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Luxor



Luxor
Introduction

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WEST BANK +46

Practicalities



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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Temple of Opet


Luxor, Egypt: Temple of Opet


Opet was the hippopotamus goddess and the mother of Osiris. This temple is about 1,000 years younger than the nearby Temple of Khonsu.
Its wall decorations are of better quality, but it is almost always closed for visitors.
Luxor, Egypt: Temple of Opet



By Tore Kjeilen