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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 Temple SS984613jhp 
 Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramses dawn sunrise Karnak Luxor Egypt, on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Karnak Temple
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Karnak Temple SS984613jhp
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Exterior wall reliefs Temple Ramses dawn sunrise Karnak Luxor Egypt,

on south side of the First Forecourt where it has been joined into the complex having once stood isolated near the Pylon. This photo is of the exterior walls at the east corner which is accessed either through the Bubastite Portal or walking back from Khonsu Temple or perhaps the Sacred Lake. It is now an integral part of the largest religious complex on the East Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in Egypt but when first built would have been isolated as the first pylon of Nectanebo was constructed later. Ramesses 111 Temple was a barque shrine dedicated to Amun in his two most recognised forms, Amun-Re and Amun-re-Kamutef, King of the Gods and Karnak and who is before the harim. On the exterior walls on its western face it has a large scale scene of many boats as they might have been seen during the annual river procession along the Nile from Luxor Temple to Karnak. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. This particular photograph was taken in 1998 as part of a Stars and Signs cruise and we were able to access the temple at sunrise before it opened to the main package tour traffic. This allowed photos to be taken in beautiful golden early morning light which was particularly useful in highlighting some of the rich wall reliefs.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Theban, Triad, Waset, Ipetisut, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Amun, Amun-Re, Amun-Re-Kamutef, king, Gods, Ptah, Khonsu, Harim, Harem, barque, shrine, Bubastite, temple, wall, reliefs, bas reliefs, two, plumes, crown, headdress, disc, ankh, life, was-sceptre, well-being, happiness, carvings, preserved, clear, sharp, palm, trees, fronds, framing, water, procession, boats, barques, oars, oarsmen, sails, colour, slide, film, Velvia, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, manual, camera, scanned, scan, November, 1998, dawn, sunrise, early, morning, golden, light
 


 

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