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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.
Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074919jhp 
 Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Egypt granite blocks exhibits carved located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Open, Air, Museum, fallen, broken, blocks, stored, Horus, carvings, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, landscape, granite, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Karnak Temple
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Karnak Museum Exhibit EG074919jhp
Upload Date: Friday, October 19, 2007
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Open Air Museum Karnak Temple Egypt granite blocks exhibits carved

located on the East Bank of the River Nile and Karnak is the largest religious complex on the Nile. It is not usually part of the standard tour package so has to be entered ‘privately’ and an additional ticket purchased on entry, accessed from the First Forecourt through the eastern gate past the famous standing statue of Ramses 11. Passing through an area full of stored blocks rescued from other parts of the Karnak site, you can view restored chapels including such as an Amenhotep 1 alabaster barque chapel, the exquisite White Chapel of Senwosret 1, the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut and a recent large addition is the reconstruction of Thutmosis IV [Thutmose] temple for a quiet, contemplative and beautiful experience to the busy main Karnak tour.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, Open, Air, Museum, fallen, broken, blocks, stored, Horus, carvings, limestone, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, landscape, granite, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology
 


 

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