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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 Hypostyle Hall EG074934jhp 
 Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian columns undressed Window small court pylon third inside 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. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the small court adjacent to the Third Pylon of Amenhotep 111 to the east of the Hypostyle Hall. Note the unfinished columns where the construction methods are clearly visible where the small building blocks have not been dressed smooth. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Karnak Temple
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Karnak Hypostyle Hall EG074934jhp
Upload Date: Friday, October 19, 2007
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Hypostyle Hall Karnak Egyptian columns undressed Window small court pylon

third inside 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. The most famous and awesome part of The Great Temple of Amun is the hypostyle hall with it huge columns, the central ones reaching 23m high. Originally erected by Seti 1 and was completed by his son Ramses 11 and although today greatly lacking in perfection is still overwhelming in its scale. This photo is taken from the small court adjacent to the Third Pylon of Amenhotep 111 to the east of the Hypostyle Hall. Note the unfinished columns where the construction methods are clearly visible where the small building blocks have not been dressed smooth.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, sandstone, blocks, approach, hypostyle, hall, columns, unfinished, incomplete, undressed, rough, hieroglyphs, deep, cut, windows, painted, roof, third, pylon, small, court, Seti 1, Sethos, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Amenhotep
 


 

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