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Karnak Temple EG074940jhp 
 Thutmosis Pillar Karnak Temple Egypt vestibule Chapels black granite door is located near the inner snactum or snactuary of The Great Temple of Amun at Karnak not far from Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This cluster of chapels originally by Amenhotep 1, later reused by Thutmosis 111 are in a poor state of repair. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Karnak Temple
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Karnak Temple EG074940jhp
Upload Date: Friday, October 19, 2007
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Thutmosis Pillar Karnak Temple Egypt vestibule Chapels black granite door

is located near the inner snactum or snactuary of The Great Temple of Amun at Karnak not far from Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This colourful pillar is one of two erected by Thutmosis 111 in front of the barque sanctuary in the Great Temple of Amun painted and carved with the heraldic plants representing the lily of Upper Egypt and the papyrus of Lower. He also who made considerable contributions to the construction of the Karnak complex with pylons, obelisks, one of which still stands, and a Festival Hall. This cluster of chapels originally by Amenhotep 1, later reused by Thutmosis 111 are in a poor state of repair.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, Thutmosis, Thutmose, 111, pillar, pillars, two, heraldic, barque, sanctuary, inner, snactum, Amun, precinct, lily, Upper, flower, papyrus, Lower, plants, colours, painted, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, carvings, blocks, cartouches, reused, Amenhotep, chapels, black, granite, door, vestibule, sixth, pylon
 


 

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