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Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6585EG07JHP 
 Qasr al-Saghah Desert Sand Rocks Small Limestone Egyptian Temple Building is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Fayoum & Desert
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Qasr al-Saghah Temple 6585EG07JHP
Upload Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007
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Qasr al-Saghah Desert Sand Rocks Small Limestone Egyptian Temple Building

is a small late 12th century Egyptian worker's temple, unfinished and uninscribed near the Gebel el-Qatrani worker’s town servicing the basalt mines to the west of Lake Qarun and accessible only by 4x4 on specialist tours of Egypt. It is constructed of dark brown calciferous sandstone with seven cult shrines facing a common offering table room with the probable front of the temple never finished.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, al-Siba, Qasr el-Sagha, al-Saghah, Es-Saghah, Temple, seven, cult, shrines, crypt, offering, table, room, Sobek, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, 4x4, desert, safari, calciferous, sandstone, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, eroded, stones, foreground, hills, stratified, erosion
 


 

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