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Images in this gallery relate to the east bank of the Nile temple called Luxor Temple including night photos and the Avenue of Sphinxes

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Luxor Amenhotep Court EG075084jhp 
 Luxor Temple roadside Egyptian view Amenhotep Court papyrus bud capitals columns located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. Howver the Court of Amenhotep is considered to one of the marvels of the Temple because of its scale, preservation and style and played a major part in the annual Opet Festival or Feast visited by Amun-Re of Karnak. Here it is viewed from outside the main site from the promenade road 
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Luxor Obelisk Baboons EG074818jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian obelisk granite baboons base carved ian sun located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. 
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Luxor Painted Door Lintel EG074815jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian roof support underneath Ramses painted peristyle court in this beautiful Temple located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
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Luxor Ramses Cartouches EG074816jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt granite peristyle lintel Ramses cartouches names located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
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Luxor Ramses Cartouche EG074801jhp 
 Luxor Temple Egyptian granite Triple Shrine lintel cartouche Horus ka Bull Amun carved located inside this beautiful Temple on the east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu and this photograph is of the one to Amun in the centre with thutmosis running towards a seated Amun. The cartouches on this granite lintel face are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name and his birth name, Ra-messes. 
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Luxor Ramses Shrine EG074802jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt granite Triple Shrine door lintel carved Jam located inside this beautiful Temple on the east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu and this photograph is of the one to Amun in the centre with thutmosis running towards a seated Amun. The cartouches on this granite lintel face and the limestone columns are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Thutmosis, Thutmose, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental, Amun, Mut, Khonsu, way, station, barque, resting, place, Opet, festival
Luxor Ramses Statues EG074817jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt pylon granite statues Ramses seated crowns front of this beautiful monument located on the east bank of the River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues that greet the visitor at the entrance to the first pylon. On the side of the huge black granite seats are carvings in excellent state of repair illustrating early the mythology of ancient Egypt, the Union of the Two Lands; Upper and Lower Egypt. Throughout this elegant structure, so much more understandable than the sprawling complex at Karnak, there are examples of the great skills of workmanship that give ancient Egyptian monuments their huge appeal and impact even in these modern days. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, Waset, landscape, statues, seated, granite, crowns, double, pschent, pylon, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, pharaoh, ruler, huge, monumental, promenade, corniche, conservation, water-table, riverbank
Luxor Shrine Barque EG074812jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Triple Shrine Barque Solar Khonsu Mut carving located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu in which this relief of a Barque for carrying Amun-Re from Karnak for the annual Opet festival would be rested. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, barque, Amun, Mut, Khonsu, chapels, way, station, Thutmosis, Thutmose, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074804jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian God Amun Ramses granite Triple Shrine carving located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, carving, granite, damaged, Amun, headdress, plumes, Ramses, crown, white, hedjet, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074805jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Triple Shrine Mut Amun Ramses cartouches located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, carving, Amun, Ramses, Crown, deshret, lower, Mut, cartouches, Horus, sun, ra, birth, throne, Usermaatre, ankh, bread, loaf, te, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074806jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian Triple Shrine Mut Amun Red Crown deshret located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
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Luxor Shrine Carving EG074807jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt wall Amun Mut carving Triple Shrine Peristyle Court in this beautiful temple located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, Amun, Mut, Wall, Carving, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, Thutmosis, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074808jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt carving Ramses crown hedjet Amun Triple Shrine offering located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, Amun, plumes, headdress, Ramses, crown, hedjet, white, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074809jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt Amun carving closeup headdress plumes Triple Shrine Obelisk located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
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Luxor Shrine Carving EG074810jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian Triple Shrine carving Amun hieroglyphs seated located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, carving, deep, Aumn, seated, mirror, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Shrine Carving EG074813jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt pylon Mut Amun carving wall deep cut Shrine located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
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Luxor Shrine Feast EG074811jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt pylon mosque granite Triple Shrine Obelisk located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. Inside the Peristyle court built by Ramses and behind the pylon nearest to the Nile, ie West side is a Triple Shrine built by Thutmosis 11 to the Gods Mut, Amun and Khonsu in which this relief of a feast would be offered at the annual Opet Festival. The cartouches are those of Ramses, Usermaatre his throne name. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, upright, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, Thurmosis, Thutmose, Triple, Shrine, feast, Opet, food, offering, Peristyle, court, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Temple & Mosque EG053560jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egyptian columns papyrus bud mosque Abu 'l-Hagag located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
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Luxor Temple & Mosque EG053561jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt columns mosque Abu 'l-Haggag Peristyle court located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Temple, East Bank, River Nile, Thebes, landscape, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, hieroglyphics, columns, Triple, Shrine, Peristyle, court, approach, entrance, pylon, Mosque, Crescent, Abu'l Hagag, Haggag, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, monumental
Luxor Temple & Mosque EG053586jhp 
 Luxor Temple ancient Egypt pylon mosque granite Triple Shrine Obelisk located on east bank River Nile at Luxor, Egypt is credited to Ramses 11 as the main builder and these are his massive granite statues at the entrance to the first pylon. The Islamic Mosque dedicated to a local saint Abu'l Haggag illustrates the religious reverence of this site over the centuries. 
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