Bookmark and Share

Luxor



Luxor
Introduction

EAST BANK +32

WEST BANK +46

Practicalities



Mut temples
Introduction

29. Hundreds of statues

30. Most sacred of Mut

31. Other temples

32. Sacred lake




















Open LookLex Encyclopaedia



Open the online Arabic language course







LUXOR
Other temples at Mut precinct


Mut precinct, Luxor, Egypt

One of the two colossi guarding the entrance to the Temple of Ramses 3.

Mut precinct, Luxor, Egypt

The best preserved wall-decoration from the Temple of Amenophis 3.


The condition of the two smaller temples, one built by Amenophis 3, the other by Ramses 3, is bad but not worse than the Temple of Mut.
The temple of Amenophis 3 has been well cleared of rubble, and it is easy to make out the three inner chambers. There are a few painted reliefs on the walls, which the local guide will easily point out to you.
The Temple of Ramses 3 has two headless colossus standing in front of the entrance. There are some reliefs on this, showing military scenes.
Mut precinct, Luxor, Egypt

The god sanctuaries in the holiest parts of the Temple of Amenophis 3.




By Tore Kjeilen