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Karnak Second Pylon EG075066jhp 
 Karnak Temple Egypt granite statues Ramses second pylon Taharqa column kiosk one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa, 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 with this Ramses statue on your left. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Karnak Temple
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Karnak Second Pylon EG075066jhp
Upload Date: Friday, October 19, 2007
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Karnak Temple Egypt granite statues Ramses second pylon Taharqa column

kiosk one of the early highlights as one enters this huge temple complex located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. In the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon there is the single but overwhelming papyrus column, all that remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa, 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 with this Ramses statue on your left.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, carvings, hieroglyphs, courtyard, Taharqa, column, kiosk, entrance, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, granite, Pharaoh, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, statue, size, scale, carving, standing, convention, second, pylon, hypostyle, hall, obelisk, Tuthmosis
 


 

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