Category: temple

The temple of Hathor and Nefertari, 13th cen…

The temple of Hathor and Nefertari,

13th century BC, Abu Simbel

It was built about one hundred meters northeast of the temple of pharaoh Ramesses II, ca. 1264 BC, and was dedicated to the goddess Hathor and Ramesses II’s chief consort, Nefertari.

Statue of the god Thoth as a baboon. Temple …

Statue of the god Thoth as a baboon. Temple of Khonsu, Karnak

The stairs leading to Hatshepsut’s Tem…

The stairs leading to Hatshepsut’s Temple at Deir El Bahari

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“Temple of Philae (Aswan). .. I’M not going to deny but this is one of my favourite places.

Known as Island of Time, this magical and unique place it’s full of history.

The first temple structure built was dedicated to the goddess Isis by the king Nectanebo (founder of the 13th dynasty).

Was considered a holy place for those who worship Isis. They believed that this waters could heal every sickness of the body and soul.

Lots of writers, like Amelia Edwards vist and wrote that: it show no sign of ruin or age. All looks solid, stately, perfect.

This temple was relocated from its original place to Agilika Island by a saving action from UNESCO that took almost 10 years to accomplish (1970-80).

You can see the kiosh of Trajan (emperor Hadrien) from 117 a.D., the Temple of Hator wuth the famous representation of God Bes (joy and music). The ambulatory rooms surrounding the sanctuary and much more… ”.

Photos: The Philae Temple

Grand Avenue of Rams, one of the southern …

Grand Avenue of Rams, one of the southern approaches to the temple of Karnak, Thebes

Closed papyriform or (papyrus) column remained…

Closed papyriform or (papyrus) column remained at Precinct of Amun-Re, Karnak Temple Complex near Luxor.

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Two papyriform columns remained at the Mortuar…

Two papyriform columns remained at the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, Medinet Habu

The Kiosk of Trajan (Pharaoh’s Bed), looki…

The Kiosk of Trajan

(Pharaoh’s Bed), looking South West, Philae, 1864

Frank Mason Good (English, 1839-1928)

Statue of the god Thoth as a baboon. Temple o…

Statue of the god Thoth as a baboon.

Temple of Khonsu, Karnak