, false, door, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, afterlife, religion, beliefs, death, burial
Giza Sphinx 6704EG07JHP 
 Sphinx Giza Ruins Temple Painted Headdress Face Gizah Egyptian Photograph located near near Cairo. Note the remains of painted headdress, the nemes, on the forehead. Underneath the headdress is the cement support added in the past 200 years to stop any possible damage to the ancient nemes headdress. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, nemes, headdress, face, soft, erosion, limestone, casing, Tura, Valley, temple, causeway, Western, Cemetery, entrance, approach, upright, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, telephoto, closeup
Giza Sphinx 6703EG07JHP 
 Ancient Limestone Carved Sphinx Face Head Painted Nemes Giza Egypt taken from outside its Temple complex near Cairo. Note the lower additions of concrete to the nemes headdress which were to save it from collapsing. Remains of early coloration are still visible on the forehead. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, casing, Tura, Valley, temple, causeway, Western, Cemetery, landscape, telephoto, closeup, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient

Egypt > Hatshepsut Temple (34 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 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 Temple EG02139JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian Queen Pharaoh Head face statue painted Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, terrace, head, face, colours, colors, painted, red, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02138JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Face Painted Red statue Ancient Egyptian Ruler Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, red, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02137JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Head Statue broken painted Temple Luxor Egypt photo on the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02135JHP 
 Hatshepsut Queen Pharaoh Face painted headon statue remains Egyptian Temple on the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, terrace, head, face, painted, colours, colors, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02124JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Egyptian Style Doorway Sanctuary Amun Painted Figures Gods Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted, photographed here through the gate. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, burial, chmaber, entrance, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02123JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Temple Sanctuary Entrance Restricted columns door painted jams seen from the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted, although this view is possible from the gates. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, burial, chamber, entrance, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple EG02122JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Statue alcove painted relief Horus block limestone Upper central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02121JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Carved painted reliefs limestone Horus Netcher seated God Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, central, court, coloured, relief, block, carved, feathers, Maat, shut, falcon, Horus, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02120JHP 
 Hatshepsut Egyptian Temple Plaster Relief Ankh Theban Hill cliffs towering over Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, upright, upper, central, court, hieroglyphs, painted, colours, colors, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Temple EG02118JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple limestone carved block painted reliefs Theban Hill cliffs dominating the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, central, court, statues, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns
Hatshepsut Temple 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 EG02111JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Terrace Wall Coloured Relief Painting Queen Pharaoh Figure below the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chamber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, colors, colours, wall, painted, relief, offering, feast, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman
Hatshepsut Temple EG02110JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple Terrace Painting Boat Expedition Punt Egyptian Queen record below the Upper or central court was opened again in 2002 and makes the visit to this magnificent temple almost complete except that entrance into the burial chmaber itself is restricted. This magnificent mortuary temple is located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor at an area called Deir el-Bahri and built into the base of the cliffs of the Theban Hill behind which are branches of the Valley of the Kings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West Bank, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, Dayr, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, landscape, upper, terrace, wall, relief, Punt, sailing, boat, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Consort, Queen, Pharaoh, Royal, ruler, woman, columns, hall
Hatshepsut Anubis Relief EG805JHP 
 Hatshepsut Temple decorations terraces Anubis offering food painted wall reliefs colours and unlike most are accessible for photographing and lit by natural light. 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. 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, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, wall, painting, offering, Anubis, Amun, food, drink, wine, ducks, meat, fruit, flowers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, hieroglyphs, stars, ceiling, transparency, scanned
Punt Expedition Wall Relief EG006415 
 Punt Expedition ancient Egyptian painted relief colours Hatshepsut Temple second terrace on West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and recording her expedition to what is thought to be along the Red Sea. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, el-Bahari, square, Hatshepsut, mortuary, Temple, terraces, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, history, Egyptology, Queen, Pharaoh, wall, bas reliefs, paintings, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, Punt, expedition, boats, oarsmen, sails

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (54 files)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020836jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Chephren Pyramid infra red Temple B&W film view on the public approach to this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020835jhp 
 Egypt Giza Sphinx face front infra red temple view pyramid Khafre taken from the walk towards the Valley Temple of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, faceon, front, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020833jhp 
 Egyptian Giza Sphinx Temple face front infra red pyramid Khafre taken from the walk towards the Valley Temple of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020832jhp 
 Egypt Cairo Giza Sphinx Temple face oblique infra red pyramid cropped view taken from the walk towards the Valley Temple of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020830jhp 
 Egypt Sphinx Temple face oblique infra red Jim Henderson Photograph view taken from the walk towards the Valley Temple of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020827jhp 
 Egypt Giza Sphinx face head profile closeup infra red low causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020826jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx head face Khafre Pyramid infra red causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, head, closeup, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020825jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx enclosure man scale figure Pyramid infra red causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020824jhp 
 Egypt Sphinx enclosure worker scale figure Pyramid infra red causeway B&W view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020822jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx Khafre Khufu causeway Pyramids infra red low view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, pyramids, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020821jhp 
 Egyptian Sphinx Chephren Cheops Pyramids infra red low causeway enclosure view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, enclosure, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020820jhp 
 Egyptian Sphinx Cheops Pyramid enclosure infra red low causeway low view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020819jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx panorama Pyramid Great infra red causeway Cairo view this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, camel, mounted, policeman, lion, paws, stele, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020817jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Great Pyramid infra red view causeway camel police mounted to extreme right of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020816jhp 
 Egypt Sphinx Khufu Pyramid infra red camel police mounted causeway view to extreme right of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020815jhp 
 Egypt Sphinx Khufu Cheops Pyramid infra red B&W film causeway Giza view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020814jhp 
 Egyptian Sphinx Khufu Cheops Pyramid Cairo infra red causeway Giza view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020433jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Khufu Pyramids infra red people tourists view causeway this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, panorama, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020432jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx |Great Khufu Cheops Pyramid infra red B&W film causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, cropped, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020431jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx side face Great Khufu Cheops Pyramid infra red B&W film causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG020430jhp 
 Giza Egypt Sphinx sideon body Khufu Cheops Pyramid infra red B&W film causeway view of this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, sideon, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02085jhp 
 Giza Egypt Cairo Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid infra red B&W first view approach this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, upright, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Egyptian Giza InfR EG02083jhp 
 Giza Egyptian Sphinx Khafre Chephren Pyramid infra red first view approach this giant carved limestone lion statue with human head is somewhat of an enigma, but most likely carved out of an outcrop as an inspirational homage to the Pharaoh Khafre some 2500BC whose pyramid is directly behind it, although some attribute it to the previous Khufu who built the first and Greatest Pyramid. This huge prone lion figure with a human face faces the east to the rising sun and the modern day Cairo and is a very popular destination for the thousands that visit the Giza plateau and here viewed from the most accessible point on causeway from Khafre Pyramid to his Valley Temple. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian, Giza, Sphinx, pyramid, Khufu, Cheops, Great, Khafre, Chephren, soft, erosion, limestone, Valley, Temple, causeway, landscape, lion, paws, haunch, face, eyes, nose, broken, mouth, damaged, nemes, headdress, enclosure, excavation, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, paint, colour, painted, red, forehead, ears, cement, concrete, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna by Nile InfR EG021218jhp 
 Egypt Esna Nile town waterfront cruise berth houses infra red is a well known berthing area on the River Nile waiting for access to the locks and if time allows there is a beautiful Ptolemaic temple deep in a hollow under the modern town building line worth visiting. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, promenade, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021227jhp 
 Egyptian Esna Temple smiting enemies infra red Khnum Isis outer carvings north wall on a small gem of a building deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, battle, scene, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021226jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple north wall infra red Khnum Isis outer carvings on a small gem of a building deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021225jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple Nile town modern houses exterior B&W infra red film is a small gem of a building deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, north, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021224jhp 
 Egyptian Esna Temple town modern appartment flats B&W infra red film is a small gem of a building deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, north, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021223jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple Nile town hypostyle hall infra red exterior walls west north of this small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021222jhp 
 Egyptian Esna Temple hypostyle hall north west walls infra red B&W is a small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, outside, walls, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021221jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple outer wall infra red film hypostyle hall side is a small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021220jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple Ptolemaic hypostyle hall infra red film floral capitals curtain screens is a small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Esna Temple InfR EG021219jhp 
 Egypt Esna Temple hypostyle hall curtain screens infra red Gods offering scene is a small gem deep in a hollow under the modern town building line. The hypostyle hall is all that remains of one of the latest temples to be built in Egypt by Ptolemy V1 and V111 and Roman additions with recordings of most Roman Emperors mentioned to the last recorded being Decius c AD240. For me it has some of the loveliest intact columns, with great attention of the detail and still a hint of colour from the bottom to the top of these huge floral capitals where the craftsmanship leaps off every surface. Standing in its centre it is easy to imagine being in the symbolic creation of the original papyrus marsh. It is a temple not usually visited on the standard River Nile cruise tour package but used to be accessible if berthed alongside the town with a long delay to get through old single lock system expected as it is only a short walk from the waterfront; probably not so realistic these days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm f2.8 Nikkor or Tokina SD 28-70mm f3.5lens with a Red filter, rated at 200ASA and processed in Aculux for 14 mins. The ghostly effect is not as pronounced as using the R72 filter which I used in 1998 
 Keywords: Egypt, Esna, Isna, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, upright, landscape, Roman, Ptolemaic, Egyptology, Latopolis, City, Shu, rams, Neith, Heka, Geta, Ptolemy, Euergetes, 11, Septimius, Severus, Pronaos, exterior, curtain, wall, east, Pharaoh, praising, Gods, deities, Isis, Horus, Khnum, hypostyle, astronomical, ceiling, columns, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, carvings, reliefs, bas, colours, painted, papyrus, flowers, floral, elaborate, detailed, intact, composite, capitals, inner, sanctuary, town, centre, buried, flooding, water, table, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, Red, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 2002, October
Medinet Habu InfR EG983713jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramasses pylon exterior infra red film B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983712jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Infra Red B&W Hypostyle statue carvings located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983711jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Egyptian second court painted infra red B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, panorama, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Medinet Habu InfR EG983710jhp 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramesses Egypt first court statue king infra red B&W located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, it offers much to see including some beautiful and detailed reliefs, the best coloured are in the second court and especially its scale. Not usually included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, mortuary, Thebes, West Bank, landscape, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Ramasses, Ramesses, pylon, engaged, statue, pharaoh, smiting, enemies, hieroglyphs, flagpole, front, gate, gateway, ceiling, coloured, colours, colourful, colour, painted, ceiling, carved, columns, cartouche, wings, scarab, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981121jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian infra red B&W colonnade processional pylon rear photo is taken from the outside of the colonnade looking back to the rear of the pylon and peristyle court located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues on the far side of the pylon that greet the visitor arriving at the Temple. To the left are a few small columns from the Roman castrum, a military complex with stone paved avenues and the streets defined by pillars. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981120jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt obelisk side carvings cartouche infra red film in front of the main pylon greeting visitors to this Temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981119jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt seated statues Ramses carvings infra red B&W in front of the main pylon greeting visitors to this Temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981118jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt pylon obelisk statues carvings infra red B&W ghostly in front of the main pylon greeting visitors to this Temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Luxor Temple InfR EG981117jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian seated statues Ramesses carvings infra red B&W in front of the main pylon greeting visitors to this Temple located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, upright, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Tutankhamun, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Queen, Nefertari, Amenhotep, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, wall, reliefs, flags, cartouche, deep-cut, painted, offerings, food, feasts, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Roman, castrum, military, complex, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983733jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Inner Sanctuary infra red B&W Jim Henderson photo near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983732jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Obelisk Sanctuary central court B&W infra red ghost near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983731jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt pharoah Amun carving B&W infra red ghostly near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983730jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian statue headless inra red ghostlike B&W film Sanctuary central court festival hall Thutmose near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983729jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk festival hall Thutmose Infra Red eerie B&W near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983724jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple doorway infra red sunlight dawn taken not long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983719jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Temple columns roof infra red sunlight dawn taken not long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98116jhp 
 Abydos Egyptian Temple infra red B&W ghostlike entrance Sety pylon carvings royal monument limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive Kings List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98115jhp 
 Abydos Egypt Temple infra red film B&W ghostly Osireion cenotaph Seti blocks white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive Kings List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
The photograph illustrates the Osireion, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah but also a symbolic tomb for the God Osiris. This is now open to the air and is partly submerged but still its awesome size can still be appreciated with its megalithic granite blocks similar in appearance to the Valley Temple at Giza.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98114jhp 
 Abydos Egyptian infra red film B&W ghost blocks Osireion water open white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive Kings List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
The photograph illustrates the Osireion, a cenotaph to Sety, completed by Merenptah but also a symbolic tomb for the God Osiris. This is now open to the air and is partly submerged but still its awesome size can still be appreciated with its megalithic granite blocks similar in appearance to the Valley Temple at Giza.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, upright, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98113jhp 
 Abydos Egypt interior Temple infra red film B&W ghostly carvings monument white limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive Kings List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, interior, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Abydos InfR EG98112jhp 
 Abydos Egypt Temple infra red black white ghostly entrance Seti royal monument limestone, situated at the most important and one of the oldest necropolis sites of ancient Egypt is the home of Osiris and the imposing structure in the photograph is The Temple of Seti/Sety 1 and added to by Ramses 11 particularly the courts and the portico viewed from this spot. There are many important elements to this temple and include an extensive Kings List and the spectacular remains of the Cenotaph to Sety 1, the Osireion.
This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins.

Visits to Abydos are not usually included in standard Nile cruise packages and are usually arranged a private excursions from Luxor usually by road. In addition the trip can be extended to visit the Ptolemaic Dendera Temple near Qena although this temple is often organised as a separate excursion as par of a day Nile cruise from Luxor. If visiting Abydos make extra time for a visit by foot to the nearby small temple of Ramasses 11 which has some of the most wonderfully colourful wall paintings open to daylight so easily photographed. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, East, Bank, River, Nile, Qena, Asyut, Abydos, Osireion, granite, sandstone, blocks, huge, Cenotaph, Seti, Sethos, Sety, Ramses, painted, hieroglyphs, hall, ancestors, bulls, door, king-lists, second, approach, entrance, portico, pylon, court, flooded, water, table, island, Abedju, al-Madfunah, al-Ballyana, holiday, travel, landscape, tourism, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, prehistory, prehistoric, dynastic, temples, palimpsest, layers, plaster, over-writing, UFO, lintel, helicopter, submarine, God, canine, necropolis, cult, Khentiamentiu, Osiris, Isis, King, Aha, 1st, mortuary, shrine, memnonium, ablution, tanks, first, hypostyle, Menes, Horus, Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty, Ptah-Sokar, Nefertem, Graeco-Roman, statues, colonnade, sunlight, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998

Egypt > Karnak Temple (119 files)

Photos in this gallery include the whole of Karnak itself, the open air museum, temples of Khonsu and Ptah and the Sound and Light Show night images.
Karnak Temple SS984636jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak carved Granite papyrus sunrise Lower unified Egypt is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984635jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak Temple Painted Figure Granite Flower lotus dawn light is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984634jhp 
 Thutmose Pillar Karnak Painted Pharoah Granite carved lilly lotus early light is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, lotus, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984633jhp 
 Thutmose Pillar Karnak colours Pharoah Granite Hatshepsut Obelisk sunrise Egypt is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984631jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak central court Granite Hatshepsut Obelisks sunrise Egypt is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily or lotus flower of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouche, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984630jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Sanctuary central court dawn hypostyle slab altar near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98462jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Roof dawn light carving hieroglyphics taken no long after dawn with bright sunlight streaming into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984627jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk dawn sunrise central court pillared room towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984626jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Obelisk dawn sunrise central court towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984625jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Obelisk dawn sunrise central court pillared room towards processional way near the most sacred part of this huge sprawling site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photograph is looking back into the main area of the temple from the central court area, now a large open space in front of unusual Festival Hall of Thutmose 111. The figure is standing looking into the inner sanctum, the Granite Sanctuary of Philip Arrhidaeus who ruled briefly after the death of Alexander the Great. The obelisk is that of Hatshepsut while the smaller one on the left is that of Thutmosis 1. The distant view goes beyond the Processional Way of the Hypostyle hall, through the western Pylon, over the River Nile to the distant west bank Theban hills. In the foreground are the truncated columns of an area which was one of the oldest areas of Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, upright, Thutmosis, Thutmose, festival, hall, barque, sanctuary, Granite, Philip, Arrhidaeus, inner, sanctum, sixth, pylon, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, column, bases, obelisks, Hatshepsut, hypostyle, hall, Theban, hills, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984617jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer carvings prisoners Karnak Temple South sunrise dawn light highlighting carving at this site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs.

These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984614jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South dawn sunrise carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS98460jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Window sunrise golden light Karnak Egypt Temple Columns Roof carving hieroglyphics taken not long after dawn with golden sunlight creeping into the hall. A visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Luxor Karnak Temple EG949519jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egypt Temple Columns windows carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light, 1994, slide, film, Fuji, RDP, Nikon, FM2, manual, scanned, scan
Karnak Temple EG94487jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Luxor Temple Columns Light Show Moon sound taken during the first stage of the Light Show which invloves a walk through the main temple here loking through the Hypostyle Hall to the Obelisk of Tuthmosis 111. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, Thutmosis, obelisk, night, sound, son, Luminere, light, show, 1994, Bronica, ETRSi: slide, film, tungsten, transparency, 645, medium, format
Karnak Lightshow EG94488jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Light Show Obelisk taken during the first stage of the Light Show which invloves a walk through the main temple here loking through the Hypostyel Hall to the Obelisk of Tuthmosis 111. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, Thutmosis, obelisk, night, light, show, 1994, Bronica, ETRSi: slide, film, tungsten, transparency, 645, medium, format
Karnak South Wall EG0214070jhp 
 Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South conquered cities cartouches Amun carvings a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214069jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak battle scene South Ramses chariot carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214068jhp 
 Outer Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South Ramesses Chariots bow arrow carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, bow, arrow, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214066jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South carvings Ramasses chariots a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214065jhp 
 Wall Reliefs Karnak Temple South Ramesses Amun prisoners presenting carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Wall EG0214063jhp 
 Outer Wall Karnak Temple Ramesses gate Ptah Amun Battle scene carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple to thre east of the gate where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, battle, scene, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Gate EG0214064jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Wall Reliefs Karnak South gate carving Ramesses Amun door jam a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses
Karnak South Gate EG0214062jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South Gate gates carvings a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. Looking through the Hypostle Hall from the south gate of Ramesses 11 to the North gate where most of the outer wall reliefs are those of Seti 1. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, hieroglyphs, sandstone, hypostyle, hall, columns, carvings, reliefs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, South, gate, military, campaigns, Palestine, Kadesh, chariots, horses, charging, cartouches, names, cities, defeated, captured, prisoners, captives, binding, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, gates, vistors, tourists, people, photographing
Karnak South Gate EG0214061jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Outer Wall Karnak Temple South Ramesses Gate carving a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the outside of the hall on the southern side of the Temple where most of the inscriptions are related to Ramesses 11 and his various military campaigns in Palestine, charging fortresses, cities, binding captives and the hall is viewed from his gate on this side. These photos are taken in dying evening light after a sandstorm so rather flat and golden subdued light but still gives sufficient shadow outline on the sunken carvings. 
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Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214051jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns Obelisks carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall looking towards the two standing obelisks of Tuthmosis and Hatshesput L&R and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, obelisks, Tuthmosis, Tuthmose, Hatshepsut, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214049jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Reliefs Karnak Egypt Temple Columns Roof beams hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, supports, beams, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214048jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns windows sun glow hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214047jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Luxor Temple Columns Roof supports hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, cartouches, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, supports, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214046jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall sunshine backlit Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214042jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Ramesses cartouche Karnak Egyptian Columns carving hieroglyphics taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, cartouche, Amun-Re, obelisks, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214041jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian Temple Columns tourists scale huge size taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall to the south gate and the diminutive figures help one gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, tourists, visitors, people, small, scale, huge, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light
Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG0214040jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egypt Temple Columns south door windows hieroglyphs taken in late afternoon light unfortunately during a sand storm so the general light was very poor. This early part of a visit to Karnak is on a huge sprawling a site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is the most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun, the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today despite lacking in overall perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from inside the great columned hall and where diminutive figures appear one can gauge the huge scale and fantastic workmanship of the skilled builders who worked with basic tools and no modern mechanical equipment. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, processional, way, clerestory, papyrus, bud, capitals, windows, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, sanctuary, gateway, outer, wall, south, entrance, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amun-Re, evening, late, afternoon, sandstorm, sunshine, golden, poor, light