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Karnak Tenth Pylon EG075008jhp 
 Karnak Temple Luxor Tenth Pylon Horemheb enclosure walls gate Statues Mut located on the south western enclosure wall the tenth pylon and gate built by Horemheb leads to the Precinct of Mut which is not open to the public. The Karnak complex is locaqtedd near the Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of the pylon is from within the central enclosure obscured by this stand opf palm trees but one of two standing, headless statues, probably of Horemheb, is visible on the left. the state of the pylon is in very poor repair, many of the blocks are infill reused from other older buildings and once these are identified and removed, reconstruction will start on this pylon and gate. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, tenth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, colossi, statues, precinct, Mut, avenue, sphinxes, Amun, consort, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, palm, trees, blocks, disrepair
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Karnak Temple
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Karnak Tenth Pylon EG075008jhp
Upload Date: Friday, October 19, 2007
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Karnak Temple Luxor Tenth Pylon Horemheb enclosure walls gate Statues

Mut located on the south western enclosure wall the tenth pylon and gate built by Horemheb leads to the Precinct of Mut which is not open to the public. The Karnak complex is locaqtedd near the Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it is the largest religious complex on the Nile. This view of the pylon is from within the central enclosure obscured by this stand opf palm trees but one of two standing, headless statues, probably of Horemheb, is visible on the left. the state of the pylon is in very poor repair, many of the blocks are infill reused from other older buildings and once these are identified and removed, reconstruction will start on this pylon and gate.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, landscape, pylon, gate, tenth, transverse, axis, Horemheb, colossi, statues, precinct, Mut, avenue, sphinxes, Amun, consort, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, palm, trees, blocks, disrepair
 


 

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