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Luxor
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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Wall decorations of Temple of Amon

Luxor, Egypt


Luxor, Egypt


The Temple of Amon cover all important aspects of society, royal life and religious idea. Beginning in the Middle Kingdom, the history of wall decorations here stretch for more than 2,000 years. In from the Festival Hall, almost at the end of the surviving structures, are depictions of Alexander the Great in front of Egyptian deities.
The second and third photos show processional carriages used by the king or for carrying around divine statues.
Luxor, Egypt



By Tore Kjeilen