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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.
Luxor Karnak First Forecourt EG074845jhp 
 Karnak Temple ancient Egypt Hypostyle Hall Taharqa Kiosk calcite altar the impressive first interior view of this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Karnak Temple
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Luxor Karnak First Forecourt EG074845jhp
Upload Date: Friday, October 19, 2007
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Karnak Temple ancient Egypt Hypostyle Hall Taharqa Kiosk calcite altar

the impressive first interior view of this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, upright, tourists, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, calcite, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa
 


 

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