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Egypt > Abu Simbel (7 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.
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
Queen Nefertari Temple EG02039JHP 
 Small Temple Abu Simbel built Pharaoh Ramesses Queen Nefertari exterior slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, exterior, reliefs, landscape, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, eroded, history, Egyptology, hieroglyphs
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
Abu Simbel Small Temple EG02040JHP 
 Small Temple Abu Simbel Ramses wife Queen Nefertari Egyptian statue slightly away from his own Great Temple is a small but equally beautiful treat with some colourful and well preserved wall reliefs and Hathor faced columns. Photography is no longer allowed although where taken when it was permitted but tripods were not allowed and in the very poor light the best quality is not always achievable. 
 Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, Queen Nefertari, small, temple, rock, carved, exterior, reliefs, upright, digital, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, Amun-Re, eroded, history, Egyptology

Egypt > Edfu Temple (151 files)

Photos in this gallery are of Edfu Temple, one of the best preserved in Egypt, and usually the first first visit after leaving Luxor ona Nile Cruise.
Edfu Temple EG203629jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egypt exterior pylon rear Ptolemy Horus large of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203635jhp 
 Edfu Temple pure place new year chapel shrine Egypt vestibule wabt Nut ceiling sky goddess in this Ptolemaic monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, statues, inner, vestibule, chapel, shrine, open-air, New Year, festival, procession, Pure, Place, ceiling, Nut, sky, goddess, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203633jhp 
 Edfu Temple Colonnaded Court Egypt Ptolemaic courtyard Offerings tourists looking to first hypostyle hall with its famous statues of Horus at either side of the entrance is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, statues, pylon, inside, rear, courtyard, Offerings, hypostyle, hall, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203632jhp 
 Edfu Temple Columns Court Egypt Nile Ptolemaic looking first hypostyle hall with its famous statues of Horus at either side of the entrance is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, statues, pylon, inside, rear, courtyard, Offerings, hypostyle, hall, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203630jhp 
 Edfu Temple Columns Court Egypt Horus statue first hypostyle hall with its famous statues of Horus at either side of the entrance is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, statues, pylon, inside, rear, courtyard, Offerings, hypostyle, hall, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203627jhp 
 Edfu Temple town center street calache horse carriage ride tourist transport to Edfu Temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. Some cruise companies now use coaches as there have been complaints about the care of the horses that has upset visitors and I know on one occasion the driver of the carriage tried to make it race others to get to the temple first-our group warned him no baksheesh and he returned to a walking pace. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, town, transport, horse, drawn, carriage, calache, caleche, street, scene, modern, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203821jhp 
 Edfu Temple ambulatory carvings offering scene Hathor dieties wine Egyptian walkway walls sides is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken inside the ambulatory a walled walkway surrounding the temple and which is covered in many beautiful and detailed carvings in sunk relief and although some have been damaged by later Christian zealots the overall quality of this workmanship is awesome. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, ambulatory, walkway, inside, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, offering, stylized, tray, offerings, female, male, fecundity, deity, food, wine, ducks, cattle, feathers, Hathor, Goddess, horned, sun, disc, life, lotus, flowers, good, condition, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203833jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt exterior North East face wall construction upgrade of this old entrance approach to this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203832jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egyptian exterior North face wall detailed many Gods of this old entrance approach to this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203831jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egyptians workmen East side construction modern mudbrick enclosure of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203830jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt exterior East wall construction modern rear pylon of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, construction, modernisation, new, relaying, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203829jhp 
 Edfu Temple carvings Egyptian exterior East wall detailed many Gods of this temple located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken of the outside of the huge enclosure wall which surrounds the temple giving some idea of the detailed and exquisite carvings that cover all the exterior walls. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. In 200 the normal tourist entrance was from the north and you walked alongside the side of the temple wall and then round to enter the temple proper by the main pylon gate on the south face. However these days the tourist approach is from a new centre situated to the south and walking up to the temple is as was intended after its construction so that the immense pylon dominates as you arrive at the temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, carvings, reliefs, Gods, Goddesses, outside, exterior, approach, ambulatory, walkway, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, details, good, condition, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203828jhp 
 Edfu Temple ambulatory carvings corner Hathor Hapi Ptolemy Horus Egyptian walkway walls sides is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken inside the ambulatory a walled walkway surrounding the temple and which is covered in many beautiful and detailed carvings in sunk relief and although some have been damaged by later Christian zealots the overall quality of this workmanship is awesome. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, ambulatory, walkway, inside, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, offering, offerings, food, wine, ducks, cattle, feathers, Hathor, Goddess, Hapi, papyrus, flowers, good, condition, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203825jhp 
 Edfu Temple Hapi wine offering carvings reliefs inside Egyptian walkway walls sides is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken inside the ambulatory a walled walkway surrounding the temple and which is covered in many beautiful and detailed carvings in sunk relief and although some have been damaged by later Christian zealots the overall quality of this workmanship is awesome. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, ambulatory, walkway, inside, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, offering, offerings, food, wine, ducks, cattle, feathers, Hapi, God, Lower, papyrus, flowers, good, condition, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203824jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt ambulatory carvings reliefs Maat three feathers unusual query walls sides is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken inside the ambulatory a walled walkway surrounding the temple and which is covered in many beautiful and detailed carvings in sunk relief and although some have been damaged by later Christian zealots the overall quality of this workmanship is awesome. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, ambulatory, walkway, inside, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, offering, offerings, food, wine, ducks, cattle, feathers, Maat, Goddess, life, lotus, flowers, good, condition, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203823jhp 
 Edfu Temple ambulatory Pharoah Horus Isis Harpocrates offering scene Egyptian monument is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken inside the ambulatory a walled walkway surrounding the temple and which is covered in many beautiful and detailed carvings in sunk relief and although some have been damaged by later Christian zealots the overall quality of this workmanship is awesome. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, ambulatory, walkway, inside, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, offering, offerings, food, wine, ducks, cattle, feathers, Isis, Goddess, Horus, falcon, God, child, Harpocrates, sidelock, finger, mouth, life, lotus, flowers, good, condition, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203822jhp 
 Edfu Temple Horus Hathor Ptolemy Pharaoh reliefs inside Egyptian walkway walls sides is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken inside the ambulatory a walled walkway surrounding the temple and which is covered in many beautiful and detailed carvings in sunk relief and although some have been damaged by later Christian zealots the overall quality of this workmanship is awesome. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, ambulatory, walkway, inside, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, offering, offerings, food, wine, ducks, cattle, feathers, Hathor, Goddess, Horus, falcon, God, life, lotus, flowers, good, condition, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203812jhp 
 Edfu Temple ambulatory Maat Hapi offering scene food wine Nature scenes is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. This photo was taken inside the ambulatory a walled walkway surrounding the temple and which is covered in many beautiful and detailed carvings in sunk relief and although some have been damaged by later Christian zealots the overall quality of this workmanship is awesome. Edfu is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, ambulatory, walkway, inside, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, offering, offerings, food, wine, ducks, cattle, feathers, Maat, Goddess, life, lotus, Hapi, papyrus, headdress, flowers, good, condition, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203811jhp 
 Edfu Temple ambulatory enclosed waterspouts reliefs inside Egyptian walkway walls sides is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, ambulatory, walkway, inside, enclosure, enclosed, waterspouts, walls, carvings, reliefs, decorated, detailed, good, condition, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG203810jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Ptolemy king crowned Wadjet Nekhbet right Goddess is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, Uto, Lower, Upper, union, pylon, inside, rear, courtyard, Offerings, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG20389jhp 
 Edfu Temple Courtyard Offerings Egypt 2000 Pylon inside Ptolemaic carvings column reliefs is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, rear, courtyard, Offerings, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG20388jhp 
 Edfu Temple Courtyard Egyptian Pylon inside rear view Ptolemaic column carved Offerings 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 Temple EG20387jhp 
 Edfu Temple Courtyard Egyptian Nile Ptolemaic columned walkway carvings Offerings is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, rear, courtyard, Offerings, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG20386jhp 
 Edfu Temple Courtyard Egypt Nile Ptolemaic columns carvings pylon Offerings looking back to main entrance is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pylon, inside, rear, courtyard, Offerings, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Temple EG20385jhp 
 Edfu Temple Colonnaded Court Egypt Nile Ptolemaic columns carvings pylon courtyard Offerings looking back to main entrance is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, pillared hall, pylon, rear, inside, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
Edfu Visitor Crowds EG052277JHP 
 Edfu Temple Modern Entrance Egypt River Nile Ancient Egyptian Visitors Arrivals departing 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, approach, visitors, tourists, crowds, arriving, leaving, first view, new, modern, temple, pylon, south
Edfu Traders Area EG052288JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Traders Modern Shops Visitors Tourists New Entrance with 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, traders, tourists, selling, gaunlet
Edfu Toga Carving EG052280JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Open Air Museum Exhibit Roman Toga Statue wearing carved figure part of 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, approach, first view, new, modern, open, air, museum, toga, carved, figure, man, Roman
Edfu Sphinx Pylon EG052285JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Edfu Temple Pylon Shinx Exhibit viewed from the south open air museum with a Sphinx exhibit in the foreground and is the first view 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, sphinx, exhibit, open air museum
Edfu Sphinx Head EG052282JHP 
 Edfu Temple Open Air Museum Exhibit Sphinx Face Carved Stone now part of 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, exhibit, sphinx, head, open, air, museum
Edfu Sphinx Haunch EG052284JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Sphinx Exhibit Museum Photo haunch and part of 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, sphinx, rear, haunch, exhibit, museum
Edfu Sphinx Face EG052283JHP 
 Edfu Temple Sphinx Face Exhibit New Open Air Museum Photo and part of 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, open, air, museum, sphinx, face, closeup, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, south
Edfu Rest Area EG052286JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt South Aspect Pylon Rest Area Cafe Entrance now part of 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, rest, area, cafe, refeshments, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south
Edfu Pylon Scale EG052247JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Ptolemaic Pylon Visitors Entering Scale Photograph viewed from the south with visitors giving a great sense of the scale of this facade of this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, scale, people, visitors, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Ptolemy EG052243JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon South Front Egyptian Pharaoh Ptolemy X11 carving smiting his enemies on this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, Pharaoh, Ptolemy, X11, smiting, enemies, warlike, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Horus EG052244JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon Egyptian Front Carving Arms Horus viewed from the south is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, symbol, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Gods EG052251JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Face Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Hathor Horus Gods Carvings viewed from the south with the two prime god of the site, Hathor and falcon God Horus wearing the Double Crown or pschent of Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt at this location by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, double, crown, pschent, pylon, flagpoles, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Gods EG052250JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Pylon Facade South Aspect Gods Hathor Horus carvings of the two main Gods highlighted and it is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Gods EG052249JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Gods Horus Sekhmet Photograph viewed from the south with carvings of Hathor, several versions of Horus and the lion God Sekhmet and is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, Sekhmet, Sakhmet, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, gate, ceiling, underneath, coloured, colored, wings, solar, disc, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Gate EG052241JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Pylon Gate Solar Disc Ureaus is viewed from the south showing still the coloured symbols of the solar disc, uraeus, and wings under the lintel and is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, gate, lintel, solar, disc, wings, ureaus, colours, colors, Gods, pharaoh, Ptolemy, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemaic
Edfu Ptolemy Warrior EG052248JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Ptolemy Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Vulture Neret Atef viewed from the south face with deep carved figure of Ptolemy X11 smiting his enemies and this ancient monument is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, face, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, X11, smiting, enemies, warrior, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Sex EG052261JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Ancient Egyptian Blocks with two small birds having sex amongst the broken wall blocks at this small ruin first 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, south, mammisi, sex, birds, amorous, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Anubis, Hathor, defaced, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colours, colors, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052265JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Columns Defaced Hathor Cow Face coloured wall reliefs seen beyond an elaborately carved column in this small ruin first 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, column, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Reliefs EG052264JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Mammisi Birth House Wall Reliefs Floral Capital in first small 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, preserved, Horus, south, column, floral, capital, lotus, papyrus, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, suckling, child, Harsomtus, Anubis, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, coloured, colors
Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052274JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Edfu Temple Pylon Mammisi South Aspect Photo and the birth house is 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052272JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon Facade Mammisi Birth House Foreground Modern entrance viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052271JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Mammisi Birth House Front Entrance Walk Photograph viewed from the south and 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052270JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon South Face Mammisi Birth House Floral Capitals 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Pylon EG052269JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Ancient Egyptian Mammisi Columns Floral Capitals Photo 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 Mammisi Offering EG052257JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Offering Scene Sunlit Figure with one of many intact such carvings first reached 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 Entrance EG052263JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Mammisi Birth House Entrance Vestibule Carved Columns the area first 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 Detail EG052260JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Mammisi Carving Detail Ankh Was Scepter one of many carvings part of first place 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. This carving denotes 'All life and dominion' with the ankh and was on a bowl or heb symbol. 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 Carving EG052256JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Carving Carrying Food Offering one of many such reliefs in this first visited ruin 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 Cartouche EG052262JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Mammisi Birth House Cartouche Ptolemy Carving in this beautiful ruined building first 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 Capitals EG052255JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Mammisi Floral Capitals Columns Elaborate in this delightful small ruin first 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, approach, first view, new, modern, temple, preserved, south, mammisi, capitals, floral, papyrus, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemaic
Edfu Gods Carving EG052245JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Open Air Museum Carved Exhibit Hathor Bes Gods part of 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 with an exhibit of a roughly carved block with Hathor, Heh and Bes. 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 Exhibit Carvings EG052246JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Open Air Museum Exhibits Bird Perched Carving part of 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 Enclosure Wall EG052280JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Mudbrick Huge Enclosure Walls Ruined Buildings now bordering 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 Enclosure Wall EG052279JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Ptolemaic Temple Mudbrick Enclosure Walls Buildings Photograph now bordering 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 Enclosure Wall EG052276JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Ancient Mudbrick Enclosure Wall Vista Ruined Houses now bordering 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 Relief EG052236JHP 
 Edfu Temple Wall Carved Highlighted Carving Pharaoh Sunlit Pillared Courtyard of this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Hathor, Isis, wall, relief, etched, sunlight, pillared hall, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Relief EG052235JHP 
 Edfu Temple Wall Figures Crowns Red Deshret Egyptian Pharaoh Goddess inside the pillared courtyard of this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Ptolemy, Hathor, Isis, wall, relief, etched, sunlight, pillared hall, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Pylon Back EG052227JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Ptolemaic Temple Pylon Rear Face Inside Pillared Courtyard looking south in 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. 
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Edfu Temple Pylon Back EG052226JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon Inside Face West Side Photo seen here from the pillared courtyard in 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. 
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Edfu Temple Pylon Back EG052225JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Ptolemy Gods Temple Pylon Rear Face East Side Photo seen here from the pillared courtyard in 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. 
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Edfu Temple New Approach EG052171JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon New Ramp Steps Entrance Morning viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house 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 Horus Hathor EG052240JHP 
 Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Horus Hathor Ancient Egyptian Gods Carving Pylon seen here on the face of the huge front wall 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. 
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Edfu Temple Horus EG052239JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Ptolemaic Temple Horus Carved Granite Statues main entrance in front of the pylon is located at this ancient monument 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. 
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Edfu Temple Horus EG052238JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Horus Statue Small Carved Caesarion Cleopatra son in front of the main pylon entrance is located at this ancient monument 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. 
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Edfu Temple Horus EG052231JHP 
 Edfu Temple Horus Relief Column Pillared Courtyard Ancient Egyptian Monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, pillared hall, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Horus EG052230JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Granite Horus Statue Pillared Courtyard Head Crop 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Temple Horus EG052229JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Horus Statue Crown Deshret Granite Carved Closeup seen here in the pillared courtyard 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Temple Horus EG052228JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Horus Granite Statue Closeup Photograph Pillared Courtyard 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemaic, courtyard, upright
Edfu Temple Hathor EG052232JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Hathor Carving Columns Pillared Courtyard 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. 
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Edfu Pylon Relief EG052237JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Carvings Horus Hathor Solar Disc Ankh Was Scepter Pharaoh Ptolemy Offering Atef Crown on the outer face behind one of two Horus statues either side of the main entrance of this ancient monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pylon, outer, face, Horus, Hathor, Ptolemy, offering, Atef, Crown, statue, granite, entrance, Ptolemaic, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Temple 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 Chamber EG052214JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egypt Temple Vestry Chamber Consecration West Main Entrance inside the main Hypostyle Hall of this large and almost intact monument located by the River Nile and one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Hypostyle Hall Chamber EG052213JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egyptian Library Chamber East Main Entrance Photo inside the hypostyle hall screen in this large and almost intact building located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, capitals, flora, papyrus, umbels, composite, painted, colors, colours, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, capitals, flora, papyrus, umbels, composite, painted, colors, colours, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, capitals, flora, papyrus, umbels, ceiling, composite, painted, colors, colours, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, capitals, flora, papyrus, umbels, composite, painted, colors, colours, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052205JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Carved Egyptian Wall Reliefs Chambers Highlight Shadows covering most of the walls in various chambers around the sanctuary in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, was, scepter, atef, crown, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052203JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Temple Interior Chambers Inner Sanctuary Wall Reliefs showing wall to wall decoration including the ceilings in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, ceiling, stars, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Wall Reliefs EG052202JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Wall Reliefs Horus Hathor Pharaoh Atef Crown covering most of the walls in various chambers around the sanctuary in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, was, scepter, atef, crown, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, chambers, sanctuary, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, stairs, roof, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Sanctuary EG052187JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Sanctuary Granite Barque Pedestal Naos Nectanebo 11 in the inner most shrine at this large and almost intact monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Nectanebo, oldest, pedestal, barque, portable, decorated, hieroglyphs, scarab, solar, disc, sanctuary, granite, naos, shrine, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Ptolemy Horus EG052207JHP 
 Edfu Temple Carving Ptolemy Horus Ambulatory Corridor Inside good quality in the narrow area around the inner wall this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, decorated, hieroglyphs, cartouche, reliefs, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Naos Shrine EG052183JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Sanctuary Granite Naos Nectanebo 11 Interior Flash Photo in the inner most shrine at this large and almost intact monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Nectanebo, oldest, pillared, decorated, hieroglyphs, scarab, solar, disc, sanctuary, granite, naos, shrine, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Naos Shrine EG052181JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Sanctuary Black Granite Shrine Naos Photograph Nectanebo the inner most shrine at this large and almost intact monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Nectanebo, oldest, pillared, decorated, hieroglyphs, scarab, solar, disc, sanctuary, granite, naos, shrine, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Horus EG052173JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Horus Granite Polished Rubbed Statue Pillared Courtyard 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, upright
Edfu Temple Early Crowds EG052172JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Pylon Early Morning Photo Crowds Visitors Sunshine viewed from the south with its first tourists is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, carvings, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, early, morning, crowds, tourists, visitors, colourful, colorful
Edfu Temple Interior Sun Rays EG052184JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Interior Atmospheric Sun Beams Dust Visitors looking to the entrance door because of all the dust created by tourists and illustrating how the original temple was lit through holes in the upper walls in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, sun, rays, sunbeams, dark, dusty, pillared, hypostyle, hall, sanctuary, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Interior Sun Rays EG052179JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Interior Dramatic Photograph Sun Beams Rays Light because of all the dust created by visitors and illustrating how the original temple was lit through holes in the upper walls in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, sun, rays, sunbeams, dark, dusty, pillared, hypostyle, hall, sanctuary, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Interior Sun Rays EG052178JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Interior Photo Ceiling Dust Sun Beams Rays because of all the dust created by visitors and illustrating how the original temple was lit through holes in the upper walls in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, sun, rays, sunbeams, dark, dusty, pillared, hypostyle, hall, sanctuary, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Interior Sun Rays EG052177JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Temple Interior Sanctuary Sun Rays Beams Dust offering atmospheric sun beams because of all the dust created by visitors and illustrating how the original temple was lit through holes in the upper walls in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, sun, rays, sunbeams, dark, dusty, pillared, hypostyle, hall, sanctuary, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Horus Reliefs EG052199JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Reliefs Versions Egyptian Horus Falcon God, one example of the many covering all the walls of the interior rooms and passageways, usually in dark light, in this large and almost intact monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, wall, relief, crowns, crown, was, sceptre, double, plume, pschent, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Temple Food Relief EG052196JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Wall Carving Prepared Food Haunch Meat Tied in this large and almost intact building located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, decorated, hieroglyphs, chapel, wall, carving, haunch, food, jaw, teeth, bound, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Corridor Crowds EG052206JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Interior Ambulatory Corridor Crowds Visitors Tourists between the outer wall and the sanctuary shows decoration throught and the crowds give a wonderful sense of the scale of this large and almost intact monument located by the River Nile and which is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, corridor, crowds, visitors, tourists, scale, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Temple Chapel EG052195JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Interior Open-air Offering Court Kiosk Style one part of this large and almost intact monument is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, shrine, chapel, court, offering, kiosk, capitals, floral, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Wine Offering EG0241JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Ambulatory Relief Offering Sedge Hieroglyphs Was Scepter Cropped area inside this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, cartouche, headdress, hapi, meret, upper, offering, wine, carving, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Wine Offering EG0240JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ambulatory Wall Carvings Offering Scene Pharaoh Wine Hieroglyphs Cartouche in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, cartouche, headdress, hapi, meret, upper, offering, wine, carving, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Wall Shadow EG0243JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Interior Wall Carvings Sunlight Highlights with shadow of colonnade columns in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, shadows, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Wall Offering EG0238JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Inner Pharaoh Queen Offering Ambulatory Wall Reliefs in excellent condition from floor to top in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, offering, wine, pharaoh, queen, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Wall Carving EG0237JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Carving Pharaoh Goddess Crowns Hedjet Deshret Pschent in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Thoth Carving EG0239JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Temple Interior Carving Thoth God Atef Crown in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Thoth, atef, crown, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
Edfu Interior Visitors EG0229JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Interior Tourists Dwarfed Columns Hypostyle Hall Photo in this large and almost intact building with visitors for a sense of the scale 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 Shrine EG0234JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Interior Barque Replica Chamber Shrine in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, pronaos, barque, shrine, chapel, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Interior Relief EG0224JHP 
 Edfu Egypt Temple Interior Wall Relief Pharaoh Gods Artificial Light in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, wall, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, pronaos, chapel, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
Edfu Interior Column EG0225JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egyptian Interior Hall Column Wall to Ceiling Decoration in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, upright
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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, colours, colors
Edfu Anubis Defaced EG0242JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interiors Anubis Carvings Desecrated Damaged Faces in this large and almost intact building is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, pronaos, shrine, chapel, ambulatory, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright
Edfu Mammisi Colour EG0246JHP 
 Egypt Edfu Temple Mammisi Birth House Repairs Reliefs Walls Colours still visible beyond the beautiful floral capitals is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, colours, colors, defaced, Thoth, Hathor, hieroglyphs, column, capital, floral, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Horus Crowds EG0245JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Pylon View Horus Statue Sunlight Entrance Visitors and looking past the usual crowds to the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, crowds, tourists, visitors, taking, photographs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Courtyard EG0244JHP 
 Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Egypt Horus Statue Pillared Courtyard Colonnade 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, entrance, hypostyle, hall, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Temple Horus EG0223JHP 
 Edfu Temple Horus Statue Head Beak Granite Pillared Courtyard Pronaos 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, capitals, floral, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Temple Horus EG0222JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Horus Statue Pillared Courtyard Hypostyle Hall Capitals 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, capitals, floral, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Temple Horus EG0221JHP 
 Edfu Temple Horus Statue Hypostyle Hall Columns Floral Capitals Courtyard 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, capitals, floral, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Horus EG0216JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Horus Statue Pillared Courtyard Columns Carved Colonnade 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Horus EG0215JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Egyptian Horus Statue Columns Framed Pillared Colonnade courtyard 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Horus EG0213JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Horus Statue Framed Columns Carved Courtyard 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
Edfu Temple Courtyard EG0217JHP 
 Edfu Temple Horus Statue Pillared Courtyard Shadows Columns Sunlit 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
Edfu Offering Relief EG0220JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pillared Courtyard Pharaoh Ptolemy Horus Hathor Harsomtus young Horus in offering scene at this monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, Hathor, young, Harsomtus, Harpokrates, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, carved, stone, landscape
Edfu Offering Relief EG0219JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Reliefs Pharaoh Ptolemy Offering Horus Hathor Harsomtus, young Horus carved in walls in the pillared hall in this monument located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, Hathor, young, Harsomtus, Harpokrates, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, plaster, landscape
Edfu Pylon South EG0209JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Pylon Mammisi Ruins Carvings Horus Cartouche Foreground Photo viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon South EG0208JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon Mammisi Front Wall Carving Horus Pharaoh viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon South EG0207JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Temple Pylon Behind Framed Mammisi Ruins Photo viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon South EG0206JHP 
 Edfu Temple Ancient Egypt Pylon Framed Mammisi Gate Closeup view from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon South EG0203JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Ruins Ancient Egyptian Mammisi Mudbrick Walls Carvings viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon South EG0202JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Mammisi Doorjam Hieroglyphs Pharaoh Gods Bas Reliefs viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon South EG0201JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Pylon Facade Low Angle Vista viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house behind the viewer and the site is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, frontage, temple, Horus, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Horus EG0212JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Pylon Front Face Horus Statue Looking Upwards viewed from one of two Horus statues at the entrance is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, lintel, solar, disc, winged, entrance, gate, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Pylon Horus EG0211JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Pylon Gateway Horus Statues Caesarion Upwards Sky Verticals viewed from one of the two Horus statues at the entrance doorway is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, lintel, solar, disc, winged, entrance, gate, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi EG0205JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Mammisi Birth House Ruin Walls Columns located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Mammisi Carving EG0204JHP 
 Edfu Temple Mammisi Wall Carving Pharaoh Gods Hieroglyphs Egyptian Sky remains of the birth house are located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, upright, temple, preserved, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
Edfu Temple Relief EG05108JHP 
 Egypt Edfu Temple Wall Bas Relief Offering Scene Wine Closeup 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, wall, relief, hieroglyphics, carving, finest, intact, skilled, offering, wine, Ptolemaic, square
Edfu Temple High View SS983423JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Front Vista High Viewpoint Rare Angle Photograph no longer possible owing to recent alterations to this site 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. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, pylon, high, view, hypostyle hall, Ptolemy, naos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, landscape, cruise, cruiseboat
Edfu Horus Fans EG9618310JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Horus Statue Visitors Posing Crowds Tourists Queuing located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, popular, tourists, photographing, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, upright, cruise, cruiseboat.
Edfu Colonnade EG961837JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Colonnaded Court Pillared Courtyard Columns Capitals located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, Horus, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, custodian

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (9 files)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Karnak InfR EG983723jhp 
 Exterior Temple Ramasses Karnak Egyptian infra red B&W ghost dawn sun palm trees, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, exterior, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Karnak InfR EG983722jhp 
 Temple Ramesses Karnak Egypt infra red film ghostly eerie dawn light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Edfu Temple InfR EG98379jhp 
 Edfu Temple Pylon High View Egypt B&W Infra Red High unique rare unusual viewpoint which is no longer possible owing to recent alterations to this site 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. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 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, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, pylon, high, view, hypostyle hall, Ptolemy, naos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, cruise, cruiseboat, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Edfu Temple InfR EG98377jhp 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Horus Statue Infra Red B&W film hawk granite icon seen here in the pillared courtyard 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 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, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright, landscape, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Edfu Temple InfR EG98376jhp 
 Edfu Temple Horus Statue Infra Red film Egyptian Falcon icon seen here in the pillared courtyard 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 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, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright, landscape, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Edfu Temple InfR EG98375jhp 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Egypt carved column broken Inra Red film ghostly impressive scale complete building viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 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, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Edfu Temple InfR EG98374jhp 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Ancient Egyptian Mammisi Horus Ptolemaic B&W film Infra Red impressive scale complete building viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 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, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Edfu Temple InfR EG98373jhp 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Egypt Mammisi south B&W film Infra Red capital floral impressive scale complete building viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 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, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998
Edfu Temple InfR EG98372jhp 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Egypt Mammisi B&W film Infra Red capital floral southern view impressive scale complete building viewed from the south and the remains of the mammisi or birth house is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 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, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, landscape, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, mammisi, ambulatory, carvings, hieroglyphs, colonnade, column, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998

Egypt > Karnak Temple (43 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 SS984615jhp 
 Carved block Khonsu ankhs Temple dawn sunrise Karnak Egyptian golden light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of a carved block near the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, block, carved, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984613jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramses dawn sunrise Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Temple SS984611jhp 
 Outer wall reliefs Temple Ramasses dawn sunrise Karnak Egypt golden light, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214081jhp 
 Exterior wall hieroglyphics text Temple Ramesses Karnak ancient Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls of the Small temple of Ramesses 111 at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214080jhp 
 Exterior wall carving scared barque Amun Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, sacred, boat, large, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214079jhp 
 Exterior wall Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak boats sails oars men many, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214078jhp 
 Wall relief large boat sail Temple Ramesses Karnak Nile Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214077jhp 
 Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egyptian Amun Mut Khonsu Gods carvings, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Mut, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214075jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Amun Khonsu offering, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Pharaoh, offering, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214074jhp 
 Gods Thoth Khnum Sekhmet Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Seshat Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Seshat, Khnum, Sekhmet, Thoth, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214073jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Amun Khonsu Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, offering, nekhbet, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214072jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs damage repairs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egyptian, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, damage, repairs, patching
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG0214071jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt hieroglyphs, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails
Karnak Khonsu Pylon EG075032jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egyptian Khonsu Pinedjem Pylon entrance Ramesside columns bases located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. The pylon was later decorated in place by the High Priest Pinedjem, later a King and the columned court inside is attributed to the King Herihor. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, gate, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Propylon EG075011jhp 
 Egyptian Karnak Temple Khonsu Propylon Gate Ptolemaic Pylon entrance Pinedjem located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, propylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Opet Temple EG075025jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Opet Apet Ptolemaic Amun Osiris cult located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. The nicely decorated Temple of Opet or Apet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing and is located on the SE corner of the main Khonsu was mainly a Ptolemaic Temple and in practice dedicated to Amun who had by this time assumed much of the characteristics of Osiris. Like Khonsu itself is is well preserved, usually not very busy and a delightful escape from the crowded areas around the main Karnak site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, Opet, Apet, Osiris, mother, hippopotamus, diety, childbearing, Amun, Graeco, Roman, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Cleopatra, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, crypts, offering, hall, portico, sanctuary, Pinudjem, Amun, door, enclosure, wall, cult
Karnak Khonsu Erosion EG075045jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Carved wall relief erosion damage sharpening swords located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is an interior of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. The photographs shows possible erosion of an exterior wall but the deep grooves may also be caused by soldiers sharpening their swords or knives. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075024jhp 
 Karnak Temple Khonsu Interior Carving hieroglyphic nu niwt city walls relief located inside this mortuary temple to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This photo of the hieroglyphic sign for a city or town, the nu or niwt, crossroads symbol is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, bas reliefs, carving, crossroads, city, walled, town, nu, village, niet, Pinudjem, Nectanebo, Herihor, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075023jhp 
 Karnak Temple Khonsu Ramesses Interior detailed sharp carvings hieroglyphs offering Amun located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouches, Horus, falcon, bik, vulture, neret, flying, nekhbet, Mut, Ramses 1V, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075020jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Ramesses Amun offering Interior Carvings walls reliefs located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V , the latter appearing in this scene, but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ramses, Ramesses, 1V, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, Horus, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Khonsu Carving EG075012jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Ramesses 1V Interior Carved walls hieroglyhics Horus located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken inside the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, interior, walls, reliefs, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, cartouches, Horus, falcon, bik, vulture, neret, flying, nekhbet, Mut, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, bas reliefs, carvings, offering, fruit, food, Amun, Amun-Re, enclosure
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075057jhp 
 Exterior wall carvings Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egypt hypostyle hall, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Ramesses 111 Temple EG075052jhp 
 Outside wall carvings sunny blue sky Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing, obelisk, hypostyle, hall, roof
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075007jhp 
 Exterior wall carving Temple Ramasses Karnak Egypt pharaoh Amun hieroglyphs, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, pschent, double, two, lands, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing, shadows
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075006jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramesses 111 Karnak Luxor Egypt Amun offering on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Ramses 111 Temple EG075005jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramses Karnak Luxor Egypt First Pylon palm trees on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt and was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Pylon, first, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Harim, barque, shrine, Bubastite, Portal, Sheshonq, military, campaigns, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, Palm, trees, fronds, framing
Karnak Khonsu Propylon EG075010jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Khonsu Propylon Gate Ptolemaic Pylon entrance Ramesses located to the SW corner of this huge sprawling site on the East Bank of the River Nile near the modern City of Luxor and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view is taken from the entrance in front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu and the temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Built mainly by Ramesses 111 and 1V but later additions by various kings including the Propylon Gate built by Ptolemy 111 from which an avenue of sphinxes leads to the Precinct of Mut, unfortunately closed to the public. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East, Bank, River, Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, pylon, entrance, door, propylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, avenue, sphinxes, Mut, façade, Pinudjem, Amun, Alexander, Amun-Re, Osiris, enclosure
Khonsu & Opet Temples EG961986JHP 
 Khonsu Temple Pylon Karnak Front Outside Gate Ancient Egypt Luxor which is located near the City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Front of the pylon of the Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, temple, pylon, flagpoles, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, Opet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Karnak Ramses Temple SS984612JHP 
 Ramasses 111 Temple Karnak Morning Sunlight Highlights Exterior Wall Carvings, part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt, dedicated too Amun in his two most recognised forms. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp
Karnak Ramses Temple SS984611JHP 
 Ramasses 111 Temple Amun Pharaoh Offering Reliefs Outer Wall Karnak catches early morning sunlight highlights the exterior wall reliefs on his monument at Karnak, the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt, dedicated too Amun in his two most recognised forms. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Ramses, Amun, Amun-Re, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp
Khonsu Temple Reliefs 5021EG07JHP 
 Khonsu Temple Well Preserved Wall Carvings Bas Reliefs Cartouche Offering Pharaoh Gods located in the the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, Horus, solar, disc, hieroglyphics, cartouche, Gods, Osiris, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two plumes, crown, headdress, ankh, life, was-sceptre, offering, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp
Khonsu Temple Relief 5022EG07JHP 
 Khonsu Temple Interior Wall Carvings Amun Pharaoh Karnak Egypt Sunshine Shadow Highlight located in the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Karnak is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two plumes, crown, headdress, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp
Khonsu Temple & Gate 5044EG07JHP 
 Karnak Ancient Egyptian Khonsu Temple Front Pylon Southern Propylon Gate leading through an avenue of ram headed sphinxes to the Precinct of Mut, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, temple, pylon, propylon, gate, Mut, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, Opet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Khonsu Pylon 5034EG07JHP 
 Khonsu Temple Pylon Front Gate Outside Column Sphinxes Bases Avenue located to the south-west of the Karnak complex with the start of an avenue of ram headed sphinxes which went to the entrance of nearby Mut precinct. The temple is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, temple, pylon, flagpoles, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, Opet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Khonsu Pylon 5033EG07JHP 
 Khonsu Egyptian Temple Pylon Front Exterior Avenue Sphinxes Bases Flagpole located at the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing, just visible on the extreme left. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, temple, pylon, flagpoles, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, Opet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Khonsu Pylon 5030EG07JHP 
 Khonsu Temple Karnak Pylon Outside Facade Flagpoles Avenue Sphinxes Bases, located in the the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing.Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Khonsu, temple, pylon, flagpoles, sphinxes, avenue, Pinedjem 1, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks
Khonsu Pillared Courtyard 5011EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Egypt Pillared Court Ramses 111 Temple Khonsu Gate Photo, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, temple, pillared, court, interior, Ramses 111, doorway, columns, solar disc, winged, lintel, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, carvings, preserved
Khonsu Opet Temple 5031EG07JHP 
 Goddess Childbearing Opet Temple Khonsu Karnak Ancient Egyptian Monument, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and Temple of Opet, a Goddess, a hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing has some colorful decoration inside. Karnak Temple is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, hieroglyphs, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, solar disc, Opet, goddess, hippopotamus, childbearing, birth, moon, opposite, sun, portico
Karnak fm Khonsu Temple 5019EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Karnak Temple General View South Aspect Obelisks Photo is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Excellent views of the whole Karnak complex here from the Sun Chapel at Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, temple, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, high views, sun chapel, roof, obelisks, hypostyle, hall
Karnak fm Khonsu Temple 5018EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Eighth Pylon Sun Chapel Roof Khonsu Vista Photograph High View is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Excellent views of the whole Karnak complex and here the distant Eighth Pylon from the Sun Chapel at Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, upright, Khonsu, temple, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, high views, sun chapel, roof, pylon, eighth
Karnak fm Khonsu Temple 5016EG07JHP 
 Karnak Egypt Temple Main Complex Khonsu Sun Chapel Roof View Panorama is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Excellent views of the whole Karnak complex here from the Sun Chapel at Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, panorama, rooftop, Khonsu, temple, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, high views, sun chapel, roof, pylon, hypostyle, column, Tarharqa, kiosk
Karnak fm Khonsu Temple 5015EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Ancient Egyptian Hypostyle Hall Obelisks Khonsu Roof Viewpoint High Vista is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Excellent views of the whole Karnak complex here from the Sun Chapel at Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, panorama, Khonsu, temple, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, high views, sun chapel, roof, pylon, kiosk, Taharqa, column, obelisks, hypostyle, hall
Karnak fm Khonsu Temple 5014EG07JHP 
 Karnak Temple Eighth Pylon Nectanebo Gate Sun Chapel Khonsu Viewpoint is located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. Excellent views of the whole Karnak complex here the Eighth Pylon from the Sun Chapel at Temple of Khonsu, set to the south-west of the Karnak complex and is worth a visit as it is usually free of crowds, is well preserved and is adjacent to a nicely decorated Temple of Opet, a Goddess hippopotamus deity who assisted women in childbearing. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, panorama, Khonsu, temple, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, sandstone, blocks, high views, sun chapel, roof, pylon, kiosk, Taharqa, column, obelisks, hypostyle, hall, eighth pylon, Nectanebo Gate, sacred lake

Egypt > Lake Nasser (4 files)

This gallery will contain photos of the sites visited on cruises of Lake Nasser from Kasr Imbrim in the south, Amada, Derr Tomb, Pennuit, El Seboua, Dakka, Maharraka, Qertassi and Kalabsha near Aswan.
Penne Rock Tomb EG961499jhp 
 Penne Pennuit Tomb deputy Wawat Lake Nasser Egypt Ramses V1 tourists as with most of the sites along the shores of Lake Nasser has been relocated to save it from flooding when the High Dam was constructed in Aswan in the 60’s. Interior paintings are in colour and general preservation is good. It is short walk from Amadah, the Temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte and slightly further along is the the Temple of el-Derr. These three sites are usually visited on one visit from the cruiseboat and do involve some walking on desert sand often in extreme heat. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Amadah, Anibah, el-Derr, al-Derr, Temple, rock, cut, paintings, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Amun-Re, Ptah, sanctuary, Abu Simbel, style, relocated, Nubia, Nubian, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Aswan, flooding, landscape, Ramses V1, pharaoh, Ramesses, Ramasses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, colours, coloured, colourful, colors, colored, colorful, desert, rocks, hieroglyphs, history, time, eternity, Afterlife, Penniut, Penne, deputy, Wawat, holiday, travel, walk, path, UNESCO, Dam, Viceroy, Amenhotep, Tuthmosis, Christians, power, empire, 645, slide, transparency, film, Bronica, ETRSi, 1996
Lake Nasser el Derr EG961498jhp 
 el-Derr al Derr rock cut temple Lake Nasser Egypt sand walk hot as with most of the sites along the shores of Lake Nasser has been relocated to save it from flooding when the High Dam was constructed in Aswan in the 60’s. This Temple based on the design at Abu Simbel was dedicated to Re-Harakhte; Ramesses 11; Amun-Re and Ptah. Interior paintings are of excellent colour and general preservation. It is short walk from Amadah; the Temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte and slightly further along id the rock cut Tome of Penniut; deputy of Wawat under Ramesses V1. These three sites are usually visited on one visit from the cruiseboat and do involve some walking on desert sand often in extreme heat as illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Amadah, Anibah, el-Derr, al-Derr, Temple, rock, cut, paintings, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Amun-Re, Ptah, sanctuary, Abu Simbel, style, relocated, Nubia, Nubian, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Aswan, flooding, landscape, upright, Ramses 11, pharaoh, Ramesses, Ramasses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, colours, coloured, colourful, colors, colored, colorful, desert, rocks, sand, hieroglyphs, history, time, eternity, Afterlife, Penniut, deputy, Wawat, holiday, travel, walk, path, UNESCO, Dam, Viceroy, Amenhotep, Tuthmosis, Christians, power, empire, 645, slide, transparency, film, Bronica, ETRSi, 1996
Lake Nasser el Derr EG961493jhp 
 el-Derr al Derr carved columns temple Re-Harakhte Lake Nasser Egypt Ramesses 11 as with most of the sites along the shores of Lake Nasser has been relocated to save it from flooding when the High Dam was constructed in Aswan in the 60’s. This Temple based on the design at Abu Simbel was dedicated to Re-Harakhte, Ramesses 11, Amun-Re and Ptah. Interior paintings are of excellent colour and general preservation. It is short walk from Amadah, the Temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte and slightly further along id the rock cut Tome of Penniut, deputy of Wawat under Ramesses V1. These three sites 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Amadah, Anibah, el-Derr, al-Derr, Temple, rock, cut, paintings, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Amun-Re, Ptah, sanctuary, Abu Simbel, style, relocated, Nubia, Nubian, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Aswan, flooding, landscape, upright, Ramses 11, pharaoh, Ramesses, Ramasses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, colours, coloured, colourful, colors, colored, colorful, desert, rocks, hieroglyphs, history, time, eternity, Afterlife, Penniut, deputy, Wawat, holiday, travel, walk, path, UNESCO, Dam, Viceroy, Amenhotep, Tuthmosis, Christians, power, empire, 645, slide, transparency, film, Bronica, ETRSi, 1996
Lake Nasser Desert EG9614713jhp 
 Egyptian desert walk sand el-Derr temple Lake Nasser Egypt barren desolate the usual backdrop to most of the sites along the shores of Lake Nasser which have been relocated to save them from flooding when the High Dam was constructed in Aswan in the 60’s. This Temple based on the design at Abu Simbel was dedicated to Re-Harakhte, Ramesses 11, Amun-Re and Ptah. Interior paintings are of excellent colour and general preservation. It is short walk from Amadah, the Temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte and slightly further along id the rock cut Tome of Penniut, deputy of Wawat under Ramesses V1. These three sites are usually visited on one visit from the cruiseboat and do involve some walking on desert sand often in extreme heat as well illustared by this view taken after leaving el-Derr and walking to Pennuit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Amadah, Anibah, el-Derr, al-Derr, Temple, rock, cut, paintings, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Amun-Re, Ptah, sanctuary, Abu Simbel, style, relocated, Nubia, Nubian, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Aswan, flooding, landscape, upright, Ramses 11, pharaoh, Ramesses, Ramasses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, colours, coloured, colourful, colors, colored, colorful, desert, rocks, hieroglyphs, history, time, eternity, Afterlife, Penniut, deputy, Wawat, holiday, travel, walk, path, UNESCO, Dam, Viceroy, Amenhotep, Tuthmosis, Christians, power, empire, 645, slide, transparency, film, Bronica, ETRSi, 1996

Egypt > Luxor City & Misc West Bank (2 files)

Images in this gallery cover modern Luxor, general agriculture and photos not specific to other groups such as the recent excavations of the Sphinx Avenue, the alabaster factory and workers and the residential houses bordering the various roads to the main sites. It also includes the balloon flights and views from the balloon.
Luxor New Sphinxes Avenue 5626EG07JHP 
 Luxor Egypt Shinxes Avenue Karnak Recent Excavations Walk Upright Photo have started on the remains of covered part of the Luxor to Karnak avenue of sphinxes and by 2007 over sixty had been uncovered. They appeared to have been deliberately toppled in late Roman times and have been well preserved and many Roman relayed antiquities and buildings have been identified. Remains of an ancient stone road have also been found and a stela indicating the importance of a High Priest of Amun Ra called Bakenkhonsu which has also indicated new dating evidence for the reign of the Pharaoh Sethnakhte [Setnakhte] who ruled between Ramesses 11 and 111 for now it appears four years at least. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Karnak, holiday, upright, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue, modern, excavations, road, stela, toppled, history, rewriting, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
Luxor New Sphinxes Avenue 5622EG07JHP 
 Luxor Egyptian Town Nile Avenue Sphinxes Panorama Houses Street Excavations recently started on the remains of covered part of the Luxor to Karnak avenue of sphinxes and by 2007 over sixty had been uncovered. They appeared to have been deliberately toppled in late Roman times and have been well preserved and many Roman relayed antiquities and buildings have been identified. Remains of an ancient stone road have also been found and a stela indicating the importance of a High Priest of Amun Ra called Bakenkhonsu which has also indicated new dating evidence for the reign of the Pharaoh Sethnakhte [Setnakhte] who ruled between Ramesses 11 and 111 for now it appears four years at least. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Karnak, holiday, landscape, sphinxes, colonnade, avenue, modern, excavations, road, stela, toppled, history, rewriting, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology

Egypt > Luxor Nobles Tombs (37 files)

Photographs in this gallery are of the various Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank if the Nile at Luxor in the area called Qurnet Murai
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG00679jhp 
 Egyptian Luxor Tombs Nobles Nakht grapes fish ducks food preparing Tomb Relief is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG00678jhp 
 Egypt ancient food Nakht grapes figs fish ducks baskets food feast pile Tomb Colourful Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, upright, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG00677jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Astronomer Nakht honey wine food feast colours wall painting Tomb Colourful Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, upright, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG00676jhp 
 Egyptian Luxor Tombs Nobles Nakht female harp player Tomb painted Relief is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, musicians, women, flute, lute, harp, naked, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG00675jhp 
 Egyptian Luxor Tomb Noble Nakht food feast Tomb Colour Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, upright, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG00674jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Nakht Tomb women servant lotus flower Colourful Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG00673jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tombs Nobles Nakht women musicians naked Tomb Colourful Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, musicians, women, flute, lute, harp, naked, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG00672jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tombs Nobles Nakht grapes food feast pile Tomb Colourful Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG006714jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Nakht Tomb tree Goddess Hathor food feast papyrus Colours Relief is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG006713jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tombs Nobles Nakht grapes wine making workmen Tomb Colourful Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, upright, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Nakht Tomb EG006712jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tomb Noble Nakht grapes treading wine fowls workers Colourful Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Nakht Tomb-Chapel is located in the Village area [Tomb 52] was the Astronomer of Amun during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs but difficult to photograph as the lighting was extremely limited and only properly lit small areas of a scene. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. In this case I remember using a 80B Blue filter to try to counteract the very low grade tungsten lighting and because of the speed loss was using my 50mm f1.8 Nikkor lens wide open so had absolutely no Depth of Field to play with and a shutter speed of 30th second or less-really impossible to produce technically good images. 
The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot so nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, and not a problem from memory in Nakht’s Tomb, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, village, landscape, upright, Nakht, wife, Tawi, Taui, God, Amun, deceased, Observer, Hours, astronomer, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, Tree, Goddess, Hathor, fruit-tree, headdress, sycamore, grapes, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, RHP, 80a, tungsten, filter, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006730jhp 
 Egyptian Thebes Tombs Nobles Menna Marshland scene boat fishing fish water is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG9410023jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Menna Wife Banquet eye damage food details Tomb Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 as this photo records and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji RDP 100asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 1994, Fuji, RDP, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006733jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tombs Nobles Menna colourful wine lotus flowers Tomb Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006732jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tomb Noble Menna marshland ducks ibis food hunting Relief is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006731jhp 
 Egyptian Luxor Noble Menna marshland fishing nets fish colours details Tomb Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006729jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tomb Mena herding Isis Horus mother unusual Anubis cattle Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. This depiction of the Goddess which I believe is Isis is very unusual with Horus on her head and I have not been able to find it elsewhere shown in my reference books or on the Internet. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006728jhp 
 Egypt Thebes Noble Menna Scribe cattle Isis Horus ankh Tomb Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006727jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tombs Nobles Menna Banquet Wall covering colourful Tomb Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006726jhp 
 Egyptian Luxor Tomb Noble Menna Scribe Royal Tomb Reliefs walls room is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006725jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tomb Noble Menna Wife Banquet scene Scribe Royal Tomb Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006724jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tombs Nobles Menna Scribe harvest farming scenes painted is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006723jhp 
 Egypt Thebes Tomb Noble Mena Osiris seated colourful Relief God offering is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006722jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Noble Menna Wife offering Osiris God food Scribe Royal Tomb Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006721jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Menna Tomb Osiris Offering scenes Room ceiling walls is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006720jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tombs Nobles Menna Scribe Royal banquet eyes missing colors is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Luxor Menna Tomb EG006719jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Tombs Nobles Menna Mena Scribe offering table colours details Reliefs is one of many beautiful tomb decorations amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. The Menna Tomb-Chapel is cruciform in design located in the Upper Enclosure [Tomb 69] was a Scribe of the Royal Fields during the reign of Thutmosis 1V around 1400BC. This was one of the first Tombs of the Nobles I visited in 1994 and I was taken immediately by the colourful painted reliefs, difficult to photograph as protected by Perspex sheeting and only lit by reflected light done by the custodians. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. Visits to these tombs tend to be privately organised rather than being part of a package tour but it is easily organised with a taxi from the East Bank hotels, payment for selected tombs is made at the ticket office beforehand near the Colossi of Memnon with the area being very close to the ticket office.

Photography certainly the last time I was in Egypt in 2007 had been banned in all the tombs so these photos although not very good technically are useful as a record of the nature of the tombs and especially their paintings. These images have not been sharpened during post production but will benefit from some USM sharpening prior to use. Hand held as no tripods were allowed and using slide film, Fuji 400asa, did not give great leeway to get decent photos, oh for my Nikon DSLR with 6400ISO. The hand reflected lighting used in some tombs causes a hot spot and nothing by way of a balanced light but it is daylight balanced. However being direct sunlight reflected off tin foil would probably being doing more damage to the paintings than a suitable wide angle flash with UV filter. Given that most of the paints used in these tombs is mineral based then actually either method would do no measurable damage. The Perspex sheeting, however inconvenient, is to stop the physical touching of the paintings accidentally or otherwise, by inquisitive hands or swinging backpacks, and is absolutely vital protection to preserve these invaluable unique irreplaceable paintings. Some of the obvious damage to the paintings is not all modern, as his eyes have been gouged out possibly by an enemy in ancient times. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, Menna, Mena, wife, God, Osiris, deceased, scribe, fields, recording, taxes, wheat, tomb, banquet, scene, painting, offering, fish, ducks, food, flowers, lotus, bread, loaves, wine, fishing, marshland, boats, agriculture, cattle, farming, girls, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, natural, light, 2000, Fuji, slide, film, scanned, scan, daylight, balanced, Nikon, FM2, 35mm
Tomb Rekhmire Exterior EG075687JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Luxor Rekhmire Tomb Entrance Exterior Qurna Door Rock Cut illustrating the interspersed nature of the Tombs of the Nobles with Old Qurna Village an area which is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd' el-Qurna, tomb, Rekhmire, entrance, door, custodian, landscape, village, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Sennefer Guest House EG075712JHP 
 Luxor West Bank Modern Qurna Sennefer Guesthouse Hotel Egyptian Vista along with Old Qurna houses is interspersed with the Tombs of the Nobles is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. The Hotel I understand from the owner is destined to stay - a pleasant stop for refreshment after the heat of walking to several tombs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, hotel, resthouse, restaurant, guesthouse, cafe, drinks, modern art, murals, village, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Sennefer Guest House EG075709JHP 
 Colourful Wall Murals Egypt Luxor Nile West Bank Sennefer Guesthouse along with Old Qurna houses is interspersed with the Tombs of the Nobles is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. The Hotel I understand from the owner is destined to stay - a pleasant stop for refreshment after the heat of walking to several tombs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, hotel, resthouse, restaurant, guesthouse, cafe, drinks, modern art, murals, village, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Qurna West Bank EG075682JHP 
 Remnants Bulldozed Removed Houses Dwellings Luxor Egypt Old Qurna Village, looking northwards towards the River Nile, interspersed with the Tombs of the Nobles is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, village, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Qurna Village View EG075681JHP 
 Old Qurna Village Luxor Egypt Clearance Dismantled Relocated Panorama Photo, looking eastwards towards the River Nile, interspersed with the Tombs of the Nobles is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, village, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Qurna Village Changes EG075725JHP 
 Old Qurna Village Tombs Nobles Houses Dismantled Modern Luxor Changes is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, village, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Qurna Village Changes EG075716JHP 
 Egyptian Modern Clearances Luxor West Bank Old Qurna Village Mudbrick Houses interspersed with the Tombs of the Nobles is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, village, mudbricks, rubble, rubbish, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Old Qurna New Art EG075729JHP 
 Modern Egyptian Art House Mural Old Qurna Village Luxor Modern Photo interspersed with the Tombs of the Nobles is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible and a feel is captured in this mural on the side of an arthouse. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, landscape, village, nostalgia, art, modern, mural, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Old Qurna House EG075728JHP 
 Luxor Domestic Scene Donkey Disappearing Modern Old Qurna Village Mudbrick Houses cleared interspersed with the Tombs of the Nobles is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, upright, village, donkey, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation
Old Qurna House EG075727JHP 
 Old Qurna Village Luxor West Bank Nile Egypt Clearances Donkey Rubbish interspersed with the Tombs of the Nobles is undergoing a major modernisation programme with the houses being removed, occupants relocated and the entrances to the various tombs made more accessible. Obviously a programme without some pain and opposition especially from locals who have lived in the area and over the tombs for generations but part of the necessary management and control of these irreplaceable ancient sites and the artefacts contained therein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abd’el-Qurna, landscape, village, mudbricks, donkey, modernisation, removal, houses, clearances, relocation, preservation

Egypt > Luxor Temple (20 files)

Images in this gallery relate to the east bank of the Nile temple called Luxor Temple including night photos and the Avenue of Sphinxes
Luxor Temple EG00616jhp 
 Luxor Temple Court Egypt Amenhotep peristyle columns broken carved papyrus-bud capitals, a glorious addition to the temple complex and the finest workmanship from the 18th Dynasty. Once it would have been covered and is still in generally good condition although some recent preservation work has been done because of the increasing water table. This photo was taken towards the end of the afternoon so hence it tends to be against the sun which sets over the West Bank. It can be a quiet time to visit the temple because most the main package tours have finished but also there is a lovely quality to the evening light casting a gentle golden glow over the limestone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Luxor Temple, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, carvings, court, sun, evening, afternoon, golden, light, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Amenhotep 111, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, 2000, film, slides, Fuji, Velvia, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Luxor Temple EG00615jhp 
 Luxor Temple Court Egyptian Amenhotep peristyle columns visitors scale shadows papyrus-bud capitals, a glorious addition to the temple complex and the finest workmanship from the 18th Dynasty. Once it would have been covered and is still in generally good condition although some recent preservation work has been done because of the increasing water table. This photo was taken towards the end of the afternoon so hence it tends to be against the sun which sets over the West Bank. It can be a quiet time to visit the temple because most the main package tours have finished but also there is a lovely quality to the evening light casting a gentle golden glow over the limestone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Luxor Temple, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, court, sun, evening, afternoon, golden, light, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Amenhotep 111, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, 2000, film, slides, Fuji, Velvia, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Luxor Temple EG006110jhp 
 Luxor Temple Court Amenhotep peristyle style columns papyrus-bud capitals, a glorious addition to the temple complex and the finest workmanship from the 18th Dynasty. Once it would have been covered and is still in generally good condition although some recent preservation work has been done because of the increasing water table. This photo was taken towards the end of the afternoon so hence it tends to be against the sun which sets over the West Bank. It can be a quiet time to visit the temple because most the main package tours have finished but also there is a lovely quality to the evening light casting a gentle golden glow over the limestone. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Luxor Temple, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, upright, court, sun, evening, afternoon, golden, light, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Amenhotep 111, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, 2000, film, slides, Fuji, Velvia, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Luxor Amenhotep Court EG075084jhp 
 Luxor Temple roadside Egyptian view Amenhotep Court papyrus bud capitals columns 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. Here it is viewed from outside the main site from the promenade road 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, landscape, roadside, view, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Amenhotep, Amenophis, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, castrum, complex, wall, reliefs, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank
Luxor Temple Tourists EG074798jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt tourists visitors colonnade Court papyrus bud capitals columns 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Roman Castrum EG074792jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Roman castrum complex columns military streets an illustration of the chnaging fortunes of ancient Egypt over the Centuries and the Legions set up their own religious Chapel in part of the Amenhotep's Beautiful Sun Court in 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Roman Castrum EG074791jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian Roman castrum pylon colonnade court columns streets an illustration of the changing fortunes of ancient Egypt over the Centuries and the Legions set up their own religious Chapel in part of the Amenhotep's Beautiful Sun Court in 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Kadesh Relief EG074797jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian panorama Kadesh battle scene carving relief 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Kadesh Relief EG074796jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt outer wall Kadesh battle scene carving relief 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Kadesh Relief EG074795jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian outer wall Kadesh battle scene chariot horses carving relief 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Kadesh Relief EG074794jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian Kadesh battle scene dead bodies fighting carving relief 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Amenhotep Court EG074790jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Amenhotep Court Roman castrum north side columns 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Amenhotep Court EG074788jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Amenhotep Court papyrus bud capitals columns 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Amenhotep Court EG074787jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian Amenhotep Court papyrus bud capitals columns located on north side of this central court at this temple 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, court, sun, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, double, colonnade, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amenhotep, Amenophis, columned, court, Chapel, Roman, Legions, castrum, complex, wall, reliefs, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank
Luxor Temple Amenhotep Court EG074780jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Amenophis Sun Court papyrus bud capitals columns 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Amenhotep Court EG074779jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egypt Amenhotep Sun Court Peristyle papyrus bud capitals columns 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple Amenhotep Court EG074778jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Amenhotep Court columns damaged bases sun closeup 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 that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. 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. 
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Luxor Temple EG962172JHP 
 Luxor Temple Sun Court Amenhotep Peristyle Style Columns Papyrus-bud Capitals, a glorious addition to the temple complex and the finest workmanship from the 18th Dynasty. Once it would have been covered and is still in generally good condition although some recent preservation work has been done because of the increasing water table. 
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Luxor Temple EG074789JHP 
 Luxor Temple Ancient Egyptian Court Amenhotep 111 Peristyle Columns Papyrus-bud capitals, a glorious addition to the temple complex and the finest workmanship from the 18th Dynasty. Once it would have been covered and is still in generally good condition although some recent preservation work has been done because of the increasing water table. 
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Luxor Temple EG020193JHP 
 Luxor Temple Court Amenhotep 111 Peristyle Papyrus-bud Capitals Roadside View, a glorious addition to the temple complex and the finest workmanship from the 18th Dynasty. Once it would have been covered and is still in generally good condition although some recent preservation work has been done because of the increasing water table. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Luxor Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, court, peristyle, papyrus-bud, capitals, colonnade, Amenhotep, avenue, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table

Egypt > Medinet Habu (45 files)

Pictures from the great Mortuary temple of Ramasses 111 called the Medinet Habu on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor
Medinet First Court EG053482JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Mortuary Ramesses First Court Egypt Luxor West Bank location of the River Nile and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, the first court in this photograph does not offer some of breathtaking coloured reliefs of the first but has better preserved Osiride figures and many reliefs on the interior walls. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet First Court EG053481JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple First Court Columns Painted Capitals Ramses Egyptian Site 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, the first court in this photograph does not offer some of breathtaking coloured reliefs of the first but has better preserved Osiride figures and many reliefs on the interior walls. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet First Court EG053480JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor Egypt First Court Osiride Statues Ramasses 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, the first court in this photograph does not offer some of breathtaking coloured reliefs of the first but has better preserved Osiride figures and many reliefs on the interior walls. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, landscape, first, court, wall, reliefs, figures, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico
Medinet First Court EG053479JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple First Court Wall Reliefs Carvings Dignatories Costumes 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, the first court in this photograph does not offer some of breathtaking coloured reliefs of the first but has better preserved Osiride figures and many reliefs on the interior walls. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, landscape, first, court, wall, reliefs, figures, costumes, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphs
Medinet First Court EG053478JHP 
 Luxor Egyptian Medinet Habu Temple First Court Walls Column 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, the first court in this photograph does not offer some of breathtaking coloured reliefs of the first but has better preserved Osiride figures and many reliefs on the interior walls. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, Ramasses, Ramesses, upright, first, court, wall, reliefs, figures, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphs, Osiride, statues, portico
Medinet Habu Courty EG053477JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Gateway Carving Pharaoh Ramses Amun Offering 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, this photograph looks through from the second court into the first, the second offering some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu Court EG053476JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Medinet Habu Temple Second Court Wall Hieroglyphs Offering Scenes 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu Court EG053475JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Second Court Ramp Portico Columns Thebes located on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, second, courtyard, portico, court, pillars, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues
Medinet Habu Court EG053474JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Wall Carving Amun Kematef Ramses Egyptian Pharaoh Relief 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu Court EG053473JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Wall Carving Bull Ramesses Cartouche Second Court Interior 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, wall, cartouche, bull, ceiling, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053472JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ancient Egypt Second Court Columns Wall 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu Court EG053471JHP 
 Medinet Habu Egyptian Temple Second Court Wall Coloured Painting Feast Offering 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu Court EG053470JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Court Carved Columns Gods Ramses Hathor Horus Hieroglyphs 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu Court EG053469JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Second Court Luxor Egypt Carved Columns Offering Scenes 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
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Medinet Habu Court EG053468JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Second Court Wall Covered Painted Carving Colours 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, wall, ceiling, barque, solar, funeral, procession, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053467JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Colorful Painted Wall Ceiling Luxor Second Court Natural Light 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, wall, funeral, procession, barque, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053466JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Wall Reliefs Colours Painted Carved Funeral Procession Barque 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, wall, funeral, procession, barque, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053465JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Second Court Colonnade Colours Carvings Columns Passage 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, terrace, passageway, pillars, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053464JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ancient Egypt Painted Walls Ceiling Colourful Court 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, wall, ceiling, blue, stars, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053463JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Interior Court Colonnade Carved Wall Columns Colours 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, columns, pillars, terrace, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053462JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Medinet Habu Temple Painted Colourful Columns Carving Ceiling 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, column, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053461JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor Vista Second Court Columns Ceiling Colors 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, columns, roof, ceiling, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053460JHP 
 Egyptian Medinet Habu Temple Ramses Second Court Coloured Reliefs Colours 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, wall, funeral, procession, barque, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053459JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Egypt Court Column Walls Colours Carvings Gods Ramses 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, columns, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053458JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Second Court Luxor Egypt Colours Hieroglyphs Gods 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, columns, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053457JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ancient Egypt Second Court Sunny Ramp Columns 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, columns, papyrus, capitals, ramp, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053456JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor Egypt Hathor Amun Sekhmet Ptah Isis Gods 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Sekhmet, Ptah, Hathor, Isis, Gods, offering, feast, seated, thrones, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053455JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ancient Egypt Carved Columns Osiride Statue Supports 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, pillars, doorway, column, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053454JHP 
 Medinet Habu Ancient Egyptian Temple Second Court Osiride Statues Ramses 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, second, column, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053453JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Second Court Photograph Luxor Thebes Osiride Statues Corner 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053452JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor Egypt Wall Carving Colors Papyrus Clump Mehyt 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053451JHP 
 Egyptian Medinet Habu Temple Carved Painted Wall Column Osiride Statue 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, column, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053450JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ancient Egyptian Mortuary Ramses Colourful Carvings Wall Columns Lintels 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, columns, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053449JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Ramesses Second Court Columns Wall Carvings Colours Colors 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, columns, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053448JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Second Court Colorful Ceiling Roof Lintels Winged Solar Disc 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, roof, celing, doorway, lintels, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053447JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Gateway Lintel Underneath Painted Colours Wings Cartouche Hieroglyphs 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, lintel, ceiling, solar, disc, wings, landscape, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053446JHP 
 Medinet Habu Ancient Temple Egypt Court Ceiling Roof Lintels Carvings Colours 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, roof, ceiling, columns, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053445JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Second Court Colours Painted Bas Reliefs Egypt 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, columns, lotus, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053444JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Court Column Round Square Ceiling Carvings Colours 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, column, pillar, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Court EG053443JHP 
 Medinet Habu Egypt Temple Columns Wall Carved Ramses Amun Colours 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, the second court in this photograph offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, coulmns, flowers, capitals, second, courtyard, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Relief EG96208JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Luxor Egypt Court Osiride Statue Wall Reliefs Painted 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, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Relief EG96203JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Second Court Columns Painted Colourful Reliefs Photo 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, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu Relief EG96202JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Second Court Wall Reliefs Gods Pharaoh Amun Hathor Isis 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, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, colors, colours, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, portico, court
Medinet Habu EG9620513JHP 
 Medinet Habu Temple Pylon Vista Tower High View Photograph Luxor West Bank located near the River Nile at Luxor and a complex of temples is now dominated by the mortuary temple of Ramasses 111, here its first pylon viewed from the eastern fortified gate. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, colonnade, portico, court, pylon, gate
Medinet Habu SS983511JHP 
 Egyptian Medinet Habu Temple Second Pylon Gate Doorway Hieroglyphs 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, this photo being the entrance into the second court. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately.

. Apart from being in excellent condition generally, the second court offers some breathtaking coloured reliefs ironically preserved under the white wash applied during the Christian era and the temple was used as a church. Not included in most standard tour packages, this temple is worth the effort to be visited privately. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, River Nile, West Bank, Medinet Habu, temple, Ramses 111, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, Amun, Kematef, decorated, painted, hieroglyphics, surfaces, Djamet, Ramasses, Ramesses, Osiride, statues, colonnade, portico, court, second, pylon, gate

Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn (23 files)

Photographs in this gallery cover the main sites of Amarna, its North Palace, Aten and Small Temple, Bani Hasan Rock cut chapels, Tuna el-Gebel with the Catacombs with baboon and ibis mummies, Stela of Akhenaten on the north boundary, Petosiris Tomb-Chapel, Chapels of Ptoemais and Isadora, Roman Water Wheel Well and Temple of Thoth and el Ashmunein with an Open Air Museum with huge granite statues of Baboons and nearby a Temple to Thoth with a later Christian Basilica all located along the River Nile between Cairo and Luxor accessed from the nearby university city of Minya
Amarna River Wash EG075816jhp 
 Water River Nile Egyptians woman girl baby washing Amarna riverbank life a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, sailor, passengers, men, women, woman, girl, baby, washing, daily, life, colours, colors, dress, clothes, fabric, patterns, pots, pans, Persil, colourful, colorful, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, downstream, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
Amarna River Nile EG075823jhp 
 al-Till Ferry Crossing upstream water River Nile Egyptian Amarna riverbank a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
Amarna River Nile EG075821jhp 
 al-Till Ferry Crossing water River Nile Egypt Amarna west bank flat a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, cables, wire, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
Amarna Nile Ferry EG075827jhp 
 al-Till Ferry East Bank donkey vehicles River Nile Egyptians Amarna a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptians, River Nile, East, bank, landing, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, donkey, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, downstream, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
Amarna Nile Ferry EG075825jhp 
 al-Till Ferry passengers girl man car water River Nile Egyptian Amarna East bank a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, sailor, passengers, men, women, girl, Muslim, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, downstream, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
Amarna Nile Ferry EG075824jhp 
 Ferry Crossing water east bank landing approach River Nile Egypt Amarna a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, east, bank, landing, arrival, approach, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, downstream, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
Amarna Nile Ferry EG075820jhp 
 al-Till Ferry Crossing water Motorboat passengers River Nile Egyptians Amarna Minya bank a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, downstream, water, boat, motorboat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
Amarna Nile Ferry EG075819jhp 
 al-Till Ferry Crossing leaving arriving motorboat River Nile Egyptians Minya west bank a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, west, bank, motorboat, leaving, arriving, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, downstream, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
Amarna Nile Ferry EG075817jhp 
 al-Till Ferry Car cow passengers water River Nile Egyptians Amarna a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, downstream, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
El Ashmunein Basilica Crypt 6210EG07JHP 
 Egypt Minya El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columns Crypt Brick built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing, here viewed from the nave and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica Crypt 6209EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Underground Crypts Altar Roman Christian Basilica Minya Egypt built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica Capital 6212EG07JHP 
 al Ashmunayn Broken Column Capital Roman Carved Stonework Christian Basilica built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6214EG07JHP 
 Egyptian El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columns Grass Overgrown built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, rushes, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6213EG07JHP 
 al Ashmunayn Roman Christian Basilica Minya Egypt Floral Capitals Columns Grass built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6211EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columned Hall Crypt Minya Egypt Photo built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing, here viewed from the nave and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6204EG07JHP 
 Egyptian al Ashmunayn Flora Capital Carved Stone Detail Overgrown Broken set in the remains of a Roman period Christian Basilica built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, landscape, capital, floral, carved, carving, stonework, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, columns, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6203EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Ptolemaic Reused Columns Minya Egypt Photograph built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6202EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columns Fallen Capital Foreground Egypt built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6195EG07JHP 
 al Ashmunayn Minya Columns Egyptian Roman Christian Basilica Lying built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6192EG07JHP 
 Egypt El Ashmunein Roman Christian Basilica Columns Ptolemaic Reuse Capitals built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica 6190EG07JHP 
 El Ashmunein Egyptian Roman Christian Basilica Broken Discarded Ruin Overgrown Minya Site built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, arch, nave, arcade, red granite, trefoil, apse, altar, table, crypt, architraves, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica & Quern 6232EG07JHP 
 Broken Quern Foreground Roman Christian Basilica Columns Perspective Minya Egypt built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, landscape, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, red granite, quern, broken, foreground, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, landscape, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny
El Ashmunein Basilica & Quern 6230EG07JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian al Ashmunayn Broken Quern Roman Christian Basilica Ptolemaic Temple built with material from an earlier Ptolemaic temple. Most notable are the remaining granite columns still standing and are the best preserved in Egypt of this style of monument. This is situated outside the enclosure walls of the Temple of Thoth part of the ancient capital of Unu, Khmunu or the Greek Hermopolis Magna now known as el Ashmunein. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Ashmunein, al-Ashmunayn, Khmunu, Hare nome, Egyptology, history, archaeology, excavations, upright, columns, capital, floral, grass, overgrown, Kom al-Khanisah, Mound of the Church, Christian, basilica, 5th Century, cathedral, Virgin, dedication, red granite, quern, grinding, floor, broken, bowl, Hermopolite, Ptolemy 111, Euergetes 1, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, blue, sky, dramatic, light, sunny

Egypt > North of Cairo (13 files)

This gallery has photographs of the main sites North of Cairo, usually visited privately as not part of most Egyptian tours, and includes Heliopolis, Tell Basta near Zagazig and Tanis near the north coast of Egypt
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg961418jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre mosaic flooring patterns columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9614112jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman theatre steps marble seats high view overview Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9614111jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats top level Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613936jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins architecture stage area piers stone walls Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, backstage, stone, walls, gate, piers, small, seats, back, rooms, construction, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613935jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats marble style Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613934jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria el-Dekka Roman ruins amphitheatre marble seats rows carved style Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carved, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613933jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre columns marble seats rows top Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carved, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613932jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman theatre walls stone doorway arch vault Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, stone, walls, rooms, vaulted, arch, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613931jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman mosaic floor pattern stage column seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, freize, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613929jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dekkah municipal park Roman ruined amphitheatre granite columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613927jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman excavation amphitheatre columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, figure, scale, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613926jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria Kom el-Dekka Roman theatre amphitheatre columns seats cityscape Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613924jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats overview high Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8

Egypt > Outlying Pyramids (20 files)

Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01299jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret collapsed mound mastaba desert sand casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01298jhp 
 Egyptian Lisht Pyramid Sesostris collapsed limestone blocks casing intact construction Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01297jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret collapsed mound limestone blocks casing remains Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01296jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senwosret museum painted farm scenes wheat flails Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape, flash, Metz, working, fields, farm, workers, flailing, wheat, threshing
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01295jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret painted releif workers farmers animals limestone Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape farm, workers, animals, deer, cattle
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01294jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret museum coloured farm scenes limestone blocks casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg01293jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret museum exhibit cartouche carving Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area of whihc this was one-I think it is a cartouche but cannot read it. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, cartocuhe, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012912jhp 
 Egyptian Lisht Pyramid Senwosret collapsed grantie remnants limestone blocks casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright, frgamnets, scarce, remains
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012911jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret granite fragments limestone blocks casing remains Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012910jhp 
 Egypt Pyramid Senusret worked limestone block masonry techniques cutting Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape, masonry, stonework, holes, splitting, techniques, skills
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012736jhp 
 Egypt Lisht Pyramid Senwosret enclosure wall double limestone blocks Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
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Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012736Ejhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret building limestone blocks eroded surviving casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012735jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret tomb shaft royal burial enclosure Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape, shft, hole, deep
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012734jhp 
 Egypt Lisht Pyramids Senusret mastabas limestone blocks eroded Amenemhet desert sand Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012733jhp 
 Egypt el-Lisht Pyramid Senusret collapsed mound limestone blocks wall enclosure Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, landscape
Senwosret Pyramid Lisht eg012732jhp 
 Egyptian el-Lisht Pyramid Sewosret construction collapsed mound limestone blocks casing Middle Kingdom site which also has the slightly better preserved tomb of Amenemhet 1 nearby. Access to Senusret’s pyramid is through a local village and agricultural land at the edge of the desert escarpment as is common with most of the pyramid sites south of Giza. I remember passing a very well kept football pitch. A local custodian took me around and also allowed me to take flash photographs of some coloured reliefs on limestone blocks under a roofed area. The pyramid has almost totally collapsed into a huge sandy mound but there were still one section of limestone casing intact and not plundered and around the site were hints at its previous enclosure wall structure with large sections of eroded limestone sticking out of the sand like a whales skeleton. The burial chamber thought to have been robbed shortly after his death is under the ground water table and is inaccessible. The site dates back to the Middle Kingdom-Senusret’a reign was 1971-1926BC and he was the son of Amenemhet 1 building his pyramid near his fathers. There is evidence of nine subsidiary pyramids for royal ladies and mastaba tombs around the site including those of Vizier Mentuhotep, Senwosret-ankh. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, el-Lisht, Lisht, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Pyramid, Pyramids, Middle, Kingdom, Senusert 1, Senwosret 1, Sesostris 1, son, Amenemhet 1, collapsed, archaeology, construction, museum, covered, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1950BC, royal, tomb, death, burial, afterlife, wall, necropolis, women, tombs, subsidiary, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, granite, mortuary, temple, enclosure, walls, mastaba, mastabas, Mentuhopet, Vizier, Senwosret-ankh, ceiling, stars, texts, coloured, reliefs, painted, hieroglyphs, farming, scenes, limestone, blocks, casing, desert, escarpment, barren, sandy, mound, eroded, robbed, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, October, 2001, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright