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Introduction

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Karnak
Introduction

9. Front of Amon

10. Great columns

11. Obelisks

12. Huge statues

13. Wall decorations

14. Sacred Lake

15. Scarab statue

16. Southern Pylons

17. Temple of Khonsu

18. Temple of Opet

19. Avenue of Sphinxes

20. Ramses 3

21. Amenophis 2

22. Shrine of Seti 2

23. Temple of Mentu

24. Temple of Ptah

25. Open Air Museum

26. Excavations

27. Barque of Hakor




















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LUXOR / KARNAK
Huge statues of Temple of Amon

Luxor, Egypt

Luxor, Egypt

The Karnak temple area is filled with statues, most are of rulers placing their true or idealized images of themselves on holy ground. Statues are single-standing, leaning towards a wall, or serve as columns.

Luxor, Egypt

Colossal statue of Ramses 2.

Luxor, Egypt




By Tore Kjeilen