Karnak Temple – Temple of Amun – Egyptian Temples in Luxor

The Karnak Temple - The Temple of Amun The religious centre of al-Karnak is an extremely complex series of structures divided between three areas dedicated...

Madinat Habu Temple – Egypt Luxor Temples

Madinat Habu (the Town of Habu). There is a cluster of buildings including the Habu Hotel (accom. basic and only for the hardy, but...

The Colossi of Memnon.

The Colossi of Memnon (Arabic al—Sanaman: the Two Idols). These two immense figures of Amenhotep III sat in front of the mortuary temple of...

Luxor Temple – Egypt Templs

Temple of Luxor, temple of the Southern Apt or Opet. Here Amun-Min, the fertility aspect of Amun, was worshipped with Mut and Khonso, who...

Hatshepsut Temple – Murtuary temple of Amun in Luxor

the *Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, set in a fold of the Theban Hills with the cliffs as a splendid backdrop. Designed and built by...

Edfu Temple – Temple of Horus – Egypt Temples

Edfu,The ancient city which stood here was Djeba, where Horus the Elder was worshipped, later called Apollinopolis Magna (to distinguish it from A. Parva,...

Kom Ombo Temple – Temple of Sabek & Horus – Egypt...

Kom Ombo was one of those temples to which pilgrims came to be healed. They fasted, spent the night in the temple precinct and were treated by the priests of Horus, 'the good doctor'. There is evidence of their presence in the many graffiti scribbled on the pavement of the outer corridor. They wrote their names in Greek, they drew their feet pointing towards the shrines, even in the first hypostyle hall. They played games with stones, and the boards on which they threw are carefully drawn out. They also drew ships, trees and other objects to while away the long hours of the night.

Abû Simbel Temples – Temple of Ramesses II -Egypt Temples

Abû Simbel.Below Qasr Ibrim the next important site is (52km) Abû Simbel (Ar. Abû Sunbul), a corruption of the ancient name Ipsambu].the massive *Temple...

Abû Simbel Temples – Temple of Queen Nefertari (Hathor) – Egypt...

About 120m N lies the Temple of Queen Nefertari, also dedicated to Hathor of Abshek. It is also mainly rock—cut and, although much smaller,...

philae temple – Temple of Isis Aswan Egypt

Agilqiyyah Island (Philae). The island of *Agilqiyyah, onto which the structures from the submerged island of Philae have been transferred, has been reshaped to resemble...
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